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“What Pet Should I Get,” by Dr. Seuss features the same siblings seen in the 1960 classic ìOne Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

How a rebellious frat boy became Dr. Seuss

For all the stories Dr. Seuss has told you, have you ever heard his own? How a boy from Springfield, Massachusetts, become the man whose work is the gold standard of children’s literature?

It started with alcohol.

In the spring of 1925, Theodor “Ted” Geisel was a senior at Dartmouth College. He spent his time in a fraternity and at the campus humor magazine, the Jack-O-Lantern. Ted submitted dozens of...

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Ballet school opening for classes

The new San Juan Ballet School will open for classes in fall 2015. The studio is founded and directed by former Kansas City Ballet School director Emily Simpson Grandt. After relocating to Durango in 2014, Simpson Grandt managed auditions and local rehearsals for children involved in the State Street Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker” and taught ballet at Bella Dance.

San Juan Ballet School will begin offering Ballet II (ages 8-10), Ballet III (ages 11-13) and Advanced...


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