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6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Lessons yet to learn as Red Clay Readers near the end of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

AL.com's Red Clay Readers, in partnership with the Alabama Center for Literary Arts, is a book club designed to take a fresh look at a southern classic with the help of our readers.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Pop/Rock, University of Alabama, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

HART presents 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

If you were to hear the names "Atticus Finch," "Scout" or "Boo Radley," chances are you would immediately recall memories of your first encounter of "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, To Kill a Mockingbird, Pop/Rock, Gregory Peck, Celebrities, Haywood County, NC, Theater, Arts, Asheville, NC

11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Mockingbird' strikes right notes with Manny Fernandes in the lead

Folks." "I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand.

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Related Topix: To Kill a Mockingbird, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, Arts, Literature, Monroeville, AL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Hypocrisy rears its ugly head as Maycomb moves on from Tom Robinson's death

AL.com's Red Clay Readers, in partnership with the Alabama Center for Literary Arts, is a book club designed to take a fresh look at a southern classic with the help of our readers.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Who would you cast in a 'To Kill A Mockingbird' remake?

Members of the Red Clay Readers have been revisiting Harper Lee's Southern coming of age classic, "To Kill A Mockingbird," for over a month.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Peter Dinklage, Mad Men, Drama, Jon Hamm, Greg Kinnear

Alabama Live

Who is Harper Lee? 5 things we know for sure, for Red Clay Readers and other fans of 'Mockingbird'

Is Harper Lee the J.D. Salinger of Alabama? Or is she just an intensely private woman who regards outsiders -- and international media scrutiny -- as impolite intrusions? For more than 50 years, fans of "To Kill a Mockingbird" have been left to draw their own conclusions.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Alabama Government, Alabama, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Alternative Press

Auditions for 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Fearless Productions, LLC. play director Steve Lemenille announces special auditions for youth roles in "To Kill A Mockingbird", the Pulitizer Prize Award winning play by Harper Lee and dramatized by Christopher Sergal.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Edison, NJ

Alabama Live

The ineffectual power of the press in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Journalism is almost as misbegotten as the Ewell clan, at least as it was practiced in mythical Maycomb, Ala., as imagined by Harper Lee.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Harper Lee at the movies: 'Mockingbird' author has been character in 2 motion pictures

Harper Lee may be hard to find in real life, but the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird" has been portrayed twice in motion pictures.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Pop/Rock, Catherine Keener, Sony Pictures Classics, Media, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Alabama, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Alabama Live

Atticus Finch is wrong: Truth and justice aren't black and white, as seen in trial of Tom Robinson

Watt Key, a Southern writer based in southern Alabama, talks about Harper Lee's prize-winning novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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Related Topix: Alabama, Pop/Rock, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Weak script hurts well-staged 'Mockingbird'

Dylan Nalbandian as Jem, Katelyn Katz as Scout, Yolanda Franklin as Calpurnia, and Manny Fernandes as Atticus in New Village Arts' "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Alabama Live

When Old Yeller came to Monroeville, Alabama

I still rue the day I was tricked into watching Steel Magnolias. And Marley & Me was just an emotional punking.

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Related Topix: Monroeville, AL, Will Smith, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, To Kill a Mockingbird, Drama Movies, Pop/Rock, Opinion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Lessons from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' remind of suffered injustices

Scout and Atticus, two main characters from Harper Lee's bestseller To Kill a Mockingbird , look at race from different perspectives-young and mature-yet their views tell the same story of racial prejudice and justice denied for an innocent Black man in Georgia during the 1930s in the play of the same name, currently playing at Kansas City's Jewish ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, To Kill a Mockingbird, Pop/Rock, Gregory Peck, Celebrities, Macon, GA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: to Kill a Mockingbird Opens at the White Theatre in Overland Park

The Harper Lee classic, dramatized by Christopher Sergel, To Kill a Mockingbird opened Saturday April 5 at the White Theatre in Overland Park, Kan.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Alabama Live

Join Red Clay Readers and Alabama students for a live chat about themes in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Thanks to a half-dozen doting English teachers - and a mother who is a librarian - I've consumed countless literally classics over my lifetime.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Alabama Live

Red Clay Readers examine Ol' One-Shot's reaction to rabies in Harper Lee's Maycomb

Keith Thomson played semi-pro baseball in France and drew editorial cartoons for New York Newsday before becoming a writer.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

'Mockingbird' taking flight on NVA stage

Manny Fernandes stars as Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird" at New Village Arts Theatre in Carlsbad.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, To Kill a Mockingbird, Pop/Rock, The Boo Radleys

Mon Mar 31, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: to Kill a Mockingbird in Bridgeport - Do the Right Thing

Few popular novels have been as powerful about a subject as Harper Lee 's 1960 novel, To Kill A Mockingbird .

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Alabama Live

Is religion as big a deal today as it used to be? Weigh in with the Red Clay Readers

Thanks for joining AL.com's Red Clay Readers on the second week of a five-week journey into "To Kill a Mockingbird," the beloved book by Monroeville native Nelle Harper Lee.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Alabama Live

Red Clay Readers, Rick Bragg, reflect on how 'To Kill a Mockingbird' makes us feel

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "All Over But the Shoutin'" talks about Harper Lee's book and the effect it had on him.

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