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Poet Marianne Moore & Lewis Carroll creatively combined in an exhibition by Sue Johnson at Philadelphia’s Rosenbach Museum & Library

The Rosenbach Museum & Library’s Artist-in-Residence Sue Johnson has an original installation called Moore Adventures in Wonderland running from September 23rd, 2009, thru June 6th, 2010. The Rosenbach collection is highlighted with large archives by both Lewis Carroll and Marianne Moore, the witty American modernist poet, so Johnson’s installation sets out to explore the two… [read full post]

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Alice at 8,700 feet

With all the coverage of the forthcoming Tim Burton movie and Syfy channel series, Alice does seem to be getting about at bit lately. However, there must be someone out there left to be surprised at finding her 8,700 feet up a mountain in the French Alps.The ski resort of Courchevel, favored winter playground of… [read full post]

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Lou Bunin’s 1949 animated Alice in Wonderland showing in L.A. on Saturday

Cinefamily, a “movie lover” organization in L.A., will be showing Lou Bunin’s Alice in Wonderland at the Silent Movie Theatre, 611 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Two shows on Saturday, November 28th, at 5:00 & 7:30pm, for $12. Here’s the description & musical clip from their listing: Alice In Wonderland (1949)This ambitious, highly… [read full post]

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New Alice book illustrated by LCSNA member out now

At the LCSNA Spring Meeting in 2008, Oleg Lipchenko, artist, illustrator and LCSNA member, described the challenges of illustrating Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland anew. “It’s like illustrating “IT.” You know what “IT” means, right?” Several of you were lucky enough to be able to get hold of pre-publication editions and your reviews were delighted. Now… [read full post]

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"The prettiest are always further": Treasure-trove of Carroll items to be auctioned December 16th

Yesterday the internet was thick with the news that Alice Liddell’s own copy of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass were be sold at auction. What few sites mentioned was that alongside these books, the auction house catalog is advertising a veritable who’s who, or what’s what, list of early Alice printed collectibles:… [read full post]

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Alice in Pictureland at the Brandywine River Museum, PA

Here’s a rare opportunity to compare famous visual interpretations of Alice side by side, and a must-see for all lovers of children’s book illustration – if you live in Pennsylvania that is: “Alice in Pictureland: Illustrations of Lewis Carroll’s Classic Tales” November 27 though January 10 at the Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania As… [read full post]

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“Larry in Wonderland” & “Pearls in Wonderland” in the daily comics

Pearls Before Swine, a nationally syndicated comic strip which runs in more than 400 papers, had an Alice in Wonderland-inspired sequence at the end of October 2009. The decade-old cartoon is written & drawn by San Franciscan Stephen Pastis. (The internet home of Pearls Before Swine is at the United Feature Syndicate website here: comics.com/pearls_before_swine,… [read full post]

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Novelty Cards from Blue Barnhouse with Tenniel Illustrations & witty captions

Twenty new cards from Blue Barnhouse called “A Weekend With Alice” re-interpret Sir John Tenniel’s classic Alice illustrations with irreverent captions. There’s also others with the same trick using Oz and other retro illustrations. Available for $5 a pop at the Blue Barnhouse online store. There’s also four in their Drug department (not just making… [read full post]

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Wonderland: Alice’s New Musical Adventure – Premiers in Tampa Bay on November 24th

Frank Wildhorn is the musical theater composer who brought the world Jekyll & Hyde and The Scarlet Pimpernel at a comparatively young age. Wonderland: Alice’s New Musical Adventure will be playing the counties for the next few months with aspirations of Broadway. The World Premier will be in Florida at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts… [read full post]

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