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Strengthening Our Community Through Poetry and Paintings

  • Oxon Hill Branch Library 6200 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill, MD, 20745 United States (map)

Come hear Sylvia Dianne Beverly (Ladi Di), Sistah Joy, Edgar Gabriel Silex, Patrick Washington, Hiram Larew, and Samantha Jackson—Prince George’s County’s 2017 Youth Poet Laureate— read poetry as visual artists simultaneously sketch, draw, and paint wholly new work on stage. The artists—  Karen Maria Valerie Beverly and Jamille Jones— will discuss their visual interpretation of the poems. The audience will be invited to comment on the poetry and the artwork during a question and answer period. Light refreshments will follow. 

Admission: Free and Open to the Public