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Event Name: 2020 Poetry Jam: She Speaks, He Speaks, We Speak, Generations Sp
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Address: 542 West 42nd Street
New York, NY

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Starts: Mon Sep 21 2020 at 7:00 PM
Ends: Mon Sep 28 2020 at 7:00 PM
Hosting Organization: New Federal Theatre
Contact Name: Jonathan Slaff
Contact Phone Number: 2129240496
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Event Cost: $0.00

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Event Description: On September 21 and 28, 2020 at 7:00 PM, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will present "2020 Poetry Jam: She Speaks, He Speaks, We Speak, Generations Speak." On both nights, three generations of outstanding African-American poets will accompany the audience on a spoken word journey. The lineup includes Mahogany L. Browne, Yusef Komunyakaa, Haki Madhabuti, jessica Care moore, Abiodun Oyewale, Sonia Sanchez, Shadenia Sivad, Quincy Troupe, Camryn Bruno, Renée McRae and Nathaniel Isiah Swanson. The program is designed to honor powerful voices, from revolutionary trailblazers to torch-bearing young artists, who invigorate today's Black verse. The evenings will be emceed and curated by Rev. Rhonda "Akanké" McLean-Nur and will also feature her along with other special guests. Director is Petronia Paley, an award winning actor, playwright and director. Attendance is free and unlimited, but audience members must reserve by going to New Federal Theatre’s website: https://www.newfederaltheatre.com. Donations will be gratefully accepted.


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