Do You Have A Name For Our Shakespeare + Wine Nights? Do Tell

We need a snazzy name for our biweekly grown-up gathering to watch and discuss Hillsdale College's online Shakespeare course while drinking pairings selected by Wine Down starting in January. Anyone got any ideas? Put them in the comments below or on Facebook. Also, the original post about the event series has been updated to reflect … Continue reading Do You Have A Name For Our Shakespeare + Wine Nights? Do Tell

Shakespeare And Wine Discussion Group Starts In January

Calling all adults seeking to rejuvenate their minds and souls, this time with a delve into Shakespeare's Hamlet and The Tempest, every other Monday night starting January 7, for nine sessions. This is an opportunity for adult discussion, friendship, and learning, paired with wine selected by Wine Down. We will read brief sections of these … Continue reading Shakespeare And Wine Discussion Group Starts In January

Hillsdale College Dean Of Faculty: We Need A ‘New Renaissance’

Hillsdale College offers a bevy of free online lectures and reading recommendations. Inside its Shakespeare course, taught by English department chairman and Dean of Faculty Stephen Smith, Smith elaborated on the virtues of teaching Shakespeare in a job-oriented age. Shakespeare is a stringent course in morality that shapes the souls of those who study him, … Continue reading Hillsdale College Dean Of Faculty: We Need A ‘New Renaissance’

Researchers Find Field Trips To Art Museums And Theater Do Benefit Kids

The journal Education Next is highlighting two recent studies by Jay P. Greene and colleagues that find a measurable improvement in kids' empathy for others, academic knowledge, and a greater taste for culture after the children visited art museums or watched classic live theater. The art museum authors comment on the marked decline in children's … Continue reading Researchers Find Field Trips To Art Museums And Theater Do Benefit Kids