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OPB’s Think Out Loud with Wendell Pierce

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When:November 7, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am

Where:

OPB Stage at the Fields Ballroom (Portland Art Museum, Mark Building, First Floor)
1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205

Acclaimed actor (Selma, Treme, The Wire) and Tony award–winning producer Wendell Pierce returns to rebuild his family home in post–Hurricane Katrina New Orleans. His memoir The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken brings together Pierce’s family and personal history in New Orleans and the critical importance art played in reuniting and revitalizing this unique American city. Interviewed by Dave Miller of OPB’s Think Out Loud.

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