February is BLACK HISTORY MONTH! Each week we will highlight some resources for you to check out. You can also visit the EPL Library’s Black History page for links to more reading and viewing suggestions or the Government of Canada’s website www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/black-history-month.html
Film: John Ware Reclaimed by Cheryl Foggo – www.nfb.ca/film/john-ware-reclaimed
Poetry: Word Problems by Ian Williams
Fiction: Go Tell It On the Mountain – James Baldwin
Non-Fiction: Black Skin White Mask – Franz Fanon
Podcast: Seeing White – www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white
The SilverSkate Festival is here! It runs February 10-20 with many fun things to do. Be sure to get out to enjoy the fabulous creativity, friendliness and winter activities in the crisp air under our beautiful blue Alberta sky. Follow this link for more information https://silverskate.ca.
The SkirtsAFire Festival is Edmonton’s only theatre and multidisciplinary arts organization featuring women and non-binary artists. In conjunction with International Women’s Day, this festical runs March 2-12, 2023 at various venues in Edmonton. Programming reflects the true diversity of the thriving arts community in Alberta and Canada, and is adaptive in its approach in order to remain responsive to the needs of artists and audiences. For more information please visit https://skirtsafire.com/the-festival.