Tellin We Own Story
Play & Poetry Readings
Wed., October 24 @ 7pm
by Trevor Rhone
From the co-screen writer of The Harder They Come
comes a tropical vacation with undertones of social
satire, as we follow the workings of a popular hotel
where everyone is out to make sure you have a wonderful
time. Even if it kills you!
Wed., November 28 @ 7pm
Serious Ting: Poets & Passion
Caribbean American poets gather to discuss their
work, their influences, their search for identity, and
the ever-changing 'American Dream'.
Brooklyn Public Library
Grand Army Plaza @ Eastern Pkwy
Series presented in association with the Caribbean
Literary & Cultural Center - Brooklyn Public
Library, and Caribbean Research Center - Medgar Eveers
Tues., November 13 @ 7pm
Written & Directed by Stephenie Black
"'H-2 Worker' is that rare hybrid that succeeds as
both film and advocacy... [and] solidly frames issues
about the economy, employment and the treatment of
workers who seem just steps away from slavery." -The New
Tues., November 13 @ 7pm
NY's Dirty Laundry
Written & Directed by Patrice Johnson
In the weeks after 9/11, racial paradigms shift and
hidden prejudices revealed as tensions flare between the
members of immigrant Afro-Caribbean and Muslim-Arab
families in a crowded Brooklyn Laundromat
St. Francis College
180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY
(Clinton & Court Sts.)
Series presented in association with St. Francis
College and Caribbean Research Center - Medgar Eveers
Fri., December 7.
Our Annual Membership Party
South Oxford Space
138 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY
(Between Atlantic Ave & Hanson Pl)
Last season we kinda out did ourselves!
We celebrated the life of Jamaican folklorist and
cultural icon, Louise Bennett-Coverly. We reveled in the
artistry of literary masters Kamau Braithwaite
(Barbados), E. R. Braithwaite (Guyana), and Anthony C.
Winkler (Jamaica). We dubbed with internationally
acclaimed poets Linton 'Kwesie' Johnson (UK) and Malachi
Last season we looked at the challenges of making mas
and producing films, of writing poetry and novels; of
introducing and preserving our culture in our 'new'
But that was "last season". So join us and
what's in store for this season while continue...
Tellin' We Own Story
Dialectics - Friend & Company!
Miss Lou Read-A-Thon
Sunday, October 7 @ 6pm
Join us for a celebration of family, friends and our
Whether you call it Creole, Dialect, Island Talk,
Native Language or Patois... this celebration of de way
we talk harkens back to such folk performance
gatherings as Tea Meetings, Best Village Shows, Penny
Concerts and Nine Night, in a program that gives
Caribbean and non-Caribbean families alike, an
opportunity to explore traditions that have nurtured
Caribbean families for generations.
Coming as it does on the Columbus Day weekend,
Dialectics - Friend & Family looks at the clash of
cultures that has given birth to a uniquely, and
evolving, Caribbean experience.
Dianne Dixon (Jamaica); Arnett Nurse (Barbados);
Susan Olton-Kennedy (Trinidad); Jerry Victor (Guyana).
- Deborah Carrington (URBANY),
- Teddy Crawford (Jamaica Folk Singers)
- Orion Gordon (Tobago Master drummer)
- Janet Henry (Moneague Singers)
- Avis Joseph (Guyanese folk musician)
St Francis College
180 Remsen Steet, Downtown Brooklyn, NY
(between Clinton & Court Sts)
212-352-3101 or www.theatermania.com
$25 Adults. $20 Members. $15 student & seniors. $10
Subway: 2, 3, 4; 5 - Borough Hall; A, C;
F - Borough Hall/Jay St.; M, N; R - Court St;
Bus: B25, B26, B37, B38, B41, B45, B51, B52; B75 -
THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES!