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Poe Pourri set for Jan. 25 at Virginia Beach Center

The Old Dominion University English Department and the Alumni Association are teaming up to present "E.A. Poe 'Poe Pourri'" from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, at the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center.

Billed as "A Grand, Fantastical, Phantasmagoric Affair," the free event is offered in honor of the writer's 200th birthday. It will feature a talk on Poe in Virginia, an illustrated discourse on Poe in the movies and a reading of the best Poe imitation poem or story by an ODU student. Assorted "macabre refreshments" also are promised.

For more information contact Jeffrey Richards, chair of the English department, at jhrichar@odu.edu.

This article was posted on: January 15, 2009

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