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Launch of Days and Nights in the Magic Forest
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Recording of the Launch of 'Days and Nights in the Magic Forest' by Faustin Charles, and 'Come from that Window Child' at the Walter Rodney Bookshop.
Featured performers: John Agard, Imruh Caesar, Grace Nichol, Firdous Ali, David Dabydeen, Accabre Huntley and Valerie Bloom. Special Guests: Fred D'Aguiar, Merle Collins and Godfrey Duncan. The performers are introduced by Eric Huntley and Anne Johnson speaks about becoming a Friend of Bogle. Throughout the recording the sounds of an infant can be heard. 90mins.
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Tape One - Bookshop and Bogle
Begins with interior of the Bogle-L'Ouverture Bookshop where people are discussing the evening event's banner.
Tape Two - Bogle
Tape Label: 'WR/WPA - funeral - interviews/grenada/Haiti'. Cassette Box Label: 'BLP 1979 - cultural event - last 5 mins WR-WPA - Guyana - funeral - WR speaking. Grenada - preUSA invasion - Bishop etc and programme Haiti'.
Huntley Manning Centre Lecture Introduce
Presenter Valerie Singleton Mind
Fourth Annual Huntley Conference: 'Remembering Walter Rodney Revolutionary Pan-Africanist' filmed by the Black Experience Archive Trust (BEAT)
No summary available
William Introduce Poetry Berry John
Evening of Poetry and Song May Day
Label on side: 'Cultural Evening - Poetry and Song - FOB, Tuup, Anne J - Ealing Town Hall'. Label on front: 'Friends of Bogle; Videod by Ron Smith.
The Concert - Tape Three
International Poetry Evening held as a part of the 1st International Bookfair. Linton Kwesi Johnson introduces the lineup of poets from all over the world who have been asked to speak for 6 minutes each, including readings of their own poetry.