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Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Visit Literary England!

For those of us too poor to travel there for real, but who are lucky enough to live in the right part of the US (ie, near San Francisco), there is a way to see inside the home of the Brontes (and other greats of English literature)!

See England by chair

Armchair travelers, have we got a program for you: Golden Gate Geographic Society, America's foremost professional travel film producer, presents "Literary England," a tour that goes inside the homes of Samuel Johnson's London, Jane Austen's Bath, Lewis Carroll's Oxford and Beatrix Potter's Lake District.

Producer Hal McClure will be on hand to talk about the cinematic trip, which also touches on areas where Chaucer, Kipling and the Bronte sisters wrote.

Choose from four screenings:
2 p.m. Jan 14
at Oakland's Paramount Theatre,
2025 Broadway;

2 p.m. Jan. 15
at Belmont's Notre Dame Theatre,
1540 Ralston Ave.;

2 and 7:45 p.m. Jan. 19

at Moraga's Rheem Theatre,
Rheem Boulevard and Moraga Road,

and 2 and 7:45 p.m. Jan. 23

at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts,
500 Castro St.

Tickets are $10 general; $5 for children.

Call (800) 247-4447.

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