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23rd Annual Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading at PPL Feb. 4
February 4 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pmFree
In conjunction with the Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading Committee, Providence Public Library will host the 23rd annual Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading on Sunday, February 4 from 1:30 – 4 pm in the Library’s Auditorium, 150 Empire Street. The event is free and open to the public. There will be refreshments following the reading.
Langston Hughes’s poems, dating from the Harlem Renaissance through the 1960s, continue to resonate today. These powerful, poignant and often amusing works are read aloud by members of the community, accompanied by the Daniel Ian Smith Jazz Trio.
This program is made possible through a grant from the Rhode Island Committee for the Humanities, an independent state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.