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Dark chocolate Ritz bars? You're going to make them repeatedly, so you may as well get started. It's not long til you're in dessert nirvana!
I mean, not TODAY, the day you’re reading this, but TODAY, the day I’m writing this.
My birthday will have been long gone by the time you actually read this, …Chocolate
Anton Lesser as Thomas More in Wolf Hall. Photo courtesy Ed Miller/Playground & Company Pictures for Masterpiece/BBC
This image is available for Web …Thomas More
Marin Alsop (credit Grant Leighton)
Marin Alsop will again conduct the Last Night of the Proms on 12th September, following her success in …Classical Music
LONDON — Balletomane alert: The casting for the Royal Ballet’s much-anticipated visit to Lincoln Center in June has been announced. The opening-night gala at the David H. Koch Theater, featuring Frederick Ashton’s “The Dream,” will star the principals Sarah Lamb and Steven McRae, and honor the …Lincoln Center
Scholars believe William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564.
Whether you're a fan or not, you probably use many of his phrases on a regular basis — 451 years later.
We created a list of 13 popular sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of them so often they've become clichés.
Tom Hiddleston (Pic: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
British actors have a particularly strong relationship with the works of Shakespeare, as they’ll have …
After William Shakespeare died, on this date in 1616, his contemporary, Ben Jonson, wrote that “He was not of an age, but for all time.”That’s where …Poetry
This is generally the time of year when we stop eating whatever the heck we feel like eating and start to focus on sculpting the perfect beach bod — …Recipes
When it comes to chocolate chip cookies, everyone has their personal preference.
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“Some like them soft and …Cookies
'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Spoilers: Will There Be Another Red Wedding? Actor Liam Cunningham Hints At Major Deaths
This might come as a shock, but Season 5 of “Game of Thrones” will feature some major character deaths! OK, maybe that is not much of a surprise – …Song of Ice and Fire
The Royal Albert Hall
Photo: BBC/Chris Christodoulou
Details of the 2015 Proms season have been released, with tickets set to go on sale on 16 May. …Classical Music
A heady amalgam of youthful beauty, charm and skill flooded the Ailey Citigroup Theater on Tuesday during a 90-minute program shared by the Royal Ballet School and American Ballet Theater Studio Company: a showcase of the pre-professional skills of young dancers at a very high level.
The …Performing Arts
“Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven,” William Shakespeare wrote in “Henry VI, Part II.”
Educators would …Shakespeare
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Finally! A protein bar that tastes like dessert. (Photo: Cynthia Groseclose)
Yoga star Kathryn Budig is known for her ability to make yoga accessible …Protein
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There are a number of words in Shakespeare’s plays and poems which are deceptive to modern ears. They may seem …United Kingdom
Published on Apr 23, 2015
We owe William Shakespeare beautiful sonnets, world’s greatest tragedies, original phrases, and, well, dozens of sometimes …Playwrights
In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, when Peter Quince sees Bottom turned into an ass-headed figure, he cries in horror: “Bless thee, Bottom, bless thee. …Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was a writer that inspired millions of people and does so, even after his demise on April 23, 1616. He was a master of wit and to …Shakespeare
William Shakespeare. The name may make you shudder with the memory of English classes or revel in your favorite of his works. For many he is the …Great Books
11. Shakespeare Was An Elizabethan Playwright… But Plays Such As “Othello” And “Macbeth” Were Written During The Jacobean Period
“An Elizabethan …Shakespeare
NEW YORK (AP) — As Shakespeare would say, "We have seen better days."
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni has found that less than 8 percent of the nation's top universities require English majors to take a course focused on Shakespeare.
The study, "The Unkindest Cut: Shakespeare in Exile …Shakespeare
By Genevieve White
22 April 2015 - 17:46
Have you ever had difficulty relating Shakespeare to learners of English? Tutor and resource writer Genevieve …Great Books
Thursday is William Shakespeare's 451st birthday and the 399th anniversary of his passing -- April 23 being the generally accepted date of the Bard's birth in 1564 and his death in 1616. Thus does 2015 fall between the cracks in the Shakespearean calendar.
Still, there's no reason not to honor …Shakespeare
Love him or hate him, Shakespeare has no doubt had a fairly sizeable effect on your reading life. Either you loved the sonnets you studied in school …Literature
This St George's Day also marks what would have been the 451th birthday of England's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare.His plays are still …Playwrights
Here's a basic rule: if you're reading or watching a Shakespeare play, and you're not imagining the actors standing in front of a mosh pit of jeering …
The following Game of Thrones theory is based purely on informed speculation and evidence that already exists in the show. No book spoilers or casting news were abused in the making of this post. But just the same and to be safe, here’s Ser Pounce with a spoiler warning anyway.
This week’s episode of …