Monday, January 10, 2011
PAST: "Time Shadows" German, Chinese and American Poetry Tonight at the Goethe Institut THURS, Feb 10th 6:30pm, Free, RSVP Requested
Chinese, American and German Poetry on the theme of Food
Thursday, February 10th
Three cultures – Chinese, American and German – are highlighted in this annual celebration of poetry and voice. The theme for 2011, “Food,” nurtures people across cultural boundaries in body and soul. In conjunction with the recent launch of the book The Poet’s Cookbook: Recipes from Germany, Poems by 33 American Poets with German Translations. Readings of all poems will be done in their native language along with English translation. Selected poets will read in person and via skype. Guests include: Karl Zhang, Confucius Institute at George Mason University Peter Beicken, University of Maryland, and local poets Christina Daub and Nan Fry. Th event will be moderated by Lane Jennings, local poet and translator.
Read more about the event here! Please RSVP to 202-289-1200 ext. 165 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The reading will be followed by a small reception.
812 7th St, NW
Metro: Gallery Place - Chinatown