Harlem Renaissance Poetry

Priest Hughes

Experience the art, history, and literature of the Harlem Renaissance with poet and performer Theodore “Priest” Hughes. Through live poetry performances, writing, and discussion students will experience and analyze the language and imagery as well as the social and cultural climate of the 1920’s. This can be tailored as a multi-workshop residency.


To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email at booknow@kcya.org.


Grade Levels: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Fees: $127 single, $109 each for 2 or more on the same day / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate. Title 1 Schools may qualify for funding assistance.

Maximum Audience Size: 30

Availability: Please inquire

Program Length: 45 minutes

Location: At Your School

Requirements: Paper and pen or pencil. Teachers must be present at all times during workshop.

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