Open Books

Celebrate the magic of words as we honor World Children's Day with performing and teaching artists Roxanna Arrojo, Daralyn Jay, Cynthia Mazzant, Elaine Meder-Wilgus, Laura Riley, and Tierra Williams sharing memories and readings of poetry by authors including

Maya Angelou

Gwendolyn Brooks

Nikki Giovanni

Pablo Neruda

Naomi Shihab Nye

Alberto Rios

Carolyn Rodgers

Beau Sia

Tanaya Winder 

Together let's listen to the words that inspire us,

translating into dialogues and actions that will build a better world for children.

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This program is made possible by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a division of the Department of State, and administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive & the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Tempest Productions receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.