Live Theatre Performance: Things My Fore-sisters Saw
In this 1-woman play, created and performed by Leslie McCurdy, you will meet 4 women of African Descent who affected change in Canada:
- Marie-Joseph Angelique, a slave who gave us the first slave narrative in North America;
- Rose Fortune, the first "policewoman " in North America, who helped "freedom seekers" settle in Annapolis Royal;
- Mary Ann Shadd, the first North American woman to publish and edit a newspaper;
- Viola Desmond, who fought segregation and is the new face of the Canadian $10 bill.
Leslie McCurdy is an award-winning actor, playwright, dancer, choreographer, and singer from Windsor, Ontario who has performed internationally with many theatre, TV, and movie credits. She has created 4 1-woman plays, and "Things My Fore-Sisters Saw" premiered on the Bravo TV network in 2006.
Community Social and African Cuisine Demo & Tasting [FULL]
If you’re new to the community, or you’d like to meet some new people, please join us.
We'll also discover the flavours of Africa with Chef Mary Nkrumah of Mary's African Cuisine.
TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries