What do Britney Spears songs have in common with Medieval Muslim Spain poets?


Join MacArthur Fellow, poet, and translator Peter Cole in workshops
for teachers, teens, and general public and find out!



Planetary Poetry and Pizza for Teens
Wednesday, June 24, from 3 to 6 p.m.
The Rainier Room located in the Northwest Rooms
Seattle Center


Explore the night sky with The Museum of Flight’s portable planetarium “Constellations and Cultural Stories,” and stories its beauty inspired in the ancient Greek, Chinese and Native American cultures. MacArthur Fellow, renowned poet and translator Peter Cole will then lead a poetry workshop focusing on both ancient and contemporary texts (including lyrics from Britney Spears songs.) Pizza and socializing will end the event.

Free admission to the Friday, June 26 performance of The Planets, at 7pm included with your attendance at workshop.

This event is sponsored by The Museum of Flight, Teen Tix, Seattle Arts and Lectures Writers in the Schools, Humanities Washington and Seattle Symphony.

This event is free and open to the public and an R.S.V.P. is required to [email protected] or (206) 233-3959.
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