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Top Ten Authors I'm Thankful For

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Open Kids and Teens Auditions for Trinidad Theatre Workshop's "The Thief Lord" (Closed)

Production Company: Trinidad Theatre Workshop

Seeking: M/F Actors 5-14 y/o (See Character breakdown)

For: Live Theatre Production

Title: “The Thief Lord” 

Synopsis: Inspired by the novel by Cornelia Funke, adapted and directed by Timmia Hearn, The Thief Lord is a magical story of five homeless children and their mysterious leader: It is a tale of adventure for the whole family during the Holiday Season. 122 more words

Closed Auditions

Łupy i korzyści

Cornelia Funke, Król złodziei

Mhm… spróbujmy coś napisać o tej książce. Cornelię Funke znam już z kilku innych historii i wszystkie mi się podobały. Zacznijmy po kolei. 123 more words

Never too old for a fairytale ending (2)

A few years back, I happened upon an intriguing-looking graphic novel in the excellent Kensington library: borrowed it, read it, loved it, had it abstracted from my book pile on several occasions and read avidly by the in-house team – including the twelve-year-old son, who would normally not be seen dead near anything with Rapunzel in the title. 2,681 more words

YA Alert- The Thief Lord

I have never been one driven to be up on the latest-and-greatest in young adult literature. At the risk of sounding elitist (because it’s okay if you preface whatever you’re going to say with this fact, right?) even when I was a “young adult,” whatever that is technically considered these days, I didn’t really enjoy this type of literature. 1,466 more words

German Literature

Review: Extraordinary Tales, 2015, dir. Raul Garcia

“Extraordinary Tales, a seasonal piece of spookery by Raul Garcia, means well but haunts only half-heartedly. The film is a meta-monument to the works of Boston-born, Baltimore-dead Gothic-Romantic wunderkind Edgar Allan Poe, chiefly his short stories but with a side helping of poems: “Annabel Lee” and “A Dream Within a Dream” start us off alongside a nod to “The Raven,” but the meat of the production consists of “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Facts in the Case of M. 40 more words