| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Most of us know about Dr. Seuss the author, but a new exhibit in San Diego showcases Seuss the artist.
"Ingenius! The World of Dr. Seuss" focuses on original sketches and oil paintings by Seuss, the visual and literary genius behind the fantasy world of...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:21 PM
The Swann Gallery in New York is holding a large auction of 20th century illustrations that features the works of Maurice Sendak. There are many books by Sendak and those he illustrated, some original sketches, signed books and a first edition of "Where...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:22 AM
I don’t remember the first book I read, but I do have clear memories of sitting with a book in my lap, turning the cardboard-like pages and sounding out the words. (Yes, they taught phonics in my day.) The earliest books I remember reading are the...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Perhaps more than any other Jewish festival, Passover is about telling stories. At the Seder, or ceremonial dinner, that takes place Monday on the first night of the holiday, Jews around the world will retell the biblical tale of the Israelites' escape...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:21 PM
March has been a rough month for Maryland Republicans.
In Annapolis, they watched helplessly as Democrats worked their way through an ambitious ideological wish list that includes new taxes and spending, death penalty repeal, Second Amendment...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Tomorrow is my least favorite minor holiday, April Fools' Day.
The Internet tells me that the origin of April 1 being a day for this sort of so-called merriment may be Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," a book-length collection of stories written in...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:26 AM
The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Central Florida's theaters will be bursting with famous names during February — but they're names from the page, not on the stage.
Plays presented around the region will boast some of the most famed names in literature, from ancient Greek writer...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:16 AM
As a prelude to its popular Chocolate & Candy Festival next month, the Bel Air Downtown Alliance is planning a special movie night later this month, along with a new Chocolate & Art Walk.
This year's Chocolate & Candy Festival, a rite of spring in Bel...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:55 PM
With no disrespect intended to the fine young cast of Dr. Seuss's "The Cat in the Hat," onstage at Orlando Repertory Theatre, the stars of this show are the strikingly stylized set and, of course, the good doctor's words.
The mischievous Cat in the Hat,...