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Date:
May 3, 2017
Time:
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Hammer Theatre Center
Address:
1010 Paseo de San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113
Cost:
FREE ADMISSION

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Legacy of Poetry Day

Wednesday, May 3

Come to San Jose State University's annual Legacy of Poetry Day event to celebrate the rich history of great American poets and their diverse backgrounds. This year's Poetry Day festival will celebrate Asian American poetry and will feature award-winning poet Maxine Hong Kingston as well as Arlene Biala, Al Young, Genny Lim, Barbara Janes Reyes, and Gary Singh along with San Jose State faculty, staff, student, and alumni poets. Other performers include San Jose poets ASHA, Lorenz Dumuk, and Quynh-Mai Nguyen, as well as musicians Jon Jang, Francis Wong, Jimmy Biala, Bill Biala, P.J. Hirabayashi and Roy Hirabayashi.