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First Person Arts Festival presents “The Tradition”
November 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Annual First Person Arts Festival is a vital part of Philadelphia’s cultural landscape. It is the only festival of-its-kind in the world dedicated to presenting art based on real life stories by well-known and emerging artists working across disciplines. Festival programming connects audiences of all backgrounds around the commonality and wonderful nuances within the human experience. We have presented authors, poets, activists, actors, comedians/satirists, stand-up storytellers, theatre artists, monologists, musicians, and podcasters to Philadelphia audiences for 18 years. BECOMING PHILADELPHIA SERIES JERICHO BROWN Who is this nation? Where does freedom truly lie? Jericho Brown will read from his new collection The Tradition that speaks to core concerns of everyone who is from somewhere else, becoming Philadelphia. His poems of fatherhood, legacy,… Featuring: Jericho Brown