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Words, Words, Words: 'If We Were Villains' by M. L. Rio
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Words, Words, Words: 'If We Were Villains' by M. L. Rio

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The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Thursday, April 7 with a discussion of ‘If We Were Villains’ by M.L. Rio. To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this twisty thriller about Shakespeare students at…

ENCORES: 'District Merchants' performed by Folger Theatre (2016)
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ENCORES: 'District Merchants' performed by Folger Theatre (2016)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. Enjoy a selection from Folger Theatre’s 2016 production of ‘District Merchants.’

ENCORES: 'Silence and Breath' with Kazim Ali and Kaveh Akbar (2018)
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ENCORES: 'Silence and Breath' with Kazim Ali and Kaveh Akbar (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 Kazim Ali and Kaveh Akbar reading their poetry as part of ‘Silence…

Collection Connections: 'The King at the Edge of the World' by Arthur Phillips
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Collection Connections: 'The King at the Edge of the World' by Arthur Phillips

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Rachel B. Dankert, Learning and Engagement Librarian, shares items she presented on March 3, 2022 as an introduction to ‘The King at the Edge of the World’ by Arthur Phillips.

ENCORES: "Ego sum pastor bonus" & "Alleluja, Chwalcie Pana" performed by Folger Consort (2014)
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ENCORES: "Ego sum pastor bonus" & "Alleluja, Chwalcie Pana" performed by Folger Consort (2014)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present “Ego sum pastor bonus” & “Alleluja, Chwalcie Pana”” performed by Folger Consort (2014) as part of its ENCORES online series, highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic…

Resource Guide: 'The King at the Edge of the World' by Arthur Phillips
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Resource Guide: 'The King at the Edge of the World' by Arthur Phillips

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On March 3, 2022 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of The King at the Edge of the World by Arthur Phillips. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related…

Words, Words, Words: 'The King at the Edge of the World' by Arthur Phillips
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Words, Words, Words: 'The King at the Edge of the World' by Arthur Phillips

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The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Thursday, March 3 with a discussion of ‘The King at the Edge of the World’ by Arthur Phillips. To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this tale of espionage and…

ENCORES: A Celebration of Pablo Neruda (2017)
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ENCORES: A Celebration of Pablo Neruda (2017)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. This week, we share Javier Zamora reading his and Pablo Neruda’s poems from a 2017 reading.

Collection Connections: 'The Weight of Ink' by Rachel Kadish
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Collection Connections: 'The Weight of Ink' by Rachel Kadish

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Rachel B. Dankert, Learning and Engagement Librarian, shares items she presented on February 3, 2022 as an introduction to ‘The Weight of Ink’ by Rachel Kadish.

ENCORES: 'The Winter's Tale' performed by Folger Theatre (2018)
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ENCORES: 'The Winter's Tale' performed by Folger Theatre (2018)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. Enjoy a selection from Folger Theatre’s 2018 production of ‘The Winter’s Tale.’

Resource Guide: 'The Weight of Ink' by Rachel Kadish
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Resource Guide: 'The Weight of Ink' by Rachel Kadish

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On February 3, 2022 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of ‘The Weight of Ink’ by Rachel Kadish. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to the novel, religion…

ENCORES: 'Shakespeare and Comics' with Mya Gosling (2016)
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ENCORES: 'Shakespeare and Comics' with Mya Gosling (2016)

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In this episode of Folger ENCORES, cartoonist Mya Gosling is joined by Kate Pitt, the former Folger Humanities and Lecture Coordinator, for a discussion of the popular Shakespeare webcomic Good Tickle Brain.

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