Articles Tagged ‘shakespeare’

Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid Finds Her Soulmate

Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid Finds Her Soulmate June 15, 2012 | Around the World, Copenhagen, Culture/History, Denmark, Europe | Read More
Almost a century after she was first left sitting on a rock out to sea on Copenhagen’s Langelinie, Denmark’s best-known icon, the bronze statue of The Little Mermaid, has been presented with her male counterpart. Over the years she’s fallen victim to the whims of both political activists and artists’...

All the (New) World’s a Stage: This Summer in Shakespeare

All the (New) World’s a Stage: This Summer in Shakespeare April 19, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The British are coming! The UK’s acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company recently announced its newest across-the-pond transfer: a full-scale replica of their Stratford-on-Avon theatre to NYC’s Park Avenue Armory…and a six week summer festival to boot. North America is no stranger to the Bard, however....

Talk Like a Local: Shakespeare’s Slang

Talk Like a Local: Shakespeare’s Slang August 12, 2009 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
Slang has been around as long as human language has existed. Surprisingly, one of slang’s most fruitful time periods was the Elizabethan age. During that time, England’s prolific Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, John Donne and even Queen Elizabeth herself created some of the most revered...