Benefit for English Professor, Jon Lurie
- 9:00 PM
Saturday Nov 17, 2012
Loft Literary Center, Open Book
1011 Washington Ave. S.E.
The UMN Creative Writing Program, the Loft Literary Center, and Milkweed Editions are partnering to present a benefit evening for Jon Lurie, a UMN MFA alum and Macalester English professor, who is waiting for a heart transplant. The evening features local authors and musicians, live painting, Circus Juventas artists, and a silent auction.
Funds raised will help Jon and his family before and after his surgery. Featuring readings by Patricia Weaver Francisco, author of Telling; Susan Power, author of Roofwalker; and Laura Flynn, author of Swallow the Ocean. Also, Jon Lurie himself will read from his forthcoming memoir, Canoeing with Jose.
This event is for: Alumni, Students, Staff, Faculty, Parents and Families and Public
Admission: Tickets are $20. RSVP for transportation.
Sponsored By: Civic Engagement Center
Categories: Front Page Events, Alumni Events and Art, Music, Theater