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Date: August 13

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A Poetic Medley: Dunbar 150 Tribute

Saturday, August 13, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM 


Dayton Metro Library (Main) | The Eichelberger Forum — 1st Floor

June 27, 2022 marked the 150th birthday of Dayton native/poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. To celebrate Dunbar’s contributions to poetry, Oral Funk Poetry Productions will pay tribute to Dunbar with their contemporary performance, Lyrics. Love. Legacy. This high-spirited show celebrates urban roots and Black creativity through the eyes of the Gem City and Paul Laurence Dunbar. This program coincides with Gem City Black Business Month and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.