A quartet of distinct voices is featured in Inclined to Speak: A Dialogue with Four Arab American Poets. Kazim Ali, Elmaz Abinader, Hayan Charara and Eliot Khalil Wilson, each with a different style, form and subject, nonetheless share insight into the Arab-American experience. The reading will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by University of Houston professor Hosam Aboul-Ela. 3 p.m. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-639-7300 or visit www.mfah.org. Free, with paid museum admission.
Sat., Dec. 5, 3 p.m., 2009