Selected Shorts: Writers and Their Dogs -- A Literary Event
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The last date listed for Writers and Their Dogs was Wednesday October 24, 2007 / 7:30pm.
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Rocky, the massively popular movie about the ultimate underdog is now a triumphant Broadway event that's "unlike anything you've ever seen in the theater," according to NBC. In downtown Philadelphia, a down-and-out boxer is struggling to get by when the chance of a lifetime comes along. He doesn't have long to get back in fighting shape, but if he does it, this could be his best shot to become a champion, and his last chance for love. This innovative stage production is brought to life by a five-time Tony Award-winning creative team and Sylvester Stallone, writer and star of the Academy Award-winning Rocky films. Featuring 20 original songs, plus hits from the films ("Eye of the Tiger" and "Gonna Fly Now"), Rocky is not only an adrenaline-fueled spectacle for anyone who was a fan of the movie, but it's also a surprising tale of romance that will touch the hearts of longtime musical theater fans. Learn More
Nice little bar in back corner of theater w/wine and beer -- ok to drink in your seats.Dancing in the Grand Ballrooms: Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra dining • May 13 2014 star this tip starred
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My dog-loving girlfriend and I both enjoy listening to Selected Shorts on a local public radio station. I "dragged" her down to NYC (from upstate NY) for this show as a surprise; we were joined there by some of my family. We all loved the show! ...continued
Authors Amy Hempel (The Dog of the Marriage_), Merrill Markoe (What the Dogs Have Taught Me_) and Abigail Thomas (A Three Dog Life) introduce funny and poignant short fiction about canine companionship, inspired by the dogs in their lives. A few of the writers’ four-legged muses will even make a special appearance! The evening is a collaboration with The Bark Magazine (“The New Yorker for dog lovers” –Time), and is timed to coincide with the publication of The Bark’s second anthology, Howl: A Collection of the Best Contemporary Dog Wit. Readers are Boston Terrier owner Joan Allen, Labrador owner Patricia Kalember and Rochelle Oliver.
This event is part of the Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story series.