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LHCPR in the news

via the Rhode Island monthly

On Feb. 5, artists, musicians, writers, literary enthusiasts and civic and political leaders will come together for an event that’s become a longstanding tradition in the Providence arts scene [...]

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via the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission

Looking Back to Move Forward – the many faces of Langston Hughes […]

via the Glitter Goddess Collective

Langston Hughes' poems, dating from the Harlem Renaissance through the 1960's, continue to resonate today. These powerful, poignant, and often amusing works are read aloud by members of the community, accompanied by Manny Escobar + Leland Baker [...]

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Emily Ruth Hazel performs at Langston Hughes Poetry Reading

via motif by Elizabeth Keiser

The sounds of steel pan, keyboard, bass and vocals poured out of the Providence Career & Technical Academy Auditorium as hundreds of standup citizens glided inside. They were there to hear 67 people present Langston Hughes’ works, as well as experience some surprises. Many attendees returned for a third or 20th visit. Sylvia Ann Soares […]

via the Rhode Island Monthly

A free event celebrating the poems of icon Langston Hughes will be held Sunday, February 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. Hughes’ poems, which date from the Harlem Renaissance through the 1960s, are powerful, poignant and often humorous, and will be read aloud by a diverse group of individuals from communities across Southern New England. […]

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Langston Hughes

via The Brown Daily Herald by Emily Teng

“Hold fast to dreams / For if dreams die / Life is a broken-winged bird / That cannot fly.” The voice of reader Angela Romans reciting the well-known opening lines of “Dreams” by the celebrated [...]

via The Providence Journal

The 24th annual Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading took place Sunday at the Providence Career and Technical Academy auditorium […]

Audience listening to readings at the 24th annual Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading
April Brown, Ricardo Pitts-Wiley, Bernadet Pitts-Wiley, Karen Allen Baxter, Angela Nash Wade at the 23rd Annual Langston Hughes Community Poetry reading

via motif by Elizabeth Keiser

It was Super Bowl Sunday, but the cool kids were hanging out at the Providence Public Library. Sunday, February 4, marked the 23rd Annual Langston Hughes Community Poetry reading. All the way up on the third floor of the downtown library, there is a gorgeous auditorium that is especially toasty warm on a rainy, winter […]

via Follow The Soul Trane by Erin X. Smithers

This year, the 20th-Annual Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading was happening on Langston Hughes’ birthday. This annual event was coordinated by Anne Edmonds Clanton, and co-sponsored by RISD Museum, RISD’s Writing Center, and Literary Arts & Studies Department. I was able to catch up […]

Anne Edmonds Clanton smiling with a picture of Langston Hughes
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