Feel the benefits of gentle core body stretches, movements and postures that will engage both sides of the body. Led by Jackie Thornton. For Zoom details, email email@example.com
Director Mina Shum makes her foray into feature documentary by reopening the file on a watershed moment in Canadian race relations – the infamous Sir George Williams Riot. Over four decades after a group of Caribbean students accused their professor of racism, triggering an explosive student uprising, Shum locates the protagonists and listens as they set the record straight, trying to make peace with the past.
John Ware Reclaimed follows filmmaker Cheryl Foggo on her quest to re-examine the mythology surrounding John Ware, the Black cowboy who settled in Alberta, Canada, before the turn of the 20th century. Foggo’s research uncovers who this iconic figure might have been, and what his legacy means in terms of anti-Black racism, both past and present.
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Join poet George Elliott Clarke and musician Glenn Marais for an evening of conversation and performance.
A collaboration between Aurora Public Library and the Aurora Cultural Centre.
This event will be live streamed; limited in-person attendance pending COVID protocols.