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Leaves of Grass

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leaves of Grass Illuminated Oct. 25 at Dassel History Center

Leaves of Grass – Illuminated will be performed Thursday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m., at the Dassel History Center. Minneapolis-based, performing artist Patrick Skully will depict American poet Walt Whitman. It is about history, art, literature, even opera, presenting aspects of Whitman’s life, times, and work. The show reveals historical conflicts in the 19th Century, conflicts that impact us today. It is age appropriate for high school students to adults. There is no charge for the Dassel performance.

Skully has written and will perform this show in approximately 25 communities in Minnesota during 2018-2019. In 2017-2018 he toured it to24 communities.

A new version of Leaves of Grass – Illuminated will be performed at the Guthrie Theatre in the Dowling Studio July 12-14, 2019.

This event is sponsored by the Dassel Area Historical Society and the Dassel Library. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

 

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Date:
October 25
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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