Southern Griots: Preserving Our History Through Storytelling

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Sunday, February 18
2:30 PM
Oral traditions date back centuries and live on today. Join local storytellers working to keep African American Cape Fear history alive. The program will feature Regina McCleod, Jackie Olive, Khalisa Rae, Delthea Simmons, and Madafo Lloyd Wilson plus special guests from Cape Fear Playwrights and NHC Black Leadership Caucus. Question and answer session and light refreshments to follow the performances.

  • Poetry by : Khalisa Rae and Delthea Simmons
  • Film: Jackie Olive
  • African Oral Tradition and Drumming: Madafo Lloyd Wilson
  • Theater/Stage: Regina McCleod
  • Oral Tradition- Wilmington 1898: The Invisibility Project
  • Dance: The Invisibility Project
814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382