Folger Shakespeare Library

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Name: Folger Shakespeare Library
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The art and science of letterlocking

Long before email, text, and instant message, important words were passed discreetly from closed palm to palm with a knowing glance and nod. These hand-written notes were often elaborately folded, sealed with wax, and rigged with anti-tamper devices ... [Published MIT News feed - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Shakespeares Beehive: Annotated Dictionary of the Bard from

Shakespeare wird heute 450 Jahre alt! Herzlichen Glückwunsch, oller Barde! Pünktlich zum Geburtstag haben die zwei Buchhändler George Koppelman und Daniel Wechsler bekanntgegeben, dass sie vor sechs Jahren auf Ebay (!) Shakespeares Wörterbuch gekauft ... [Published Nerdcore - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Shakespeare's dictionary sold on Ebay?

But scholars say the handwriting in the margins may tell a different story.Scholars say that William Shakespeare used as many as 30,000 different words in his plays and poetry. They further estimate that he knew about a quarter of all the words circulating ... [Published MSN News - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

A Shakespeare scholar examines the Bard's influence in House of Cards

The Netflix drama House of Cards is gripping, dark, and twisted, pitting complex characters against each other in their respective quests for power. And if that rings a bell for you, you're not alone.The show's captivating themes of ambition, jealousy, ... [Published The Week Magazine - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Julius Caesar at The Academy of Alameda

The Academy of Alameda Middle School presents Julius Caesar. This marks the fourth year in a row that the Academy has produced a play by William Shakespeare. As in the past, the play is adapted and directed by Kathleen Seabolt. Seabolt, a parent of an ... [Published Alameda Patch - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

California Healthcare Institute Honors Reps. Scott Peters and David Valadao

David Valadao (left) and Scott Peters (right)California Congressmen Scott Peters (D-52) and David Valadao (R-21) were honored by the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) for their leadership in promoting thoughtful policies to advance biomedical research, ... [Published California Broker Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Bardolatry across the pond

THE 450th birthday of William Shakespeare is bringing a wave of bardolatry to America this month. In the eye of the tempest sits the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. It is delivering a programme full of lectures, conferences, tours and stage ... [Published The Economist - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Shakespeare's 450th birthday in April celebrated in film festival near D.C.

The AFI Silver Theatre in suburban D.C. is launching a three-part film festival to celebrate Shakespeare 's 450th birthday this month, and continuing it into 2016 to honor the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death, on his 52nd birthday April 23, 1616 ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Karen Joy Fowler wins PEN/Faulkner Award

Karen Joy Fowler (Brett Hall-Jones — Contributed)Santa Cruz Santa Cruz novelist Karen Joy Fowler has won the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for her novel "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves," it was announced Wednesday.The PEN/Faulkner is the ... [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Family, admirers celebrate Shakespeare at 450

‘Suzana and Shakespeare have the same home town,” said Scott Kirk, explaining why he and his wife, Janeidi, moved from Brazil to Stratford-upon-Avon in England last April.That’s the little town where their daughter, Suzana Araujo Kirk, was born on December ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Free and Easy: A pillow fight and Shakespeare’s birthday

Pillow fighters cheer the end of International Pillow Fight Day at Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. April 7, 2012 after the pillow fight flashmob at the National Mall. Activities included pillow dueling and zombie tag. (James Buck/The Washington Pos ... [Published Washington Post - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why the Folger Shakespeare Library is in D.C.

The Folger Library, shown under construction in 1930, could have ended up in several other cities. (Folger Shakespeare Library)Cloudy skies were spitting rain that day in 1918, so Henry and Emily Folger popped up their umbrellas as they set off on a walk ... [Published Washington Post - Mar 21 2014]

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"San Diego represents one of our country’s leading clusters for biomedical innovation and research; doctors and scientists in my district are committed to finding new treatments and helping grow a healthier population,” said Congressman Peters, who represents California’s 52nd Congressional District. "I am humbled by this award and look forward to continuing my work with CHI and my congressional colleagues on a bipartisan level. We must continue to advance policies that strengthen our biomedical innovation ecosystem for the future and ensure that the United States stays ahead of our global competitors.”"
...Yesterday I flew to central Italy with eight colleagues. We’re working on an ERC-funded collaborative project based in Cambridge: "Domestic Devotions: The Place of Piety in the Renaissance Italian Home" . Our intention is to make a collective assault on the archives of the Marche...
...in its 1955 release, the film enjoyed a landmark U S television broadcast that year (the BritishBritish Film Institute has claimed that this "may have done more to popularize Shakespeare than any other single work." ) It was a hit when re-released a decade later, and its critical reputation has grown with time...
Reached via e-mail at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport on her way to a lecture in Erie, Pa., Fowler said, "I am in a state of happy disbelief. Wish I were in Santa Cruz, celebrating with my nearest and dearest."

