Waukegan Needs Ray Bradbury Museum, Biographer Says

City says project to honor author is in the worksWaukegan has two festivals, a park and a library conference room named after Ray Bradbury. But what the town still needs, according to the late author's biographer, is a Ray Bradbury museum.

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  • Enjoy Waukegan the way Ray Bradbury did at Dandelion Wine Fest
    ... and Waukegan Park District Museum Supervisor, referring to Bradbury's synonym for Waukegan. "Just like in the book, we're celebrating summer," he said. Festival-goers can enjoy free art and music at the 16th Annual Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine Fine ...
    06/2/2015 - 10:52 am | View Link
  • Guest Column: Fahrenheit $1.76 million: the destruction of Ray Bradbury’s Los Angeles home
    Recently, the former home of Bradbury was demolished by the current owner. I work at a historic house museum ... t have the time to visit Waukegan, I would encourage you to visit your local library and pick up one of Ray Bradbury’s stories.
    01/27/2015 - 8:26 pm | View Link
  • Ray Bradbury Storytelling Festival at Genesee Theatre for Halloween
    Representatives from the Ray Bradbury Statue committee will be on hand in the lobby to discuss a proposed memorial to Bradbury, along with an exhibit about Waukegan's influence on his life, courtesy of the Waukegan History Museum. Official Storytelling ...
    10/30/2014 - 1:28 pm | View Link
  • Waukegan walking tours tell the Ray Bradbury story
    These free guided walking tours start promptly at 10 a.m. at the Waukegan Park District's Ray Bradbury Park, 41 North Park Ave., Waukegan. The tour will include extensive walking and stairs. A shuttle bus will return participants back to Bradbury Park at ...
    10/16/2013 - 1:50 am | View Link
  • Must Read: Neil Gaiman's Tribute to Ray Bradbury
    Weller co-edited a new Bradbury tribute anthology, The Shadow Show: All New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury, which comes out July 10. We're incredibly fortunate to feature an exclusive excerpt, Neil Gaiman's "The Man Who Forgot Ray Bradbury," plus ...
    06/16/2012 - 1:56 am | View Link
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  • Ray Bradbury’s Unpublished Essay, “The Pomegranate Architect”
    I first met Ray Bradbury while writing a feature story for the Chicago Tribune magazine in 2000, the year he turned eighty, and we quickly bonded over our ...
    08/4/2015 - 5:36 am | View Website
  • Waukegan Park District
    The Waukegan Park District is committed to providing parks, facilities and leisure opportunities to our culturally diverse population through the resources of ...
    08/3/2015 - 8:39 pm | View Website
  • Waukegan, Illinois
    Waukegan / w ɔː ˈ k iː ɡ ən / is a city and the county seat of Lake County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2013 census estimate, the city had a population ...
    08/3/2015 - 3:38 pm | View Website
  • Fahrenheit 451 | The Big Read
    Josephine Reed: Welcome to The Big Read, a program created by the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    08/3/2015 - 3:31 pm | View Website
  • Ray Bradbury
    Ray Bradbury's fantastical dystopian novels and short stories are among the most celebrated of the 20th and 21st centuries. Learn more at Biography.com.
    08/3/2015 - 6:48 am | View Website
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