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Letters from the Front: A Remembrance Day Performance

A moving Remembrance Day tribute, Letters from the Front is a three-part contemporary dance inspired by the Second World War correspondence of the choreographer’s grandparents. Performed by members of Halifax Dance’s Young Company, audiences will be lead through a series of site-specific dances, punctuated by excerpts from the letters. A unique and intimate homage, Letters from the Front takes place at the Museum this Remembrance Day.

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Holocaust Education Week at the Museum

The 14th annual Holocaust Education Week in Halifax is a week of programs curated to commemorate the tragedy of the Holocaust and to perpetuate the memory of its happening through education and testimonies. In partnership with the Atlantic Jewish Council, the Museum is pleased to offer two special events for Holocaust Education Week:

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Pier 21 Reads with Blaise Ndala

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is delighted to host Blaise Ndala as part of the author reading series, Pier 21 Reads. On Thursday, November 2nd at 7:00 p.m., come hear the Congolese-Canadian present his searing new novel Sans capote ni kalachnikov and speak on themes of immigration and Canadian identity. Narrated by two ex-rebel soldiers, Sans capote ni kalachnikov tells the story of a world obsessed with celebrity, rife with commodified poverty and takes a swipe at capitalism and war. The audience will learn from his first-hand experience as he shares his story and reads excerpts from his novel. This presentation is in French.

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