Girls! Girls? Girls. Documentary Premiere Screening
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Girls! Girls? Girls. Documentary Premiere Screening

After 10 years of development, "Girls! Girls? Girls." is here!

Girls! Girls? Girls. is a short performance documentary that explores the past, present and funny yet frightening future of the global black woman. Featuring Marjuan Canady's Off-Broadway one-woman play, Canady and her comrades take their wit to the streets, to schools and throughout the entertainment industry to gain perspective on the 21st-century black female image.

PURCHASE TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-girls-girls-documentary-screening-tickets-61154310188

The film's running time is 34 minutes.

Red carpet at 7pm / Light refreshments will be served.

Screening will begin at 7:30pm.

A talkback with the Director, Marjuan Canady and production team will follow the screening.

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Ain't I A Woman?
Apr
20
to Apr 21

Ain't I A Woman?

An installation performance that explores Black Diaspora Womanhood.

A talkback will follow both shows.


Two Performances:

Saturday, April 20th, 7pm

Sunday, April 21st, 4pm

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aint-i-a-woman-tickets-60153172759

$10- Online | $15- At the Door


Curated by: Marjuan Canady

Music by: Sheldon Thwaites

Light Design and Stage Manager: Faruq Bey

Performed by:

Chelsea Harrison, Karen Lawrence, Marjuan Canady

Produced by: Sepia Works and Canady Foundation for the Arts

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Hear Her Call
Mar
29
12:30 PM12:30

Hear Her Call

  • Milton G Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On March 29, 2019, CONCH SHELL PRODUCTIONS and MILTON G. BASSIN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT YORK COLLEGE will present HEAR HER CALL - a festival of 10-minute plays written by female playwrights living the Americas who are of Caribbean heritage. HEAR HER CALL celebrates of the unique and diverse voices of Caribbean-American women who employ innovative methods to use theatre to inspire social change.

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Gullah Geechee African Diaspora Conference
Mar
8
5:00 PM17:00

Gullah Geechee African Diaspora Conference

Reimagining the African Diaspora

"Re-lmagining Ancient African-Diaspora Folklore for Contemporary Children"
Marjuan Canady (Canady Foundation for the Arts)

Comparative Ethnomedicine in the America-Sierra Leone Nexus
Cyrus MacFoy (University of Maryland University College)

“Re-member: The Importance of Ancestral Connections, Resistance, and Divine Destiny to African Peoples”
Simeon Daise (Independent Scholar)

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Callaloo Kids at CMOM
Feb
23
2:00 PM14:00

Callaloo Kids at CMOM

Experience the magic of Callaloo with the Callaloo Kids Ensemble and their puppet friends as they journey from New York City to the Caribbean. Through puppetry, storytelling, music, and dance, this show educates and entertains in the rich folkloric traditions of the African Diaspora.

Saturday, February 23 | Two Shows: 2-3pm & 3-4pm | All ages | Ticketed**

**Due to limited space, this free event requires tickets for entry. Pick up your tickets in the lobby one hour before the event.


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Kiddie Carnival
Feb
9
11:00 AM11:00

Kiddie Carnival

  • Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (map)
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Carnival SouSou! Our Carnival Traditions

SouSou Saturdays are monthly family-oriented art-making, dance, and music workshops held every second Saturday of the month at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute.

Come experience some of our wonderful Carnival traditions. From Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Carnaval do Brasil, to Mas’ in Trinidad. African descendants have contributed to making these traditions some of the most marvelous celebrations in our world!

Join us for our 1st SouSou! Saturday of the season-Carnival SouSou! Our Carnival Traditions! This event features Carnival centered storytelling with Marjuan Canady, a Trinidad inspired headdresses workshop, and an electrifying Brazilian samba dance workshop.


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