An Evening with Billy Collins: U.S. Poet Laureate Reads Best-Selling Verse in Long Beach
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The last date listed for An Evening with Billy Collins was Saturday May 21, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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This truly spectacular show not only features amazing feats of strength, agility and flexibility from the skilled performers of this world-famous Chinese troupe -- but you may be more than pleasantly surprised by the company's display of sly humor, dazzling color and great music. Drawing on more than 2000 years of tradition, the Peking Acrobats create a true cirque-style carnival of dance, gymnastics, plate-twirling, juggling and cycling that's gained them worldwide fame -- including an appearance in the hit movie Ocean's 11. Learn More
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- “Billy Collins writes lovely poems...Limpid, gently and consistently startling, more serious than they seem, they describe all the worlds that are and were and some others besides.” --John Updike
- “Much of Collins's work is not just deft and cheerful but possessing of a slyly complicated intellectual tone.” --The New York Times
Hailed by The New York Times as “the most popular poet in America,” former U.S. Poet Laureate and best-selling author Billy Collins generates fans all over the world with his incomparable talent for capturing subjects of everyday life—love, death, solitude, youth, and one’s triumphs and defeats. Come to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center for a fascinating and intimate glimpse into the heart and soul of a brilliantly thoughtful man as he reads from his body of work.
Billy Collins will sign books in the lobby immediately following the event.