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Second Sunday: Shakespeare’s Sonnets with Alastair Morley Jaques

Posted By:  Tina Walker Davis
Date Posted:  3/4/2013

Alastair Morley Jaques Deschutes Public Library welcomes Shakespearean actor Alastair Morley Jaques to the Downtown Bend Public Library on Sunday, March 10, 2013, for Second Sunday, the library’s monthly celebration of the written word. The presentation is free and open to the public. An open mic follows the reading.

In this event, which is a part of the library’s “Know Shakespeare” month of programming, Jacques will discuss Shakespeare’s sonnets and their significance, as well as perform readings from several selections. Jaques is well known to Central Oregon audiences for his wildly successful one-person show An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe.

An Oregon native and former Bend resident, Jaques has been a professional and Shakespearean actor for more than a decade and an unrepentant bardolater (Shakespeare nut) since the age of five. In addition to his numerous theater credits, he is a frequent commercial voice-over talent and audio narrator. He studied theater arts and literature at the University of Oregon and The Evergreen State College. Jaques currently lives in Portland

For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Tina at 541-312-1034.

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