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Open Mic readings to mark 10th anniversary of the bombings of Al-Mutanabbi Street

Date: Monday 3/6/2017
2 Month(s) 2 Week(s) 4 Day(s) ago
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Organizer: The Harold F. Johnson Library ( )
Notes: Readings will focus on war, cultural destruction, and the role of the artist in exploring these issues. Please come and bring a poem or passage to read, or just come to listen.
On March 5th and 6th, in Paris, London, Venice, Baghdad, San Francisco, New York, Dubai, Vancouver, and over 30 other cities and towns across the world, including here in Amherst, readings are being held on the 10th anniversary of the bombing of Al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad, a centuries old street of literary culture that was destroyed that day by a car bomb.
Location: Hampshire College Gallery

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