BAM Festival Poetry Night: Amiri Baraka
As part of its Black Arts Movement Festival, Pro-Arts Collective presents writer Amiri Baraka. For nearly five decades, Baraka has penned ground-breaking, politically charged works of poetry, drama, fiction and non-fiction. From his earliest forays as a writer, Baraka (born LeRoi Jones in 1934) melded much of his creative output with jazz music. His many awards include a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship, the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Rockefeller Foundation Award for Drama. 8 p.m. today. Rollins… Show more
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