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Oct 9

FEW SPOTS LEFT – 10/11/14 Books of the Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour

AUTHOR: kimz

Join the Humanities Council, DC By the Book, and the DC Public Library on October 11, 10a.m. to noon, for a free literary walking tour! Participants will meet at the 13th Street entrance to the U Street Metro in Northwest, DC. 

Kim Roberts, historian of DC’s literary culture, will lead the tour with the theme “Books of the Harlem Renaissance.” Visit https://booktourshaw.eventbrite.com to register.

Authors will include Zora Neale Hurston, Jean Toomer, Duke Ellington, Jessie Redmon Fauset, Richard Bruce Nugent, Langston Hughes, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Edward Christopher Williams, Pearl Bailey, James Weldon Johnson, Alain Locke and Rudolph Fisher. We will take a stroll of approximately 1.5 hours around the U Street neighborhood, exploring locations found in significant literary works.