3rd Saturday Coffeehouse: Poet Haki Madhubuti
Poet Haki Madhubuti at 3rd Saturday Coffeehouse Apr. 21
Join us at 3rd Saturday Coffeehouse Open Mic where we are delighted to welcome back renowned poet, educator, and author Haki Madhubuti. He is the founding director of Third World Press and a protégé of Gwendolyn Brooks. He is the author of many volumes of poetry and non-fiction, including Black Men: Obsolete, Single, Dangerous? that has sold more than a million copies. YellowBlack: The First Twenty-One Years of a Poet’s Life is a memoir of the people and places that were a part of his early life. His collected essays are being published this year. His accomplishments are too numerous to list---see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haki_Madhubuti. Indulge your senses at Unity House at Unity Temple, 875 Lake Street (at Kenilworth), Oak Park. 7:30 sign up, 8 pm Open Mic, 9 pm featured performer. Open Mic is limited to 5 minutes each. $3-$5 nominal donation. Wheelchair accessible. Info at 708-660-9376.