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Invitation to World Literature

INVITATION TO WORLD LITERATURE brings together a tantalizing mix of writers, literary scholars, artists and performers to explore timeless tales from a variety of eras and cultures. Writers and scholars discuss key scenes while artists and performers deliver modern interpretations of an eclectic collection stretching from ancient Greece (Euripides) to the French Enlightenment (Voltaire) to the modern day (Gabriel Garcia Marquez). Guests include: actor Alan Cummings, theater director Mary Zimmerman, actor-director Tim Blake-Nelson, acclaimed composer Philip Glass, playwright David Henry Huang, film director Harold Ramis, actress Kristen Chenoweth and humorist Mo Rocca.

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Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 - 2:30 AM    "Popol Vuh" The Mayan book of creation, the dawn of life, and the glories of gods and kings. This magnificent epic was saved from destruction at the hands of the Spanish by Quiche chroniclers. Once repressed, the story is now interwoven with the history of today's Mayan people. D
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Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 - 2:00 AM "Journey to the West" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 - 2:30 AM "Popol Vuh" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012 - 2:00 AM "Candide" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012 - 2:30 AM "Things Fall Apart" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 - 2:00 AM "One Hundred Years of Solitude" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 - 2:30 AM "The God of Small Things" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 - 2:00 AM "The Thousand and One Nights" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Aug 2, 2013 - 1:00 AM "The Epic of Gilgamesh" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Aug 2, 2013 - 1:30 AM "My Name Is Red" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Aug 9, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Odyssey" (IDAHO)
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