Packer shows that Shakespeare’s imagination, mirrored and revealed in his female characters, develops and deepens until finally, when women and men are equal in status and sexual passion, they can—and do—change the world.
An intimate evening of poetry and music becomes hypnotic as our clips of the amazing Carl Hancock Rux amply demonstrate.
An intense schedule of events – both practical and social – surrounds the BFWW. The Festival makes living in the Berkshires in March worthwhile. If you haven’t taken part yet, here’s the tempting menu for the rest of the month.
March is when the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers takes place, but it’s time right now to start exploring your inner muse. Read about three preliminary events in February plus details of the March 1 opener with Dani Shapiro.
It’s back to a battle for the soul of a man searching for truth, satisfaction . . . and a Goddess in this classic tale.
On June 24 author Karen Shepard will recall 1870, when Chinese labor was brought in to North Adams to break a strike, part of Ventfort Hall’s Tea and Talk series.
New words and old ones with new definitions are added to the lexicon by the “Brilliant!” American arbiters of the English language.