Langston Hughes’s poems, dating from the Harlem Renaissance through the 1960’s, continue to resonate today. These powerful, poignant and often amusing works are read aloud by members of the community, accompanied by the Daniel Ian Smith Jazz Trio. Coordinated by the Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading Committee.
Refreshments following the reading.
Providence Public Library
225 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903
This program is made possible through a grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, an independent state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Providence Art, Culture + Tourism, and partners Providence Public Library and Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island.