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Live from the POEMobile: Korean Lunar New Year
February 23, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Boulevard , Flushing, NY

A Lunar New Year Celebration of Korean Poetry and Music at Flushing Town Hall:  With the new moon on January 31st, the Year of the Horse races in, beginning the Lunar New Year in Korea, China, and many parts of Asia, as part of the Lunar New Year Festival, the POEMobile highlights contemporary and classic Korean poems and songs with a combined outdoor/indoor poetry performance by Cross-Cultural Communications and Korean traditional music and dance  at Flushing Town Hall on February 23, 2014, at 6:30pm, sponsored by City Lore, Bowery Arts + Science, CATCH, and Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts, in collaboration with the Korean Art Society and Korean Expatriate Literature. 

Award-winning poet and novelist Sang-Hee Kwak and Korean-American poet Christina Shin, professor and translator Hong Ai Bai, and Kwang-Ryul Cho, son of the late, noted poet and critic Cho Ji-Hoon, will read poems on the subjects of spring, renewal, homeland, and love, accompanied by projections of text from the poems.  English language readings will be provided by poet, translator, and publisher Stanley H. Barkan.

Sponsored by City Lore, CATCH, Bowery Arts + Science, and Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts, in collaboration with the Korean Art Society and Korean Expatriate Literature.
Info: 718-463-7700
cfletcher@citylore.org
http://www.flushingtownhall.org/events/event.php?id=1148

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