[Milton-L] Milton's 400th in Middletown, CT

susan allison jbase484 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 17:06:13 EST 2008


All the events listed below are free and open to the public.
For further information:
www.ParadiseLostPerformances.Com
www.Wesleyan.edu
www.buttonwood.org



John Milton Birthday Celebration - Friedberg Talk
Harris Friedberg: John Milton - Revolutionary Poet
Date: 	Monday, December 08, 2008
Time: 	08:00 PM -  10:00 PM
Location: 	Usdan University Center 110
Sponsor: 	Sponsored by the Wesleyan Dean of the Arts and Humanities,  
Friends of the Wesleyan Library, and the Buttonwood Tree


John Basinger: A Recitation from memory of Books I and II of Paradise  
Lost Book I: 11:00 - 12:15 | Light Lunch 12:15 - 12:45 | Book II:  
12:45 - 2:00 Feel free to bring a copy of Paradise Lost and follow  
along!
Date: 	Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Time: 	11:00 AM -  02:00 PM
Location: 	Russell House - Russell House Neumann Lounge
Sponsor: 	Sponsored by the Wesleyan Dean of the Arts and Humanities,  
Friends of the Wesleyan Library, and the Buttonwood Tree


John Milton Birthday Celebration - Olin Open House
Open House: Rare Editions of Paradise Lost in Wesleyans Special  
Collections & Archives and John Basinger: Informal Comments on the  
Milton Memorization Project
Date: 	Thursday, December 11, 2008
Time: 	10:00 AM -  12:00 PM
Location: 	Olin Library, 252 Church Street, Davison Rare Book Room
Sponsor: 	Sponsored by the Wesleyan Dean of the Arts and Humanities,  
Friends of the Wesleyan Library, and the Buttonwood Tree

Marathon Weekend of Paradise Lost!  To celebrate John Milton's 400  
birthday,JOHN BASINGER will recite the entire PARADISE LOST over this  
weekend at The Buttonwood Tree!
John Basinger performs Paradise Lost from memory!
Date:  December 13, Saturday
Time: Beginning at 10 AM on Saturday. The schedule is presently this:  
Books I and II from 10 AM to 1 PM. One hour refreshment break. Books  
III and IV from 2PM to 5PM. One hour refreshment break. Books V and  
V! from 7PM to 11PM.
Location:  The Buttonwood Tree, 605 Main Street, Middletown CT   
06457--   www.Buttonwood.Org

December 14, Sunday,
John presents Books VII and VIII from !2 Noon until 2 PM. One hour  
refreshment break. Books IX and X from 3PM until 7PM. One hour  
refreshment break. Then we will be ending with Books XI and XII from  
8PM to 11PM.

Also,  if necessary, Monday  December 15 beginning at 7 PM .

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