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November 15, 1994 | LYNNE HEFFLEY
It might seem so from all the buzz about CD-ROM and the information superhighway, but books aren't passe yet. To encourage children to explore reading for knowledge and pleasure, the Los Angeles Children's Museum is taking the stage with its "Reader's Theatre Project," opening today. "As part of our mandate from our trustees," said project director Candace Barrett, "we were asked to do something about literacy, so we looked at a number of ways to do that."
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March 17, 1999 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Readers Repertory Theatre will present "Love Is Not All: The Passions of Edna St. Vincent Millay," a two-act play by Jordan R. Young of Orange, in Laguna Niguel tonight, the first of four performances this week at Orange County libraries. "Love Is Not All" begins at 7 p.m. at the Crown Valley Library, 30341 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, and is free to the public. The genesis of "Love Is Not All" is a one-woman show Young was commissioned to write in 1985 for actress Bettye Ackerman.
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NEWS
March 17, 1999 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Readers Repertory Theatre will present "Love Is Not All: The Passions of Edna St. Vincent Millay," a two-act play by Jordan R. Young of Orange, in Laguna Niguel tonight, the first of four performances this week at Orange County libraries. "Love Is Not All" begins at 7 p.m. at the Crown Valley Library, 30341 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, and is free to the public. The genesis of "Love Is Not All" is a one-woman show Young was commissioned to write in 1985 for actress Bettye Ackerman.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 15, 1994 | LYNNE HEFFLEY
It might seem so from all the buzz about CD-ROM and the information superhighway, but books aren't passe yet. To encourage children to explore reading for knowledge and pleasure, the Los Angeles Children's Museum is taking the stage with its "Reader's Theatre Project," opening today. "As part of our mandate from our trustees," said project director Candace Barrett, "we were asked to do something about literacy, so we looked at a number of ways to do that."
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December 21, 1989 | JEAN HASTINGS ARDELL
Steve Mellow's passion for the arts came early in life. Once, in his fourth-grade classroom in Chicago, Mellow, who was 10 and taking acting lessons, volunteered to re-enact the events at Plymouth Rock. He says he took control of the class. "The first row of kids was pilgrims, the second row, the Indians, and third row was the reporters. It was spontaneous; we had a great time," recalls Mellow.
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October 6, 1989 | CATHY CURTIS
Saturday is Family Day at Newport Harbor Art Museum and Newport Beach Public Library, with a series of free activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for children and their parents. There will be performances by the Opera Pacific Overture Company ("America Sings and Works"); Daion Taiko, a Japanese percussion ensemble; and Steve Mellow's Children's Readers' Theatre Workshop.
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April 19, 1998 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO
Ventura County libraries will be celebrating National Library Week this week with a series of read-along events featuring celebrities, politicians and community leaders. Sponsored by the American Library Assn., the theme for this year's "Day of a Thousand Stars, Great American Read Aloud" is visiting the local library and connecting to the Internet as an avenue to the world. Here is a list of local events: * The Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road, will host a reading event Monday at 7 p.
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January 21, 1999
POETRY Poet Patty Seyburn will read and sign "Diasporadic" at 7 tonight at Barnes & Noble in Metro Pointe, 901 S. Coast Drive, Costa Mesa. THEATER Readers Repertory Theatre reads Anton Chekhov, 7 tonight, Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. Free. (949) 499-3665. OPERA Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman," 7:30 tonight, and Saturday, O.C. Performing Arts Center, Costa Mesa. $28-$131. (800) 340-7372.
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October 6, 1998 | PAMELA J. JOHNSON
An eight-week lecture series at Oxnard College on such subjects as critical thinking, the Japanese economy and one of the first professional Latina photographers will begin this week. From noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, there will be a multicultural poetry reading on the lawn next to the college's cafeteria. The remaining programs are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. on successive Wednesdays in the Letters and Sciences lecture hall, also known as the Clock Tower Lecture Hall. On Oct.
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January 11, 1990 | JESS BRAVIN
"Approach when you're told, can't you?" shouted Estragon. "What is it?" demanded Vladimir. Now it was up to Michael Lindsay, as the Boy, in Samuel Beckett's most famous play: "Mr. Go-Dot . . . ," he said uneasily, almost rhyming the title character's name with go-cart .
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