2023 WHAM Festival: Ida B. Wells Story Hour
Ida B. Wells Story Hour for Kids & their Families by Joyce Jacobs.
Interactive dramatization of the achievements of civil rights leader Ida B. Wells and other Black women political figures presented by writer & elementary educator Joyce Jacobs. Geared at the K-4th grade age group, Ms. Jacobs (Graduate of BMCC, Fordham University M. Ed. MST, Columbia University) will use visual aids and original material to share the history of a very important African American female whose critical work as a teacher, journalist, activist, speaker, and suffragette helped earn women the right to vote.
What is WHAM?
The annual Women’s History Artist Month (WHAM) performance arts Festival spotlights the Goddard Riverside Community Arts Program’s presented artists and supports the future of our programs, including Performing Arts Conservatory (PAC) the 100% tuition-free professional training in music, dance, and drama for young performers each summer, noted for its excellence and expanding of access to the arts for all families, regardless of financial status.
2023’s theme is “9 Muses” where we recognize 9 women-led projects that propel us into a new dawn through the power of their unique vision and celebrate the women using their dynamic voices to inspire, heal, and encourage our community!
As the ancient Greeks were fond of honor, glory, and prizes, we invite you to track your journey in our Festival Passport Book and receive a stamp for each event you attend. Attendees with the most stamps will win VIP Tickets to GRCAP Season Events and be publicly crowned at our Closing Reception on March 31.
2023 Festival Lineup
Visit the WHAM Webpage for Expanded Program Information & Full Calendar of Events!
9 Muses: Lisa Nevada, Qualah, Affinity, Jackie Lennon, Tannis Kowalchuk, Milica Paranosic, Paula Ralph Birkett, Joyce Jacobs, Liz Morgan
CALL the Community Arts Office
Time: 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM EDT