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01.23.07 01:27 PM

Kevin Powell: 20 Years of Writing

African Voices Magazine's Brownstone Reading Series
and the Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts

present

A PUBLIC CONVERSATION WITH KEVIN POWELL ON
THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS WRITING CAREER

Monday, February 5, 2007
7PM

at the Kumble Theater, the downtown Brooklyn campus of Long Island University
right at the corner of Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

Take the D, N, R, or Q to DeKalb Avenue station
Take the 2, 3, 4, or 5 to Nevins Street station


Admission is FREE and seating is on a first come basis


The conversation will be moderated by ASHA BANDELE, best-selling author of THE PRISONER's WIFE and contributor to various publications, including The New York Times, Vibe, and Essence

Musical soundtrack by DJ REBORN, hiphop theater musical director; and featured deejay on the national tour of Russell Simmons' Tony Award-winning Broadway show Def Poetry Jam

Special video montage produced by MICHAEL SCOTT JONES

Poetry performances by

MICHAEL PARTIS, 20-year-old Bronx raised and born poet and activist; Philosophy and African American Studies major and Dean's List student at Fordham University; former Vice President of Fordham's Black Student Union, and cofounder of Asili Starts All Progressiveness (ASAP), a student leadership group; and he has been one of the most active student voices in Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.

VERALYN WILLIAMS, 21-year-old poet, playwright, radio journalist, and aspiring actress and a Media Studies major at Hunter College; a Peabody Award-winning producer with WNYC’s “Radio Rookies” youth journalism program; Williams was born in Sierra Leone and grew up in the Bronx; she strives, in everything she does, to give the world an inside look at what she sees and experiences as a Black African Woman in America.

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