Critic calls movement’s goals “almost criminal” Tony Kinnett first encountered the ideas behind #DisruptTexts in 2016 while teaching in rural Indiana. “There was a teacher who was changing the way she taught some of the books that were normally taught in her middle school class,” he said. The College’s solution. “She basically left out a …

Zez readyPhoto provided Zez ready June 17, 2021 Our son, Zez Wesley Ready, died in his Chicago apartment in mid-June at the age of 32. Zez felt lucky to have attended Grand Lake Elementary School, where he was cup stacker champion. In middle school, he was the perfect age to fully appreciate the Harry Potter …

Few writers hold the world’s attention long enough for their 150th anniversary to be considered an event. But then, it’s hard to think of a novelist who shaped the imaginations of readers as deeply as Marcel Proust, whose birthday on July 10 inspired literary tributes across the world. Ever since his magnum opus, “In Search …

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 was released ten years ago, closing the final chapter in the magical franchise that had enchanted millions of people around the world. Of course, we’re not counting the Cursed Child and The Fantastic Beasts movies, because as flirty as they are, it wasn’t quite the same as …

It does not work on the screen. But this is not the fault of the hairdressing or makeup departments. Indeed, there is probably nothing the production team could have done, other than recognize that the scene should not be included at all. The issues with the epilogue go much deeper than aging bad makeup or …

July 14, 2021 – 12:07 PM BST Emmy griffiths James and Oliver Phelps starred as Fred and George Weasley in the hit series Harry potter stars James and Oliver Phelps took a trip down memory lane to Harry Potter photographic exhibition at Covent Garden, a new attraction that features never-before-seen footage from the series – …

Click to enlarge Courtesy of the Detroit Festival of Books The Detroit Festival of Books returns July 11 to Eastern Market. Select the events taking place in the Detroit subway this week. Submit your events to metrotimes.com/calendar. Thu 7/15-Sat 7/17 Ann Arbor Art Fair Give us art or kill us, damn it! OK, so when …

The end of 2021 has been mentioned as the tentative release date for Fantastic Beasts’ third film in 2019. However, much to the dismay of many fans, the release date has been pushed back even further. However, they will be relieved to learn that filming has started and that post-production will begin soon. The schedule …

Kevin pruferThe art of fiction(Four Way Books, 2021) Thanks to the collective efforts of social justice activists around the world, it is virtually impossible for any American responsible for cultural production to avoid the lingering systemic inequalities that were once stifled or ignored. In the case of the poet Kevin Prufer, whose work has long …

Normally based in Walthamstow, the famous home of neon signs, Gods Own Junkyard currently fills three stores in Leadenhall Market with their branded illuminated displays. Gods Own Junkyard has been working on film sets for over 40 years and has a shop where they sell works, either from films or commissioned especially for the shop. …