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Rajnii Eddins: a Night of Poetry & Community
April 19 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rajnii will speak his poems from Their Names Are Mine, In The Coded Language Of This Mortal Tongue, among others; and engage in a Q&A discussion with community members in the audience.
Originally from Seattle Washington, Spoken Word Poet/ Emcee and Teaching Artist Rajnii Eddins has been engaging diverse community audiences for over 27 years.
He was the youngest member of the Afrikan American Writers Alliance at age 11 and has been actively sharing with youth and community in Vermont since 2010.
His work Their Names Are Mine aims to confront white supremacy while emphasizing the need to affirm our mutual humanity.
“We are more than a little lucky to have poets like Rajnii Eddins in this world.” – Reuben Jackson
Rajnii will perform on the set of LNT’s Pass Over.
Covid Safety Protocols: LNT’s State of the Art Bio-Defense Air Purification “Synexis” System is in service 24/7 keeping everyone as safe as possible. LNT strongly encourages audience members to wear masks which performers deeply appreciate, but masks are not required.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
WHERE: Lost Nation Theater
COST: $10 donation – in person
LNT SPONSORS: Capitol Copy, The City of Montpelier, National Life Group, Vermont Mutual Insurance, Eternity, The World, Vermont Arts Council/NEA, Montpelier Community Fund, The Estate of Ted Richards
ABOUT LNT: Lost Nation Theater, named “One of the Best Regional Theaters in America” by the New York Drama League, and Best in Vermont – VT Magazine, won Broadway World’s 2020 Theater of the Decade Award, and the 2019’s Regional Theatre of the Year Award, Yankee Magazine’s Best of New England Award, & NETC’s Outstanding Theater Award.