Dancing Poetry Festival-San Francisco, California

SAN FRANCISCO EVENT: Poem by Mary Rudge, Poet Laureate of the City of Alameda and International Laureate, “It’s all about Balance” dedicated in the written program to 100 Thousand Poets for Change, will be performed by Dancers of the Pharaohs — with swords on their heads signifying transforming weapons to dance art. Part of the Dancing Poetry Festival at the Florence Gould Theater of The California Palace of The Legion of Honor, September 24, noon to 4 PM, the poem will be read outside before entry for the public at 11:30 AM/ Also onstage will be awards given to publications connecting people: World Poetry 2011 anthology with 205 poets from 65 countries at a World Congress of Poets in Greece (ed. Dr.Dimitris P. Kraniotis) to be received on his behalf by the Consul General of Greece in San Francisco; an anthology of Korean American poets (ed by Chung W. Bae); a book of poems about flowers by an Iranian Poet living in Italy (Novin Afrouz); a 2 volume epic documentation of Bay Area Poets (by Jack Foley).The Festival is presented by Artists Embassy International which has made connections around the world for peace and intercultural understanding and appreciation since 1951 through the universal language of the arts.

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