Avant-garde meets traditional in the unique double-sided poetry reading! Local poet Reb Livingston reads from her latest work Bombyonder. She will be joined by Donald Illich and Judith McCombs of the Federal Poets.
The event also features a participatory writing excercise for interested attendees.
Every Monday in the Lower Level Large Meeting room in June we will celebrate the legends in Black Music: Gospel, Jazz, Go-Go, R&B and Reggae. Join our listening party and browse our book fair. Learn how to download and stream your favorite music from www.dclibrary.org for free.
Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba combines Latin and international music with a fun and effective workout system.
This class will be led by Library Associate and licensed Zumba instructor Christine.
No experience is necessary, but all participants must sign a waiver.
Come comfortably dressed for moving.
Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of two one-hour classes meeting once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons.
Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Student's are strongly encouraged to attended Interviewing 101 -- Thursday, June 3 -- prior to attending the first session.
By the end of the course, each student will produce a short piece to share with the DC Public Library community.
The characterization of the African American male homosexual on screen has come a long way since the early days of film. How has the gay black man been portrayed on film? What impact have these early roles had on future depictions of race and sexuality?
Join Kevin Beard in conversation for an in-depth analysis, from the early days of film to Empire.