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Words, Words, Words: 'The Weight of Ink' by Rachel Kadish
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Words, Words, Words: 'The Weight of Ink' by Rachel Kadish

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emma poltrack

The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Thursday, February 3 with a discussion of Rachel Kadish’s ‘The Weight of Ink.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this time-traveling scholarly mystery.

ENCORES: 'Much Ado About Nothing' performed by Folger Theatre (2009)
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ENCORES: 'Much Ado About Nothing' 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 ‘Much Ado About Nothing.’

DCanter's Mulled Wine
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DCanter's Mulled Wine

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Get into the festive spirit with this warming holiday beverage from DCanter.

Collection Connections: 'All's Well' by Mona Awad
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Collection Connections: 'All's Well' by Mona Awad

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Elizabeth DeBold, Assistant Curator of Collections, shares items she presented on December 6, 2021 as an introduction to ‘All’s Well’ by Mona Awad.

Poetic Pairings: Donika Kelly and a Hungarian Red Blend
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Poetic Pairings: Donika Kelly and a Hungarian Red Blend

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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: 'Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming)' performed by Folger Consort (2020)
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ENCORES: 'Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming)' performed by Folger Consort (2020)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present “Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming)” performed by Folger Consort (2020) as part of its ENCORES online series, highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming…

Resource Guide: 'All's Well' by Mona Awad
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Resource Guide: 'All's Well' by Mona Awad

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emma poltrack

On December 6, 2021 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of All’s Well by Mona Awad. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to the novel and the plays…

Words, Words, Words: 'All's Well' by Mona Awad
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Words, Words, Words: 'All's Well' by Mona Awad

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The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Monday, December 6 with a discussion of Mona Awad’s ‘All’s Well.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this dark mash-up of Shakespeare’s ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ and ‘Macbeth.’

ENCORES: 'Cave Canem Drops the Mic' with Kamilah Aisha Moon (2016)
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ENCORES: 'Cave Canem Drops the Mic' with Kamilah Aisha Moon (2016)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. This week we remember Kamilah Aisha Moon with her reading from ‘Cave Canem Drops the Mic’ (2016).

Poetic Pairings: Elizabeth Alexander and Rioja Alavesa
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Poetic Pairings: Elizabeth Alexander and Rioja Alavesa

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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: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon
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Collection Connections: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon

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Rachel B. Dankert, Learning and Engagement Librarian, shares items she presented on November 4, 2021 as an introduction to ‘The Porpoise’ by Mark Haddon.

Poetic Pairings: Rita Dove and Ragana Bianco PetNat
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Poetic Pairings: Rita Dove and Ragana Bianco PetNat

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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…

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