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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Monday, December 14, 2009

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(December 14) HAPPY BIRTHDAY, EMILY! Every December the Folger Shakespeare Library celebrates a special lady, Emily Dickinson, on her birthday. The annual poetry reading and discussion begins tonight at 7:30 at the Folger's home on Capitol Hill. And what's a birthday without cake? Dickinson's own special recipe for rum and fruit-filled "black cake" will be served in the Great Hall after the reading.

(Through December 20) CELTIC CELLULOID Celtic cinema comes to the fore with Solas Nua's Capital Irish Film Festival running through December 20th on screens around D.C. Forty-five films presented over 10 days showcase more filmmaking from the Emerald Isle than any other festival in the US.

(December 20) SCREWTAPE LETTERS Arrive early for a free forum on C.S. Lewis' Screwtape Letters at Washington National Cathedral this Sunday morning at 10, in conjunction with the show's run at the Lansburgh Theatre through January 3rd. Actor Max McLean, reprising a role he has performed around the country, discusses this story about a demon named Screwtape who's advising his nephew on securing the damnation of a British man's soul. Complimentary parking is offered in the underground parking garage, accessed from Wisconsin Avenue.

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