Celebrating Gertrude Blanks, Hartford’s Legendary Griot

SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1:00-3:00pm
Hartford History Center, 3rd Floor
Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford

CT Humanities, a special Voyagers Book Program
with performances by Andre Keitt
Families and friends are invited to join us as we celebrate the life of
Gertrude Blanks, Hartford’s storyteller, advocate, and mentor.
Featuring special performances from master storyteller Andre Keitt and
live music with spoken words from the community.
May her stories live on in our hearts!

Connecticut Humanities’ Book Voyagers programs are made possible through the support of the Carolyn Foundation, the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, the State of Connecticut and the National Endowment for the Humanities.