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Louisa May Alcott

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  • Louisa May Alcott reunion rekindles memories of school, and community

    Louisa May Alcott reunion rekindles memories of school, and community
    They filed in the lobby of Martin's Valley Mansion in Cockeysville, some ramrod straight, others on canes and bent over walkers. They came poised to crack open fragrant memories of their days at School No. 59, more intimately known as Louisa May...
  • On TV, a new breed of Modern Woman

    On TV, a new breed of Modern Woman
    A ruthlessly self-aware political wife reconsidering her choices. A sensual socialite facing down an oppressive age with informed good humor. A group of young women so busy defying social expectations they've forgotten to have any of their own. A...
  • Suburban theater for the week of Nov. 23-29

    "Little Women": Ann Noble made her mark as a playwright with 1995's Irish family melodrama "And Neither Have I Wings to Fly." So it's fitting that she turns her hand to a beloved — if also decidedly melodramatic — American family novel in this...
  • On Theater: Another convert to SCR's 'Carol'

    On Theater: Another convert to SCR's 'Carol'
    After watching South Coast Repertory's "A Christmas Carol" usher in the holiday season for the past 32 years, it was singularly gratifying to see my (almost) 6-year-old granddaughter enraptured by her first visit to the local tradition. Little Riley...
  • Concord, Mass., is the location of famous graves - inside and out of local cemeteries

    Concord, Mass., is the location of famous graves - inside and out of local cemeteries
    CONCORD, Mass. - The "Shot heard round the world" hit and killed someone. The man who wrote that line decades later desired a simple burial and instead rests under a massively gaudy headstone. Concord is best known as the site of the first battle of...
  • How to spend a long weekend in Boston

    How to spend a long weekend in Boston
    BOSTON - I'm always amazed by how many people who consider themselves travelers have never visited Boston. True, having lived there for most of my formative years, I'm a bit prejudiced, but I've been to almost every city worth visiting and I can...
  • Men & Women of Harford Making a Difference

    Men & Women of Harford Making a Difference
    The uniqueness of Harford County lies within the people who strive to make it great. So many residents reach out daily to improve the lives of others. We have chosen six extraordinary individuals who have chosen causes that support the success of the...
  • On Theater: Touch of comedy lightens serious 'Boy'

    On Theater: Touch of comedy lightens serious 'Boy'
    A few years ago, the Newport Theatre Arts Center produced Donald Margulies' "Sight Unseen," a play about a famous artist returning to his roots that had premiered at South Coast Repertory. Currently, NTAC is offering Margulies' "Brooklyn Boy,"...
  • Last Friday Book Club

    Last Friday Book Club
    Last Friday Book Club We became known as the Last Friday Book Club because we meet on the last Friday of the month at the Huntley Public Library. We have one rule: no food or drink. This rule was broken when we read "Chocolat," by Joanne Harris, and...
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Lil' Women -- A Rap Musical'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Lil' Women -- A Rap Musical'
    Word to your mother. Or is that word to your Marmi? Marmi – matriarch of the March family in Louisa May Alcott’s beloved literary classic, Little Women – is part of an inventive hip-hop adaptation of the tale produced by Orlando...