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The Parliament of Poets, Celebrating Our Common Humanity

Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 7:00PM - 9:00PM EDT

$10.00 - $15.00

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Event Details

Given Governor Whitmer's “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order, all performances and lectures canceled "for the next three weeks." Check back here later for the status of the April 18 and 19 events.

The Parliament of Poets, 90 Minutes. TICKETS ALSO AT THE DOOR. Chairs 17, Social Distance Seating 0-10.

Celebrating Our Common Humanity.

Reviving the storytelling role of the ancient Greek rhapsode.

Solo Performance by Frederick Glaysher & Apollo's Troupe.

Michigan Theater Building, Suite 208, Upstairs. 527 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor.

March: Saturday, 7pm, 14; 21. Friday, 7pm, 27.

April: Friday, 7pm, April 3; 10. Saturday 7pm, 4; 18.

Apollo calls all the poets of the nations, ancient and modern, East and West, to assemble on the moon to consult on the meaning of modern life. The Parliament of Poets sends the main character, the Poet of the Moon, on a Journey to the seven continents to learn from all of the spiritual and wisdom traditions of humankind. On Earth and on the moon, the poets teach a new global, universal vision of life.

A complimentary book for the first ten people per event on each date.

See brief bio, at Lectures.

We ask your understanding that high heels can not be worn on the ballet floor.

REVIEWS

"Like a story around a campfire." —The Audience

"A unique and moving experience." —Jeff Thomas, Michigan Michael Chekhov Studio

"Certainly wowed the crowd with the performance and the words themselves." Albany Poets News, New York

"Mr. Glaysher has written an epic poem of major importance." —ML Liebler, Department of English, Wayne State University

"Intriguingly enjoyable. Frederick Glaysher's hours of dedication have produced a masterpiece that will stand the test of time."Poetry Cornwall, No. 36, England, UK

"Bravo to the Poet for this brilliant endeavour." Transnational Literature, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

"A great epic poem of startling originality and universal significance, in every way partaking of the nature of world literature." —Hans Ruprecht, Carleton University, Canada, author on Goethe, Borges, etc.

"A remarkable poem by a uniquely inspired poet, taking us out of time into a new and unspoken consciousness..." —Kevin McGrath, South Asian Studies, Harvard University, author on the Mahabharata

"And a fine major work it is." Arthur McMaster, Department of English, Converse College, South Carolina, in Poets' Quarterly

"Don't be intimidated by an epic poem. It's really coming back to that image of the storyteller sitting around the campfires of the world, dipping into and weaving the story of humanity, in the most beautiful, mellifluous language." —New Consciousness Review Radio, Portland, Oregon


Venue Information

Michigan Theater Building
527 East Liberty Street 208
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Organizer Information

Apollo's Troupe


527 E. Liberty Street
Suite 208
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(248) 453-4220

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Name:
Frederick Glaysher
Phone:
(248) 453-4220
Email:
[email protected]