If you take your sweet time buying tickets for the appearance by film director Spike Lee and living legend Jim Brown at the Walker Art Center screening of Jim Brown: All-American, you may as well not bother.
In the opening scenes of the movie Sankofa, the holy man Sankofa confronts the central character, Mona. Sankofa is the self-appointed guardian of the sacred grounds of a West African, former enslavement castle. Mona, a model of sorts, is intellectually and socially disassociated from her African ancestry and must revisit the past in order to move forward.
The move from Chicago to Ste. Sault Marie,
Ontario, Canada at a young age will almost kick a young man's destiny towards a love of hockey. It's a labour (spelled the way they do in Canada) of love up North. This is not a limited thing, because white, black or plaid, the love of the coolest game on ice runs deep in the veins of all Canadian boys.
Viewers who videotape the Nov. 5 cable broadcast of the Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum may have a collector’s item in hand. Informed discourse on Black theatre from Penumbra Theatre Company managing director Jayne Khalifa was accentuated by live performance from premier spoken word artist Mankwe Ndosi.