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Rand’s “Night of January 16th” opens in New York
The Objectivist Theatre Company in New York City will stage a production of Ayn Rand’s famous Broadway hit, “Night of January 16th,” opening (appropriately) on January 16, 2004, and running through February 8th. The “gimmick” of this courtroom drama is that the jury is selected each night from the audience, and the verdict—innocent or guilty—will be determined by the “sense of life” of the jurors. Performances will run on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights at 8:00 p. m. at the Objectivist Community Center, 243 W. 38th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues). Tickets are $15. For reservations, please send e-mail requests to SZimmitti@hotmail.com.

Celebrity Rand fan: Ronald Reagan -- In a just-published collection of his personal correspondence, the former President reveals his admiration of Ayn Rand.

For Sale: An original Atlas Shrugged manuscript page

Celebrity Ayn Rand Fan: Football Great Adam Vinatieri

Celebrity Rand Fans: Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert

Online Discussion of Rand’s “Art of Fiction”

National Postal Museum Exhibits Ayn Rand Portrait

Ayn Rand Quotation at EPCOT

Rare Anthem Comic Book Cover

The American Queen
Ayn Rand said her physical image of Dagny Taggart—heroine of her novel Atlas Shrugged—was “the young Katherine Hepburn.” The icon of American stage and screen died on June 29 at age 96. Here’s a heartfelt tribute to Kate by thriller novelist and Washington Post film critic Stephen Hunter.

Ayn Rand: Still a Best-selling Author

Rare Rand Items Available at Auction

Interested in Ayn Rand's Ideas?
Learn more about the Objectivist Center's Summer Seminar, and register to spend a week in Galt's Gulch.

The Fountainhead Comes to Hungary

More Wright Buildings for Sale!
TAS member Peter Reidy saw our recent link to a Wall Street Journal article mentioning the availability for purchase of Frank Lloyd Wright's "Price House." Peter tells us "you might also want to mention that a fuller listing of Wright buildings for sale is at www.savewright.org (click on "Wright on the Market)."

Completing Rand's Literary Theory
Noted literary scholar Stephen Cox maps promising new paths for exploring and developing Ayn Rand's philosophy of literature

Atlas Shrugged: Cast of Characters
Robert Bidinotto outlines the cast of characters from Atlas Shrugged. It is accessible only to registered members of The Atlas Society.

Favorite Rand operettas available on CD

Noel, Noel
Honoring Noel Coward, one of Ayn Rand's favorite playwrights

The Wright choice in homes

December TV Films With A "Rand Connection"

Siegfried -- Rand's favorite film released on DVD/VHS

Update: "Atlas Shrugged" Movie Project
The latest on the challenges to get the movie made.

Movie Magic: Ayn Rand Casts Atlas Shrugged

Recent Rand Media References

USA Today tribute to Atlas Shrugged
This major front-page feature story about Ayn Rand’s novel in the Tuesday, September 24, 2002 issue of the newspaper cites The Atlas Society and quotes director Robert Bidinotto.

Ayn Rand's Inspirations—In Real Life and In Fiction
An Exclusive Banner Interview with Nathaniel Branden

November TV Films With A "Rand Connection"

Why Ayn Rand Would Have Loved This Site By Erika Holzer.

September TV Films With A "Rand Connection"

Recent Media References to Ayn Rand

August TV Films With A "Rand Connection"

Howard Roark in the New York Daily News
Read the July 2002 feature article praising The Fountainhead and its architect hero Howard Roark, written by Ayn Rand scholar and author Chris Matthew Sciabarra.

June TV Movies with a "Rand Connection"

May TV Movies with a "Rand Connection"

Remembering Victor Hugo
France celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great 19th-century novelist, poet, playwright, and politician, Victor Hugo.

April TV Movies with a "Rand Connection"

"Good Future:" How Ayn Rand Contributed To Mine by Erika Holzer

March TV Movies with a "Rand Connection"

John Galt: Marathon Man?
Does John Galt run in the Marine Corps Marathon?

Now Available to Web Site Visitors: Robert James Bidinotto's "Romanticism in Everyday Life"

Rush Limbaugh Plugs "Atlas" on His Website

February TV Movies with a "Rand Connection"

Now Available to Web Site Visitors: Stephen Cox's "The Literary Achievement of The Fountainhead"

Celebrity "Rand Fans": Clarence Thomas

November TV Movies with a "Rand Connection

Rachmaninoff at Lincoln Center this fall

October Movies with Ayn Rand Connection

Ayn Rand and Mickey Spillane in the Washington Post

September Movies with Ayn Rand connection

August TV Highlights with a "Rand connection"

Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life

Atlas Society Chosen as Site of the Day

Metropolitan Museum Hosts Vermeer Exhibit

May TV Highlights

The Atlas Society -- Interactive features now online!

Latest news on the Atlas Shrugged TV miniseries



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