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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.

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. 

Questions? Contact Beth Sheffield at 336-373-3617

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