Once Upon a Time is Now: Storytelling from Jamaica with Amina Blackwood-Meeks
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Date: Monday, October 22nd, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Room 132, Hendricks Center for the Arts
Sponsored by: Office of International Education / Contact: Elizabeth Brewer 363-2280
Contact: Elizabeth Brewer
A performance by Amina Blackwood-Meeks, renowned storyteller from Jamaica. Described by Caribbean theatre luminary Ken Corsbie as "An outrageous combination of glitz and throughtfulness, of education and entertainment," Amina Blackwood-Meeks weaves contemporary politics and culture into her work in order to demonstrate the value of culture and the performing arts to human development and economic prosperity.
A reception will precede this event at 6 p.m. Catering by: The Cheese People
This event is sponsored by the Beloit College Caribbean Initiative with funding from Labs Across the Curriculum.
This event is free and open to the campus and community.