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LeVar Burton raises money for 'Reading Rainbow' initiative

Fox News - 29 May 2014
LeVar taught me to read," is among the typical messages, he said. A tablet version of "Reading Rainbow" was released in 2012 and became a top-selling education app. It provides access to hundreds of books and Burton's videotaped "field trips" to ...
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Playing The Division 2 with LeVar Burton

Nerd Reactor - 26 Jun 2018
By now you're probably wondering what or where LeVar Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation) fits into all of this, so I guess I'll let you in on it. I got a chance to play The Division 2 at E3 thanks to Ubisoft. As I made my way into the meeting room ...
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LeVar Burton wants to read you his favorite short stories

The Verge - 18 Mar 2018
There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our new column Pod Hunters, we cover what we've been listening to that we can't stop thinking about. LeVar Burton made his name as an actor on shows like Roots and ...
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LeVar Burton Would Like to Read You a Story

LA Magazine - 06 Apr 2018
LeVar Burton is one of those rare celebrities who seems to inspire almost unanimous positive feelings—particularly from anyone who grew up with his beloved PBS series, Reading Rainbow, which ran from 1983 to 2006. Since that program's conclusion, he's ...
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LeVar Burton Hates Asking People For Money

Money Magazine - 16 Jan 2018
For those of us who grew up watching Reading Rainbow, Levar Burton's new podcast LeVar Burton Reads is intoxicatingly nostalgic. Instead of children's picture books, Burton narrates short fiction by authors like Neil Gaiman and Haruki Murakami ...
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Q&A With LeVar Burton

Indianapolis Monthly - 07 Jun 2018
I also have the opportunity to spread the word about LeVar Burton Kids and Skybrary, my digital library, as well as LeVar Burton Reads, my podcast. I've been doing this for more than 40 years, and I feel lucky to have been inserted in some really ...
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Actor LeVar Burton talks books and kids for Arts Alliance Tulsa

Tulsa World - 11 May 2018
Burton has continued to create projects to improve childhood education through innovative storytelling, including launching the website “LeVar Burton Kids,” which offers Skybrary, an interactive library of digital books and video explorations designed ...
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LeVar Burton celebrates love of literature at Palace of Fine Arts

SFGate - 25 Apr 2018
Actor LeVar Burton takes his excellent podcast “LeVar Burton Reads” on the road, arriving at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre on Sunday, April 29. There are few actors who have performed a more diverse array of iconic roles than Burton. He was young ...
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LeVar Burton Reads, to Adults

The New Yorker - 31 Aug 2017
“I think a bucket-list item for a lot of millennials is to have LeVar Burton read them a bedtime story,” Burton says in the first episode. (If that describes you, you can hear him reading next week, at the Now Hear This podcast festival, in Manhattan ...
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Take a look, Halifax as LeVar Burton coming to city for Hal-Con

Toronto Star - 28 May 2018
HALIFAX—The man who helped launch a generation's love of books (with the help of that catchy jingle) and played iconic roles in Roots and Star Trek: The Next Generation will land in town this fall. LeVar Burton was announced as Hal-Con's first media ...

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