12May

Guest Post: Pinkalicious the Musical Teaches Kids Tolerance

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Liat Ginsberg is a mother and a former Journalist for the Israeli newspaper Maariv. She taught at the Film and Media department at Hunter College.   If you have read the book Pinkalicious to your children and are sure that you and your kids know the story by heart, you can add one more layer to the story, after watching the play Pinkalicious. The play gives legitimacy to boys who choose pink as their favorite color, legitimacy that society doesn't give very easily. I have 6 year old twins, a boy and girl, my boy always liked the color Read More

30Oct

A Look at the New “Pinkalicious” Line of Toys

A few months ago, I wrote about the play, "Pinkalicious" that I took my daughter to see in NYC a few years ago when she was five.  I described how much she enjoyed watching a play about one of her favorite story book characters.  She's not the only one.  Millions of little girls have been inspired by Pinkalicious, since the first book came out in 2006.  My daughter's world has revolved around the color pink since she started making her own decisions about her personal preferences.  In addition, the series, as well as the play, has taught her the Read More

23Jun

“Pinkalicious” Ticket Giveaway

About a year ago, I took my daughter to see "Pinkalicious" downtown at the Bleeker Theater.  If you have a daughter age 12 and under, particularly one who loves the color as much as mine does, I am sure you have heard of the story.  The play is based on a book by Elizabeth Victoria Kahn.  It's about a little girl who can't stop eating pink cupcakes, despite warnings from her parents.  She then develops an ailment called Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe.  At first she is thrilled, but when reality sets in, she has to Read More