Charles Dickens’s schoolmaster Mr. Gradgrind from Hard Times (he who insists, “Now, what I want is Facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts”) would feel right at home in the grim factory town run by a petulant archduke in Mac Barnett’s 2012 children’s book Extra Yarn. There, young Annabelle and her schoolmates are […]
Four Lost Souls—Jon Langford, Tawny Newsome, John Szymanski, and Bethany Thomas—celebrate their new album on Wednesday at the Hideout.
Actor and singer Bethany Thomas celebrates the release of her debut EP, First, on Monday at the Hideout.
A Harry Potter debate and a hard-hitting drama are among this week’s best bets.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, March 24