A poetry reading by Papoleto Melendez will showcase the rich history of Puerto Ricans in New York on Nov. 15 for the Carter Arts and Lecture Series at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Bainbridge.
At 7 p.m. in the Kirbo Center Auditorium, Melendez will read his short-lined, quick turning poems that engage the Nuyorican movement that speaks to the social, political, and economic issues Puerto Ricans faced in New York City in the 1960s and 1970s.
Other events in the Carter Arts and Lecture Series at ABAC Bainbridge include “Broadway’s Next H!t Musical” on Jan. 31, the ABAC Jazz Ensemble on Feb. 28, and the Turtle Island String Quartet on March 29.
The events in the Carter Arts and Lecture Series are open to the public at no admission cost. Each event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Kirbo Center Auditorium on the ABAC Bainbridge campus. The Carter Arts and Lecture Series is supported in part by the generosity of the Kirbo Foundation.
For more information on any of the events at ABAC Bainbridge, interested persons can call (229) 243-3160 or visit Carter Arts and Lecture Series on Facebook.