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Beatrix Potter

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  • 'Through the Looking-Glass' owned by the 'real' Alice hits the auction block

     
    Gerrick Kennedy is back with another contribution to the Hero Complex with a report on an interesting artifact that once belonged to the "real" Alice of "Alice in Wonderland" fame... Former NFL player Pat McInally went down the rabbit hole......
  • Monster Mash: new Van Gogh painting; 'Evita' eyes Broadway; New York's Ohio Theatre to close

     
    -- Masterpiece: A painting that was recently authenticated as a work by Vincent Van Gogh goes on display in the Netherlands. (NRC Handelsblad) -- Looking likely: A revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Evita" appears to be heading to Broadway. (New......
  • Pro Portfolio: A family-friendly update on traditional

     
    Every Monday we post a new home whose design is presented in the architect or interior designer's own words. This week: Designer: Michael Ostrow, Grace Home Furnishings, Los Angeles Location: Pacific Palisades Goals: to create a stylish and comfortable...
  • England: Rare exhibition of Beatrix Potter works at Mottisfont Abbey

     
    “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter turned up this spring on the list of the London Telegraph’s “20 Greatest Children’s Books Ever.” There’s something enduring and endearing about the rabbit’s harr...
  • Kids' Krafts: Bunny hop into spring

    Kids' Krafts: Bunny hop into spring
    English author Beatrix Potter wrote a series of classic children's tales about animals that dress in human clothing. "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" is a favorite of children, especially in the spring. Peter's family includes Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail,...
  • Bright Star director Jane Campion is the champion of period pieces

    Bright Star director Jane Campion is the champion of period pieces
    It happens every time filmmaker Jane Campion makes a "period piece." The director of The Portrait of a Lady, The Piano and the new 1820s-set drama Bright Star is thrown by the very costumes that she has decreed those starring in her "costume drama" must...
  • Hampton author pens Christian children's book, 'Shiloh Kitty Puss and Miguel the Mouse'

    Hampton author pens Christian children's book, 'Shiloh Kitty Puss and Miguel the Mouse'
    A near-death experience set Susan Allen-Foster on her current path as author of Christian books for children. Her first of four in the pipeline, "Shiloh Kitty Puss and Miguel the Mouse" is available now. It's a straightforward tale about a cat and mouse...
  • Our reader recommendations

    Each week in "Readers Recommend," the Travel section shares tips on worthwhile lodgings, restaurants, tour guides and other resources on the road. Here is a roundup of some of the recommendations published in the last year. Although the information here...
  • Some pests are still undeterred

    You mentioned how to get rid of a lot of critters, but how can you get rid of rats? I have a small dog, so I have to be careful. I liked your ideas of a rubber snake or things that are not poisonous. — Jill Gish Oak Park -------------------- Loved...