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Hoboken Celebrates Marsha P. Johnson
Please share if you can. Join us at 1301 Hudson on Sunday, October 23 at 3:00 when “Hoboken Celebrates Marsha P. Johnson.” Poet-in-Residence Danny Shot has assembled a stellar group of performers, poets, activists and friends, each presenting their own very personal experience of what Johnson’s life and legacy means to them. The last 12 years of Johnson’s life were spent in Hoboken living with Randy Wicker in Marine View Plaza. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
The afternoon will feature performances and memories by: legendary gay rights activist Randy Wicker: international performer and recording artist Linda La; performance poet and photographer Bobby Miller; performance artist Penny Arcade; writer, editor and performer Sanina L. Clark; and friend John Herlicker.
Celebrating Marsha P. Johnson
October 23, 2022, 3 p.m., at the Hoboken Historical Museum
1301 Hudson Street Hoboken NJ 07030
This two-hour public event will feature writers, activists, performers and friends of Marsha reading selections of their own work and sharing memories about Marsha’s life and legacy. The notable poets and writers taking part include Randy Wicker, Sanina L. Clark, Bobby Miller, Linda La, Penny Arcade, John Herliker, hosted by Hoboken Historical Museum’s Poet in Residence Danny Shot.
The event is free and will also be livestreamed on the Hoboken Historical Museum’s YouTube and Facebook pages.
Prints of the image of Marsha will be available for purchase with proceeds being donated to the Marsha P. Johnson Family Foundation by photographer Gun Roze.
Directions and a schedule of events are available at www.hobokenmuseum.org.