Open Poetry Night: In Tribute to Frank LaPena

Thursday, October 24, 2019
7 pm

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Poetry night returns to the Crocker to pay tribute to the late painter and poet Frank LaPena (Nomtipom Wintu), the co-curator of the exhibition When I Remember I See Red: American Indian Art and Activism in California and passed away this spring. A selection of LaPena’s poetry will be read along with spoken word performers and original poems shared by participants.

Open mic sign-ups begin at 6 PM.  


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Frank LaPena,
History of California Indians, c. 1990. 8 hand-colored lithographs, 28 x 19 in. (each panel). Collection of the artist

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