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The Ruby is a catalyst for creativity and a home for making art at Duke.
Date & Time
September 21, 2018 at 8:00 pm10:00 pm
Free; no reservations required
Ruby Lounge at the Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705 United States

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey. The festival starts on Thursday evening, September 20 and ends with a brunch-time event the following Saturday.

The festival’s Friday evening event—keynote readings with musical accompaniment, followed by a reception with wine, beer, and desserts—will be in the Ruby Lounge. All other events are at The Mezzanine at The Durham Hotel—see the full schedule.

Presented by the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center, Department of Music, William Blackburn Fund, Department of African & African-American Studies @ Duke University (AAAS), Duke Divinity School, Duke University Department of Religious Studies, Duke Performances, Program in Literature at Duke University, and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University.

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