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Sunday Treat – National Poetry Month – What Is Poetry?

F. Isabel Campoy is a poet, playwright, songwriter, and storyteller. She has written numerous children’s books (many in collaboration with Alma Flor Ada) both in English and in Spanish in the areas of poetry, theatre, folktales, biographies, and art. Recently, … Continue reading

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Sunday Treat – Celebration of the February 12, 1924 Premiere of Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin

George Gershwin was born Jacob Gershowitz into a family of Russian immigrants in Brooklyn, New York on September 26, 1898. By the time George was 12, his mother was worried that he was on his way to becoming a juvenile … Continue reading

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Sunday Treat – Fifty Years of “Where The Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak

November 23, 2013, was the 50th anniversary of the lauded children’s book Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. It tells the story of a young boy, Max, who is sent to bed without supper after causing a ruckus … Continue reading

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Sunday Treat – Review of Very-Much-a-Treat-To-Read “Saga: Volumes 1 and 2” by Brian K. Vaughan

This is a series in which the females are all formidable, amazing, powerful and tough, and the guys are sensitive, nurturing, and have “an appalling sense of moral relativism.” And that’s just one of the entertaining aspects of this remarkably … Continue reading

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Sunday Treat – Russian Cooking

In a previous post, I reviewed the entertaining memoir Mastering The Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing by Anya Von Bremzen. Her book enables you to learn about Soviet history while getting a “taste” for what … Continue reading

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