BANNS Archive of Events

2015


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IN THIS PLACE African Nova Scotian Art and Culture Display

A selection of paintings, crafts, creative literature by African Nova Scotians on display

Date: February 1-28

Time: Viewing during regular library hours

Location: 4th Floor Showcase, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax

Cost: Free admission

Website: www.banns.ca

Contact: p 902 490-5700 / 902 430-3560 admin@banns.ca

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ART TALK

In This Place: African Nova Scotian Visual Art History and Achievement from 1888 to the present
Presenters: Dr. Harold Pearse, David Woods

A talk on over a century of African Nova Scotian art history and achievement. Includes power point presentation. Video screening.

Date: Sunday February 15

Time: 2-3 pm

Location: Rm 301, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax

Cost: Free admission

Website: www.banns.ca

Contact: p 902 490-5700 / 902 430-3560 admin@banns.ca

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Book Launch and Artist Reception

IN THIS PLACE: BLACK ART IN NOVA SCOTIA
Editors: Dr. Harold Pearse, David Woods

Book launch for the first book publication on African Nova Scotian art representing art created by artists from 1886 to present. Over 60 African Nova Scotian artists represented. A landmark book publication.

Date: Saturday February 21

Time: 2-4 pm

Location: Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax

Cost: Free admission

Website: www.banns.ca

Contact: p 902 490-5700 / 902 430-3560 admin@banns.ca

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Other Visual Arts events/exhibitions featuring BANNS members:

Feb. 2-28
The Art of Angel Gannon
Alderney Gate Library
40 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth,
Phone:(902) 490-5753
Artwork: Africville paintings, Viola Desmond, woodcarvings
Free admission during Library hours


Feb 5-12, 6-9 pm
WombmanHood: Celebration of the Womb through Visual Art and Spoken Word
Halifax Kwacha House, 3450 Dutch Village Road
Presented by Sister Vision Artist Collective featuring Angel Gannon, Kim Cain-Simmonds, Wendilee Poitras
New works on African nova Scotian women, motherhood, sexuality


Sunday, Feb. 15, 2 pm
ART TALK
In This Place: African Nova Scotian Visual Art History and Achievement from 1888 to the present
Presenter: David Woods
A talk on over a century of African Nova Scotian art history and visual art achievement.
Includes power point presentation, video screening.
Presented by Black Artists Network and Halifax Central Library
Free admission

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Voices Events


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Once: Africville Stories- drama performance

Presentation of an award winning play on Africville. Written and directed by David Woods. Featuring actors Jayla James, Jacob Sampson, Nathan Simmons. Music by Tracey Grouse, Kaleb Simmons (singers), Owen Lee (keyboards)

Date: February 7, 3 pm

Time: 3 pm. 150 free tickets available 60 minutes before at Library Welcome desk

Location: Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd

Cost: Free admission

Website: www.banns.ca

Contact: p 902 490-5700 / 902 430-3560 admin@banns.ca

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