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The Way She Told Her Story: Concert and Reading by Diane Jarvi with Dan Newton
June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The East Side Freedom Library invites you to an evening of poetry and song celebrating immigrant women:
The Way She Told Her Story
Concert and Reading by Diane Jarvi with Dan Newton
Monday, June 25th, 2018, 7:00-8:30pm
Through regional music of Finland and readings from her new book of poetry, the evening will showcase the voices and histories of Finnish women immigrants and their descendants as well as the universal story of loss and hope of all who arrived in this country as strangers.
“Jarvi’s music and poetry are full of stories that take us on the immigrants’ journey of hardship and elation. These poems and songs share deeply interwoven questions regarding language, political history, women, and the immigrant experience.”—New Rivers Press
Diane Jarvi and Dan Newton have performed together for the past twenty–five years and have toured in Finland. Diane Jarvi is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and a poet under the name Diane Jarvenpa. Dan “Daddy Squeeze” Newton is the accordionist for people who don’t like accordion. He has performed for audiences in the Twin Cities and around the world for over 40 years.
Free and open to all
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St.
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