NEW LINE UP FOR NBWC BENEFIT CONCERT
Mos Def, Amiri Baraka, Ruby Dee, Guy Davis, Gary Bartz & Gregoire Maret
Harmonies & Voices of Transformation: The Annual Benefit Concert for the National Black Writers Conference Featuring & Others, March 25, 2011
The symposium will be preceded by a National Black Writers Concert Benefit on Friday evening at 9:00 pm with Ruby Dee, Mos Def, Guy Davis, Ruby Dee and others at the Highline Ballroom in Manhattan, 431 W 16th St., New York, NY 10011. Tickets are $35, doors open at 7 p.m., and the concert begins at 9 p.m. Advance ticket purchase is strongly suggested.
Exclusive to CBL list members!
Follow the link to reserve seated tickets:
For info, call 212.414.5994
August Wilson Celebration brings together Authors, Scholars, Actors and fans
of Dramatic Theater
The Bi-Annual National Black Writers Symposium, which is co-sponsored by the English Department, will be held at Medgar Evers College in the Founders Auditorium on Saturday, March 26 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The day long symposium includes readings by acclaimed actors Jeffrey Wright, star of A Free Man of Color and Top Dog/Under Dog, and Tanya Wright, author and a cast member of HBO’s True Blood. Participating speakers and panelists include Woodie King Jr., founder of the New Federal Theatre; playwrights Thomas Bradshaw and Ed Bullins; Professor Dale Byam, director of the film August in April; scholars Kimberly C. Ellis, Donald Gagnon and Paul Carter Harrison, and legal advisor Esmeralda Simmons.
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
Brooklyn, NY 11225
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
NBWC Hotline: 718-270-4811
$10 - General Donation
$5 - Senior/ Student/ Faculty - with valid ID. Rate applies to all schools/colleges.
Medgar Evers College student attend for free. Registration required.
On-line Registration CLOSES Thursday, March 24, at MIDNIGHT!
To register NOW visit: http://www.nationalblackwritersconference.org/registration.html
Details related to both events can be found at www.nationalblackwritersconference.org
Thank you for your support!