Miramar, FL - Broward County, Florida is home to an estimated 500,000 Caribbean-Americans, of which the overwhelming majority are Jamaicans and Haitians. Their political, economic and cultural influence has changed the face of the County, especially in the field of entertainment, where there is an abundance of Caribbean festivals, concerts and theatrical events taking place just about every weekend.
The Pompano Beach Cultural Center is proud to present a staged play reading of the Tony-nominated For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow Is Enuf. This remarkable play, written by Ntozake Shange, takes place in Harlem in the early 1970s. The play made its Broadway debut in 1976 and has been adapted into a book, a television film and a theatrical film. The reading, followed by a talk-back, takes place Saturday, August 31 at 3pm. Tickets are $10 and are available at www.ccpompano.org.
NY: Celebrated Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths and legendary reggae/gospel singer Judy Mowatt, two thirds of the world famous I-Threes, reggae's most influential female singing group that provided backing vocals for the honorable Robert Nesta Marley (Bob Marley) in the 70's will reunite for one performance only at the inaugural Westchester Reggae Festival, slated to take place on Labour Day Saturday, August 31 at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York.