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Asheville Poetry Series – Dr. Martin Luther King Day Reading
January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$5
On January 20, at 7:30 P.M., Asheville Poetry Series presents our annual MLK Day reading, featuring guest speaker Barbara Milford and poets Kevin Evans and Caleb Beissert, plus an open mic, where we invite all people to share poems and thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his teachings of peace, racial harmony, and economic equality. Stick around after the reading for live jazz and funk. $5 suggested donation at door.
Find more information about Asheville Poetry Series at: facebook.com/groups/ashevillepoetryseries