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Tarnmoor’s ABCs: William Shakespeare

All the blog posts in this series are based on Czeslaw Milosz’s book Milosz’s ABC’s. There, in the form of a brief and alphabetically-ordered personal encyclopedia, was the story of the life of a Nobel Prize winning poet, of the people, places, and things that meant the most to him. 659 more words

Reading

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

This is probably my favorite Shakespeare play ever. I’ve seen all the film adaptations and I love every single one of them for different reasons. In high school, I even got the chance to act in this play. 193 more words

Books

Really? WTF, people, Buy a book of poetry and READ IT!

In the name of culture, in the name of the arts, in the name of all that is good in the world,

The Washington Post says poetry is going extinct.   406 more words

Poetry

Shakespeare Piece of the Day: Julius Caesar (05/28/15)

Taken from the Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Julius Caesar

DRAMATIS PERSONÆ

ACT IV, SCENE I. A house in Rome.

ANTONY, OCTAVIUS, and LEPIDUS, … 435 more words

Poetry

Galloglass, Gallowglass is the Shakespearean Word Of The Day (05/28/15)

Galloglass, Gallowglass (n.)

Galloglass, Gallowglass means axe wielding Irish Soldier. Galloglass, gallowglass is cited in two of Williams Shakespeare’s plays Henry II, Part 6 & MacBeth. 35 more words

Poetry

A Bard on the Beach primer: Comedy of Errors steampunk style, classic King Lear and a play NOT by Shakespeare

Twenty-six seasons and Bard on the Beach remains a finite balancing act, says festival artistic director Christopher Gaze.

“As much as someone on the outside might think ‘Why don’t you go and take a longish walk around the park and come up with the programming,’ it’s a delicate business,” says Gaze. 1,875 more words

Entertainment

Murder, Tragedy Are Familiar Themes For Actors In San Quentin Production Of Shakespeare's Macbeth

MARIN COUNTY (KCBS)— One of the toughest prisons in the United States is showcasing talent that shines new light on the plays of Shakespeare. Behind the walls of Marin County’s San Quentin Prison, inmate actors perform ‘Macbeth’ under the direction of the… 286 more words

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