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Al Young Reads "When I Die, I Will Go to Jazz" by Ishmael Reed

On Wed Oct 12 11, Litquake presented Ishmael Reed with its annual Barbary Coast Award in honor of his long-standing contributions to the Bay Area literary scene. Hosted by W. Kamau Bell, friends/performers included Clark Blaise, Tennessee Reed, Carla Blank, Ianthe Brautigan Swensen, Boadiba, Yuri Kageyama, Alejandro Murguía, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Genny Lim, and Seth Corr, Sherry Davis, and Boadiba performing Act II, Scene 6 of Reed's play "Body Parts." Musical accompaniment by Broun Fellinis.On Wed Oct 12 11, Litquake presented Ishmael Reed with its annual Barbary Coast Award in honor of his long-standing contributions to the Bay Area literary scene. Hosted by W. Kamau Bell, friends/performers included Clark Blaise, Tennessee Reed, Carla Blank, Ianthe Brautigan Swensen, Boadiba, Yuri Kageyama, Alejandro Murguía, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Genny Lim, and Seth Corr, Sherry Davis, and Boadiba performing Act II, Scene 6 of Reed's play "Body Parts." Musical accompaniment by Broun Fellinis.