Monday, February 15, 2010

Collective Consciousness Theatre honors Black History Month


NEW HAVEN - In honor of Black History Month, Young Audiences Arts for Learning Connecticut will bring the Collective Consciousness Theatre production "Struggle for Freedom" to the Wilson Library, 303 Washington Ave.

"Featuring the voices of eight of our country’s greatest freedom fighters, three actors will bring to life the struggles of the civil rights period and beyond, teaching an important lesson in history," organizers said in a statement.

The free program will runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner will be served. Organizers request that an adult family member (over 18) accompanies children and youths for "the best possible experience."

The Family Night Out series, to increase family involvement in community events, is sponsored by Young Audiences Arts for Learning Connecticut, based in Hamden; Easter Seals Goodwill Industries; the Annie E. Casey Foundation; and the Department of Cultural Affairs for the City of New Haven.

For more information, call the library at 203-946-2228.
Editor's note: Elm City Express offers its thanks to Collective Consciousness Theatre for this release. Photo is courtesy of Young Audiences

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