June 13, 2011

Marcus and the Amazons @ the Anancy Festival

Launch of Marcus and the Amazons

Marcus and the Amazons

 Marcus and the Amazons

 Father Easton Lee

Norma Darby and the Jamaica Folk Revue

The launch of Marcus and the Amazons at the Anancy Festival was only one of the highlights that linked the sister cities of Kingston and Ft. Lauderdale. As you can see, we had a lot of fun with the youngsters and the young at heart.

Give thanks to Xavier Murphy, Andrea Shaw, Kellie Magnus, Nancy Ansley, Valrie Simpson, the performers and the sponsors for the vision and dedication to making this year's festival a reality

Ft. Lauderdale
June 11, 2pm-6pm
Southwest Broward Regional Library, 7300 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Admission: Free
Live simulcast from the Anancy Festival in Kingston, Jamaica
Storytelling by Geoffrey Philp and Father Easton Lee
Short films on Anancy by Andrew Davies and Ananse Animation Project
Dance performance and workshop by Afua Hall
Musical performance by the Jamaica Folk Revue
Anancy books and other Caribbean books on sale
Sampling of Caribbean food

June 11, 2pm-6pm
Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Library, 2 Tom Redcam Drive, Kingston 3
Admission: Free

Live simulcast from the Anancy Festival in Pembroke Pines, Florida
Anancy storytelling by Amina Blackwood Meeks, Adziko Simba and Kellie Magnus
Short films on Anancy by Laura Tanna, Lukkee Chong, and Rachel Moss
Exhibit on Jamaican spiders from the Natural History Division of the Institute of Jamaica
Exhibit of Anancy illustrations by young Jamaican artists: Rachel Moss, Roxanne Richardson, Andre McLean and Nick Shelton
Anancy face-painting, arts and crafts and spider snacks
Anancy books and other Caribbean children’s books on sale

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:

Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ), “Promotes the interests of the local book trade and ensure its balanced and integrated development” http://www.bookindustryja.com/

Dental Offices of Dr. Conrad V. Hibbert, DMD, Providing Services in General and Cosmetic Dentistry, (954)435-6636

Goldson Spine Rehabilitation Center, “Turn Up Your Life!” http://goldsonspine.com/
Irie Isle Jamaican Restaurant, “We Put Rhythm in Your Food” http://www.irieislerestaurant.com/

Jamaica National Building Society, “We’ll Help You Find a Way” http://www.jnbs.com/

Jamaicans.com, “Out of Many One People Online” http://www.jamaicans.com


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