Readings/Events 4-21-14

Readings / Events


April 21 | The Library of Dreams: Poetry & Song  


UMSL Monday Noon Series 12:15   402 J.C. Penny


Howard Schwartz and Gloria Attoun entertain and enlighten us in this program of poetry and song. Schwartz is the author of five books of poems, VesselsGathering the Sparks,Sleepwalking Beneath the StarsBreathing in the Dark, and his newly published The Library of Dreams: Selected Poems 1965-2013. His other books include Tree of Souls: The Mythology of Judaism, winner of the 2005 National Jewish Book Award, and Leaves from the Garden of Eden: One Hundred Classic Jewish Tales. Attoun has been writing songs and singing them since she was 15 years old. She accompanies herself on guitar, banjo, mandolin and harmonica, and performs in the bands Augusta Bottoms Consort and the Texas Giants. Many of her original songs are featured on four albums, including her latest solo CD Seeds, which has been played all over the United States, Germany, Ireland, Australia and Israel. Books and CDs will be available for signing.