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FULL OF LIFE NOW: WALT WHITMAN AT 200

Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston MA

May 23 2019
FULL OF LIFE NOW: WALT WHITMAN AT 200

Celebrating the Bicentennial of America’s greatest poet, Walt Whitman, the Boston Athenaeum presents baritone Stephan David Hewitt singing Full of Life Now: Walt Whitman at 200, a concert of original song-settings of Whitman’s passionate lyrics.

As a young man just before the Civil War, Whitman self-published a book of poems he called Leaves of Grass—radical, body-as-sacred lyrics that are still radical today, perhaps even more radical today.

With these “song-poem” settings by the Dream Brothers, Gary Avram Glickman and Stephan David Hewitt, the soul and spirit of Whitman live on. The Dream Brothers’ mission is to help publicize the healing passion and power of Whitman’s lyrics for a new century and a new generation—as

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For Tickets, please visit the Boston Athenaeum website:

https://www.bostonathenaeum.org/events/6453/full-life-now-walt-whitman-200

 

Contact: 617-720-7600

Email: events@bostonathenaeum.org

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Post-Event Reception with artists.

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Boston Athenæum

10 1/2 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108

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