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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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Open Shutter to open two shows

The Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., will present an exhibit of color photo transfers by Michigan-born, now-local artist Arista Slater-Sandoval, in a show titled “Segmentations” in the Red Room, Aug. 7 through Oct. 14.

Slater-Sandoval works at the intersection of alternative photographic processes and contemporary media. By using photography as a base from which to experiment, along with contemporary methodologies, she builds photographically influenced objects and prints. Her...


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