February 24: Immigrant stories with Edwidge Danticat, Etana and others

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February 24: Immigrant stories with Edwidge Danticat, Etana and others

NPR host Michel Martin leads a live, on-stage dialogue with a variety of artists who spotlight their own, deeply personal experiences with immigration and diaspora.

Panelists:

  • ‘Orange is the New Black’ actress Diane Guerrero
  • Award-winning, Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat
  • Richard Blanco, the first Latino, the first immigrant, the youngest and the first openly gay person to become a U.S. inaugural poet
  • Jamaican reggae musician Etana
  • NPR Alt.Latino co-hosts Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras

Tuesday February 24, 2015, 7 pm

Koubek Center at Miami Dade College

2705 SW Third Street

Miami, Florida 33135

Article at http://www.southflorida.com/sf-michel-martin-danticat-blanco-miami-20150223,0,2143238.story

NPR announcement at http://www.npr.org/blogs/presents/2015/01/14/375642213/npr-presents-michel-martin-long-way-home

Tickets at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/9976375

Our thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.

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