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ENCORES: ‘Trop est mes maris jalos (My husband is so jealous)’ performed by Folger Consort (2017)
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ENCORES: ‘Trop est mes maris jalos (My husband is so jealous)’ performed by Folger Consort (2017)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. Listen as Folger Consort performs ‘Trop est mes maris jalos’ from its 2017 concert ‘The Play of Love.’

Resource Guide: ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood
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Resource Guide: ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood

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On March 4, 2021 the Folger returns to its Virtual Book Club with ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to this innovative retelling of ‘The Tempest.’

ENCORES: ‘The Bard and The Duke’ Lecture by Maurice Jackson (2017)
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ENCORES: ‘The Bard and The Duke’ Lecture by Maurice Jackson (2017)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. See an excerpt of Maurice Jackson’s lecture “The Bard and the Duke,” part…

Words, Words, Words: ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood
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Words, Words, Words: ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood

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The Folger’s virtual book club, Words, Words, Words continues on Thursday, March 4 with a discussion of Margaret Atwood’s ‘Hag-Seed.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this innovative retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest.’

ENCORES: ‘As You Like It’ produced by Folger Theatre (2017)
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ENCORES: ‘As You Like It’ produced by Folger Theatre (2017)

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Folger Public Programs presents ENCORES, a weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. See a clip of ‘As You Like It’ from Folger Theatre’s 2017 production.

Collection Connections: ‘The Moor’s Account’
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Collection Connections: ‘The Moor’s Account’

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Rachel B. Dankert, Learning and Engagement Librarian, shares the Folger collection items she presented on February 4, 2021 as an introduction to ‘The Moor’s Account’ by Laila Lalami.

ENCORES: A selection from the O. B. Hardison ‘Afrofuturism’ reading (2019)
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ENCORES: A selection from the O. B. Hardison ‘Afrofuturism’ reading (2019)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. Enjoy a selection read by Tananarive Due from her upcoming novel, ‘The Reformatory.’

Sips to Savor with ‘The Moor’s Account’
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Sips to Savor with ‘The Moor’s Account’

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To accompany our February 4 discussion of ‘The Moor’s Account’ by Laila Lalami, our friends at DCanter have curated a wine list especially for our conversation.

ENCORES: ‘L’hyver (Winter)’ performed by Folger Consort (2015)
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ENCORES: ‘L’hyver (Winter)’ performed by Folger Consort (2015)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. Listen as Folger Consort performs ‘L’hyver’ from its 2015 concert ‘The Season Bids Us.’

ENCORES: ‘Shakespeare’s Virtues’ Lecture by Julia Reinhard Lupton (2018)
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ENCORES: ‘Shakespeare’s Virtues’ Lecture by Julia Reinhard Lupton (2018)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. See an excerpt of Julia Reinhard Lupton’s lecture “Shakespeare’s Virtues,” the 2018 Shakespeare…

Resource Guide: ‘The Moor’s Account’ by Laila Lalami
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Resource Guide: ‘The Moor’s Account’ by Laila Lalami

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On February 4, 2021 the Folger returns to its Virtual Book Club with ‘The Moor’s Account’ by Laila Lalami. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to early modern exploration of the…

ENCORES: ‘Not Just Another Day Off’ (2018)
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ENCORES: ‘Not Just Another Day Off’ (2018)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. Enjoy a selection of readings by James Johnson, Lauren K. Alleyne, and Jericho…

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