It might be chilly in February, but you can still enjoy a "Midsummer Night's Dream"! The Utah Shakespeare Festival will be performing the play for local schools as part of its educational tour. The play about fairies, magic, and the deep love for a donkey will be performed for 3600 Southern Nevada students.
Professor Eric Rasmussen of the University of Nevada, Reno has spent more than a decade with an international team of researchers to track down all the copies of The First Folio - the original complete works of Shakespeare published in London in 1623. It's part scholarship, part cloak and dagger as wealthy collectors are less than scrupulous about the origins of their books.
Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" is the classic play of the battle of the sexes. Petruchio tries to assert his dominance over the recalcitrant Katarina by means we might now call domestic violence.