La'Ron Williams to address race and growing up in 'Elm Park, 1955'
Storyteller extraordinaire La'Ron Williams will tell the tale of his experience growing up in south Flint during a time of social upheaval in Elm Park, 1955.
The event is part of the Understanding Race Project and tells the true tale of how race affected a young Williams and the people in the working-class part of town where he grew up. The event is intended for a more adult audience.
Williams is an award-winning storyteller who tours extensively, giving performances and teaching workshops.
Tuesday, March 12. 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students; advance tickets available at www.ticketweb.com. At the Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8397.