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Odes to Common Things: Celebrating Pablo Neruda

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Enjoy an entertaining evening featuring verse by Pablo Neruda read by community members in Spanish and English with live music by Nueva Voz. This program is co-sponsored with the Writers Group of the Triad in conjunction with the Weatherspoon Art Gallery’s Pan American Modernism Exhibit.

Chilean poet Pablo Neruda is one of the most influential poets of the twentieth-century. He wrote in a variety of styles, including surrealist poems, historical epics, overtly political manifestos, a prose autobiography, and passionate love poems. He holds the world record for attendance at a poetry reading. On July 15, 1945, at Pacaembu Stadium in São Paulo, Brazil, Neruda read to 100,000 people. 

For more information, visit the Triad Poetry Meet Up website. Questions? Contact Beth Sheffield at 336-373-3617

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