It's been 800 years, but the words of Rumi, a 13th century Persian poet, still seem to entrance people
In the second part of Wednesday's Up to Date, Steve Kraske speaks with Rumi scholar Coleman Barks about the poet's legacy and why his verses continue to thrive.
HEAR MORE: Coleman Barks and cellist David Darling will perform Rumi's poetry a 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at Unity Temple on the Plaza. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Click here for more information.