Becky Stone performs “On Becoming Maya Angelou” at Pack Library, May 24


Press release:

Maya Angelou was a woman of words: she lived with and without words, she was provoked by and a provoker through words, she was a crafter of and a woman redeemed by words. She opened herself to the world through words – written, spoken, sung – and revealed herself to all who were willing to wrestle with her thoughts and language.

Rise up and sing as poet Maya Angelou gives voice to the caged bird inside us all. From the quintessential Everywoman (author of over 20 books, activist, poet, professor, film director and mother), hear startling truths that have effected all. In this free program at Pack Library, Becky Stone will discuss her journey becoming Maya Angelou for Chautauqua 2017.

This program is presented by the Friends of Pack Library and everyone is invited.

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Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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One thought on “Becky Stone performs “On Becoming Maya Angelou” at Pack Library, May 24

  1. Connie Chaplin

    Just a quick note to say how I enjoyed the Maya Angelou program you presented on Monday night. I had introduced myself to you (at Pack Library) because I had been Connie Stone growing up. Now I’m Chaplin and decided I went from one famous name to another. Anyway, your presentation was inspiring and funny at various times. How you keep all those lines in your head! It was a pleasure to hear you again. Safe travels as you present yourself in her guise at other venues. Sincerely, Connie

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