|WE BEGIN HERE Poetry Reading and Reception|
|Date||Friday April 18|
|Time||5:30 PM - 10:30 PM|
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|St. John's Presbyterian Church in Berkeley 2727 College Avenue|
As part of our 20th anniversary season, please join the Middle East Children's Alliance for a special reception and poetry reading to release the stirring anthology, We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine & Lebanon, edited by Kamal Boullata and Kathy Engel.
Hors D'oevres & Wine Reception: 5:30-7pm, $50 (includes poetry reading and your own copy of the book as well)
Poetry Reading & Music: 7:30 - 9:30 pm, $15
Readers include Elmaz Abinader, Barbara Berman, Alexis De Veaux, Kathy Engel, Sam Hamod, Jack Hirschman (Poet Laureate of San Francisco, 2006), James Scully, and Deema Shehabi
Tickets available online through Brown Paper Tickets or by calling 1-800-838-3006. For info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 510-548-0542.