Lao-Tzu, Poetry, and Guqin

Lao-Tzu's Tao-Te Ching and Infusions by Poets Clara Hsu & Greg Pond with Guqin master David Wong
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Clara Hsu photoDavid Wong photoGreg Pond photoWater is the theme of this reading. Clara Hsu will introduce her translations of Lao-Tzu's Tao-Te Ching. Greg Pond and Guqin master David Wong will add to the mix with their selection of poetry and music.

National Poetry Month Events at the Main Library:

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Lao-Tzu, Poetry, and Guqin: Lao-Tzu's Tao-Te Ching and Infusions by Poets Clara Hsu & Greg Pond with Guqin master David Wong. April 3, 2018, 6:00 pm, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room.

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