The teen summer camp production of Les Miserables runs at the Palace Theatre Friday at 8:30, Saturday at 2pm, and Saturday at 8:30.
Long before the Apple ad, and Michael Radford’s 1984 film version of Nineteen Eighty-Four, there was the 1949 radio drama above. Starring British great David Niven, with intermission commentary by author James Hilton, the show aired on the educational radio series NBC University Theater. —Open Culture
I’ve only glanced at TextureWriter, but already I wish I had seen it two months ago, so that I could have incorporated it into my online “Digital Storytelling” class. (I’ll use it this fall, though.)
Midsummer closes tonight, July 23. My daughter is playing Puck. Jim’s makeup is wonderful.
Recently on Facebook I made some of my friends go “hmm” when I corrected a meme that suggested the medieval church burned Copernicus at the stake for teaching that the sun is the center of the solar system. (“Contrary to popular belief, the Church accepted Copernicus’ heliocentric theory before a wave of Protestant opposition led the Church to ban Copernican views in the 17th century.” CS Monitor). The label “The…