Andrew McCullough
Andrew McCullough
February 26, 2021

February: Out On The Town

Illustration by Jules Keenan

Abraham Beverly Walker: Barrister & Solicitor

When: February 18, 7 p.m.

Where: ZOOM

A free virtual presentation on the first Canadian-born Black lawyer, and New Brunswick's first Black lawyer, Abraham Beverly Walker. Presentation by Peter Little and the York Sunbury Historical Society.

Little has spent years bringing the amazing story of Walker to the forefront of New Brunswick and Canadian historical discourse. Contact the Fredericton Region Museum at frederictonregionmuseum@gmail.com or 506-455-6041 for the free ZOOM link.

New Brunswick African Association African Heritage Month

When: Throughout February

Where: Virtual

In celebration of Black History Month, the NBAA, Battle of the Arts NB, and the Fredericton Public Library organized a series of events exploring African heritage. Events include:

Feb. 17

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. “Segregated in Life & Death” by Dr. Mary McCarthy-Brandt, PhD

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. “Black and Herstory” by Emmanuel Ajumobi-Obi

Feb. 20

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. “African Culture through the lens of fashion” by Christine-Omike Eruokwu - Kaima Designs

Feb. 22

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. “African Drumming” by Saa Andrew Gbangbor - BOTA NB

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. “Learn Swahili” by Yusuf Shire - NBAA

Contact ftonpub@gnb.ca to register.

Gallery on Queer Art Exhibitions

When: Throughout February

Where: 406 Queen Street

Fredericton's downtown gallery, Gallery on Queen, presents multiple exhibitions through the month of February, including an ongoing exhibition of jewellers Metallum, their fifth annual Valentine's exhibition (until February 16). From Feb 13 until Feb 27, Gallery on Queen is hosting “DiasporArt: An Exhibition of Photographs by Gary Weekes”.

Let's Talk Trees!

When: Mondays 7 - 8 p.m.

Where: Online

Trees Matter Fredericton is hosting a series of free online speaker sessions on topics of urban nature. Remaining events include “the how's and why's of forest bathing” by Dr. Monika Stelzl (Feb. 15), and “the great trees of Fredericton” with author and forester David Palmer (Feb. 22).

Space Girl: A Digital Play by Jean-Michel Cliche

When: February 26, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Online - Live Streamed from the Fredericton Playhouse

Floating above a tumultuous Earth, Space Girl transmits details of her freedom down to the surface.

An interactive, high-concept science fiction play by Hyperloop Theatre that extends beyond the typical ZOOM play. Using a “choose-your-own-adventure” format, the play promises to provide each audience member with a unique experience.

 


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