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Robert Bly came to prominence for his men’s seminars, a me-too version of feminist empowerment with the decidedly macho additions of running through the woods and beating on drums. In today’s post-feminist, post-masculine culture, men are free to warp their minds by reading their own versions of Cosmo and Mademoiselle—Maxim and FHM. Perhaps the time for hairy-chest-thumping therapy has passed. But Bly’s not worried, because he’s got his first passion: This manly man’s real niche is poetry. It’s frantically incoherent, bad stuff, but it beats the crap out of cheesy male bonding. See for yourself at 7:30 p.m. at the Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol St. SE. $10. (202) 544-7077. (Jandos Rothstein)