SEE THE BROADCAST SCHEDULE ABOVE FOR SWEAT AND GILDED SIX BITS 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 20 AT 7 PM

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS  CELEBRATING  ZORA NEALE  HURSTON

 At Mixed Magic Theatre

SAT. OCT 27,2018  READING of BARRACOON  3PM

****NOTE LOCATION*****PAWTUCKET ARTS COLLABORATIVE, 560 MINERAL SPRING AVENUE (GO THROUGH MIXED MAGIC THEATRE LOBBY TO GET THERE)

A community reading of Zora Neale Hurston’s recovered and recently published New York Times Bestseller

“ Barracoon: The Story of the Last “ Black Cargo”

“ A profound impact on Hurston’s legacy” …. The New York Times
“ One of the greatest writers of our time “ …. Toni Morrison
FREE And OPEN To The Public,   Light Refreshments Served

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SAT. OCT 20th 7pm Broadcast Performance of SWEAT & THE GILDED SIX BITS
With Post Show Discussion of ZORA NEALE HURSTON’S Life And Works

SWEAT & THE GILDED SIX BITS will be presented at a special start time of 7:00pm, followed by a post show discussion of Hurston’s life and works moderated by Shawn Anthony Christian , Associate professor of African American studies and English at Wheaton College and author of the book A New Negro Reader and numerous related articles.
Join Us For An Exhilarating Experience! Light Refreshments Served

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Shawn Anthony Christian is Associate Professor of English and African American studies at Wheaton College in Norton MA. He is author of The Harlem Renaissance and the Idea of a New Negro Reader and has published articles on the Harlem Renaissance, the literature of the long civil rights movement, and African American print culture. A former actor (and occasional director), Shawn has performed in a production of James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner, co-directed a production of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls, and has served as a “post-play” panelist for Trinity Repertory Company in Providence.