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Open Book/ Open Mind: The Power of a Black Superhero

Date: Sun, 04/29/2018
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Main Library - YA Room
Categories: Adult Events

The Power of a Black Superhero event will feature Cheo Hodari Coker, Executive Producer, Creator, and Head Writer of the Netflix TV show Luke Cage in conversation with Gail Barringer, a Montclair resident and producer of Luke Cage. “Marvel’s Luke Cage” is the third show in the Netflix-original Defenders series. The discussion will include the challenges of writing drama for a television series, the rise of comic book heroes and graphic novels, and the cultural importance of different superheroes. Chen and Gail will be joined by two of the talented actors from the series: Karen Pittman “Inspector Ridley” and Sean Ringgold “Sugar”.
East Side Mags will have comic books for purchase and signing at the event.  The event is free thanks to support by grants from our sponsors, The Montclair Foundation and Investors Foundation. Teens are welcome.
UPDATE: The registration list is now full. There is no waitlist. Please call 973-744-0500 x2275 to release reserved seats if you will not attend. The standby queue forms at 3:20 PM in the cafe area.  Seats not occupied by registered guests by 3:50 PM may be released, to the first come, first served standby line at the door.

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