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Date & Time

Thursday, April 6, 2017
7:00 PM

Location

Other Location

Admission

Free

More Information

http://arts.uchicago.edu/brooks100

Contact

UChicago Arts
773-702-2787
arts@uchicago.edu

Description

Centennial Brooks is a three-day tribute gathering of scholars, writers, musicians, and fans of Gwendolyn Brooks—the first African American poet to win the Pulitzer Prize. (April 6-8)

OPENING NIGHT, THURSDAY, APRIL 6: CENTENNIAL BROOKS
Free and open to the public / no reservations required

• Evening kick-off at the DuSable Museum, including readings featuring Brooks’ contemporaries and canonical poets Sonia Sanchez, Haki Madhubuti and Angela Jackson. A reception will follow. (7:00 – 9:00 pm)

Centennial Brooks is presented by the University of Chicago in partnership with the DuSable Museum of African American History and the Poetry Foundation.

All Centennial Brooks events are free and open to the public. Entry is first come-first served. For more information, visit https://arts.uchicago.edu/brooks100.