From one of our Twitter follows comes this link to a very nice Alice themed event locale in Brighton. The Wonderland House is “the perfect base for large family gatherings, friendly get-togethers, vintage themed hen parties or a corporate team-building activity. WONDERLAND HOUSE has stunning sea views and is arranged over 5 floors with 6 exciting, individually designed bedrooms to discover. Sleeps up to 24 guests.” I say Frabjous!
For those so inclined, there is a new Alice-themed beer available from Italian brewery Brewfist, Caterpillar Pale Ale sporting a very cool label. Imported so you may have to do a little searching to find this, but if you do tell us how it is!
A very nice video on YouTube featuring our fellow Carrollian (and Fall Meeting 2013 host) Karen Mortillaro and her anamorphic sculpture, including her extensive Alice in Wonderland series.
Our annual Spring meeting is tomorrow at NYIT (click for details). For those who cannot attend, we will attempt some live blogging via our Twitter feed. Wish us luck!
Who doesn’t like free stuff? There’s a new iOS game with a Wonderland theme available, called WonderGolf. Made by DeNA, help Alice retrieve her stolen MP3 player from the White Rabbit while completing over 70 mini golf games. Download from iTunes here. As with many modern apps, this offers in-app purchases, so be careful.
The J. Paul Getty museum is putting its collection online, which is currently in beta. Fortunately, some of the items available in the beta are nine Dodgson photos.
This is a new one on me, but who knows? A troupe called Bellydance Evolution is adapting Alice “through world fusion and Middle Eastern dance.” Sounds intriguing. August 1, 2014 in Los Angeles. Visit the Ford Theatre site for details.
For those of you who have not been able to see Christopher Wheeldon’s most excellent Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland ballet, now you may get the chance. In December the Royal Ballet will be live streaming the ballet to 283 locations. So far most seem to be in the UK, but it may expand to other locations. Check out this page for more details.
I bet if we all pooled our money we could buy this as our official residence and meeting place. Ah well, I can dream can’t I? Click me to see some actually quite nice photographs of the the house. And if any of you Mimsy Minions do in fact buy it, I would love to visit!
Animator Jennifer Linton want to make a film about Alice in contemporary Toronto using stop motion techniques. Her Indiegogo campaign has be a huge success having already reached its goal, but its not too late to get in on the perks and contribute to what looks like a beautiful modern retelling. Visit her Indiegogo page for all the details.