Faculty of Medicine

The Ugly Black Woman: Reflections in Song and Discussion

Feb 1, 2019
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6:30pm–8:30pm
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Join us for this one-night only performance with actor and powerful vocalist Nicky Lawrence. Featuring the songs and stories of female jazz and blues greats—Billie, Ella, Nina, Lena, Etta, Dinah and Sarah. This musical journey and discussion will not only reflect on their histories, but also consider the present realities and emerging futures for black Canadian women and black female artists globally.
Nicky’s personal experiences and perspectives on the “ugly black woman”, through her own stories and music, will be part of this unique concert and dialogue.

Location
Great Hall, Hart House
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto
M5S 3H3
2019-02-01 23:30:00 2019-02-02 01:30:00 UTC The Ugly Black Woman: Reflections in Song and Discussion Join us for this one-night only performance with actor and powerful vocalist Nicky Lawrence. Featuring the songs and stories of female jazz and blues greats—Billie, Ella, Nina, Lena, Etta, Dinah and Sarah. This musical journey and discussion will not only reflect on their histories, but also consider the present realities and emerging futures for black Canadian women and black female artists globally.Nicky’s personal experiences and perspectives on the “ugly black woman”, through her own stories and music, will be part of this unique concert and dialogue. 7 Hart House Circle - Great Hall, Hart House discovery.commons@utoronto.ca