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Shakespeare Outdoors: Now Is The Summer Of Our Content

For outdoor summer Shakespeare companies, the place is the thing. As usual, William Shakespeare said it best. In "Love's Labour's Lost," the Bard of Avon wrote, "They have measured many a mile to tread a measure with you on this grass." At summer outdoor Shakespeare shows, the term "groundlings"...

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  • Poems From Clare Rossini's Latest Work: 'Lingo'

    Poems From Clare Rossini's Latest Work: 'Lingo'

    This month's featured poet, Clare Rossini, is the author of three collections of poetry, the latest being "Lingo." She is artist-in-residence in the English Department at Trinity College, Hartford, where she teaches courses in creative writing and supervises an outreach program. Her poems and essays...

  • A Zen Master Speaks: Poems By Dick Allen

    A Zen Master Speaks: Poems By Dick Allen

    This month's featured poet, Dick Allen, was Connecticut's poet laureate from 2010 to 2015. He is the author of eight poetry collections and has received many of poetry's highest honors and most prestigious fellowships. You may have heard him on "Prairie Home Companion" recently. He has been a Zen...

      • Nancy Fitz-Hugh Meneely Honors Her Father's Sacrifice As A Doctor In WWII

        Nancy Fitz-Hugh Meneely Honors Her Father's Sacrifice As A Doctor In WWII

        This month's featured poet, Nancy Fitz-Hugh Meneely, is the author of "Letter from Italy: 1944,'' which is the source of an oratorio by the same title with music by Sarah Meneely-Kyder, itself the subject of a PBS Emmy-nominated documentary narrated by Meryl Streep. The oratorio will be performed...

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