City Lights: Celebrating Toni Morrison; Poet Nikki Giovanni; And ‘Middletown’ At The Strand

Toni Morrison was the author of "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "The Bluest Eye." She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Toni Morrison was the author of "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "The Bluest Eye." She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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Friday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:24: Lois Reitzes talks with Dr. Carolyn Denard and Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews about the memorial tribute to Toni Morrison, organized by the Toni Morrison Society. The event, featuring live music, readings and more, takes place Feb. 22 at 5 p.m.
  • 24:05: Poet Nikki Giovanni sits down with Reitzes to talk about her life and work. Giovanni will be reading at Emory University on Feb. 22.
  • 32:59: Reitzes speaks with director Seth Greenleaf and actors Didi Conn and Donny Most about the production of “Middletown” at the Strand Theatre in Marietta. The play is on stage through Feb. 23.
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