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Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:38

The Poetry Revival to come to WCU

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The Arts and Cultural Events Series at Western Carolina University will host The Poetry Revival, a spoken-word theater experience, at 7:30 p.m., Jan. 25, in the Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on the WCU campus.

The Poetry Revival includes three writers: Derrick Brown, Anis Mojgani and Buddy Wakefield. Brown has performed as opening act for the Flaming Lips and Cold War Kids. Mojgani is a two-time National Poetry Slam champion, and Wakefield is a two-time Individual World Poetry Slam champ who has been featured on NPR, the BBC and HBO’s “Def Poetry.”

Following The Poetry Revival, WCU will next host La Pasion Flamenca, a showcase of the passion and excitement of Spanish music and dancing, Feb. 13, in the Bardo Arts Center.

Tickets for The Poetry Revival cost $5.

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