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Hear the Written Word in Rockland

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   Prominent African-American literary figures will be the focus of a special Black History Month celebration at Hopper House Art Center. At “The Art of the Written Word,” hosted by Nyack resident Daryl Brownlee, founder of the group, Building A Broader Base, volunteers will read selections from artists including Nikki Giovanni, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Amiri Baraka, and Langston Hughes. Local author, poet, and co-founder of Nyack Village Theater’s “Verbal Lift” open mic, Cathleen St. Victor, kicks off the evening with an introduction, reading and discussion. All ages are welcome. Wednesday, February 25, 6-9pm. FREE. Hopper House Art Center, 82 N. Broadway, Nyack. 845-358-0774.

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