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Words, Words, Words: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon
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Words, Words, Words: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon

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The Folger’s virtual book club, Words, Words, Words continues on Thursday, November 4 with a discussion of Mark Haddon’s ‘The Porpoise.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this innovative reimagining of Shakespeare’s ‘Pericles.’

Poetic Pairings: Anne Bethel Spencer and Pedro Ximenez
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Poetic Pairings: Anne Bethel Spencer and Pedro Ximenez

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‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with…

Collection Connections: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen
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Collection Connections: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen

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Dr. Emma Poltrack shares items she presented on October 7, 2021 as an introduction to ‘Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch’ by Rivka Galchen.

Poetic Pairings: Francis Ellen Watkins Harper and Ripasso
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Poetic Pairings: Francis Ellen Watkins Harper and Ripasso

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‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with…

ENCORES: A selection from 'We Wear the Masks: Poetry and Fiction inspired by Comic Books' (2017)
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ENCORES: A selection from 'We Wear the Masks: Poetry and Fiction inspired by Comic Books' (2017)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a bi-weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. Enjoy a selection read by Manuel Gonzales from his novel, ‘The Regional Office…

Shakespeare's Sonnets in the Folger's Collection
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Shakespeare's Sonnets in the Folger's Collection

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Assistant Curator of Collections Elizabeth deBold shares items related to Shakespeare’s sonnets, part of a presentation preceding the October 5 poetry reading with Diane Seuss and t’ai freedom ford.

Poetic Pairings: Phillis Wheatley and Provisioner Red
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Poetic Pairings: Phillis Wheatley and Provisioner Red

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‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with…

ENCORES: "Süsser Ursprung meiner Ruh" performed by Folger Consort (2003)
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ENCORES: "Süsser Ursprung meiner Ruh" performed by Folger Consort (2003)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present “Süsser Ursprung meiner Ruh” performed by Folger Consort (2003) as part of its ENCORES online series, highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage.

Resource Guide: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen
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Resource Guide: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen

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The Folger continues its Virtual Book Club on October 7, 2021 with ‘Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch’ by Rivka Galchen. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to witchcraft and…

Modern Witchcraft: A Biodynamic Wine List from DCanter
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Modern Witchcraft: A Biodynamic Wine List from DCanter

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To accompany our October 7 discussion of ‘Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch’ by Rivka Galchen, our friends at DCanter have curated a biodynamic wine list especially for our conversation.

ENCORES: 'Arcadia' performed by Folger Theatre (2009)
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ENCORES: 'Arcadia' performed by Folger Theatre (2009)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. Enjoy a selection from Folger Theatre’s 2009 production of ‘Arcadia.’

Words, Words, Words: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen
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Words, Words, Words: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen

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The Folger’s virtual book club, Words, Words, Words continues on Thursday, October 7 with a discussion of Rivka Galchen’s ‘Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch.’

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