The power of memes and propaganda can be seen in this detail of Die Partei, Arno Breker’s statue representing the spirit of the Nazi Party that flanked one side of the carriage entrance to Albert Speer’s new Reich Chancellery.
Colleague Charles Giuliano, ever the scholar, theatre critic and publisher, contemplates the “Shards of a Life” as his new book gets released at the home of Edith Wharton.
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.