Sunday, March 10, 2013
March 4 - DefendersLIVE on WRIR 97.3 fm - Noon: Ashby Anderson, jazz pianist, composer and founder of the Muse Creative Workspace in Shockoe Bottom discusses the making of the Richmond History Suite and the role of music in struggle, memory and place-making.
March 11 - DefendersLIVE on WRIR 97.3 fm - Noon: Gregg Kimball, author/historian and director of public education at the Library of Virginia launches Pinning Gabriel - an online interactive tool to follow the history through images and places involved in the rebellion. Phil Schwarz, Virginia historian/author of new book Gabriel's Conspiracy: A Document History.
March 13 - BOOK DISCUSSION: Gabriel's Conspiracy: Exploring Richmond's Slave Rebellion of 1800, a book event with Dr. Philip J. Schwarz, author of Gabriel's Conspiracy: A Document History, and Dr. Michael Nicholls, author of Whispers of Rebellion: Narrating Gabriel's Conspiracy, both published in 2012. Moderated by Omilade Janine Bell, founder/artistic director of the Elegba Folklore Society and Cultural Center, member of the Richmond Slave Trail Commission. Event registration at www.library.vcu.edu/events/gabriel
March 18 - DefendersLIVE on WRIR 97.3 fm - Noon
March 25 - DefendersLIVE on WRIR 97.3 fm - Noon
April 1 - DefendersLIVE on WRIR 97.3 fm - Noon
April 3 - LIBERATION DAY: CELEBRATION, African Ancestral Chamber
April 8 - - DefendersLIVE on WRIR 97.3 fm - Noon