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"Hallowed Ground” Storytelling with Sheila Arnold

"Hallowed Ground” Storytelling with Sheila Arnold

In the African-American culture, there are places that are sacred: from slave quarters to family homes sometimes scarred by prejudice and ignorance; from bridges of the trampled, to churches of the bombed. This program uses stories – humorous, historical and inspirational – to encourage the audience to take a moment and consecrate the places that are sacred.

Sponsored by the Fairfax Library Foundation, and partially supported by a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts (VCA) and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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About Sheila Arnold

Sheila Arnold is a master storyteller, historical character interpreter and teaching artist. Known for her interactive style which often incorporates song, Arnold’s been featured at multiple festivals across the U.S. She has produced two CDs and two books including a picture book, Weeping Willow, or, Why the Leaves Change their Colors.

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This program is appropriate for 16+. Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button (below). 

Related LibGuide: Adults and 50-Plus by Fairfax County Public Library (Admin)

Date:
Monday, March 18, 2024
Time:
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Sherwood Meeting Room
Library Branch:
Sherwood Regional Library
Categories:
Black History Women's History
Audience:
  Adults     Teens  

Registration is required. There are 50 seats available.

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