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Alice -- The Curious Invention of Lewis Carroll

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts
C. M. Rubin

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Alice - The New Opera

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.21.2014 | Arts
C. M. Rubin

"Dodgson himself wrote that he imagined his work as musical theater -- an "operetta"." - Gary Bachlund Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska are schedul...

Alice -- Wotcha! Gotcha! Alice?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.17.2014 | Arts
C. M. Rubin

Wotcha! Gotcha!, a very British style of pantomime (or panto), is all set to delight and entertain audiences at the Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts in Maplewood, N.J., this week. I had the opportunity to chat with producer/writer Gareth Jones.

Alice? - Utter Nonsense!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.02.2013 | Books
C. M. Rubin

This year on Saturday, 6th July, the town in which Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was born will be bursting with Alice-themed activities for Alice's Day.

The Age of Innocence: Children in Photography

MutualArt | Posted 06.27.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

The realistic or documentary message conveyed by a photo about life, the state of the world and reality can be powerful, all the more so when using children as subjects.

ALICE - The Legacy

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.09.2013 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Alice Liddell Hargreaves died on November 16, 1934, but her legacy -- and its inextricable link to Lewis Carroll's classic Alice in Wonderland tales -- refuses to die.

Alice - In Germany

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.25.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

2012-07-26-Screenshot20120726at8.53.17AM.jpgFrom the late 19th century to the present day, visual artists around the world have found their own ways to reflect and portray the imaginative dreamlike world first discovered by an extremely curious and courageous little girl.

Alice -- Mark It With a Water Stone

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Now, once the digital enemy has been let inside the wonderland that is Waterstones, which of the two strong brands will dominate?

Alice - True or Not True?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.19.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

2012-06-19-Screenshot20120619at8.37.46AM.jpgWhat was the relationship between Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell? Let's talk facts.

Alice: Why July 7, 2012?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.03.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

The Cards have a simple but important job to do in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and that is to paint the roses RED! The penalty for failure is fatal, so their motivation is strong. What can we expect from Curious Company's 5-handed card game?

Alice, Is This Cool?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.30.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Their big picture concept? A visual spectacle such as has never been seen before in any other attraction in the UK. So what might Alice Liddell have said about these creative upgrades to her favorite story in her summer vacation town?

Alice -- Meet Alice

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.19.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

"Magic, beauty, color, amusement, character, intrigue, questions, excitement, puzzlement, amazement, fear, suspense, fun and a happy ending" are the reasons why Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is still a classic today.

Alice -- May 4, 2012

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Everybody' s got Alice fever in Alice town -- Llandudno, Wales -- but no one is as curious or as excited as me!

Alice

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.04.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

In the year 2143, will we be able to say Harry Potter lives, Harry Potter is global, or even that Harry Potter's enduring legacy continues to inspire all age groups? There is one book we can say that about today.

Freedom: What Do July 4th and Alice in Wonderland Have in Common?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.31.2011 | Books
C. M. Rubin

July 4, 1862 is also known to many as Alice in Wonderland Day, the day that commemorates Lewis Carroll's first telling of the famous children's story to his young inspiration, Alice Liddell.

Lewis Carroll Turns an Albatross Into a Postage Stamp

Carolyn Vega | Posted 08.07.2011 | New York
Carolyn Vega

How to Dress an Author

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

I feel as if it's my personal mission to make over every dowdy author I see. I haven't quite learned how to do this tactfully, despite the strong temptation.

Alice in Wonderland -- The True Hollywood Story

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

Dodgson spent the rest of his life trying to replace her; Alice spent the rest of hers trying to escape him.