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Slow down a little this week and bring yourself and those you love out to see Marie Howe at the Blackbird Poetry Festival this Thursday at 7:30 for the Nightbird Reading. A treat not to miss.
Hurry and get your tickets already.
A PERFORMANCE NOT TO MISS. Straight from the world premiere of this performance at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, Patricia Smith recites poems from her collection Blood Dazzler in the voices of the people lost in the floods and fury of Hurricane Katrina accompanied by the rich, spicy music of Wynton Marsalis played by Sage String Quartet. Marsalis’ At the Octoroon Balls is a dramatic gumbo of jazz, blues, Americana and European classical music.