sherlock holmes http://wamc.org en Schenectady Civic Players Present "Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure" http://wamc.org/post/schenectady-civic-players-present-sherlock-holmes-final-adventure <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The King of Bohemia is about to be blackmailed by a notorious photograph, and the woman at the heart of this crime is the famous opera singer Irene Adler. With Dr. Watson at his side, Sherlock Holmes pursues first the case, and then the affections of Miss Adler - and in doing so marches right into the lair of his longtime adversary, Professor </span>Moriarty<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.home.civicplayers.org/">Schenectady Civic Players</a> presents <em>Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure</em> - a spirited, fast-moving adaptation by Steven Dietz, directed by Aaron Holbritter – who joins us now along with his Holmes: Tom Templeton and Irene Adler, Erin Waterhouse.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 82490 at http://wamc.org Schenectady Civic Players Present "Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure" "Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes" by Maria Konnikova http://wamc.org/post/mastermind-how-think-sherlock-holmes-maria-konnikova <p>No fictional character is more renowned for his powers of thought and observation than Sherlock Holmes. But is his extraordinary intellect merely a gift of fiction, or can we learn to cultivate these abilities ourselves, to improve our lives at work and at home?</p><p>We can, says psychologist and journalist Maria Konnikova, and in her book <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0670026573/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0670026573">Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0670026573" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>, she shows us how.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 55180 at http://wamc.org "Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes" by Maria Konnikova