Paul Laurence Dunbar poetry comes alive


Anna Bolton | Greene County News Nathan Price impersonated Paul Laurence Dunbar in full period costume Feb. 15 at the Beavercreek Library where he read Dunbar’s poetry to a full room.

Anna Bolton | Greene County News Nathan Price impersonated Paul Laurence Dunbar in full period costume Feb. 15 at the Beavercreek Library where he read Dunbar’s poetry to a full room.


Changing his voice to match different tones of and characters in Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poems, Nathan Price also interacted with the audience, nodding to various challenges as a black author in the 20th century.


Audience members Donna Cornett, Megan McWilliams and baby Grayson Atienza, Kristen Byers, Idora Price, and Walter Price applaud a funny moment during the poetry reading.


Nathan Price as Paul Laurence Dunbar, who was born and died in Dayton, spoke of family and friends, including Orville Wright.


Anna Bolton | Greene County News

Nathan Price impersonated Paul Laurence Dunbar in full period costume Feb. 15 at the Beavercreek Library where he read Dunbar’s poetry to a full room.

Changing his voice to match different tones of and characters in Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poems, Nathan Price also interacted with the audience, nodding to various challenges as a black author in the 20th century.

Audience members Donna Cornett, Megan McWilliams and baby Grayson Atienza, Kristen Byers, Idora Price, and Walter Price applaud a funny moment during the poetry reading.

Nathan Price as Paul Laurence Dunbar, who was born and died in Dayton, spoke of family and friends, including Orville Wright.

Anna Bolton | Greene County News Nathan Price impersonated Paul Laurence Dunbar in full period costume Feb. 15 at the Beavercreek Library where he read Dunbar’s poetry to a full room.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/02/web1_Crowd.jpgAnna Bolton | Greene County News Nathan Price impersonated Paul Laurence Dunbar in full period costume Feb. 15 at the Beavercreek Library where he read Dunbar’s poetry to a full room.

Changing his voice to match different tones of and characters in Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poems, Nathan Price also interacted with the audience, nodding to various challenges as a black author in the 20th century.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/02/web1_Dunbar.jpgChanging his voice to match different tones of and characters in Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poems, Nathan Price also interacted with the audience, nodding to various challenges as a black author in the 20th century.

Audience members Donna Cornett, Megan McWilliams and baby Grayson Atienza, Kristen Byers, Idora Price, and Walter Price applaud a funny moment during the poetry reading.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/02/web1_Clapping.jpgAudience members Donna Cornett, Megan McWilliams and baby Grayson Atienza, Kristen Byers, Idora Price, and Walter Price applaud a funny moment during the poetry reading.

Nathan Price as Paul Laurence Dunbar, who was born and died in Dayton, spoke of family and friends, including Orville Wright.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/02/web1_Dunbar2.jpgNathan Price as Paul Laurence Dunbar, who was born and died in Dayton, spoke of family and friends, including Orville Wright.

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