Stateside Shakespeare: Birthday Celebrations 453

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Get out and enjoy the some Bard this weekend as the world celebrates Shakespeare’s 453rd birthday.

Shakespeare’s still the man – 400 years later

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

To mark the quadricentennial of Shakespeare’s death, there’s no shortage of festivities. How can a 400-year-old poet and writer still be relevant? That – is the question…And here are the answers.

Wrapping up 2015

Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Twenty fifteen was a difficult year across the globe. It was also the year of the man bun. Not that the man bun had anything to do with the world’s problems. I’m just sayin.’ Check out what stories shaped 2015 for the curious g.

To change the cod’s head for the salmon’s tail

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

When the Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced its Play On! 36 Playwrights Translate Shakespeare project, many wondered why? Valid and worthy, or a dumb-down? You decide.

Celebrating Shakespeare’s CDLI

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Shakespeare’s 451 celebrations are plentiful all around the world. Here’s a selection of local and international events of note.

April & Shakespeare

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

In this month of The Bard’s birth (we assume), death and anniversaries, there are so many happenings. As a lead up to the Shakespeare 451 celebrations, I’ve found a trio of digital reading resources worth a look.

That’s a wrap: 2014

Monday, December 29th, 2014

The world continued to get bigger and smaller in 2014. And the curious have mountains of information at their fingertips – that’s a doubled-edged sword. But amidst the big earth-shattering events, I found smaller moments that sparked my imagination and sated my curiousness. Here’s hoping your 2014 brought new discoveries, and an ever-increasing curious mind.

First Folio no. 233 discovered

Monday, December 1st, 2014

William Shakespeare’s mystery is further enhanced by a newly-discovered First Folio in France’s Saint-Omer library, bringing the total to 233 for one of the most wondrous and rarest of books.

Much ado about something: The Bard @ 450

Monday, April 7th, 2014

This year marks the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth. There are celebrations worldwide – in every manner of art, and for people of all ages. Brush up, and enjoy.

Bash up on Shakespeare: Celebrating the Bard’s 449th

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Bard Bashups turn William Shakespeare 449th birthday into a fun and festive day, week and month. Check out my list of worldwide events guaranteed to delight Shakespeare lovers old and young.