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Broadside Lotus Press: A Community Celebration

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Broadside Lotus Press is celebrating 50 years of publishing history this month. Wayne State University Press is the proud distributor of their great books. Please check out some of their events around town this month!


September 17:  "Invoking the Spirit, Honoring Broadside Lotus Ancestors"

Ballroom, University of Detroit Mercy, 6:00 - 8:00p.m.


September 18:  "A Legacy of Literary Excellence"

Reception in Strohm Hall, Detroit Main Library, 7:00 pm

Program in the Friends Auditorium, Detroit Main Library, 8:15 - 9:30 pm


September 19 

1:00 - 3:00:  "I'm Writing My Story for Now and the Future:  Writing and Storytelling with Middle School Children"

3:00 - 5:00   "My Own Slam:  A Workshop for High School Writers"  

6:30 - 9:30   "Detroit Poets Rock," featuring experimental art film, "Wave Rock," by Semaj, Visual artist, Jasmime Murrell, Khary Frazier, Bilal, Will Copeland, Tawana Petty, Denote Osayande

All events at the University of Michigan Detroit Center, MLK Blvd. and Woodward


September 20:  "Black Genius in the 21st Century:  Innovators in the Arts, Technology, and Community Development"  

The Wright Museum of African American History, 3:00 - 6:00p.m.

Dr. Truman Hudson & Students from the Social Innoation Institute, Cecelia Sharpe, Urban Strings performance, Panel - Heru House, Piper Carter, Yusuf Shakur, Ceceilia Sharpe