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“Celebrating Pride and Diversity”

Title:“Celebrating Pride and Diversity”
Date & Time:Fri Jun 8, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center, 1605 Cameron St. (Map This)
Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center
Event Details:You are invited to a poetry reading celebrating the rich diversity which makes-up our community. Wendi R. Kaplan, Poet Laureate, City of Alexandria will help participants understand that each individual is unique, and will recognize our individual differences. This event will be held on Friday, June 8 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St. Light refreshments. Formal program begins at 7 p.m.

The evening’s conversation and poetry may be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies. Adult material may be covered.

The Poet Laureate and literary programs are part of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities. For additional information, please contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565 or, or visit

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email or call 703.746.5565, Virginia Relay 711.

Contact Person:Cheryl Anne Colton, Regional Program Director
Contact Phone No.:703.746.5565
Fees:Free open to the public. Adult material may be covered.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Arts, Old & Historic Alexandria, Old Town, Performing Arts, Recreation, Recreation Centers, Tourism

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