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WE BEGIN HERE Poetry Reading and Reception
Date Friday April 18
Time 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location Details
St. John's Presbyterian Church in Berkeley 2727 College Avenue
Event Type Concert/Show
Organizer/AuthorMECA
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: events@mecaforpeace.org, 510-548-0542.

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