Sunday, Jun 23, 6:30-9 PM

A Night of Music and Literature

New Orleans Museum of Art
Getting there
1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA

Narrative 4 (N4), in partnership with the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) Art & Letters series, presents an extraordinary night of music and literature on Sunday, June 23rd at 7 pm at the NOMA auditorium, 1 Collins Diboll Circle in New Orleans. The event features Man Booker Prize winner from Jamaica Marlon James, National Book Award-winning author from Ireland Colum McCann, Sierra Club John Muir Awardee from Utah Terry Tempest Williams, New York Times bestselling author from Sierra Leone Ishmael Beah, former Poet Laureate of Louisiana Darrell Bourque, Irish novelist Ruth Gilligan, Persian, Paris-based author Lila Azam Zanganeh, and PEN Awardee from New York Rob Spillman. Each author will read a short excerpt from his or her work, which will be accompanied by a musical composition created to match the piece and geographic region each author represents. Legendary zydeco superstar Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes will compose the pieces and will be joined onstage by Colm Mac Con Iomaire, famed violinist from the Irish band “The Frames.” A brass band and local musicians will further enhance this extraordinary once-in-a-lifetime experience. The event is free and open to the public, please RSVP at or call 504.658.4128. Doors open at 6:30 pm! About Narrative 4 (N4) The evening is presented as part of N4’s eighth annual global summit which is scheduled to take place in New Orleans from June 21-26 of this year. Narrative 4 harnesses the power of the story exchange to equip and embolden young adults to improve their lives, communities, and the world.