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The National Black Writers Conference Biannual Symposium Honoring the Life and Work of August Wilson

NEW LINE UP FOR NBWC BENEFIT CONCERT 
Mos Def, Amiri Baraka, Ruby Dee, Guy Davis, Gary Bartz & Gregoire Maret
 
Harmonies & Voices of Transformation: The Annual Benefit Concert for the National Black Writers Conference Featuring & Others, March 25, 2011
 

The symposium will be preceded by a National Black Writers Concert Benefit on Friday evening at 9:00 pm with Ruby Dee, Mos Def, Guy Davis, Ruby Dee and others at the Highline Ballroom in Manhattan, 431 W 16th St., New York, NY 10011. Tickets are $35, doors open at 7 p.m., and the concert begins at 9 p.m. Advance ticket purchase is strongly suggested.  

Exclusive to CBL list members!

Follow the link to reserve seated tickets:

http://highlineballroom.com/calendar.php

For info, call 212.414.5994

www.myspace.com/mosdef

www.garybartz.com

  

August Wilson Celebration brings together Authors, Scholars, Actors and fans

of Dramatic Theater

 

The  Bi-Annual National Black Writers Symposium, which is co-sponsored by the English Department, will be held at Medgar Evers College in the Founders Auditorium on Saturday, March 26 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The day long symposium includes readings by acclaimed actors Jeffrey Wright, star of A Free Man of Color and Top Dog/Under Dog, and Tanya Wright, author and a cast member of HBO’s True Blood. Participating speakers and panelists include Woodie King Jr., founder of the New Federal Theatre; playwrights Thomas Bradshaw and Ed Bullins; Professor Dale Byam, director of the film August in April; scholars Kimberly C. Ellis, Donald Gagnon and Paul Carter Harrison, and legal advisor Esmeralda Simmons.


Medgar Evers College, CUNY

Brooklyn, NY 11225 

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

NBWC Hotline: 718-270-4811

 

$10 - General Donation

$5 - Senior/ Student/ Faculty - with valid ID. Rate applies to all schools/colleges.

Medgar Evers College student attend for free. Registration required.

 

On-line Registration CLOSES Thursday, March 24, at MIDNIGHT!

To register NOW visit: http://www.nationalblackwritersconference.org/registration.html

 

Details related to both events can be found at www.nationalblackwritersconference.org

 

Thank you for your support!

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