Black History Month: three cultural activities in Montreal North

Black History Month: three cultural activities in Montréal-Nord

The program gives way to music, with works by Joseph André and a rap therapy workshop .

Black History Month is launched in Montreal North. Here are three suggestions for cultural activities to do this week.


Since mid-January, the works of a skewer of artists are exhibited at the library of the Cultural and Community House.

In particular, we can immerse ourselves in the musical universe of the paintings of the painter of Haitian origin Joseph André, also curator of the exhibition.

Gerda Crepsac, Eneida Hernandez, Marie-Lucienne Marcelin, Frantz Louis and Garfield Morgan are also part of this exhibition organized by Espaces d'Expressions et de création, an organization whose mission is to put diversity in the spotlight.

As artists, our works are our contribution to Black History Month.

Joseph André, artist and director of the organization Espaces d'Expressions et de création

Until March 6 at the library of the Cultural and Community House

The history of Blacks at the Henri-Bourassa Pavilion

At the Henri-Bourassa Pavilion, an exhibition highlights the struggles and ideas of Martin Luther King, a civil rights activist in the United States, as well as Patrice Emery Lumumba, one of the figures of the independence of the Belgian Congo.

A reading corner also provides the public with a collection of books by Afro-descendant authors.

Until February 28th.

Rap Therapy with Svens Telemaque

The artist and speaker Svens Telemaque will be at the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Bourassa -Saved on February 14, for a “rap therapy” workshop for young people in the neighborhood.

After a turbulent youth in the United States, marked by violence and several stays in prison, Svens Telemaque has decided to return to Montreal to restore confidence to those who have lost their way.

The CJE promises two hours rich in learning and liberation with the artist and speaker, who is involved nota ment with the young people of Saint-Léonard.

February 14 at 2 p.m. at the CJE Bourassa-Sauvé. Limited places. To reserve: 514 327-5555, ext. 230

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