NEA Big Read Celebration with Kush Thompson

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Event Details

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/28/2019
6:00pm-8:00pm
Cost: Free

NOTE THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY OCCURRED

Location
Downtown Branch of AADL
Region: Downtown
343 South Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor


Event Description

Community members will come together and celebrate the culmination of this month-long NEA Big Read program around Citizen by Claudia Rankine. Featured artist Kush Thompson will perform poetry and talkback with the audience. Members of the Neutral Zone teen book club will also share their poetic responses to Citizen and all of the identity collages created earlier in the month will be displayed for viewing.  The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the sharing of a good book. For more information, see www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read. This event is in partnership with the Neutral Zone. Copies of Kush Thompson’s books, as well as copies of Citizen  will be on sale at this event.

For grades 9-adult. Held in 4th Floor Meeting Rooms

Contact Information
  • Event Website: https://aadl.org/node/383803
  • Organizer: Ann Arbor District Library
  • Organizer Phone: Not Provided
  • Organizer Email: Not Provided
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