Performance

And the Poet Sang: The Heart’s Place with Jamie O’Reilly and Michael P. Smith

And the Poet Sang: The Heart’s Place with Jamie O’Reilly and Michael P. Smith : Foundation Events

Saturday, Feb 9, 7:00PM
Sunday, Feb 10, 3:00PM

Poetry Foundation
61 W. Superior
Free admission

This event is free on a first come, first served basis. Doors open 30 minutes before a program. Programs typically last one hour.


And the Poet Sang: The Heart’s Place features celebrated duo Jamie O’Reilly and Michael P. Smith performing songs of love—love of place, heart, and homeland. They will perform original song-settings of poems by luminaries ranging from Gabriela Mistral and Frederico García Lorca to Anne Carson and ancient Irish and Chinese writers. Material from Smith and O’Reilly’s folk cabarets, Pasiones: Songs of the Spanish Civil War and Hello Dali: From the Sublime to the Surreal, will also be featured.


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