READING ALOUD: Political poems

Reading Aloud, the Senior Center-based poetry-reading group, will present a program of political poems as part of the Book Festival. The poems deal with many political issues – censorship, war, slavery – with particular focus on the plight and dreams of immigrants. The readers are Michael Chan, Jim Curry, Jonni Ellsworth, Chuck Felling, Mary Gutmann, Ina Loewenberg, Nancy Lynch, Cari Malone, Kathy Mitchell, Betty Norbeck and Jim Piper.

2:00 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 15 at RAD, 123 E. Washington St., Iowa City, Iowa 52240