Celebrities Read Dr. Seuss Books for NEA Read Across America Event, 3/2

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On March 2nd, Animazing Gallery will present The Art of Dr. Seuss - A Retrospective to commemorate the 108th birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and to kick off the National Education Association's 16th annual Read Across America event. Throughout the day, actors from Seussical the Musical will read Dr. Seuss books, which have been donated by Random House, to groups of school children from the area.

Children of all ages are invited to attend the readings and view the exhibit on opening day, Friday, March 2nd from 10-7PM. A collection of nearly 100 pieces of art and sculptures which will be on display through the month. Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday 10-7 PM and Sunday 11 AM - 6 PM. Animazing Gallery is located at 54 Greene Street at Broome in SoHo.

11am | Steve Brezzo

11:30 | Damon Ellis

Noon | Shawna Doster

12:30 | Kimberly De Oliveira

1pm | Karin de la Penha

1:30 | Elaine Del Valle

2pm | Steve Brezzo

2:30 | Karin de la Penha

3pm | Steve Hayes

3:30 | Joey Shajlo

4pm | Danielle Quisenberry

4:30 | Kimberly De Oliveira

5pm | Karin de la Penha

5:30 | Laura Gusso

6pm | Linda Jones

6:30 | Miron Gusso

Schedule subject to minor changes due to celebrity availability

Educational panels will be on display, along with original published work from the 1940's-1970's and a collection of fine art limited edition prints and sculpture from the Secret Art of Dr Seuss Collection. Also included are the set of 10 sculptures which were used to inspire the wacky merry-go-round and other monumental creatures that inhabit "Seussville" at Universal Studios in Orlando. The exhibit also features rare originals and bronze sculptures featuring classic Seuss creatures like The Lorax and The Grinch.

Visit http://www.animazing.com/ for more information.

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