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BOUNDLESS: AFRICA - At Home, From Home, Home and Away

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 6:30 PM

BOUNDLESS: AFRICA WORLD STAGES Theater

Conceived around the concept of a dinner party, the audience will enjoy a meal seated alongside local writers as well as writers from the diaspora.

Price

$60.00

Venue

Skylight Pavilion

Run Time

Approx. 2-1/2 hours

About

AT HOME, FROM HOME, HOME AND AWAY 
Conceived around the concept of a dinner party, the audience will enjoy a meal seated alongside local writers as well as writers from the diaspora. This event will include a three-course meal with participatory musical performances and interventions throughout the evening.

Guest writers:
Gbenga Adesina, Ellah P. Wakatama (OBE), Lesley Arimah, Carlyle Brown, Panashe Chigumadzi, Tope Folarin, Helon Habila, Jennifer Makumbi, Chuck Mike, Ahmed Naji, Ben Okri, Ladan Osman, Femi Osofisan, and Titilope Sonuga.

As part of the 2019–2020 WORLD STAGES season, the Kennedy Center presents the literary mini-series Boundless: Africa on February 4 and 5, 2020. The special program combines performances, panel discussions, and readings, which will be held at the Kennedy Center’s REACH campus in Washington, D.C. and at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Featuring playwrights, poets, and writers of African heritage living in Africa and the Diaspora including the United States, the series brings to the forefront relevant issues that inform the boundaries separating genres, art forms, geography, and time.

Click each writer’s name below to view bio.

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