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A Confederacy of Dunces - Make a Day of It!

by: Sabrina Katz at 11/06/2015 12:00 PM

The anticipation for A Confederacy of Dunces is truly building now that it’s only one week away! But that doesn’t mean every other part of the Huntington experience isn’t important – in fact, it’s so easy to enhance your day by taking a few extra...

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Who is Ignatius?

by: Sabrina Katz at 11/13/2015 12:00 PM

In his role as Ignatius J. Reilly, Nick Offerman has very large shoes to fill…and pants, and shirts, and sweaters. Mr. Reilly, a fat 30-year old who still lives with his mother in New Orleans, believes his best interests lie not in finding a job,...

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ICYMI: DUNCES Humanities Forum

by: Sabrina Katz at 11/20/2015 12:00 PM

Along with a great beard and thick rimmed glasses, Jeffrey Hatcher has adapted John Kennedy Toole’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, A Confederacy of Dunces , for the stage. Mr. Hatcher understands the small details of the book, including the...

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The Novel Inspiration: John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces

by: Phaedra Scott at 11/25/2015 12:00 PM

“A green hunting cap squeezed the top of the fleshy balloon of a head,” begins John Kennedy Toole’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, A Confederacy of Dunces . The iconic image of Ignatius J. Reilly has a devoted following of readers and fans all over...

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The Character of New Orleans

by: Phaedra Scott at 12/04/2015 12:00 PM

“There is a New Orleans city accent…associated with downtown New Orleans, particularly with the German and Irish Third Ward, that is hard to distinguish from the accent of Hoboken, Jersey City, and Astoria, Long Island, where the Al Smith...

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American Music(als)

by: Phaedra Scott at 12/11/2015 12:00 PM

What is a song that reminds you of the holidays? What about the theme to your favorite television show? Music is a part of our everyday lives and has the power to evoke memories, inspire generations, and lift our spirits. Two productions in the...

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