Thursday, August 14, 2014
Dee Perry shares her interview with Anisfield-Wolf Award-winning poet - Derek Walcott - prior to Karamu event in his name. Plus we hear from the organizers of the Karamu House tribute this legendary poet featuring the new documentary - “Poetry Is An Island”. And we introduce you to Cleveland R&B singer Antoine Dunn who shares music from his debut CD - Truth of The Matter - at Nighttown.
Arts and Culture, History, Literature, Music
Derek Walcott, poet
Terrence Spivey, Karamu House
Karen Long, Anisfield-Wolf Awards
Mary Kanieski, co-coordinator
Antoine Dunn, musician
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Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.
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