In this stunning world premiere at ArtsEmerson, The White Card unfolds a meticulously crafted story, raising uncomfortable questions about what — and who — are on display. Exploring contemporary headlines and cultural touchstones, CLAUDIA RANKINE's The White Card refuses to remain “just a play,” safely entrenched on the stage. Like her 2014 New York Times bestselling […]Find out more »
Behold William Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw’s most famous creations side by side, in repertory, in HAMLET/ SAINT JOAN. He is the dark, enigmatic prince obsessed with seeking revenge for his father’s death. She is the steadfast rebel who challenged the powers of the Church to restore France to greatness. Iconic figures from two great […]Find out more »
Emerson college's Writing Literature and Publishing (WLP) program is pleased to welcome short story writer AMY HEMPEL for a reading from her work. AMY HEMPEL is the author of four collections of stories. Collected Stories was named one of the New York Times's Ten Best Books of the Year, won the Ambassador Award, and the Harold Vursell […]Find out more »
Join Porter Square Books at Aeronaut brewery for a celebration of local poetry: Poets & Pints. This event will feature a social hour from 6-7 in which you can grab a beer and converse with the poets, hosts, and other poetry fans. The formal reading will be from 7-8 and will feature three local poets reading […]Find out more »
Moderated by poet and scholar JOSHUA KOTIN (author of Utopias of One), this oral history conversation will focus on the communities that have emerged around or intersected with the life and work of poet, performer, activist and relentless force-for-the-good ANNE WALDMAN---including stories about individual poets, friends, and thinkers she's engaged with as well as such organizations […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.