To celebrate African Heritage Month, the Fredericton Playhouse will host Amplifying our Stories & Voices, February 12, 2021 in partnership with the New Brunswick African Association and Battle of the Arts.
This multi-disciplinary show will feature local performers both professional and amateur showcasing Afro dance and drum, spoken word poetry, Congolese tunes, and more. Performers include: Thandiwe (The 1Black Poet), Making Africa Proud (M.A.P) Afro Dance and Drum, Stanley Mayambo – On The Beat, JTK (Josh Okorie), Ange Made – Congolese Tunes, and Saa Andrew – Afro Beat & Drums.
“We want to show the entire community that Black Lives Matter, black people are in the community, we contribute to the building of this province, and Canada at large,” says Yusuf Shire, President of the NB African Association. “We want to share our stories and promote dialogue and education on diversity of Black cultures.”
Tickets for Amplifying our Stories & Voices are available at the Playhouse Box Office in person or by calling 506-458-8344. For more information, visit https://www.theplayhouse.ca/event/african-heritage-month/.
Amplifying our Stories & Voices is generously supported by Fredericton Playhouse media partner CBC Radio One and season partner Downtown Fredericton.