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Saturday, October 28 • 11:00am - 11:45am
The Shakespeare Time-Traveling Speakeasy

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During 2016/17 Shakespeare to Hiphop (literary performers and TED X Boston alumni Regie Gibson and Marlon Carey) partnered with the Boston Public Library to celebrate William Shakespeare. The result is The Shakespeare Time-Traveling Speakeasy: an all-new presentation combining American jazz-funk-country-pop and hip-hop with poetry, song, storytelling, rap, and Shakespeare’s own words. The Shakespeare Time-Traveling Speakeasy is a hip literary trip that explores the life, influence and mysteries surrounding the man reverently known as “The Bard.”

Presenters
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Marlon Carey

Marlon Carey is a poet (published chapbooks: Giraffe Theory, Prolegomenon, and Lazarus) who has been a member of both the Boston Poetry Slam and Boston Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam Teams. He is also a proud member of the Providence-based poetry troupe Brother’s Keeper. Carey is also an educator, actor, communicator, and entertainer. Carey earned his BFA degree in creative writing at St. Andrews College in Laurinburg, North Carolina and is proud to be a New England poet, with nuff respect to his Jamaican immigrant... Read More →
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Regie Gibson

Regie Gibson is an author, lecturer, and literarymusician who has lectured and performed widely in the U.S., Cuba, and Europe. As a representative of the U.S., Gibson competed for and received the Absolute Poetry Award in Monfalcone, Italy. He and his work appear in love jones, a feature film based on events in his life... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am
Berklee Stage Copley Square, Boston, MA