PLAN THIS WEEK WITH MOTHER IN MIND

200 COMMITTEE (of Antigua and Barbuda)

continues to observe the International Year for People of African Descent

 

WEDNESDAY MAY 04

‘TRIBUTE TO MAMA: A night of poetry, music and dance at the Dean Lake Cathedral Cultural Centre. 8.00pm/$40

Angelica O’Donaghue – spoken Word θ PROMISE – musician (singing & playing guitar) θ Zahra Airall – poet θ National Dance Company (males) θ Glen Toussaint – spoken word θ Tamo Zakela – the high priest of poetry θ Antigua Dance Academy θ Lacu Samuel and Kutting Edge θ SANCTUARY θ Elite Dancers θ Linisa George (poet), Shelana George (dancer) & Misery (drummer) θ Fayola Jardine (poem) θ Lady Virtue and Kayode Erasto & others

FEATURE  GUEST

EINTOU PEARL SPRINGER – Poet Laureate of Port of Spain; Actor and poet who has acted and read her poetry regionally and internationally. AWARDED Trinidad & Tobago Humming Bird Medal Silver (for Culture)  in 1996.

THURSDAY MAY 05 – 09th  – ARTIST EXHIBITION at THE MUSEUM

  • LAUNCH ON THURSDAY 7.00PM/1900hrs. Showing MOVIE at  9.00pm
  • Open from 10 am to 10 pm daily
  • Open on Mothers Day/08th 1000 – 1700hrs

Art Exhibition – paintings, sculpture, masks etc – with  mother /motherhood / MotherAfrica theme

 

SATURDAY MAY 07th  2 -7.00pm – FOODS & FASHIONS: African descent. Food fair atmosphere at the Simon Bolivar Centre

(African attire welcome – Prizes – Fun day – All types of foods on sale – Steelband/HiFi music – Head wraps and fashion – Mothers Day gifts and tokens)

 

 

 

 

MOTHERS: Life’s creators here

Now too we began to understand descent. We thought of descent of the body, blood line running through the mothers, life’s creators here.’

– Two Thousand Seasons, Ayi Kwei Armah  

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