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Won't You Celebrate With Me?



Lucille Clifton, Nikki Giovanni, and Afaa Michael WeaverNikki Giovanni and Afaa Michael Weaver head a star-studded lineup of poets and writers reading and remembering Lucille Clifton on the 75th anniversary of her birth; readers include Melvin Brown, Sarah Browning, Linda Joy Burke, Hayes Davis, Teri Cross Davis, Joanne Gabbin, Reginald Harris, Bruce Jacobs and Jadi Omowale. Michael Glaser, Maryland Poet Laureate 2004-2009, will serve as emcee.

Program Notes:

WelcomeDr. Carla Hayden
CEO, Enoch Pratt Free Library
RemarksDr. Joanne Gabbin
Executive Director
Furious Flower Poetry Center
James Madison University
ReadingLynda Koolish
Photographer, Won't You Celebrate With Me?
HostMichael Glaser
ReadingsSarah Browning
Melvin Brown
Teri Cross Davis
Bruce Jacobs
Linda Joy Burke
MusicJohn Milton Wesley
ReadingsHayes Davis
Jadi Omowale
Reginald Harris
Afaa Michael Weaver
Nikki Giovanni

 

Recorded On: Thursday, June 14, 2012

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