This weekend, March 8 and 9, the Gwinnett Ballet Theatre of Snellville, Georgia, performs a ballet of Alice with what look like wonderful costumes: www.gwinnettballet.org.
On Saturday, March 15, the Leeds [U.K.] Centre for Victorian Studies, is holding the 19th Northern Victorian Studies Colloquium, on Victorian Ethics. In the section titled: Children and Literature: Zoe Jaques (Anglia Ruskin University) will be giving the following talk at 3:45 pm: “Alice’s Moral Wonderland: Lewis Carroll and Animal Ethics.” Further details from their website: www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/lcvs/Colloquia/Ethics.html.
On Thursday, March 20, PBA Galleries of San Francisco will be holding an auction including illustrated and children’s books (www.pbagalleries.com/live/sale_details.php?s=376&). Of particular note are an Appleton Alice (lot 16) of 1865/6, an 1870 Alice (lot 17), and a first edition of Looking Glass (lot 18)
On Friday, March 28, and Saturday, March 29, Arizona’s Gravity Jazz Dance Theatre will be performing Alice in Wonderland: www.gravityjazzdance.org. (Are those marathon runners?!)
On Thursday, April 3, PBA Galleries’ “fine literature” auction (www.pbagalleries.com/live/sale_details.php?s=377&) will include an 1876 Snark (Lot 18) and a first edition set of S&B/S&BC (Lot 19).
On Saturday, April 26, Storybook Weekend Events of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in conjunction with its performance of Alice In Wonderland, will include a “Mad Hatters Tea Party” in the Great Hall adjacent to the Grand Theater (www.grandoperahouse.org/events/tas/0708/12alice.html), “Queens Croquet” events on the City Square,” and most importantly, a corresponding exhibit at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum (www.lywam.org) of a small selection of art and items from LCSNA member Joel Birenbaum’s collection. The exhibit opens on Friday, April 25.