The mind-blowingly informative Alice in a World of Wonderlands: The Translations of Lewis Carroll’s Masterpiece (Oak Knoll in cooperation with the LCSNA) is here! Read about the magnificent three-volume set (Essays, Back Translations, and Checklists), which discusses translations into 174 languages and dialects, on its website. Oak Knoll is offering a 10% discount to our… [read full post]
from Notes from a Composerpersonal musings on music, theater and a life in the arts by Danny Ashkenasi DANNY and KELLY go see ALICE at THE MORGAN August 12, 2015by Danny Ashkenasi Yesterday my Speakeasy co-producer Kelly Aliano and I went to The Morgan museum to take in their Alice – 150 Years of Wonderland exhibit,… [read full post]
Red Dragon #4 (August 1948) is a comic so rare that it only rated a note (p. 71), not a listing, in the definitive Pictures and Conversations: Lewis Carroll in the Comics, as none of the authors had ever seen a copy, which sells for $200-$500 these days. Fortunately, we all can have a b&w… [read full post]
New Horizons, NASA’s mission to Pluto, has been “geeking out” labeling all interesting features on the dwarf planet Pluto and its supersized moon Charon with unofficial names, many of which were submitted to the IAU (International Astronomical Union), as they are currently meeting in Honolulu and who can make them official. Not surprisingly, many geek idols from Dr…. [read full post]
How can one resist? Well, it only comes in smaller adult sizes, for one. Its full name is “Vans Authentic Liberty Wonderland Skate Shoe.” You may have to look around online or visit your local Vans dealer; Amazon lists it here.