SAVE THE DATE and join Collective Voices, at Poetry Extravaganza 2014, the 18th annual tribute honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This free-to-the-community poetry and arts event takes place at The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library from 1:00 to 4:30 PM on Saturday, January 18, 2014. Two flyers providing detailed information about this event are attached. We hope to see you there!
Washington, DC Poet Laureate, Dolores Kendrick will be the featured Poet of Distinction.
WHUR radio host and on-air personality, Jacquie Gales Webb will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies.
Adult Guest Poets: Orville Walker, Elizabeth Bruce and J. L. Price
Youth Presenters: Nehemiah Sellers, Aniya Scott and Trinity Carpenter
Host Poets/Presenters: Sistah Joy, Ladi Di and Brenardo (Collective Voices)
Soloist: Soprano, Karen Wiggs-Wilbanks
African Drumming and Dance by The Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers –*[Come early for their lively and interactive (audience participation!) pre-event African drumming and dancing performance from 12:30-1:00 PM.]
Thank you if you can forward this email and invite/bring friends, family and neighbors to Poetry Extravaganza 2014, a free-to-the-community cultural and arts celebration for all ages.
The MLK Library is directly at the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metrorail Station (9th & G Sts. exit) on the Green and Yellow Lines.
Uplifting the Community Through the Arts,