Articles tagged with: Arts & Culture
The Keshen Goodman Library hosted an Immigrant Culture Week from 2 to 7 March. This included a series of exhibitions of art, custom and culture in which the Iranians, Chinese, Arab and Nepalese communities participated. The event was the brain child of Sohaila Hashemi.
Education Under Fire—a documentary that presents the deprivation of education in Iran to all Bahá’is was screened at the Killam Library of Dalhousie University on November 1.
New Roots Radio is going national with its broadcasts in November and December, running a string of stories that range from what’s in store for immigrants in the US to an interview with an Afghani in an Islamabad refugee camp.
The Dilemma of Protecting Religious Freedom was the topic of the Marshall Lecture in Public Philosophy delivered by Dr. Avigail Eisenberg, professor of Political Science at the University of Victoria, at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax on September 27.
The Megan Leslie Gallery in Halifax put the spotlight on poverty, ahead of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17. Poverty was seen through the lens of photographers and the work of artists who work at social agencies and others who live within the boundaries of poverty in the community.
What would have brought a filmmaker and author to Canada? Annett Wolf, told this reporter, she initially came to experience the Arctic, concerned of the impact that climate change would have on Arctic wildlife, particularly wolves and Polar Bears.
The World of Music Arts and Dance (WOMAD) Festival was like music to the ears for Londoners when it kicked off on 27 July in the green fields of Charlton Park on an unusually sunny weekend.
In 10 countries, men, women and children are being killed as part of systematic “genocide, ‘politicide’ or mass atrocities,” according to Genocide Watch’s recently updated list.
After seven years of hard work, the book is finally available for sale. “It’s a dream come true,” said Dr. Evangelia Tastsoglou. “I’m hoping that some of the findings can be used by the government or service providers so things can be done to improve the lives of immigrant women in Atlantic Canada and increase the ethno-cultural diversity to make it a more hospitable place to live in.”
The provincial African Heritage Month (AHM) launch kicked off with the Unveiling of the Unsung Heroes poster at Province House on January 20. On the heels of that launch, AHM Proclamations got underway at Cape Breton, New Glasgow and other regional centres across the province.