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Opening Reception: Ira's Shakespeare Dream

February 07, 2018

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Enoch Pratt Free Library
400 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, MD 21201


Ira's Shakespeare Dream is a book for children about Ira Aldridge, the celebrated African American Shakespearean actor. Written by Glenda Armand, the book is illustrated by the award-winning artist Floyd Cooper. Meet and talk with Glenda Armand and Floyd Cooper at this opening reception for the special exhibit of Cooper's illustrations from Ira's Shakespeare Dream. Floyd Cooper will talk about his artistic process in the African American Department at 7:15 p.m. Arts at the Pratt is supported by the William G. Baker Memorial Fund, creator of the Baker Artist Portfolios, Book sales provided by The Ivy Bookshop.

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  • Black History


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  • Black History
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