Chinese dissident poet Liao Yiwu is making a rare visit to New York to commemorate the English language publication of his memoir, FOR A SONG AND A HUNDRED SONGS. Liao will sit down with his translator Wenguang Huang and the NYPL's Paul Holdengräber for a wide-ranging discussion of poetry, protest, and prison. The evening will also feature a musical performance by Liao on the xiao - a Chinese flute - and a reading of “Massacre, ”the poem that lead to his imprisonment.
Thursday, June 13
The New York Public Library
42nd Street at 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Tickets are normally $25; save $10 with offer code SONG100SONGS.
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