Latest News for: Grimm tales


Cast of youths will perform Hansel and Gretel with the Kamloops Players Society (Kamloops)

Castanet 04 Feb 2023
The family-friendly adaptation of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale is directed by Melanie Gregg and produced by Annette Gauthier, with the assistance of Kamloops Players volunteers ... 17 to Feb. 19 ... ....

Mirror mirror on the wall, why does Snow White remain among the fairest of all?

The Spokesman-Review 03 Feb 2023
It’s hard to believe there was a time in which naysayers scoffed at animation being able to hold attention for more than an hour. Animated features and shorts, after all, are ubiquitous ...Snow White,” which was based on the 1812 German fairy tale published by the Brothers Grimm, remains a favorite with a new generation of fans ... .

Actress Kara Tointon's woke story- telling app changes 'inappropriate' fairytales so that Cinderella scolds the ...

The Daily Mail 03 Feb 2023
A storytelling app set up by actress Kara Tointon has re-written some of Britain's most well-known fairytales because they are said to be 'inappropriate' for today's generation ... Now the app has tweaked the ending of Grimm's fairytale The Frog - and renamed the tale The Frog Princess - so that the Princess - not the Prince - ends up as a frog ... .

The biggest book trend for 2023: why ‘witchlit’ is hitting a nerve right now

Stylist 03 Feb 2023
From Grimm fairy tales to The Worst Witch via breakout hits including Madeline Miller’s 2018 TikTok favourite Circe, The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s The First Woman and Juno Dawson’s Her Majesty’s Coven series, witching titles that unite women with their power are the backbone of fiction.

How ‘Puss in Boots’ Pulled Off That Incredible Panic Attack Scene

The Daily Beast 02 Feb 2023
There are a host of villains and supposed villains in Puss in Boots ... But we’re so proud of how it turned out.” ... The Last Wish leans into the Grimm’s Fairy Tales, “these cautionary tales that brought you into a dark forest, made you feel fear, but then brought you back out to the light, and in that contrast you can appreciate the brightness.” ... .

Portland-filmed ‘Grimm’ TV series is now streaming on Peacock

The Oregonian 01 Feb 2023
(Want to stream “Grimm”? You can watch episodes on Peacock, the NBCUniversal streaming service ... “Grimm” was set in Portland, and it also filmed here ... Greenwalt and Kouf said they wrote “Grimm” to take place in Portland, because the wooded scenery reminded them of Germany’s Black Forest and of Grimm’s fairy tales.

Bass Drum of Death - Say I Won't

Music News 30 Jan 2023
From Jon Spencer’s heraldic homages (c.f ... The result is a rip-roaring rampage, a breathless tour de force of nature ... Hellfire and brimstoner sermonising ... The swampy ‘Say your prayers’ is an infectious hook-up with Royal Blood’s Mike Kerr, it’s a tale-spinner worthy of the Brothers Grimm, replete with lying in wait hungry wolves and visiting devils. .

The Witcher 3 Contracts Capture the Thrill of Being a Fantasy Detective

The Escapist 29 Jan 2023
The template of a “kill contract” mission is well-trodden in open-world games ... In these monster-hunting missions, you’ll explore narratives that feel like interactive Grimm’s Fairy Tales with fun investigative elements and carry out the witcher’s reviled but necessary role in this fantasy world against more and more fearsome monsters ... ....

Nothing grim about this 'Grimm': Grand Island play at Liederkranz opens tonight

The Grand Island Independent 27 Jan 2023
"Channeling Grimm" is 9-year-old Toby Klinginsmith's introduction to theater ... Klinginsmith is glad to be part of "Channeling Grimm," presented by the Catherine Fosket Children's Theater ... It consists of TV versions of Brothers Grimm fairy tales ... Tristan Osborn, 13, says it's "an interesting way of showing a bunch of fairly tales." ... 'Channeling Grimm'.

What would ‘winning’ in Ukraine mean?

The Spectator 26 Jan 2023
I awoke in the small hours last week and began worrying about the Ukraine war ... The second world war is an outstanding example; the Falklands a more minor but equally clear case. We knew what winning meant. Hitler and Galtieri knew what losing meant ... Let me leave you with a Grimms’ fairy tale no less implausible than today’s Walt Disney version. Imagine.

‘Hansel and Gretel’ review: Lyric Opera production lightens the gloom with beautiful music, eye-opening imagery

Chicago Sun-Times 26 Jan 2023
Even though German composer Engelbert Humperdinck’s classic 19th-century operatic adaptation of the well-known Grimms’ fairy tale calls out for fantastical treatment, this imaginative, unconventional and sometimes surreal take still manages to deliciously defy expectations.

Things to do in Chicago Jan. 26-Feb. 1: The Mix

Chicago Sun-Times 26 Jan 2023
Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s “Into the Woods” is a clever reimagining of a handful of Grimm Brothers fairy tales ... Chicago Opera Theater begins its 50th anniversary season with Benjamin Britten’s comic opera “Albert Herring,” a whimsical tale about a young man who takes his ...

PUSD students head ‘Into the Woods’ with Sondheim this week

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 25 Jan 2023
This would be the most unsurprising sentiment ever uttered by an actor to a journalist, except that Grace is in the ninth grade. And she’s already directing ... Good, even ... “Woods” is a mish-mash of the plots of several Brothers Grimm fairy tales, so that Little Red Riding Hood, Jack of Beanstalk fame, Rapunzel and Cinderella are all thrown together ... .

The National Children's Chorus (NCC) Launches Opera Division and New VAIL OPERA CAMP ...

Eagle-Tribune 25 Jan 2023
NEW YORK, Jan ... This season, the NCC is opening enrollment to grade school and high school students across the country and is actively looking to recruit young artists interested in opera for summer 2023 ... Enrollment is open through April 1, 2023 ... The storyline is adapted from the Grimm Brothers' tale "The Gallant Tailor," by Michael Jacobsen ... 11 ... .

Social media, a status slot machine

Citrus County Chronicle 23 Jan 2023
A cautionary tale for every American, social media is a horrible, new way to play status games. In my view, social media is always a losing "slot machine" for one's illusion of improved status in life. As a human being, we all join and identify with groups ... One's identity is seamless with humanity's status game ... The Brothers Grimm’s tale of woe ... .

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