DC Poets Against the War and American University present:
Poetry Reading and Reception
on the Abu Ghraib paintings of Fernando Botero
Saturday, November 10, 2007, 6-9 p.m. - Poetry Reading at 7:00 p.m.
Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum
Free and open to the publicWheelchair accessible
A reception/viewing paintings will begin at 6 p.m. Poets will begin reading 7:00 p.m. from a new collection of poems, Cut Loose The Body, published by American University and DC Poets Against the War for this event, and a booksigning will follow.
As part of the exhibit of Botero's Abu Ghraib paintings (on display at the Katzen Arts Center from November 6 - December 31, 2007), D.C. Poets Against the War and the American University Museum are proud to host an evening of poetry with the nationally recognized "poets of witness" of our time -including Iraqi poet Sinan Antoon, Brooklyn's D. Nurkse, Myra Sklarew, E. Ethelbert Miller, Consuelo Hernandez, Kyle Dargan, and more. Admission is free.
For more information, contact the American University Museum (202-885-1300, email@example.com
) or Rose Berger (firstname.lastname@example.org