|Volume 11 Number 1, Winter 2000|
|In This Issue:||
Library Celebrates African-American History Month
J A N U A R Y
13 Martin Luther King, Jr., Annual
Lecture presented by Rev. Dr. William D. Watley, Senior
Pastor of St. James AME Church of Newark.
22 Hooray for Children program:
Sharon McGruder, from the McCarter Theatre, shares the richness
of the African-American culture through songs, dance, tales,
myths, and stories in Raps, Rhymes and Reasons.
F E B R U A R Y
2 Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society
remembers the Civil Rights Movement with special guest speaker
3 Opening Reception for African-American
History Month programming and exhibition. Keynote address by
Viola H. Sanders.
5 Wincey Terry and Troupe in a family program
entitled African Discovery Through Music.
8 Black America on Stage: The
African Globe TheatreWorks presents August Wilsons Fences.
10 An extraordinary lecture on James Brown,
the celebrated librarian and community leader, presented by Amiri
15 Black America on Stage: An encore performance of August Wilsons Fences by The African Globe TheatreWorks. Centennial Hall; 6pm
17 The male chorus of First Timothy Baptist
Church of Newark presents a lively evening of inspirational music.
19 Celebrate the music of Black composers
with soprano Jacquie Myers in concert.
22 Black America on Stage: The Black
Spectrum Youth Theatre presents two performances of The
Mystery of Phillis Wheatley.
26 Hooray for Children series
presents Julie Pasqual in African and Afro- American
29 The Arts High School Drama Club presents
excerpts from The Black Museum.
Programs are free and open to the public; for more information, call the James Brown African-American Room at 733-5411 or the Program Hotline at 733-5643, or access the Librarys Home Page at www.npl.org.
Funding for these programs was provided in part by a Community Development Block Grant/HUD, administered by the City of Newark.
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