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13 - Jun
(Nearby Event: Education)
Where:Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20003
Literary luminaries Nikki Giovanni, Gregory Pardlo, Haki Madhubuti and Sonia Sanchez will join poet and author Kwame Alexander at D.C.'s Folger Theatre for Lineage: From the Black Arts Movement to Cave Canem, a conversation steeped in culture and history. Alexander leads a discussion that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Black Arts Movement and the 20th anniversary of the influential African-American writers' foundation Cave Canem. Following the conversation, there'll be a reading by Cave Canem co-founder Toi Derricotte, Pulitzer Prize-winner Pardlo and more, highlighting the foundation's role in advancing African-American poetry.  

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