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    Pride and Poetry

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    June 9, 2012


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    Pride and Poetry

    Boston's Poet Laureate Sam Cornish invites you to a celebration of poetry by gay men. Mr. Cornish has overseen a series of poetry readings representing Boston's diverse population, but this will be the first one to focus on the GLBT community. It will take place before the Gay Pride Parade begins: the perfect time and place to share these poems with you. Mr. Cornish will be the master of ceremonies, and the reader will be Martin Rodriguez, a...

    Boston's Poet Laureate Sam Cornish invites you to a celebration of poetry by gay men. Mr. Cornish has overseen a series of poetry readings representing Boston's diverse population, but this will be the first one to focus on the GLBT community. It will take place before the Gay Pride Parade begins: the perfect time and place to share these poems with you. Mr. Cornish will be the master of ceremonies, and the reader will be Martin Rodriguez, a poet and former student of his.


    Boston Public Library

    700 Boylston Street
    Copley Square
    Boston, MA 02116

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    Admission Info:

    Free


    General Day and Time Info:

    10:30 AM


    Parking:

    By subway

    • Green Line to Copley Station.
    • Orange Line to Back Bay/South End Station. Walk down Dartmouth Street to Copley Square.

    By car
    Interstate 93 (from north or south) Take Storrow Drive exit. Take Copley Square exit off of Storrow Drive. The exit deadends at a signal light. The cross street is Beacon. Take a right on Beacon Street. While on Beacon Street, you will cross Berkeley, Clarendon, and Dartmouth Streets. The next street is Exeter. Take a left onto Exeter (it is a one-way street). While on Exeter, you will cross Marlborough Street, Commonwealth Avenue, and Newbury Street. The next cross street is Boylston. The Library is on the corner of Exeter and Boylston Streets.

    Mass Pike (Interstate 90) Come all the way into the city on the Mass Pike. Take the Copley Square exit (the sign will read: Prudential Center, Copley Square). The exit road will split, follow the Copley Square (right) lane. You will exit the tunnel onto Stuart Street. You will be on the right hand side of the street. Move to the lane furthest left. Take the left at the next light, Dartmouth Street (approximately 500 feet from the tunnel exit). The Library is on the left of Dartmouth Street, after the next light (approximately 500 feet).



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