SPC Birthday Dinner with Remi Kanazi

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Bellevue Heights Methodist Church, 2112 Geddes St. 13207
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Remi Kanazi, spoken word artist and author of "Before the Next Bomb Drops", will be the featured guest at the Syracuse Peace Council's 79th Birthday Dinner. Please join us!

Remi is the author of Before the Next Bomb Drops: Rising Up From Brooklyn to Palestine, a forethcoming collection of poetry and Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine. His political commentary has been featured by news outlets throughout the world, including Salon, Al Jazeera English, and BBC Radio. He is a Lannan Residency Fellow and an Advisory Committee member for the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. 

Praise for Remi:

"Back from Gaza, Remi Kanazi's poems make tears come to my eyes. Poetry more than any other means communicates what is deepest in man, what gives us hope beyond crime and despair.

Stephane Hessel, French ambassador, former French resistance fighter, and participant in the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Tickets are $15-75 sliding scale (suggested donation of $30.)


Dinner menu will be seasonal. local and vegatarian with dessert and ice cream.

To volunteer with food preparation and with promotion, please contact Ursula, (315) 472-5478, ursula@peacecouncil.net