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8:00 am

A Modern Taste of Ancient Rome

May 3, 2017 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
$85 - $95

Did you know that the world's first foodies weren't actually hipsters? They were wealthy ancient Romans and the best known was a man named Apicius, who was the inspiration for the world's first known cookbook and threw lavish parties for Caesar Tiberius. Apicius is at the center of Crystal King's debut novel, Feast of Sorrow […]

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1:00 pm

GrubStreet’s Write Down the Street: The Stories of Your Life

May 3, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 10, 2017


GrubStreet and the Boston Public Library are pleased to offer "Write Down the Street," free creative writing classes in Boston neighborhoods, beginning in the Egleston Square and Grove Hall branch libraries. Participants have the option of attending low commitment drop-in classes and more focused 6-week courses. "Stories of Your Life" is a new 6-week weekly nonfiction class being offered. Everyone has […]

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6:00 pm

How to Teach Shakespreare to Children

May 3, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

Join KEN LUDWIG at the Boston Public Library for this free Lowell Lecture. LUDWIG is the winner of the Falstaff Award for Best Shakespeare Book of 2014, How to Teach Shakespeare to Children. LUDWIG provides the tools to help children understand, and love, Shakespeare’s works. Ludwig’s plays and musicals have been performed in more than 30 countries […]

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