Yesterday's article in the Post Standard features the National Learning Day celebration at White Branch Library. My show, followed by balloon animals was one feature attraction of the days festivities. Congressman Dan Maffei even joined me on stage to help open my show!
Below are pieces of the article.
Syracuse -- Today is the first day of school vacation throughout Central New York, so literacy advocates gathered to send a clear message to kids:
Pick up a book and read.
Maffei then took part in a performance by Magical John, aka John Wolfson. The magician instructed the kids to stare at a spinning, spiraling circle for 10 seconds and then look at Maffei's head. The congressman's head appeared to swell -- presumably from the knowledge he gleaned from all those books he read.
For the full article and photo gallery, visit: http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/06/school_is_over_but_reading_sho.html#/0