Poetry, Poets and the Arab Spring

Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 18:00 to 21:00

Poetry, Poets and the Arab Spring
Finding poetry in the heart of Resistance

Beit Zatoun is proud to be a sponsor and participate in the Third International Festival of Poetry of Resistance. Beit Zatoun has programmed a segment on poetry and the Arab Spring of 2011.

Poetry, Poets, and the Arab Spring - discussion, poetry reading, video and music.

  • Poets & Poems: an integral part of the "Arab Spring"
    Why and how poetry and poets are integral to the revolutionary movements. Brief look at the poets who emerged and why certain earlier poets were invoked and others not. In-depth review of a handful of poets and their poetry.
  • Live Readings and recorded songs from poems
  • Screening of videos of poets in revolutionary action
  • Q&A with brief conversation
  • Musical interlude

--- Need to know:
- Doors open at 1:45
- No charge (Donations to Beit Zatoun gratefully accepted)
- Accessible on demand via portable ramp; washrooms not accessible

Tasty refreshments (non-alcoholic) and Zatoun oliveoil+za'atar dipping.


Email: [email protected]
Phone: 647-726-9500

Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst Subway)
43° 39' 53.2584" N, 79° 24' 44.6868" W
Beit Zatoun

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