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Pandemic Drives Poet's Journey: An Interview With Ketu Oladuwa

When COVID-19 forced local author & social activist Ketu Oladuwa to halt his public jazz and poetry performance projects he switched gears. regrouped his energy and made a long term commitment to write and publish his own work instead.

With a goal of producing three poetry chap books in 2021, Oladuwa has just released the 2nd volume, entitled intimatez panoramic i.

A reading from and discussion of the book will be presented at Wunderkammer Company on Wednesday, August 18th.

To learn where this journey has led him WBOI's Julia Meek invited Ketu into the studio to discuss how the pandemic helped him to shape and re-state his identity.

Listen to the title cut from Ketu's cd collaboration project, NITEFALL: A C-19 RADICAL BLUES.

Event Information:

Poetry Reading & Discussion by Ketu Oladuwa
@Wunderkammer Company, Fort Wayne
Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
7:00 p.m.

You can connect with Ketu on his Facebook page.

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for forty years. Besides being WBOI's arts & culture reporter, she currently co-produces and hosts Folktales and Meet the Music.
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