Monday, October 04, 2004
KICKOFF PROGRAM for the 215 FEST
Wednesday October 6, 2004
8:00 PM: The 215 Festival at the Kelly Writers House
3805 Locust Walk
Join the Writers House for the kickoff event of the 215 Festival.
The Philly Sound at the 215 brings together five Philly Sound poets who comprise a vital strata of Philadelphia's writing world with one of the city's hottest musicians: Monica McIntyre. Poets include Linh Dinh, Ish Klein, Frank Sherlock, hassen, and Kevin Varrone.
Remarks on The USA PATRIOT ACT by Emily Missner, Drexel Univeristy Librarian.
Evening hosted by Tom Devaney and CAConrad.
The 215 Fest at the Writers House will also provide and spotlight information about the most controversial section of The US PATRIOT ACT: Section 215.
Section 215 of the US Patriot Act gives the FBI unprecedented access to the communications, research, and reading habits of the public. It allows the government to get "any tangible thing" via a subpoena -- library, academic, financial, travel, and medical records; bookstore transaction receipts; Internet use logs; etc
For an article on the USA Patriot Act <-- click here.