| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:35 AM
A trio of monkeys, one with a pierced lip, kicking up a storm.
Big-voiced Sour Kangaroo testing her moves.
Styrofoam-headgear-toting Whos gallivanting with instruments made from PVC pipe, toilet plungers and badminton birdies.
It's high school, so...
| 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,...
| 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 13, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Tickets are on sale for the second annual Leap Out of Cabin Fever Auction taking place Sunday, March 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Cortland Mansion in Hagerstown.
Lou Scally will emcee the frog-themed event.
The event will feature jazz performed by Kerensa...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Ethan Long of Orlando has won the prestigious Theodor Seuss Geisel Award from the American Library Association. Long wrote and illustrated “Up, Tall and High!” And it was named the most distinguished beginning reader book. “It tugs at my...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:04 PM
The characters in Aberdeen Central’s new play have names like the Sour Kangaroo, Yertle the Turtle and Gertrude McFuzz.
That's right, Dr. Seuss is involved. Twenty-nine students will present “Seussical,” a one-act musical, tonight at...
| 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 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...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:32 PM
CALEXICO — Local children dressed up in their best nighttime pajamas to attend the annual Pajama Party held at the Enrique Camarena Memorial Library here Thursday evening.
Sponsored for the second year by the Associated Calexico Teachers union, the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Bay Harbor Ice and Spice Festival — The Ice and Spice Festival is Saturday, Jan. 19, in Bay Harbor. Saturday events include: ice carving competitions 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; warming tent noon-5 p.m.; Pro-Am Chili Challenge 1-3 p.m.; fire dancer...