Collaborative Storytelling

Saturday, June 22 — 11:00 am to 11:45 am
Join us for an exciting collaboration between Connecticut-based Civil War reenactor Kevin Johnson and the performance ensemble Nzinga’s Daughters.

June 22, 2024

Events > Collaborative Storytelling

Event Information

When

Saturday, June 22
11:00 am to 11:45 am
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Where

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT

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    Featuring Civil War Reenactor Kevin Johnson and Nzinga’s Daughters

    Experience an exciting collaboration between Connecticut-based Civil War reenactor Kevin Johnson and the performance ensemble Nzinga’s Daughters!

    For the first time Johnson and the Daughters will be creating and performing a piece that will blend Johnson’s reenactment of a soldier of the 29th Connecticut Regiment and the Nzinga’s blend of music and spoken word storytelling.

    Sponsored by the B.E.A.T. (Berlin Equity Action Team).

     

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