City Lights: Poet Jericho Brown; Romare Bearden At The High

Emory professor Jericho Brown talks about his latest collection of poems, “The Tradition."
Emory professor Jericho Brown talks about his latest collection of poems, “The Tradition."
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Friday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:21: Lois Reitzes talks with poet and Emory professor Jericho Brown about his latest collection of poems, “The Tradition,” which examines themes of blackness, trauma, violence, queerness, and memory. Brown will be reading at the High Museum Jan. 3.
  • 22:21: Reitzes speaks with Romare Bearden scholar Robert O’Meally and High Museum curator Stephanie Heydt about the exhibition “Something Over Something Else,” featuring works of artist Romare Bearden. The show is on view through Feb. 2 at the High Museum of Art.