Lebanese poet uses art to unite

Sunday, February 10, 2008 | 7:18 p.m. CST; updated 6:03 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA - The Lebanese poet and composer Marcel Khalife sat in MU’s Waters Auditorium on Saturday to indulge an admiring and, at times, teary-eyed audience. Khalife, who influenced an entire generation of Arabs, was hosted by the Columbia Peace Coalition and Columbia radio station KOPN/89.5 FM.