This Friday poets and performers are gathering to remember one of their own.
Photo: Liz Welch
Poet Roy McBride died July 29 at the age of 67, after suffering from Alzheimer’s for two years. He leaves behind a legacy of education and community activism that touched many lives.
In The Heart of the Beast, where McBride once worked, is hosting a celebration of McBride’s life, featuring many of the people he influenced. Performers include:
J Otis Powell!
In addition, there will be a memorial service for McBride on September 16, 4pm at Friends Meeting House, located at 44th & York in Minneapolis.
You can also read a lovely remembrance of McBride here, which includes several of his poems.