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  1. a Ghosts of America's past: Reflections on Independence Day 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Russia Taday

    ... Paine, Marx, Jefferson, Lenin were results, not causes, you might survive," John Steinbeck wrote in "The Grapes of Wrath" (1939). Meanwhile, the police continue to kill African Americans without accountability. The government has developed flying ...


  2. Music and more usher in the summer at The PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Pique News Magazine

    Lakeside listening Kevin Kane, guitarist and vocalist with The Grapes of Wrath, and Bryan Potvin, guitarist and vocalist with The Northern Pikes, are returning to The Point in July. "It's a way of inviting the community down and experiencing the beautiful site through the lens of the arts.


  3. The Great Recession novel: Antonio Machado's Average Happiness IndexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 |

    America's Great Depression is probably the best-known example, producing such literary milestones as John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men , and The Grapes of Wrath , to name just a few. Europe's ongoing economic crisis, AKA the Great Recession, has produced few works of parallel significance, at least ones that we know about so far, outside of their immediate national contexts.


  4. Cirque du Soleil, Hamlet, Kafka On The Shore to hit SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Star Online

    ... a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, who received two Tony awards for his stage adaptation of The Grapes Of Wrath in 1990. Also in October, Cirque du Soleil will be returning to Singapore after a decade with Totem , an acrobatic showcase ...


  5. Are Migrant Farmers Better Off Now Than During the Dust Bowl?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WNYC-AM New York

    Gabe Thompson , a reporter for The Nation Institute Investigative Fund , will discuss his piece "Bittersweet Harvest: Revisiting Steinbeck's California," which appears in Virginia Quarterly Review on July 1st and was reported in collaboration with the Nation Institute's Investigative Fund. In it, he visits the same migrant farm camps in California that were featured in The Grapes of Wrath and reflects on how conditions for migrant farm workers are -- if anything -- even worse now than they were then.


  6. July 2015 book club meetings at Tucson librariesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 |

    ... and snacks. 10:30 a.m. at Dewhirst-Catalina Library - Reader's Book Club: This month's book is The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. 6:30 p.m. at Martha Cooper Library - Cafe Book: This month's book is Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of ...


  7. How John Steinbeck Convinced Me to Start a Writing DiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Psychology Today

    ... personal diary or journal. But then I came across John Steinbeck's writing diary from when he worked on The Grapes of Wrath , which was itself published as a book and highlighted (with copious examples) by Maria Popova several months ago at her ...


  8. Get thee to the Peabody Essex for BentonRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 |

    ... the Hollywood trail, you'll want to see Benton's promotional art for John Ford's screen adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath, but it's illustration, not really competition for the stunning paintings. I see all sorts of echoes or influences in Benton's ...


  9. 12 eerie Texas ghost towns to visit this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... only two residents remained in the town that once hosted thousands of travelers. Also, John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" was filmed in Glenrio for three weeks. Abandoned buildings, such as the gas station pictured above, still remain in its ...


  10. Build Your Poetry Writing SkillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Writer's Digest

    ... 2013). She has recently completed her second, Between Ana and Ella , a contemporary Latina version of The Grapes of Wrath. We're making some changes! In order to provide our customers with the most secure shopping experience possible, our sites are ...


  11. Annie Baker and Sam Gold Reunite for World Premiere of John; Casting AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Playbill

    ... after Thanksgiving. The cast will include Broadway vet Lois Smith , who is a two-time Tony nominee for The Grapes of Wrath and Buried Child , five-time Emmy Award nominee Georgia Engel ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show"), Christopher Abbott ("Girls") and ...


  12. Girls' Christopher Abbott, Tony Nominee Lois Smith & More Tapped...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Broadway

    ... to Mouth and Good Boys and True . Smith earned Tony nominations for her performances in Buried Child and The Grapes of Wrath . Her additional stage credits include Stages and The Iceman Cometh . Chau recently appeared in the NBC series A to Z , as ...


  13. Should we be banning library books?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 |

    ... of Anne Frank,""Of Mice and Men," "The Great Gatsby," "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl," "Hamlet,""The Grapes of Wrath," "Oedipus Rex" and "Ethan Frome" are still taught in some schools, much to the dismay of parents who protest that these ...


  14. East metro arts briefs: Woodbury Community Theatre to stage 'Les Misérables'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Star Tribune

    ... organizations nationwide to get a Big Read grant and will use it to read and celebrate John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath." Other Minnesota recipients were Metropolitan State University, St. Paul ($14,200), and the Scott County Historical ...


  15. Salinas celebrates a native son at the National Steinbeck CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 |

    ... themed theaters showcasing the author's classics - "East of Eden," "Cannery Row," "Of Mice and Men," "The Grapes of Wrath" and much more. In the 1930s, when Steinbeck called Salinas home, it was a dusty town of about 5,000 people. Wealthy landowners ...


  16. Holbrook's Route 66 Festival Brings Lots Of Fun To TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Tribune-News

    ... be opening its doors to visitors for a rare glimpse of its classic cars from 11 to 3 p.m. A free movie, The Grapes of Wrath , will be shown at the Historic Navajo County Courthouse across the street beginning at 9 a.m. Special guests Jim Hinckley, ...


  17. East of Eden to Open Steppenwolf's 40th Anniversary Season This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 |

    ... connection with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author can be traced back to the company's 1988 production of The Grapes of Wrath, which Galati adapted and directed. The production transferred to Broadway, California and London and received two Tony ...


  18. Get Your Kicks On Route 66 This Saturday In HolbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Tribune-News

    ... hosting a car and motorcycle show featuring classic cars from throughout the region and a free movie, The Grapes of Wrath , will be shown at the Historic Navajo County courthouse across the street. The Portenier Classic Car Museum on East Hopi Drive ...


  19. Cycling for a cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Madison Press

    ... Route 66, the fabled U.S. highway from Chicago to Los Angeles, so dubbed by author John Steinbeck in "The Grapes of Wrath." For the fifth time, West Jefferson resident and incurable cyclist Gary Heiman, 76, will join a cadre of fellow cyclists for ...


  20. Guilty pleasures: how low can they go?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 |

    With a BA in English literature, a firm reputation as a playwright, and the winner of Playmarket's Young Playwright of the Year Award four times over, it's no surprise Thomas Sainsbury reckons The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck is the best book ever written for its "amazing use of words". But this admirer of literary heavyweights has a stash of books nobody else is allowed to see: a collection of trashy celebrity biographies.