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Persian poetry reading today at Arts Center

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Persian tea, treats and poetry will be served at 7 p.m. Thursday at “Exploring Islamic Culture,” featuring the poems of Rumi in both Farsi and English.


“Rumi (is) the great Persian poet of love. Everything is love to him — God, relationships and everything else,” said Phyllis Bratton, director of the Raugust Library at the University of Jamestown.

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Kari Lucin
Kari Lucin joined the Grand Forks Herald as a multimedia producer in August 2014. Previously, she worked for a few years at the Jamestown Sun in Jamestown, N.D., as a staff writer, and prior to that, for about six years as staff writer and later online content coordinator, at the Daily Globe in Worthington, Minn. A graduate of Jackson County Central High School and Augsburg College, she has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English. Find more of her writing at her blog, Oh Look, a Shiny Thing! or on Twitter at @karilucin.
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