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The art and science of letterlocking [Published MIT News feed - 1 hour ago]
Shakespeares Beehive: Annotated Dictionary of t... [Published Nerdcore - 2 hours ago]
The English-Speaking Union Celebrates Shakespea... [Published Prlog - 20 hours ago]
Shakespeare's dictionary sold on Ebay? [Published MSN News - Apr 22 2014]
Booksellers Say They Bought Shakespeare's Perso... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Apr 22 2014]
A Shakespeare scholar examines the Bard's influ... [Published The Week Magazine - Apr 21 2014]
Julius Caesar at The Academy of Alameda [Published Alameda Patch - Apr 21 2014]
Shakespeare's 450th Birthday: How "Will" Chicag... [Published Chicago Now - Apr 18 2014]
D.C. community calendar, April 17-24, 2014 [Published Washington Post - Apr 17 2014]
California Healthcare Institute Honors Reps. Sc... [Published California Broker Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
Florida House home away from home: My Word [Published Orlando Sentinel - Apr 14 2014]
D.C. community calendar, April 10 to 17, 2014 [Published Washington Post - Apr 10 2014]
California Healthcare Institute Honors Represen... [Published PRWeb - Apr 10 2014]
Bardolatry across the pond [Published The Economist - Apr 10 2014]
Bardolatry across the pond [Published Prospero - The Economist - Apr 10 2014]
Newberry Library to Hold Shakespeare Exhibition... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 08 2014]
Q&A: how archives make history [Published University of Cambridge - Apr 07 2014]
The Bard lives on [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 06 2014]
Shakespeare's 450th birthday in April celebrate... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 06 2014]
Fielding’s Women in Leadership Panel to Feature... [Published Noozhawk.com - Apr 04 2014]
D.C. community calendar, April 3 to 9, 2014 [Published Washington Post - Apr 03 2014]
Karen Joy Fowler wins PEN/Faulkner Award [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Apr 03 2014]
Family, admirers celebrate Shakespeare at 450 [Published Washington Post - Apr 02 2014]
Free and Easy: A pillow fight and Shakespeare’s... [Published Washington Post - Mar 30 2014]
D.C. community calendar, March 27-April 3, 2014 [Published Washington Post - Mar 27 2014]
Michael Kahn on Shakespeare, Directing Stacy Ke... [Published Washingtonian.com - Mar 25 2014]
Columbia english professors to speak on how Sha... [Published East Carolinian - Mar 25 2014]
District Line Daily: Get Out the [Early] Vote [Published Washington City Paper - Mar 24 2014]
Where there’s a Will: Shakespeare’s influence i... [Published Washington Post - Mar 21 2014]
Why the Folger Shakespeare Library is in D.C. [Published Washington Post - Mar 21 2014]
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The art and science of letterlocking [Published MIT News feed - 1 hour ago]
Long before email, text, and instant message, important words were passed discreetly from closed palm to palm with a knowing glance and nod. These hand-written notes were often elaborately folded, sealed with wax, and rigged with anti-tamper devices ...
Shakespeares Beehive: Annotated Dictionary of t... [Published Nerdcore - 2 hours ago]
Shakespeare wird heute 450 Jahre alt! Herzlichen Glückwunsch, oller Barde! Pünktlich zum Geburtstag haben die zwei Buchhändler George Koppelman und Daniel Wechsler bekanntgegeben, dass sie vor sechs Jahren auf Ebay (!) Shakespeares Wörterbuch gekauft ...
Bardolatry across the pond [Published Prospero - The Economist - Apr 10 2014]
THE 450th birthday of William Shakespeare is bringing a wave of bardolatry to America this month. In the eye of the tempest sits the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. It is delivering a programme full of lectures, conferences, tours and ...
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