Schedule

11:45 AM

4:00 PM

CANCELED—Dialogue Across Grounds: Race, Gender, and Identity

Wed. March 21, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:

UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections

UVa Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Due to winter weather-related closures, this program has been canceled. Poet Remica Bingham-Risher (Starlight & Error), fiction writer Lisa Ko (The Leavers), and young adult novelist Nic Stone (Dear Martin) discuss race, gender, and identity across genres, offering perspectives on immigration, family, and police brutality, among other topics, encouraging thoughtful dialogue within our community.

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Tags: African-American, Asian-American, Book Club Picks, Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Education / Teaching, Family / Aging, Fiction, Gender, History, Language / Culture / Folklife, Nonfiction, Poetry

6:00 PM

CANCELED—African Dance, Drum, and Story Time

Wed. March 21, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location:

Carver Recreation Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Due to winter weather-related closures, this program has been canceled. Lillie Williams, with drummer Darrel Rose, will tell the stories of Anansi and the Sky Kingdom and Anansi Gives Wisdom to the World by Patricia C. McKissack.  This story will include dancing, drumming, singing, and lots of audience participation.

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Tags: African-American, Arts, Music, StoryFest / Youth

CANCELED—Challenge Into Change

Wed. March 21, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location:

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Due to winter weather-related issues, this program has been canceled. Listen to and honor the Women’s Initiative’s Challenge into Change essay contest participants as we celebrate the power of storytelling as a way towards healing and empowerment. Tova Mirvis (The Book of Separation), will read from her work. Contest participants will be recognized, and the top three award recipients will read from their own work.

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Tags: Biography / Memoir, Gender, Health / Mind / Body, Publishing / Books / Writing