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At What Age Are People The Most Creative?
When are people the most creative? Is there an age where you "peak"? Or does discipline at any age determine how much you'll create? When Orson Welles was the ripe old age of 26, he made a movie about the news business called Citizen Kane .
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Great Martian War 1913-19178pm History
Ever since Orson Welles inspired panic with his spoof radio broadcast, the War of the Worlds has been ripe for mischief.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Shakespeare & Company: 'Life' takes a creative turn
In the former a cold, unforgiving man in Victorian London finds redemption and renewal through the Christmas Eve visits of three spirits.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Reviewing Ebert's 'Greatest Films': Chimes at Midnight
Orson Welles was publishing his own versions of Shakespearean plays by the time he was a teenager, so it seems Welles was destined to make Chimes at Midnight , and much has been written comparing his life to that of the Falstaff character.
Orson Welles and Cole Porter's Around The World Begins Limited NYC Engagement Dec. 6
Around the World , a play written by Orson Welles and Cole Porter based on Jules Verne's "Around The World in 80 Days," begins performances at New York City's Mint Theater Dec. 6. Lost Musicals' semi-staged production was recently presented in London at Sadler's Wells.
DVD Talk reviews the Blu-ray edition of Jane Eyre 1944. Jane Eyre is an excellent adaption of Charlotte BrontA«'s 1847 novel.
Private Dancer, Starring Sage Snakechalmer as Rita Hayworth, Begins Performances Dec. 5
Private Dancer , a new combined-media stage play by Sage Snakechalmer about the life of Rita Hayworth, begins performances at the Lion Theatre Dec. 5. The production, which combines theatre, dance and film to explore the personal struggles of screen star Hayworth, continues through Dec. 21. "In Private Dancer Snakechalmer delves into some often ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
TV Thursday: Mars attacks
The Great Martian Wara "What if?" Literary scholars say that question has driven science fiction since time immemorial, and the made-for-TV movie The Great Martian War poses a doozy: What if Mars invaded Earth in 1913?a The Great Martian War isn't a sci-fi B picture exactly.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Around the World, Orson Welles & Cole Porter's Re-Discovered...
The unknown play written by Orson Welles and Cole Porter Around The World, based on Jules Verne 's Around The World in 80 Days, is to play a series of benefit performances in London's Sadler's Wells and New York City's Mint Theater.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The film portion of Orson Welles's "Too Much Johnson" premieres in New York
This American version of Park Chan-Wook's Korean thriller is Spike Lee's most exciting movie since "Inside Man"-not a masterpiece by any stretch, but a lively The makers of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" have good intentions, but they don't effectively dramatize what they think makes their subject great.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Rita Hayworth's life to become stage play with costumes by Zac Posen
A new play based on the life of Rita Hayworth will be brought to life with costumes by Zac Posen.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Libera, one of the world's most accomplished and acclaimed boy choirs.
Warm your heart and soul with the angelic voices of one of the world's most acclaimed boy choirs as they perform traditional Christmas carols infused with the musical sounds of Ireland.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Reader's Agenda Mon 11/25: 'Violence and Virtue,' the Music...
Reader 's Agenda Mon 11/25: "Violence and Virtue," the Music Box's 30th anniversary, and "Let There Be Light" Artemisia Gentileschi's 1620 painting Judith Slaying Holofernes is shockingly graphic.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Growing up wasn't an easy process for Jane Eyre . During her formative years, she was forced to contend with a cruel guardian , a mean-spirited minister and the chilly climate of a girl's boarding school.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Jeff Wayne Announces Final Arena Tour Next Winter 2014 Of The War Of The Worlds
Following a triumphant UK and European arena tour in 2012, Live Nation and SJM Concerts, are delighted to announce that one of the most ground-breaking tours of all time, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds is to return for the sixth and final time in 2014.
Orson Welles, Our Shakespeare
Last year, I called Charlie Chaplin "the Shakespeare of the twentieth century." This week, writing in the magazine about a pair of Shakespeare adaptations by Orson Welles, I call Welles "the Shakespeare of cinema."
Wed Nov 20, 2013
How Airlines Used the Glamour of the Terminal as a Marketing Vehicle
In 1963, MGM released The V.I.P.s . It featured an all-star cast including Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Orson Welles.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
AboutFACE Ireland to Present Orson Welles' a Christmas Carol, 12/20-22
AboutFACE Ireland will be presenting Orson Welles' Christmas Carol, a new play for Christmas for the whole family, at the Powerscourt Theatre in Dublin, for 5 performances only, December 20th-22nd 2013.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
MAVEN Gets Ready to Explore Mars
Ever since antiquity, mankind has been fascinated by the lights in the night sky, and has wondered what they really were.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
The Wilson County News
Keeping the Faith: Hope over Hysteria
Post a comment Seventy five years ago this week, millions of ordinary Americans were convinced that the world was coming to an end.