Attenbourough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road, Leicester, LE1 7HA
A free event to celebrate the life and legacy of Ntozake Shange, literary titan, poet and playwright, who sadly passed away on October 27th, 2018, aged 70.
Ntozake Shange was a prolific multi award-winning poet, playwright, and novelist, best known for the canonical For Coloured Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow Was Enuf (1976), an Obie Award winning choreopoem and highly influential work of genius. Join us in celebrating, honouring Ntozake Shange’s life and work as a literary titan on par with Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou, at this FREE Memorial event co-hosted by Dare to Diva artist Carol Leeming FRSA and Dr.Leighan Renaud (University of Leicester). Ntozake Shange will have her life and literary legacy celebrated with an African Libation, short readings of her work, discussion, and other personal contributions from international, national and regional Poets, Academics, and Audience members and a special dedication.
Dress Code: Colours of the Rainbow or White.
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