The Duke and the Busboy Poet: Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, and the DC Harlem Renaissance
February 12, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm ESTFree
Poet Langston Hughes and composer/bandleader Duke Ellington interpreted the American experience through sounds and words. Join us for an evening of music, poetry, and to explore the lives of these two great artists, including their roots in Washington, DC, their role in the Harlem Renaissance, and their continued relevance in today’s troubled world.
Featuring: Charles Williams, vocals and spoken word; Gary Prince, guitar
This event is intended to be In-Person at DC Campus: THEARC, streamed through Levine Music Online. Currently, given the ongoing COVID climate, only RSVP for the live stream is available.