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Honoring Langston Hughes

February 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Langston Hughes, an early adopter of what we now call jazz poetry and leader in the Harlem Renaissance, birthday is February 1st. Join us for a reading of his work by Worcester’s Deputy Cultural Development Officer Che Anderson.

Visit the Zoom registration link to receive information on how to join the reading, and Zoom will send you an e-mail with the meeting details and link.

Che Anderson is the Deputy Cultural Development Officer for Worcester, MA, where he focuses on public art, special events, and cultural equity. An avid lover of street art, Che has led efforts to increase Worcester’s public art, most notably serving as founding Director of POW! WOW! Worcester, a festival-style event that brings internationally acclaimed artists to the City of Worcester to activate underused spaces and beautify Worcester. His recent endeavors include serving on the Rose Kennedy Greenway Public Art Advisory Group and Food and Convo, an online platform that explores the intersectionality of public art, the creative culinary industry, music, and shared human-centered experience.

A photo of poet Langston Hughes with a snippet of his poetry in a white panel on the left of the image.

Image from https://www.topteny.com/top-10-most-famous-afro-american-poets/

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Date:
February 1, 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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