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Yesterday | Barbados Advocate

Musings: Modes of communication

Musings : Modes of communication 8/31/2014 By Jeff Cumberbatch '...In short, the period was so far like the present period that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only...' - Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities These are not the best of times for the Cave Hill ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Advocate

Washington Watch: Jindal, Maness tilt at windmills for political points

In Charles Dickens' novel "Oliver Twist," Mr. Bumble likens the law to an ass. And it's true that judges and juries can behave as unpredictably as an ornery mule in rendering verdicts.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Former councillor enjoys Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut

A FORMER long-serving councillor said he is pleased with the reception given to his debut appearance at a major arts festival.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

MLive.com

Bay City Players to hold auditions for 'A Christmas Carol' Sept. 28-29

Scrooge, Tiny Tim and three Christmas spirits are all part of the Bay City Players upcoming production of the Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol," but this show comes with a spin that is sure to delight and surprise audiences.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Sandy the homeless lady and ethics

The homeless have much to teach business professionals about ethics , perspective, and sense of self.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Independent

Tony Jordan: 'I turned down the chance to research Charles Dickens...

The man behind 'EastEnders' and 'Life on Mars was convinced that, as writers, he and Dickens had absolutely nothing in common.

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Cooma-Monaro Express

Dark streets of London's east end brought to life in Cooma

TICKETS to St Patrick's Parish School's musical Oliver are selling out faster than you can sing Oom-Pah-Pah.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Auditions announced for musical - A Christmas Carol'

The Barton Community College music department will host auditions for its holiday musical, the Charles Dickens classic, "A Christmas Carol," at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept.

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News Herald

Playmakers Civic Theatre launches its 68th season

Playmakers Civic Theatre launches its 68th season Playmakers Civic Theatre will launch its 68th season with "Fiddler on the Roof"on Nov. 6 Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/1tDUXU3 Bob Bell, Sylvia Chappel and Karen Lynn play three actors, each of whom play several roles in last year's production of Charles Dickens' ... (more)

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 8/24/2014

OLIVER! Clear Space Theatre Company 7/1-8/26/2014 Based on Charles Dickens ' Oliver Twist, this timeless family musical follows young Oliver on his journey from orphanage to the seedy underground of London to finding his family.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Star Online

Rare inscribed novel on sale

A SIGNED early edition of A Tale Of Two Cities sent by Charles Dickens to George Eliot, in which Dickens expresses his "high admiration and regard" for his fellow novelist, has been valued at more than a quarter of a million pounds.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Clear Space Theatre's Summer Season To End With Performance From Del Shores,

The Clear Space Theatre Company still has great tickets available for the final weeks of their summer season, featuring THE FULL MONTY, OLIVER! and SORDID LIVES.

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Examiner.com

Auditions: 'A Christmas Carol' the musical at Chatham Community Players

The Chatham Community Players will hold open auditions for Philip Wm. McKinley's original musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' most famous work, A CHRISTMAS CAROL .

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Hollywood Reporter

Netflix Eyes Charles Dickens Drama With U.K.'s Channel 4

Netflix is in talks to co-produce a TV adaptation of a Charles Dickens drama with British broadcaster Channel 4. For the U.S. streaming video giant, which continues to raise its profile in Europe with subscriber growth and content deals, a co-production agreement could be the most significant partnership with a U.K. broadcaster, Broadcast magazine ... (more)

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Fodor's

15 Must-See Literary Sights in London

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Book trade news from Book2book

Readers Absorb Less On Kindles Than On Paper, Study Finds

New research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just 3 a month.

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Gazetteherald.co.uk

Dickens society seeks volunteers

John Collins, from the society, said Malton had long prized its association with Charles Dickens - with streets named after David Copperfield, Mr Pickwick and Smithson Court, named after his local friend.

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Book trade news from Book2book

The Distribution Engine Brings U.k. Small Press Graphic Novels To The U.s.

Small is beautiful for The Distribution Engine, a new book distributor with a very specific focus: Bringing graphic novels from small presses in the UK to comic shops in the U.S. The company launched early this year and has already built its catalog to 30 titles from seven different publishers: Soaring Penguin Press, Fanfare, Knockabout Comics, ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Playbill

Bah, Humbug! Larry Yando Will Return as Scrooge in Goodman Theatre's...

The production marks the 37th annual presentation of the classic holiday story by Charles Dickens .

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Newsday

Signed Dickens book up for A 275,000

A signed copy of Charles Dickens' novel A Tale of Two Cities bearing a personal inscription to fellow author George Eliot has gone on sale for A 275,000.

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