Join the conversation with CURE, the Rye Free Reading Room, and the partcipants of Five Towns : One Book for a discussion with Director John Collins, conceiver/actor Greig Sargeant, and actress April Matthis of “Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge”, which recently ran at The Public Theater. For details and to register, go to: www.learnwithcure.com/events.
The Coalition for Understanding Racism through Education (CURE), in partnership with The Lorraine Hansberry Coalition (LHC) and five Westchester public libraries, will host the third annual “Five Towns: One Book,” a series of free events featuring a discussion on February 11th, with Soyica Diggs Colbert author of Radical Vision, A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry followed by four events that run from March through April 15th. Five Towns: One Book will draw on the life and work of Lorraine Hansberry, most noted for her play, A Raisin in the Sun, about a Black family, which opened on Broadway to great success.
Other Upcoming Events:
- Saturday, March 18th at 2pm-5pm – Larchmont Library – A Raisin In The Sun, Film Screening and Talk Back – Facilitated by local actor and activist, Larry Albert.
- Tuesday, March 28th at 7pm – Harrison Library – Hansberry & Activism in Black Art. A conversation with artist Alvin Clayton and panelists TBA.
- Saturday, April 15th- 3pm – New Rochelle Library, Ossie Davis Theater – Hansberry: A Theatrical Exploration of Redlining. Directed by Kevin R. Free, with Actors (TBA) and redlining expert Gregory Jost.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Rye Free Reading Room
1061 Boston Post Road
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023
Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm