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Monday, March 29, 2010

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IU Art Museum to host three evenings of Middle Eastern poetry readings during National Poetry Month

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March 29, 2010

Bloomington, Ind. -- In honor of National Poetry Month, the IU Art Museum will host "INTERSECTIONS: Middle Eastern Poetries and the Arts," a series of three consecutive Thursday evenings of Middle Eastern poetry featuring different themes. The readings are scheduled for April 1, 8 and 15 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. in the Thomas T. Solley Atrium.

Each evening will include poetry readings in both the original language and in English, live music and a gallery talk and tour of the Art Museum's Middle Eastern art holdings, presented by Juliet Istrabadi Graver, curatorial assistant for ancient art. "INTERSECTIONS" is presented in partnership with the IU Turkish Student Association, the IU Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, and the IU Art Museum.

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