Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Pieces of Eight Reading Series Featuring Reuben Jackson

July 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Free

Join us for our monthly (second Tuesday’s) Pieces of Eight Reading Series, hosted by Derrick Weston Brown & featuring poet Reuben Jackson.

Reuben Jackson is an archivist with the University of the District of Columbia’s Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives. From 2013 until 2018, he was host of Friday Night Jazz on Vermont Public Radio.

His poems have been published in over 40 anthologies, and in a volume entitled Fingering the Keys, which will be reissued in 2020. His music reviews have appeared in The Washington Post, Jazz Times, Downbeat, Jazziz, -the Jazz Journalists Association website, and on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.”

Reuben taught poetry for 11 years at the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland and taught high school for two years in Burlington, Vermont.

He was an archivist and creator with the Smithsonian Institution’s Duke Ellington Collection from 1989 until 2009.

About the Pieces of Eight Reading Series

The Pieces of Eight Reading Series is a monthly curated reading with a featured artist, an audience-assisted interview and limited open mic.  The Pieces of Eight Series takes its name from the extremely influential and nearby, that  Rock Community Center that birthed the 8 -Rock Collective,  workshop & reading series in the early 90’s in historic Anacostia SE.

(Visited 99 times, 3 visits today)

RSVP

Tickets are not available as this event has passed.

Details

Date:
July 10
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, , , ,

Organizer

MahoganyBooks x Duende District
Phone:
202-844-2082

Venue

MahoganyBooks
1231 Good Hope Rd., SE
Washington, DC 20020 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
202-844-2062
Website:
www.mahoganybooks.com