An Evening of Poetry with Kenyan Writer John Sibi-Okumu
Vineyard Haven Public Library
Contact: Vineyard Haven Library
Address: 200 Main Street
Admission fee: Free
Sponsors: Vineyard Haven Public Library
John Sibi-Okumu is a well known Kenyan actor, journalist and speaker. He has taken on 40 lead roles on stage and appeared in local and international films such as Constant Gardner and Shake Hands with the Devil. He has also interviewed such news makers as Robert Mugabe, Paul Kagame, Kofi Annan and Jane Goodall. Join us as he reads poetry in a voice so rich it could only come from an actor with his stature. He will include personal and much loved English and American poetry as well as a few of his own poems.