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I Hear a Story, a Song, a Shout : Black History Month Story Series

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Tell me a fact, and I may learn something. Tell me a truth, and I might believe. Tell me a theory and I’ll see if it works. Tell me a story, and it may live in my heart forever. --East Indian Proverb Join Storyteller-in-Residence Almeta Whitis and percussionist Steve Imburgia for celebratory, family-friendly storytelling and […]

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David Seaburn: Give Me Shelter

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

In Seaburn’s most recent novel, the dual challenges of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis and the unexplained loss of parents are the driving forces behind the lives of two boys and their grandfather. Over time, intergenerational connections between family members and friends create the shelter the book’s characters need for their common journey. This is […]

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Gabrielle Civil: The Déjà Vu: Black Dreams & Black Time

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Gabrielle Civil will be in conversation with Sejal Shah. Emerging from the intersection of pandemic and uprising, the déjà vu activates forms both new and ancestral, drawing movement, speech, and lyric essay into performance memoir. As Civil considers Haitian tourist paintings, dance rituals, race at the movies, black feminist legacies, and more, she reflects on […]

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