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Community Open-Mic Reading Event [Beautiful Truth Initiative]

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

- Free

As part of Charlotte Lit’s Beautiful Truth initiative, renowned poet Terrance Hayes will be here for two days of events.

On Friday, March 15 at 7 pm, members of the community who attended our public narrative workshops will gather to share their stories.

Event tickets are free, registration required.


Terrance Hayes is the author of American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassins, a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in Poetry; To Float In The Space Between: Drawings and Essays in Conversation with Etheridge Knight; How to Be DrawnLighthead, which won the 2010 National Book Award for poetry; Muscular Music, which won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award; Hip Logic, winner of the 2001 National Poetry Series, and Wind in a Box. Artist-in-residence at New York University, Hayes currently resides in New York City.


About the Beautiful Truth Initiative

This event is part of Charlotte Lit’s Beautiful Truth initiative, which seeks to help community members write and share stories about themselves and their lives here in Charlotte.

Charlotte Lit’s Beautiful Truth initiative is made possible in part with generous grants from NC Arts, The Plain Language Group, and Brooke and Justin Lehmann. We’re still seeking additional donors. Can your organization help? If so, please contact kathie@charlottelit.org or paul@charlottelit.org.

Tickets

188 available
BEAUTIFUL TRUTH PUBLIC READING | 03/15/2019Free

Details

Date:
March 15
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Midwood International Center Auditorium
1817 Central Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28205 United States
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Organizer

Charlotte Lit
Phone:
704-315-2131
Email:
admin@charlottelit.org
Website:
https://www.charlottelit.org