Join acclaimed writer Kathleen McGhee-Anderson when she reads from the play Bearden and Billie, which explores the love story between famed collage artist Romare Bearden and the actor, dancer, and director Wilhelmina “Billie” Allen.

Kathleen McGhee-Anderson is an American television and film writer, producer, playwright and poet. Among the first African Americans to write for the screen, she has contributed to some of the most renowned shows of the last few decades, including Soul FoodGreenleaf, and Lincoln Heights.

After the reading, McGhee-Anderson joins Dr. Walter Evans for a conversation about the lives and letters that inspired the play. The conversation is moderated by Joël Díaz, director of the SCAD Museum of Art’s Evans Center for African American Studies. Established in 2011, the Evans Center celebrates the imaginative breadth and expressive legacy of African American art and culture.

DATE: Wednesday, Nov. 3

TIME: 5 p.m. EDT

LOCATION: Arnold Hall Theater, 1810 Bull St., Savannah, GA

ADMISSION: This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, email [email protected]


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