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Happy Unbirthday David Del Tredici!

The composer’s 75th un-Unbirthday was actually last March 16th, but it was celebrated in style on March 25 and 26, according to Operation Brooklyn, with a performance of “Haddocks’ Eyes” at the Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn, starring Amy van Roekel and with Del Tredici playing piano. The show was presented by Opera on Tap (“born as a… [read full post]

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Pick up where Tenniel left off with this poster and coloring book

What color do you think Alice’s dress should be? This coloring book contains two copies of each of twelve Tenniel illustrations – one in the original black and white to color as you please, and one pre-colored to frame and enjoy. The 12 by 15 inch posters are detachable and the book also contains the… [read full post]

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Washington Ballet photoshoot gives a taste of next month’s new Alice production

Alice Starring Maki Onuki (Photo Dean Alexander. Produced by Design Army)

The world premiere of Septime Webre’s ballet Alice (in Wonderland) in Washington, D.C., is less than a month away and Washington Life magazine is readying the town with a front cover photoshoot for their March edition. Sneak peak pictures are below and more can been seen online at Washington Life. Also on the website is a behind-the-scenes… [read full post]

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USC Libraries Wonderland Award submission deadline nearing

USC Libraries Wonderland Award 2011

Students at the University of Southern California and affiliated institutions take note: the submissions deadline for the 2012 Wonderland Award is only two weeks away. The goal of the annual award, now in its eighth year, is to encourage new scholarship and creative work related to Lewis Carroll. The competition is multidisciplinary and all manner… [read full post]

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Alice Art from Auchtermuchty, Scotland

Marie Louise Wrightson “The March Hare”

Paintings inspired by Alice from the brush of Scottish artist Marie Wrightson are currently on display at the Leith Gallery in Edinburgh. If popping over to Scotland this week isn’t in your schedule, you can see the artwork on the Leith Gallery website. Wrightson, who is based in the town of Auchtermuchty, paints in oils… [read full post]

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Robbery-Homicide in Wonderland: CSI team to investigate

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Alice in Wonderland-themed weddings: a sweet idea or a fatal mistake? In an upcoming episode of CSI, the team are called to investigate a robbery-homicide at a Wonderland-themed wedding in Vegas. According to the trailer below, the Caterpillar conducts the ceremony, the White Rabbit wields some kind of semi-automatic weapon, and investigator Russell gets to say… [read full post]

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Who are you? Roger Daltrey to voice the Caterpillar in “Once Upon a Time” Wonderland special

Roger Daltrey, the Caterpillar
Roger Daltrey, the Caterpillar

Roger Daltrey, former lead singer of The Who, is to lend his voice to the Caterpillar in a Wonderland-themed episode of the ABC show Once Upon a Time. The executive producers of the show apparently said that The Who’s rock opera “Tommy” was “a huge inspiration for the show,” so, who could be better, really?… [read full post]

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Little Master Carroll – Colorful new edition of Alice for babies and toddlers

If you like your Alice in Wonderland editions bright, light on words, and difficult to destroy when thrown around the nursery, then check out Jennifer Adams’ new board book. The Utahan author has previously presented versions of other baby favorites like Pride & Prejudice, Romeo & Juliet, and Jane Eyre in her Babylit series, described… [read full post]

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Spring Meeting April 2012 Program Announced!

Full details for this year’s LCSNA Spring Meeting are now available online. Join us in Cambridge, Massachuettes for a weekend of Carrollian scholarship, conviviality, and a little magic. The main meeting will be on Saturday, April 28 at Harvard University’s Houghton Library. Speakers include Selwyn Goodacre on the 150th anniversary of the boat ride during… [read full post]

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