Thursday, October 18, 2007

Nikki Giovanni in L.A. next week

Very excited about getting an opportunity to hear Nikki Giovanni speak, live and in person, next week in L.A.

You may recall last summer I wrote a blog entry about my introducation to Nikki Giovanni's work as a kid.

An Evening With Nikki Giovanni
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 6:30 pm
Golden Eagle Ballroom, 3rd floor, Golden Eagle Building
California State University, Los Angeles

The Cross Cultural Centers at Cal State L.A. present an evening with Nikki Giovanni, world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator. Currently a University Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, Nikki Giovanni is one of the most widely-read American poets and writers. Always insisting on presenting the truth as she sees it, she has maintained a prominent place as a strong voice of the black community.

Event is free. Seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Nominal parking fee for off-campus guests. For more information, please contact the Cross Cultural Centers at Cal State L.A.

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