Skip to Content
North Carolina Newspapers

Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, November 14, 2013, Section B, Page B10, Image 22

Below is the OCR text representation of this newspaper page. It is also available as plain text as well as XML.

St. Philips hosting screening of popular film SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE In conjunction with a/per ture Cinema, Old Salem's St. J Philips Heritage Center will host a screening of the acclaimed film "12 Years a Slave" on Wednesday, Nov. 20 > from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at a/per ture, 311 W. Fourth St. Those **who wish to attend can pre purchase tickets at the the ater's web site, aperturecine ? ma.com; otherwise, tickets, if some remain, will be available an hour before showtime at , ,the box office on Nov. 20. The movie is based on the true story of Solomon -Northup, a free black Northern man who is abduct ed and sold into slavery in the ? South. Following the movie, a Q&A session will be held with local scholars and histo ? rians, including Dr. Michael Hartley, director of Archaeology at Old Salem Museums & Gardens; Dr. Donna Benson, professor of history at Winston-Salem State University; and Dr. Anthony Parent, professor of history and American ethnic studies at Wake Forest University. Set in the pre-Civil War era, the film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as Northup and Brad Pitt as the Canadian abolition ist who helps Northup gain his freedom. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindness; es, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. For more information, contact Old Salem's Cheryl Harry at 336-721-7399 or cdharry@oldsalem.org. h? Search Ught Photo Benedict Cumberbatc h (left) and Chiwetel Ejiofor in 412 Years a Slave." Lecturer to discuss African ' American/Native American ties . * SPECIAL, TO THE CHRONICLE i . The Delta Arts Center will sponsor an address by Shonda Buchanan titled "Black Native Americans in North Carolina" today (Thursday Nov. 14) at 6 p.m. : iOn Friday Nov. 15 at 1 p.m., she will conduct a talk about "Lakota Quilts & The Craft of Quilting." Buchanan is an award-winning poet, fiction writer, creative nonfiction essayist and editor of "Voices from Leimert Park: A Poetry Anthology." She is an Eloise Klein-Healy Scholarship recipient, a Sundance Institute fellow and a PEN Center Emerging Voice fel low. She has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and several grants from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. A former managing editor of Turning Point Magazine. Buchanan is an assistant professor in the Department of English it Hampton University, leaching fiction, poetry, nar rative nonfiction, senior seminar, composition and magazine writing. She often conducts presentations and panel discussions on the shared heritage of African Americans and Indigenous Americans. Delta Arts Center is located at 2611 New Walkertown Road. Call 336-722-2625 for more information. ? mmmi 1 >.v? >?? YouTuhe Inujrr j Shonda Buchanan reads. i I i Suits $199 All Wool, Everyday! men's specialty clothier Northside Shopping Center I Winston-Salem, NC 336.767.0731 I ft f<t:eboofc VOTED #1 Men's Clothier Store Htanglewood

North Carolina Newspapers is powered by Chronam.

Digital North Carolina