Identifying Identity – Ancient Faiths, New Lands

Identifying Identity – Ancient Faiths, New Lands

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Sunday 15 March, 3:30pm
Medgar Evers College Charles Innis Memorial Library
1650 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225

Celebrating being Hindu, Jewish and Caribbean: A series of literary readings and conversations on immigration, heritage, identity and society with by New York area-based creative writers. This month celebrating the Festivals of Holi and Purim with Dhanpaul Narine, Hindu Guyanese poet and journalist and Anna Ruth Henriques, Hindu Guyanese poet and journalist.


Other Caribbean Cultural Theatre related events

The Black That I Am
4-8 March
RA Stage II, 300 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036

Braata Theatre Workshop presents Karl O’Brian Williams’ meditation on black identity through the Caribbean lens. Directed by Kelly Thomas the production explores questions on issues of blackness, gender, sexuality, and nationalism. Learn more

CaFA – Roots & Culture Film Night
Friday, 6 March, 7:30
Nicholas Variety, 570 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Cine Caribes screens Linda Ainouche’s documentary feature, Dreadlocks Story which explores the bonds of survival in African and Indian culture in Jamaica in view of up-front anti-slavery and anti-imperialist struggles and Rastafri. Learn more

Demerara Gold
Saturday, 7 March, 3:30
Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College: 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Queens, NY

Ingrid Griffith’s hilarious, thought-provoking play about a 7-year old girl in Guyana whose parents get visas to America and must leave her in the care of her two aging grandmothers. Learn more

An n’ Pale | Café Conversation with Paola Mathé of Fanm Djanm
Thursday, 19 March, 6pm
Kinanm Lounge, 856 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Haiti Cultural Exchange hosts a Women’s History Month conversation lifestyle blogger, writer, photographer and business owner,Paola Mathé. Her blog Finding Paola is about her life in New York City, personal style and inspiration. Learn more

Above adapted from Caribbean Cultural Theatre email announcement.