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April 13, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Library Auditorium
12375 SW Fifth St.
Beaverton, OR 97005
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Al Mutanabbi Street Starts Here! Bilingual Poetry Reading

Saturday, April 13, 2019

The bombing of the "ancient booksellers' street" remembered - the street of the Shabandar Café, where Iraqi writers, intellectuals and ordinary people would congregate to work and converse. This was an attack on books and ideas that pierced the heart of San Francisco poet and bookseller Beau Beausoleil, who has put out numerous calls for artists, printers, poets, writers and printmakers to respond to this attack. Al Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Coalition of Oregon has celebrated hope and joy to defeat terrorism every year since 2014. Free and open to the public; no registration required.