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Saturday, November 05, 2005

Klienzahler reading at Dia:Beacon 11.6.05

August Kleinzahler
Sunday, November 6, 2005, 2 pm


Dia:Beacon
Riggio Galleries
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, New York 12508

August Kleinzahler’s books of poetry include A Calendar of Airs (1978); Storm over Hackensack (1985); Earthquake Weather (1989); Red Sauce Whiskey and Snow (1995); Green Sees Things in Waves (1998); and Live from the Hong Kong Nile Club: Poems 1975-1990 (2000). The Strange Hours Travelers Keep (2003) received the 2004 Griffin International Poetry Prize. He has written essays and criticism for The London Review of Books, Threepenny Review, Sulfur, and the San Diego Reader. Kleinzahler is the recipient of awards from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation (1989), the Lila Acheson–Reader’s Digest Award for Poetry (1991), and an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1996). In 2000 he was awarded a Berlin Prize Fellowship. Kleinzahler has taught creative writing courses at Brown University, the University of California at Berkeley, and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, as well as to homeless veterans in the Bay Area. He lives and works in San Francisco.
\r\nTickets for the reading are $15; $10 for students and seniors; $3 for members.\r\nTickets include museum admission. Reservations are suggested--please call\r\nDia:Beacon at 845 440 0100 extension 44 to reserve tickets. Current hours at\r\nDia:Beacon are 11 am to 4 pm, Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesday and\r\nWednesday). The museum is easily reachable via Metro-North Railroad (the MTA\'s\r\nHudson Line station in Beacon is within walking distance of the museum). Trains\r\nleave Grand Central Terminal for Beacon every hour. Full schedules are\r\navailable on the MTA’s website at http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/. The museum\r\nis also reachable by major roadways. Driving directions are available on Dia\'s\r\nwebsite at http://www.diaart.org/dia/visitor/index.html.
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\r\nThe Readings in Contemporary Literature series invites writers working in a\r\nvariety of literary genres to read from their recent work at Dia:Beacon and to\r\nparticipate in a four-day residency in the city of Beacon. As part of the\r\nresidency, participants create new work by directly responding to Dia’s\r\ncollection and their experience of visiting the museum. Readings in\r\nContemporary Literature are made possible through the generosity of the Dyson\r\nFoundation, the Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation, and Louise Riggio.
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\r\nA portion of November admissions will be donated to Museums Helping Museums: A\r\nNational Relief Effort for the Gulf Region.
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Tickets for the reading are $15; $10 for students and seniors; $3 for members. Tickets include museum admission. Reservations are suggested--please call Dia:Beacon at 845 440 0100 extension 44 to reserve tickets. Current hours at Dia:Beacon are 11 am to 4 pm, Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday). The museum is easily reachable via Metro-North Railroad (the MTA's Hudson Line station in Beacon is within walking distance of the museum). Trains leave Grand Central Terminal for Beacon every hour. Full schedules are available on the MTA’s website at http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/. The museum is also reachable by major roadways. Driving directions are available on Dia's website at http://www.diaart.org/dia/visitor/index.html.

The Readings in Contemporary Literature series invites writers working in a variety of literary genres to read from their recent work at Dia:Beacon and to participate in a four-day residency in the city of Beacon. As part of the residency, participants create new work by directly responding to Dia’s collection and their experience of visiting the museum. Readings in Contemporary Literature are made possible through the generosity of the Dyson Foundation, the Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation, and Louise Riggio.

A portion of November admissions will be donated to Museums Helping Museums: A National Relief Effort for the Gulf Region.

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