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Month: September 2012

Review: War Horse in Dallas – The Poetry of Puppetry

Like me, you probably associate puppet shows with children’s entertainment, not sophisticated Broadway productions. So when I heard that a theatrical version of War Horse featuring horse puppets was coming to the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas on its first national tour, I didn’t know what to expect. I mean, come on, horse puppets?!? On my way in I was intrigued to overhear a man say, “I’ve seen this show four times, and I still forget those horses aren’t real.” After seeing the show, I know exactly what he means. From the opening scenes, in which we are introduced…

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Traveler’s Show & Tell: Palm Trees, Ghosts & a Micro Nation for Book Lovers

Welcome to the September 8, 2012 edition of Traveler’s Show and Tell. This Traveler’s Show and Tell blog carnival features travel bloggers from all corners of the globe. Read on to find out:   … how to pack like Chuck Norris. … is St. Augustine, Florida truly full of ghosts? … what to expect at a Tarantella show in southern Italy. … where to visit a “micro nation” dedicated to books. … and much, much more!   Palm Tree iPhone Photos I hope you enjoy this collection of palm tree photos in the Traveler’s Show and Tell blog carnival. They…

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