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Andrew Sellon will Introduce Paramount’s 1933 Alice at Film Forum in NYC

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.

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July 9th Tee Fury T-Shirt Design Features Cheshire Cat and Alice

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]

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Royal Ballet Invites ZooNation to Create Hip-Hop Tea Party for 2014 Holiday Season

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]

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Murdoch Mysteries Episode Has Wonderland Theme

A mimsy minion reports that popular Canadian TV series Murdoch Mysteries offered an episode where a murder is committed at a Wonderland-themed party, and Murdoch himself is suspected. To read IMDB’s description of the episode, click me. You can buy the episode on Amazon Instant Video for $2.99. Reminder: If you do shop on Amazon, remember… [read full post]

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List of 550 Free Audio Books and 550 Free eBooks Includes Carroll Titles

Another of our resourceful mimsy minions has pointed us to the Open Culture educational resource web site, where they offer one page with links to 550 free audio books, both classic and contemporary, and another page with links to 550 free eBooks.  Both lists include versions of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland–and intriguingly, the audio books list… [read full post]

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Lunch Lady Graphic Novel for Kids References Alice Books

Here’s another report from one of our mimsy minions, this time about a 2009 children’s book called Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians by Jarrett Krosoczka (Lunch Lady #2 in the series), with fun Carrollian references: “ The plot revolves around an evil librarian and her minions vs. the superhero Lunch Lady and some good kids. The bad… [read full post]

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New Teresa Lima Design Alice Tea Set From Portugal

Attention shoppers–and especially tea set lovers!  One of our mimsy minions has just alerted us to this elegant new porcelain tea set from Vista Alegre of Portugal.  Illustrator (and now tea set decorator!) Teresa Lima won the National Illustration Prize  for her Alice no País das Maravilhas (Livraria Civilização Editora, 1998). For those of you who must have… [read full post]

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Another Use of the Latest Technology to Tell the Wonderland Story

These days, we’re all seeing our beloved Victorian era (but let’s face it, timeless) Alice books retold using various forms of cutting edge technology.  Here’s another example, this time from Adobe, that plays with special CSS (cascading style sheet, for non-developer folks) tags to tell the story in a stylish, web-based environment.  You will note that… [read full post]

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Alice Tumbles After White Rabbit on New Necklace

If you’re a fan of Alice-themed jewelry, then this news from one of our mimsy minions should tickle you.  An enterprising vendor called Out of Print is now offering a clever necklace depicting Alice tumbling down the rabbit hole in pursuit of the White Rabbit.  It’s available on ModCloth.com. Note: the site states that for… [read full post]

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CelebriDucks Toy Series Now Includes Alice

From one of our mimsiest minions comes word of this unique item.  Celebriducks is a company that produces “rubber duck” toy versions of famous figures and characters.  I don’t know why.  They just do.  And the range of their line is quite extensive, so it was perhaps inevitable that our Alice would eventually be “duckified”!… [read full post]

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