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Storytellers: Zakes Mda, Jessica Care Moore

Feb 9, 2012

On this Thursday's Central Standard, one of the most acclaimed South African novelists of our time, Zakes Mda.

The New York Times Book Review has celebrated his Dickensian ability to generate characters from diverse backgrounds.

Then, later in the hour we speak with Detroit spoken word artist Jessica Care Moore.

Jessica Care Moore
will be performing with Roy Ayers  and Louis Reyes Rivera at the American Jazz Museum, Gem Theater, 615 East 18th Street, on Saturday, February 11th at 8pm. More info.

Zakes Mda
will be speaking at Central Branch of the KC Public Library on Thursday, February 16th at 6pm. More info.