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Bentley College Creative Writing Forum Presents Dick Lourie

February 27, 2002

WALTHAM, Mass.- Poet and musician Dick Lourie will read and perform selections from his new book Ghost Radio on Monday, March 25, 2002 at Bentley College. Part of Bentley's Creative Writing Forum spring series, the event will be held at 2:00 p.m. in The Commons at the Adamian Academic Center. This event is free and open to the public.Dick Lourie has been writing poetry for nearly 40 years. His poems have appeared in such magazines as Chicago Review, Sun, Exquisite Corpse, and Massachusetts Review. The Crossing Press, Unicorn Press, and Radical America Press have published collections of his work.

A resident of Somerville, Massachusetts, Lourie doubles as a musician, mainly a blues and rock-and-roll saxophone player. He performs regularly with such musicians as Big Jack Johnson, The Blue Suede Boppers, The G-Clefs, and Six of One, a Boston-based blues/R&B/soul band.

Many of Lourie's poems are about the blues, and he reads and plays sax to pre-recorded blues band accompaniment. His latest CD, Ghost Radio Blues, combines poetry and music.

Directions to Bentley College are available by calling 781-891-2100 or on the web at www.bentley.edu/directions.

WHO: Dick Lourie, poet and musician

WHAT: Readings and performances from his recent collection, Ghost Radio

WHEN: Monday, March 25, 2002, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Commons, Adamian Academic Center, Bentley College, Waltham, MA

 

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