Free Will, Witches, Murder, and Macbeth, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 409

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature and today we’ll be discussing Macbeth. Some people… …call it the Scottish play or the Bard’s play because allegedly, back in the 17th century a coven of witches cursed the play to punish Shakespeare for including their spells. But that’s just not credible. So I’m going […]

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Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes) | En Garde Arts presents Uncommon Voices

Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes) | En Garde Arts presents Uncommon Voices

The script emerged from — initially from interviewsthat I conducted with folksthat are undocumented immigrants.I interviewed about 12 people,and some are folks that I’ve knownfor many, many years, some are people I met recently.And that’s the basis of where the initial script began.♪♪I’m Andrea Thome, and I’m a playwright.Born in Madison, Wisconsin. When I was […]

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Gender, Guilt, and Fate – Macbeth, Part 2: Crash Course Literature #410

Gender, Guilt, and Fate – Macbeth, Part 2: Crash Course Literature #410

Hi I’m John Green. This is Crash Course Literature and today we’ll be doubling, bubbling, toiling and troubling as we continue our discussion of Macbeth. Today we’ll be looking more closely at the characters of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as well as discussing the play’s treatment of gender roles and its downer ending. INTRO One […]

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The Real Inspector Hound – Portland Community College – Spring 2014 Play

The Real Inspector Hound – Portland Community College – Spring 2014 Play

SPEAKER 1: Ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats. The curtain will rise shortly. BIRDBOOT: The lads and I have had a meeting and the bar, decided it’s first class family entertainment, but if it goes on beyond half past ten, it’s self-indulgent. Pass it on. I’m on my own tonight. Don’t mind if I […]

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Of Pentameter & Bear Baiting – Romeo & Juliet Part I: Crash Course English Literature #2

Of Pentameter & Bear Baiting – Romeo & Juliet Part I: Crash Course English Literature #2

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“The Lost Colony” Outdoor Drama on the Outer Banks | North Carolina Weekend | UNC-TV

“The Lost Colony” Outdoor Drama on the Outer Banks | North Carolina Weekend | UNC-TV

– WELCOME TO NORTH CAROLINA WEEKEND. I’M DEBORAH HOLT NOEL. 2017 MARKS A MILESTONE BIRTHDAY FOR A CULTURAL ARTS ICON IN OUR STATE. IT’S THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF OUR OLDEST OUTDOOR DRAMA, THE LOST COLONY. IT’S BEEN SEEN AND LOVED BY GENERATIONS OF VISITORS TO THE OUTER BANKS. AND WE’RE ABOUT TO SEE WHAT MAKES […]

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La Bohème @ Union Avenue Opera

La Bohème @ Union Avenue Opera

When I was listening to our family’s recording of “La Boheme” in the days of vinyl LPs, I would set the tone arm down in the middle of side one to get immediately to the good parts: the arias and duet that end the first act. I had no desire to skip ahead, however, at […]

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Love or Lust? Romeo and Juliet Part II: Crash Course English Literature #3

Love or Lust? Romeo and Juliet Part II: Crash Course English Literature #3

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course English Literature, and today we return to Romeo and Juliet, a tale of love and woe. Or else a tale of lust and woe. Anyway, it’s definitely a tale of woe. As the play begins, Romeo is telling us that he is completely in love with a […]

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Small Island | Cast visit to Black Cultural Archives

Small Island | Cast visit to Black Cultural Archives

(♪ ELECTRONIC MUSIC) My name is Hannah and I’m the archivist here at Black Cultural Archives. Today, I’m going to talk to you a little bit about the Windrush period and about the history of Black Cultural Archives. (♪ MUSIC OVER SPEECH) We talk about the Windrush, but the Windrush actually is a period, that […]

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