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Hoist the Jolly Roger! -- 10 Must-Read Pirate Books

Scott DiMarco | Posted 03.23.2014 | Books
Scott DiMarco

Pirate-mania is all the rage these days. Luckily for us, there is a virtual treasure trove of pirate books. Here are some classic tales of piracy to keep your ship afloat.

Stage Door: The Mythmakers

Fern Siegel | Posted 10.19.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Friendships can be tricky, especially when people are as seemingly different as J.M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan, and R. F. Scott, the Antarctic explorer. They are the subject of The Mythmakers.

Of Mice and Memories

David Sable | Posted 09.28.2013 | Media
David Sable

So alter the mice -- let's help cure disease -- but let's also take the opportunity to stop for a moment and reflect on what a memory is and isn't, and how we'd like to remember and be remembered.

The Magic of Inspiration

Sue Shanahan | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

The most common question I'm asked about my art is, "Where do you get your ideas?" I love the written word and quotations inspire me. When I read or hear something that strikes a chord, images begin to form in my brain.

Stage Door: This Side of Neverland, The Firework Maker's Daughter

Fern Siegel | Posted 07.06.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Imagine you're vacationing in a seaside hotel in Cornwall and casually pick up a dusty volume of plays in the library. That's the feeling of This Side of Neverland, now at the Pearl Theater.

Quoth the Barrie, "Neverland:" The Pearl Theatre's This Side of Neverland

Bess Rowen | Posted 07.03.2013 | Arts
Bess Rowen

If you know one thing about a man named J. M. Barrie, you most likely know that he is responsible for a story named after its most famous character: Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up.

To My 2-Year-Old

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

When I see you walk the streets of New York, it makes me cry. You look like you fit right in and that you are your own, independent person. It's as if you were never a baby who fell asleep in my arms. You look like you just showed up one day, fully-formed. It's amazing and incomprehensible.

What One Wendy Has Learned From Peter Pan

Wendy Burch | Posted 03.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Wendy Burch

As an adult, Peter Pan began to take on new and greater meanings -- and take it from a Wendy, there are a lot of life lesson you can squeeze out of those tights.

Rigby and Peter Pan at Pantages: Both Refusing to Grow Up

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 03.18.2013 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan. At 60, she flies across the stage with as much zeal as she did when she first played the role 39 years ago in a 1974 theatre-in-the-round production.

Neverisms: 11 Things You Should Never Do, Never Say, Never Forget (PHOTOS)

Dr. Mardy Grothe | Posted 07.11.2011 | Books
Dr. Mardy Grothe

And when it comes to words that command attention, nothing can beat those that are phrased according to the figure of speech known as dehortatio, which Willard R. Espy once crisply defined as "dissuasive advice given with authority."

Peter Pan Crows Again With Disney Magic, Off-Broadway

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Sims

Peter Pan and his band of Lost Boys never fail to spark curiosity, among adults as much as children. Now, an Off-Broadway production has brought Peter back to life in an entirely unique way.

How Peter Pan's Author Invented Celebrity Cricket

BBC News | Tim Masters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Peter Pan author JM Barrie, a cricketing fanatic, gathered the most famous writers of his day to play on his amateur team - the oddly-named Allahakbar...

BALLET: Peter Pan At San Francisco's Threesixty Theater

Wall Street Journal | DAVID LITTLEJOHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

By DAVID LITTLEJOHN San Francisco As the opening of what the producers hope will be a 20-month-long U.S. run--beginning with a stay of several month...

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.