Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Museum of Art

Art Illuminating the Spirit

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Poetry and Photography: Brooks, Betts, and Johnson

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Free to the Public

In collaboration with the Poetry Foundation, LUMA will present an evening of poetry and art featuring a short film screening, a poetry reading, and an artist talk. We will screen renowned activist and photographer Roy Lewis’ short film, Ridin and Stridin, Reachin and Teachin, portraying a day in the life of Gwendolyn Brooks, followed by poems read by Tara Betts, and a presentation by featured artist Tonika Johnson.