The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Now is the Thing to Praise
A Tribute To Dolores Kendrick
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm
The Mead Center for American Theatre
1101 6th St SW, Washington, DC 20024
Celebrating the artistry and legacy of the second Poet Laureate of the District of Columbia, Dolores Kendrick. Featuring readings from her published books of poetry: Through the Ceiling, Now is the Thing to Praise, The Women of Plums: Poetry in the Voices of Slave Women, Rainbow on Fire and Why the Woman is Singing on the Corner.
Cast members from The Women of Plums I:
Tamela Aldridge | Vera Oye Yaa Ana | Jazmine Robinson
Members of The Poet in Progress Program:
Carolyn Joyner | Sue Vijh | Bernardine Watson | Brenda Bunting
Cast members from The Women of Plums II:
Marjuan Canady | Ebony Erickson | Z Jones
To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Kali Wasenko at [email protected] or (202) 724-1445 at least five (5) days prior to the event.