GALA AND AWARD CEREMONY
The culmination of all Caribbean American Heritage Month activities is celebrated at the GALA & AWARDS CEREMONY hosted by Georgia Caribbean American Heritage Coalition.
This formal event will be held at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Center at 7:00pm
It will be a true celebration of the Caribbean cultural influence in the city of Atlanta and patrons can expect lively entertainment.
You do not want to miss this!!
In observance of Caribbean American Heritage Month, the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History and the Ivan Allen Jr. Department, present a Caribbean Writers’ Series Bash: A Literary Meet and Greet with writers of Caribbean descent who will discuss their latest publications. Participating authors include Rodney Foster, Remember Wen?: Poems and Short Stories; Jonquille, My Jamaican Girl;
Dr. Glen Laman, Jamaican Entrepreneurship; Gillian Lee-Fong-Farris, Tembe;
Valrie Walker Sanders, African Hospitality: Notes and Impressions of a Caribbean Woman as She Travels Around the African Continent; and, Irvine Weekes, From the Inside Looking Out: The Coming of Age of a Boy in the African Diaspora.
Learn about the college experience and finding that first job
Date: June 20th, 2015
Location: Covington Branch Library, 3500 Covington Highway, ecatur, GA 30032
(Near Kensington Marta Station)
Contact Information: 404-434-1174
Caribbean American Movers and Shakers Networking Series are hosted in prime markets of Atlanta, Georgia, New York City and Miami, Florida. The Caribbean Media Network, in conjunction with affiliates, hosts these memorable networking celebrations.
JUNE 14th, 2015
OLDE TOWN PAVILION
949 South Main St, CONYERS, GA 30012
Price: Adults $15/ Chidren Ages 6-12 $5/ Children <5 FREE
Time : 4:00- 7:00 PM
VENDOR & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
Contact Genori McCormack at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets, call 404-667-7933
Caribbean Day sponsored by the Caribbean Association of Georgia
A play written by Dr. Claire Nelson
Produced by Caribbean Association of Georgia
Directed By Chris Scott
Times: 2pm and 6pm
OPENING RECEPTION AND PANEL DISCUSSION CARIBBEAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH
Learn about the programs sponsored by the Central Library and Auburn Avenue Research Library for National Caribbean American Heritage Month, and participate in a panel discussion on the topic, ‘Caribbean Unity: Is It a Dead Ideology’?
Find out about the Caribbean Film Festival, Anancy Festival, Caribbean Spelling Bee, Caribbean Writers’ Series, Caribbean Genealogy Workshop and an Exhibition of Visual Arts by Caribbean Artists. Panelists for the discussion are Dr. Ivelaw Griffith, President of Fort Valley State University, Patricia Henry, Atlanta Caribbean Carnival Bandleaders Association, and Dr. Kelwin Thomas, Morehouse School of Medicine. The moderator will be Valrie Walker-Sanders. Light refreshments will be served. This program is also presented by the British Virgin Islands Heritage Caribbean Group.
Monday, June 1 through Friday, August 15th, 2015* Caribbean Art Exhibition (Title to be Determined) Location: An exhibition at the AARL Satellite Exhibit Gallery at the Central Library