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Rumi’s Caravan

  • Humanist Hall 390 27th Street Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)

Rumi’s Caravan
Saturday, September 10, 7:00PM (Doors open at 6:30PM)
Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland
$15 in advance, $25 at the door

Recitation of world poetry with Doug Von Koss, Barry and Maya Spector, Larry Robinson, Kay Crista and Carol Bowers Foote, and musicians Christine Tulis and Schawkie Roth.

A Poetic Conversation: For fifteen years Rumi’s Caravan has inspired audiences, weaving together poems by Rumi, Hafez, Machado, Rilke, Yeats, Mary Oliver, Joy Harjo, Naomi Shihab Nye, David Whyte, and other poets across the world.

The presenters create an improvised poetic conversation with musical accompaniment. Moving through moods of prayer and grief to humor and celebration, the Caravan always highlights the beauty of the spoken word.

All of our performances benefit local non-profit organizations. This year, our third in Oakland, we are proud to partner with the
Middle East Children’s Alliance, a superb organization that provides education, medicine and hope for refugee children in Palestine.

For more information, please contact Barry Spector at 650-327-5493 or

For advance tickets, please mail your check to Barry Spector at
685 1/2 Fairmount Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611

or pay by Paypal:

Earlier Event: September 10
The Comedy of Errors
Later Event: September 11
Oliver Ranch Tour 2016