See the spectacle of over a thousand candle-lit, paper, and bamboo lanterns, carried through Baltimore’s Patterson Park this Saturday (October 25). The Great Halloween Lantern Parade has a Lewis Carroll theme this year, so it is titled “Beware the Jabberwock!” “The ghostly procession ends with a shadow puppet drama set to eerie, live music. The… [read full post]
Oooh, I can’t wait! Duirwaigh Gallery’s online exhibition “A Walk Through Wonderland” will be held October 27-November 30th 2008 on www.DuirwaighGallery.com. Sculptors, painters and multi-media artists from around the world will present their Alice-inspired works. See the website for the entire list of amazing artists, including Mary Blair!, and the blog for some sneak peaks… [read full post]
Yorkshire’s Indigo Moon Theatre is currently touring the U.K. with a shadow puppet performance of “Alice and the White Rabbit”: “Join Alice on her magical adventure as she chases the White rabbit back in time on a fantastic spiralling journey into Wonderland. Watch her change in size in this dream-like shadow adaption… On her journey… [read full post]
The exhibit “I Rossetti tra Vasto e Londra” (“The Rossettis between Vasto and London”) includes photographs of the Rossetti family (the Pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, poet Christina Rossetti, and their siblings, the critic William Michael Rossetti and author Maria Francesca Rossetti) taken by their close friend Charles Dodgson. The exhibit is at the Musei… [read full post]
Artist Judith G. Klausner has recreated the “painting the roses red” scene from Alice in Wonderland… with the Queen of Hearts and Card Gardeners made from preying mantises!
Icon creator website IconShock.com has added a set of Alice in Wonderland-inspired icons for Windows Vista operating system software developers. Alice, the Cheshire Cat with a wonderful grin, the Mad Hatter, and King and Queen of Hearts are presented in the “Lumina” style, and look a bit like Weebles to my eye. (Do people know… [read full post]
On select nights in September, October, and November of every year, Universal Studios Florida theme park is transformed into Halloween Horror Nights. This year the event includes “Asylum in Wonderland”: “Stepping through the Looking Glass, you find yourself in the depths of Wonderland, journeying through the nightmare that Alice couldn’t escape. The wonderful figures you… [read full post]
(c) Mio Shirai, from “Forever Afternoon,” 2008The Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in Sunderland (U.K.) has a new exhibit, “A Gift to Those who Contemplate the Wonders of Cities and the Marvels of Travelling,” that includes an Alice-related film: “[Mio] Shirai’s new short film, ‘Forever Afternoon’, re-creates a section of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. …Shirai… [read full post]