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Colorado Mountain College will present “Black History Live: Maya Angelou,” a one-woman performance by Becky Stone in partnership with Colorado Humanities, at CMC Spring Valley Feb. 26 and CMC Rifle Feb. 27.

Becky Stone as Maya Angelou.

Becky Stone as Maya Angelou. Photo Amelia Fletcher

Come “meet” the late, great writer Maya Angelou, whose voice indelibly changed American culture and literature, in this chautauqua performance. Sponsored by Colorado Humanities and Colorado Mountain College, this chautauqua brings history alive with Stone’s dynamic rendition of Angelou.

This portrayal of the poet and writer is appropriate for all ages and will showcase why her words have become a voice of conscience for the entire nation. In addition to her best-known book, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” Angelou published numerous books of poetry, essays and memoirs.

“Black History Live: Maya Angelou” will take place Feb. 26 at the New Space Theatre, Calaway Academic Building, CMC Spring Valley, 3000 County Road 114, Glenwood Springs; and Feb. 27 at the Clough Auditorium, CMC Rifle, 3695 Airport Road. Both performances will run from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Admission is free and the public is invited and encouraged to attend.

For more information about the Spring Valley performance, contact Adrian Fielder at 947-8246 or afielder@coloradomtn.edu. For the Rifle performance, contact Tinker Duclo at 625-6926 or tduclo@coloradomtn.edu. Visit coloradohumanities.org for more information.