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Poetry Extravaganza

4th Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


On January 15th, 2:00pm to 5:00pm, Collective Voices (J. Joy Matthews Alford, founder, Dianne Beverly-Patterson and Billye Okera) presents Poetry Extravaganza 2000, the 4th annual tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Joining them will be Delores Kendrick, D.C. Poet Laureate; Forestine Bynum, host Spaulding Library Poetry Reading; Avery Lanier, Hiram Larew, winner of Baltimore's Artscape 1999 ; Johari Rashaad, A Mercedes Vessels, host D.C.'s "Cup Of Dreams"; and Patrick Washington, member Generation 2000.  The event will also feature local musicians.  The program will be held at the Martin Luther King Memorial Library auditorium A-5.  The program is free and open to the public.  A reception and book-signing will follow.


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