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2nd Annual Poetry Unplugged Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration & Tribute

Presented by August Wilson Center at August Wilson Center, Pittsburgh PA

Jan 12 2018
2nd Annual Poetry Unplugged Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration & Tribute

Some of the biggest names in spoken word will perform at the August Wilson Center and bring a diverse perspective of the world through music and poetry, sharing a uniform message of peace, empowerment and action.

This powerful event will be hosted by Mahogany L. Browne, with DJ Jive Poetic.  Performances feature acclaimed poets Prentice Powell, Jamaal St. John, Vanessa Hidary and the Brooklyn Poetry Family includes artists Venessa Marco, Whitney Greenaway, Anthony McPherson and Chris Lilley. No poetry slam is complete without Hip Hop spun by Pittsburgh’s own DJ Nate Da Phat Barber.

Janis Burley Wilson, CEO & President of the August Wilson Center said of the Poetry Unplugged event, “We’re extremely

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Tickets are $15 ($10 with student ID) and available online at, by calling 412-456-6666 or at the Box Office at Theater Square.

Contact: 417-456-66666

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August Wilson Center

980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222


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