An Evening with Congressman John Lewis - Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

  • Sewickley Academy Rea Auditorium 315 Academy Avenue Edgeworth, PA, 15143 United States

        

At the age of 23, Congressman John Lewis was an architect of and a keynote speaker at the historic March on Washington on August 28, 1963; the same day Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech. He is the only living speaker from that historic day in American history. 

Join Sweetwater, in collaboration with the The ToonSeum, for this intimate evening with Congressman Lewis, along with his co-writer Andrew Aydin and illustrator, Nate Powell, of March, the New York Times bestselling trilogy of graphic novels. They will be discussing Congressman Lewis’ role as a leader of the Civil Rights Movement and how they transformed his story onto this powerful graphic novel series. This ticketed event opens with a cocktail reception with live music by Jemiriye Adeniji and will feature a book signing and lecture by the authors. Admission includes one book from the series. This event is a part of Sewickley Academy's Sewickley Series. 

Get your tickets today as they will not be sold at the door!

$50/person

Purchase tickets online by clicking the link below or call our office at 412-741-4405.

http://www.sweetwaterartcenter.org/congressman-john-lewis/