Gregorio Luke Celebrates the Memory of Poet Pablo Neruda in Long Beach Tonight!
Updated: Sep 8, 2020
"Look for me between stone and ocean," Pablo Neruda once wrote. "I will return to be the churning of the water." The famed poet's "Yo Volveré" is just one of many poems inspired by his fascination with Chilean coastline where he made his home in Isla Negra for much of his life. A Nobel laureate and literary giant of the 20th century, Neruda will be the inspiration for a lecture by Gregorio Luke tonight in Long Beach. Fittingly, the Pacific Ocean will serve as a backdrop for his continuing Murals Under the Stars series. "I have the perfect venue," Luke tells the Weekly. "It will be a wonderful experience."
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