Hear Middlebury singer, author, and celebrity Francois Clemmons read from his debut memoir, now out in paperback. Known to the world from his role on “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” Dr. Clemmons has long been known locally as the Alexander Twilight Artist in Residence and director of the Martin Luther King Spiritual Choir at Middlebury College, where he served from 1997 until his retirement in 2015. He is also an actor, activist, and Grammy Award–winning singer.
Clemmons will offer remarks and readings from his memoir, followed by a book signing in the lobby. A portion of the Vermont Book Shop proceeds from this event will benefit WomenSafe, a nonprofit based in Middlebury that works toward the elimination of physical, sexual, and emotional violence through direct service, education, and social change. Sponsored by the New England Review, the Vermont Book Shop, the Mahaney Arts Center, and the Office of the President.
This event will also be streamed on the Robison Hall YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS-0ur9Wlxxn14q_f9OaPcg
No intermission. Vaccinations and masks required. Additional health and safety information here. Performance subject to change.
- Sponsored by:
- Mahaney Arts Center; President of the College; NEW ENGLAND REVIEW