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Michael Chabon, A Guide to Kulchur and The Poetry of Rumi

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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Michael Chabon, A Guide to Kulchur and The Poetry of Rumi Dan Polletta shares a conversation with Michael Chabon the Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay and Telegraph Avenue who appears tonight at PlayhouseSquare. Plus, Dee Perry welcomes the husband and wife team of RA Washington and Liz Bly to discuss their new book store in Gordon Square - A Guide to Kulchur. And we share the poetry of Rumi with Oberlin professor Dr. Mohammad Jafar Mahallati.

Additional Information

Michael Chabon speaks at PlayhouseSquare tonight for The Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Writers Center Stage Series.

A Guide to Kulchur hosts a 24-hour Zine-A-Thon this Friday 7pm through Saturday 7pm.

Dr. Mohammad Jafar Mahallati hosts a poetry reading of Rumi this Thursday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Lakewood Main Library Auditorium

Photo Credit: Ulf Anderson - Getty Images


Arts and Culture, History, Literature


Michael Chabon, author

RA Washington and Liz Bly, A Guide to Kulchur

Dr. Mohammad Jafar Mahallati, Oberlin College

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Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

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