Thursday, January 21, 2010

FEB 2 2010: Harvest of Dreams: Voices to Remember




I just received word of this performance taking place at the Frazier Museum in Louisville. It seems a good opportunity, for students of all ages, to learn about these African-American writers.

LIVING HISTORY Performance Series

In honor of Black History Month, the Frazier Museum presents a stirring performance of classic and contemporary African-American poetry, prose, stories and songs by Ilene Evans, including works by Langston Hughes, Waring Cuney, Paul Laurence Dunbar and Ancella Bickle. Galleries opens at 6 p.m on February 2nd. Light refreshments are served. Tickets are $9 for museum members, $12 for non-members, $5 for students and seniors. Exhibit gallery access is included.

For More Information: Guest Services Phone: (502) 753-5663

Ilene Evans is an internationally known actress, singer and storyteller. From the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland to Phoenix, Arizona in the United States, Ilene has been telling her stories through dance, music and the spoken word for 30 years.

NO IMAGES by Waring Cuney

She does not know
Her beauty,
She thinks her brown body
Has no glory.
If she could dance
Naked
Under palm trees
And see her image in the river,
She would know.

But there are no palm trees
On the street,
And dish water gives back no images.

(1824)

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