10 hrs ago
GMALL to offer Steinbeck lecture
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will be holding a lecture and theatre offering on John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" on Wednesday, April 30, from 4-5:30 p.m. at Equinox Village in Manchester Center.
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16 hrs ago
The Baltimore Sun
'The Grapes of Wrath' resonates 75 years later [Commentary]
Much of the response was angry, too. Some towns banned it, some towns burned it.
18 hrs ago
Leighton Meester Chats of Mice and Men & Compares Theatre Versus Film
Recognizable small screen star and mainstage newcomer Leighton Meester discusses her role in the new Broadway production of John Steinbeck 's OF MICE AND MEN as well as comments on the differences between theatre and film as part of a new interview.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Washington needs Joad family values
After its publication 75 years ago this month, 'The Grapes of Wrath' became instantly renowned for its depiction of Depression-era poverty and homelessness; for the debate over whether John Steinbeck wrote truthfully about California's miserable migrant camps ; for its salty language ; and above all, for the political education of Tom Joad, the man ... (more)
Tue Apr 22, 2014
The Village Voice
Hollywood Golden Boys Provide Glitter and Little Else in Two New Productions
Of all the alter egos you can picture James Franco inhabiting , is "California farmhand" one of them? Me neither.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Daily Campus
American culture from Steinbeck's lens
Professor Cyrus Ernesto Ziarkzadeh discussed his new novel, "A Political Companion to John Steinbeck," at the Co-op at Storrs Center.
Steinbeck lives on through Doc Ricketts' son
Ed Ricketts Jr. full of stories of times he spent at home on Cannery Row with famed novelist, other luminaries Ed Ricketts Jr., whose father was the famous marine biologist who lived on Cannery Row and was the best friend of John Steinbeck, holds a biography about John and Carol Steinbeck during an interview at his home in Mill Valley, CA, Tuesday ... (more)
Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Best-sellers from Watermark Books and Eighth Day Books
"The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck – This limited, commemorative edition for the 75th anniversary of the publication includes leather case, illustrations, and a gilded top.
'Grapes of Wrath' resonates as heroic tale of human struggle
"My dad's family was completely impoverished because of the Dust Bowl." Linda Moore, whose father, Harold Moore, left, faced discrimination when his family arrived from Oklahoma Photo: Courtesy Linda Moore "I call myself a 'Grapes of Wrath' kid."
WNYC-AM New York
For Chris O'Dowd, 'Of Mice And Men' Is More Than An American Story
John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men - about George and Lennie, two laborers and unlikely friends during the Great Depression - may seem like a quintessentially American story.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Annette Bening draws from real life in her latest role
It happens to everybody: You're walking down the street, and suddenly you spy someone who's a dead ringer for someone you know.
Inside Bay Area
Schools mark the 75th anniversary of The Grapes of Wrath
This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools.
The Washington Post
Ma Joad for president
Susan Shillinglaw is a professor of English at San Jose State University and a scholar in residence at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, Calif.
Globe and Mail
Trailer Park Boys: 'Dope is a part of us'
John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells and Mike Smith star in Trailer Park Boys 3: Don't Legalize It John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells and Mike Smith star in Trailer Park Boys 3: Don't Legalize It For Canada's most beloved miscreants, the screen is almost as inevitable as prison time.
James Franco Calls Ben Brantley of The New York Times "a little...
According to James Franco , everything associated with his Broadway production of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is awesome except, apparently, New York Times critic Ben Brantley's review.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Globe and Mail
A Haunted House 2: So dumb it's scary
In it, Goldsmith outlined the differences between smart smart, smart dumb, and dumb dumb.
Greenway Arts Alliance Presents Limited Engagement of Cardboard Capital, 5/1 - 5/18
GREENWAY ARTS ALLIANCE, Artistic Directors, Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz present, as part of Greenway's Workshop Series, a Workshop Production of CARDBOARD CAPITAL, written by Gabriel Rivas Gomez, directed by Madeleine Dahm and produced by Ty Donaldson.
Photo Call: Of Mice and Men, Starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd,...
PHOTO CALL: Of Mice and Men , Starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, Opens on Broadway; Red Carpet Arrivals, Curtain Call and Cast Party The Broadway revival of John Steinbeck 's Of Mice and Men , which marks the Main Stem debuts of co-stars James Franco and Chris O'Dowd , officially opened April 16 at the Longacre Theatre following previews that ... (more)
Stars and Warhorses: James Franco and Denzel Washington on Broadway
Anyone who doubts that star power is driving Broadway these days need only check the current box-office figures.
Rave reviews for O'Dowd's Broadway debut
Irish actor Chris O'Dowd has received rave reviews for his performance as Lennie in the new Broadway version of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.