LCSNA president emeritus Andrew Sellon will be giving a very brief intro before the screening of the 1933 Paramount “Alice in Wonderland” film this Sunday, December 6th at the Film Forum in NYC. Showtime is 12:45 pm. For tickets and more info click here.
Attention Shoppers! TeeFury is offering two new Alice-themed designs: One is a T-shirt that the site declares will only be available today, Black Friday, and never again after that. So if you like the design of Alice and the Cheshire Cat, you’ll need to buy it today. They have also added a Disney-esque design to… [read full post]
Attention Carrollians! Today’s TeeFury T-Shirt features the Cheshire Cat and Disney’s Alice. This shirt is available today (Wednesday, July 9th) only! If the design is popular enough (which seems likely), then at some point TeeFury will bring it back in their Gallery. But then it will cost $18. Today only, it’s only $11 plus shipping…. [read full post]
I’ve just learned about a new interactive eBook app version of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This one comes from award-winning designer Emmanuel Paletz. This version draw images from Flemish and Dutch Renaissance paintings to give the eBook a uniquely textured and “classical” look. It’s like a mash-up of Lewis Carroll and an elegant art history class…. [read full post]
London’s Royal Ballet will remount their acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland during the 2014 holiday season. And in a clever cross-marketing move, the Ballet has also invited popular hip hop dance company ZooNation to present their own “hip” (and “hop,” presumably) version of the tale, The Mad Hatter’s T Party, in their smaller theatre downstairs… [read full post]
If you’re in the vicinity of USC’s Doheny Memorial Library, you may want to know that at 8pm (local time) on Thursday, April 17th, they are holding a multimedia event celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the annual Wonderland Award that LCSNA members George and Linda Cassady so kindly sponsor. The library is also home to the… [read full post]
Here’s another item from one of our mimsiest minions: “Twenty-first-century Symbolist” Gail Potocki’s exhibition of her Carrollian paintings, Fragmented Alice, took place at the Century Guild Gallery in Los Angeles last fall. You can read an interview about it here or buy the associated perfumes here. Some of these paintings are also in the catalog Century Guild Book One, available here.
I’m delighted to announce that Matt Crandall and Wendy Lane Crandall have graciously (and jointly) agreed to take over the job of blogmaster for the LCSNA effective immediately so that I can focus on my growing workload. It’s been a pleasure being blogmaster for you all, and I hope you will remember to keep sending… [read full post]
While many people were not fans of Disney’s recent Wonderland 3-D extravaganza film, directed by Tim Burton, it blew past all the negative reviews and earned over $1 billion dollars. So of course, as we’ve reported previously, a sequel is already in the works–this time without Burton, who has moved on other projects. Johnny Depp and Mia… [read full post]
One of our mimsiest minions reports that a new bakery has opened in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago: A Baker’s Tale. In addition to the somewhat Snarkian name of the shop, its decor also includes a large framed image of Tenniel’s Mad Tea Party, and a large sculptural tree whose blossoms are made of… [read full post]