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DECEMBER 2013 EDITION
With velvet-green hills and dells, rivers rushing from high mountains to moon-shaped bays, sandy estuaries lined with cockle and mussel beds, and miles of coastline lapped by the Celtic Sea's wave-struck waters, Wales has inspired countless poets and writers, dramatists and musicians.
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In this glorious season of new-fallen snow, warm hearths, and extra hugs, one recalls times past though today's insanities keep us busy.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Morning Call
Selkie Theatre unveils homey venue for Christmas
George B. Miller , Pat Kelly, Marcy Hake Repp and Kate Scuffle are the cast of Selkie Theatre's 'A Child's Christmas in Wales.'
Listen to Holiday Storytelling at Linden Place
Actor and master storyteller Robb Dimmick will read two holiday books starting at 2 pm.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Whittier Daily News
Patrick Ball's harp rings in the holidays
Patrick Ball will bring his strings, along with a clutch of traditional stories told in his warm voice to the Beckman Institute Auditorium at Caltech in Pasadena on Dec. 14 for the Pasadena Folk Music Society's holiday concert.
The Island Packet
ARTworks presents 'A Child's Christmas in Wales'
ARTworks will present "A Child's Christmas in Wales," a tale originally written for BBC radio by Dylan Thomas that is chock full of holiday nostalgia.
Reference Department, Albright Memori...
Favorite Christmas Stories
We're getting in the Christmas Spirit here at the library and got to talk about about our favorite Christmas stories and movies.
Poems and glass will be used to reflect Dylan Thomas' memory
A Welsh university has launched two major international award competitions to coincide with next year's DT100 Festival which commemorates 100 years since the birth of Swansea-born writer Dylan Thomas.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Tributes paid to St Albans musician dubbed 'Godfather of British jazz'
The world renowned St Albans pianist, dubbed the "Godfather of British Jazz", Stan Tracey, has died following a long battle with cancer.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
A Child's Christmas in Nelson at the Capitol
Celebrate the holidays at the Capitol on Friday, December 20 with Nelson Youth Theatre's gift-to-the-community presentation of Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Stan Tracey was still managing to impress new audiences with his regular concerts into his 80s
Pianist and composer Stan Tracey, a much admired figure and one of the elder statesmen of British jazz, has died at the age of 86. During his seven-decade career he won huge acclaim and is best known for his mid-1960s suite inspired by the Dylan Thomas drama Under Milk Wood, but he was still managing to impress new audiences with his regular ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Review: Dylan Thomas' 'Child's Christmas in Wales' captured beautifully by Contra Costa Civic Theatre
Anyone whose family tree sprouts a few almonds, filberts or other assorted nuts, will immediately recognize themselves in the musical version of Dylan Thomas' classic Christmas tale, "A Child's Christmas in Wales," currently playing in El Cerrito's Contra Costa Civic Theatre.
University City Review
Notes on Music
Holiday sounds ring forth at Penn Music in the days ahead; here's a quick roundup: Dec. 5, Jazz Combos at 7 p.m., Rose Recital Hall in Fisher-Bennett Hall, free; Dec. 6, the Univ.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Double bill set to bring festive cheer to halls
CHRISTMAS is coming early to Llanelli with a double bill of two of Wales's festive favourites.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Drama Dock's production of A Child's Christmas in Wales
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Child's Christmas in Wales' at Milford Library
Milford actor Colin Lane will present a performance of Dylan Thomas' "A Child's Christmas in Wales" on Monday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m. and at 7 p.m. at the Milford Public Library.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Sir Peter Blake reveals how his long love affair with Under Milk Wood ...
What do you get when you mix an iconic artist and one of British literature's most famous texts? A major exhibition featuring 170 works.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Celebrating Dylan Thomas 100
The detail of the Dylan Thomas 100 Festival was unveiled today by the Minister for Education and Skills, Huw Lewis, at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea in the company of ambassadors, stakeholders and Dylan Thomas' family.
Inside Bay Area
El Cerrito: CCCT alum has hand in new production
CCCT alum Patrick Treadway in Spokane, Wash. with his puppet The Constable, part of the cast of the new production A Child' Christmas in Wales.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Under Milk Wood is today recognised as Dylan Thomas's masterpiece. Yet, when Sir Peter Blake started to illustrate the play in 1986, the artist admits it 'wasn't in fashion.'