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Unhappy hours at the Poe Museum
Thursdays, August 23rd and September 27th, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
The August 23 Unhappy Hour features live music by Anousheh Khalili, free admission to the Museum, light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Mix and mingle in the courtyard garden of the Museum, and enjoy an intellectually stimulating happy hour. Free.