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NOV
23

Urban Stages presents From Past to Present: Dancing in Togetherness

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids 400 Years Later performance

How to travel from the past to the present and move in togetherness? During this one hour workshop, we will learn the story of Frederick Douglass and embark on a journey of movement. In a circle and with rhythms from the continent of Africa, we...

Urban Stages presents From Past to Present: Dancing in Togetherness

1619: from Tribulation to Triumph—Olanna Goudeau Performance

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay, Meeting Room

Older Adults 400 Years Later live music music performance

Olanna Goudeau continues to captivate audiences with her dazzling coloratura, rich lyricism, crystalline upper range and her sparkling stage presence. The Port Arthur, TX native made her National TV debut on Season 9 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent...

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1619: from Tribulation to Triumph—Olanna Goudeau Performance

1619-2019: 400 Years Later - African Dance & Hip-Hop

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids 400 Years Later

In August 1619, between 20 and 30 enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia and then sold to the colonists. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of this event.

To celebrate the millions of enslaved Africans who survived the harsh...

1619-2019: 400 Years Later - African Dance & Hip-Hop

NOV
25

African Jewelry Making Workshop with Pamela Isaac

Mon, Nov 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Spring Creek, Meeting Room

Adults 400 Years Later adult learning arts and crafts

Participants will design and create African jewelry while listening to some ethnic beats for inspiration.

Age: Adults and Older Adults 

1619: 400 Years Later

 
African Jewelry Making Workshop with Pamela Isaac

Movies @ the Library: Lincoln

Mon, Nov 25   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults 400 Years Later

With the nation embroiled in still another year with the high death count of Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln brings the full measure of his passion, humanity and political skill to what would become his defining legacy: to end the war and...

Movies @ the Library: Lincoln

NOV
27

1619: 400 Years Later-African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Wed, Nov 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids 400 Years Later all ages

In August 1619, between 20 and 30 enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia and then sold to the colonists. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of this event.

To celebrate the millions of enslaved Africans who survived the harsh...

1619: 400 Years Later-African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

1619 Project: Movies @ the Library

Wed, Nov 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens 400 Years Later movies at the library

Ruby Bridges - six year old Ruby Bridges was the first black girl to attend a publi school during the 1960s.  Despite facing racism and challenges, Ruby persevered and is an excellent role model for youth today. It's a sweet movie of a brave...
1619 Project: Movies @ the Library

1619: 400 Years Later: Ruby Bridges

Wed, Nov 27   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Kids 400 Years Later after school family movie film

Join us to watch Ruby Bridges!

1619: 400 Years Later: Ruby Bridges

DEC
3

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Tue, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Kids 400 Years Later after school performance

Audience members become the storytellers in a series of African folktales as our facilitator guides them through an interactive African Dance class. Accompanied by live percussion music. The artists also offer a full, interactive performance with...

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

DEC
4

Selina Alko - Meet the Author/Illustrator

Wed, Dec 4   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids 400 Years Later author talks

Suffragist Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass were close friends who shared the common goals of social justice and civil rights. In Two Friends, they recount their similar stories fighting to win rights for women and African...

Selina Alko - Meet the Author/Illustrator

DEC
5

Tales from Around the World with Tammy Hall

Thu, Dec 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids 400 Years Later after school performance

Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World is a fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. Storyteller, Tammy Hall will lead you to many Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas with wit and wisdom.

For all ages...

Tales from Around the World with Tammy Hall

DEC
9

Tammy Hall - Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

Mon, Dec 9   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill, Floor 1

Kids 400 Years Later storytime

A fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. With wit and wisdom, storyteller, Tammy Hall, leads audiences to many lands in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas.

Presented as a part of the 1619 Project, Ms. Hall’s...

Tammy Hall - Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

Movies @ the Library

Mon, Dec 9   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults 400 Years Later movies movies at the library

The Color Purple (1985) 2h 34min.

A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.

Stars:

Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey...

Movies @ the Library

DEC
10

1619 Project: African Jewelry Making

Tue, Dec 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids 400 Years Later jewelry making

Participants will learn how to make bangles (Manillas) using copper wire. Manillas were used as currency to buy everyday items. But, Europeans used them to buy and sell slaves from West Africa to the Americas. We will use African beads, mudd...

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1619 Project: African Jewelry Making

DEC
12

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh, Auditorium

Kids 400 Years Later

African Dancing and Folktales Workshop - audience members become the storytellers in a series of African folktales as our facilitator guides them through an interactive African Dance class. Accompanied by live percussion music. The artists also...

Urban Stages presents African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

1619-2019: 400 Years Later- Puppetry in Practice: Anansi the Spider

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library, Auditorium

Kids 400 Years Later

In August 1619, between 20 and 30 enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia and then sold to the colonists. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of this event.

To celebrate the millions of enslaved Africans who survived the harsh...

1619-2019: 400 Years Later- Puppetry in Practice: Anansi the Spider

DEC
13

African Jewelry Making for Teens

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens 400 Years Later jewelry making teen time

Jennifer Jacobs will teach Teens/Tweens how to make beautiful bangles (Manillas) using African beads, mudd cloth and mixed wires.  Manillas were used as currency to buy everyday items. But, Europeans used them to buy and sell...

African Jewelry Making for Teens

DEC
14

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids 400 Years Later kids explore

African-American stories and tales, accompanied by music and dance.

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

DEC
17

1619 Project: Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids 400 Years Later

Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World is a fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. Storyteller, Tammy Hall, will lead you to many lands in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas with wit and wisdom.

1619 Project: Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

DEC
18

1619 Project: Movies @ the Library

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens 400 Years Later movies at the library

Malcolm X (1992) - this film dramatizes key events in Malcolm X's life: his criminal career, his incarceration, his conversion to Islam, his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam and his later falling out with the organization, his marriage...

1619 Project: Movies @ the Library

DEC
23

1619: 400 Years Later-The Adventures of Anansi the Spider: A Celebration of West African Folktales

Mon, Dec 23   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids 400 Years Later all ages

In August 1619, between 20 and 30 enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia and then sold to the colonists. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of this event.

To celebrate the millions of enslaved Africans who survived the harsh...

1619: 400 Years Later-The Adventures of Anansi the Spider: A Celebration of West African Folktales

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