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6:00 pm

Desperately Seeking Shakespeare- Lowell Lecture

April 6, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

The Boston Public Library is pleased to host MARJORIE GARBER for a lecture entitled, "Desperately Seeking Shakespeare." GARBER has published seventeen books and edited seven collections of essays on topics found in Shakespeare’s work and was a featured commentator on the BBC/PBS television series, "Shakespeare Uncovered." Newsweek magazine chose GARBER’s Shakespeare After All as one […]

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April 6, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brattle Theatre, 1256 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Ever since the release of her seminal first book, Sexual Personae, CAMILLE PAGLIA has remained one of feminism’s most outspoken, independent, and searingly intelligent voices. Now, for the first time, her best essays on the subject are gathered together in one concise volume. Whether she’s calling for equal opportunity for American women (years before the founding […]

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7:30 pm

Coyote on a Fence presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

April 6, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

Can you be innocent though proven guilty? Inspired by actual events, Coyote on a Fence tells the story of two men living on death row under vastly different circumstances. Young Bobby Reyburn is a likable, illiterate member of the Aryan Brotherhood who committed a horrific crime. John Brennan is an educated, arrogant writer whose crime […]

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April 6, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kickstand Cafe, 594 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington , Massachusetts

The Arlington Author Salon is a free reading series with a twist: each author’s presentation includes something special to tickle the senses. Music, paintings, photographs, tasty treats, fabrics, even smells! Let yourself be transported with an immersive, literary experience. MICHAEL BLANDING (The Map Thief) will appear as part of the event "Maps, Manhunts, and Mysteries," along with ELIZABETH […]

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8:00 pm

Orlando by Virginia Woolf, adapted by Sarah Ruhl

April 6, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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$10 - $15

After a night of debauchery, Duke Orlando wakes up as a Duchess. During her/his/their frolic through 17th century Constantinople, Victorian and 20th century England, and places and selves in between, Orlando asks: "Who then am I?" A Suffolk University Theatre student production. Directed by A. Nora Long.

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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.