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Now is the Thing to Praise - A Tribute To Dolores Kendrick

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

presents

Now is the Thing to Praise

A Tribute To Dolores Kendrick

Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm

Arena Stage

The Mead Center for American Theatre

1101 6th St SW, Washington, DC 20024

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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.

Featuring: 

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.