Word Sounds and Power: Poem for the Living

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022 -

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Rockwell Hall

Due to Thursday’s winter weather forecast, “Word Sounds and Power: Poem for the Living” has been postponed. The safety of our guests and staff is our top priority, so we hope you understand our need to reschedule this event.

The new date for this event is Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. for both the virtual event and the in-person event at the Kent State University Museum.

We apologize for this inconvenience, but hope you can still join us as we celebrate Black History Month. If you are now unable to join us for the event, or would like to switch your RSVP status (virtual vs. in-person), please email events@kent.edu or call us at 330-672-2899.

If you have not yet registered, there is still time to join us! Please use the button below to RSVP.

“Word Sounds and Power: Poem for the Living,”  is a multi-media exploration of a poignant personal story of self-discovery, healing and transformation rendered in original music and poetry featuring poet, Mwatabu S. Okantah, with keyboard artist Vince Robinson and violinist Wanda Sobieska. 

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Banner image, left to right:
Poet Mwatabu S. Okantah
Keyboard Artist Vince Robinson
Violinist Wanda Sobieska - copyright 2020, Vince Robinson/photographer