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“Virtual Cape Verde” At Rochambeau Captures Sights, Sounds And Culture Of Cape Verde Islands
It’s said that anywhere the sea touches land, or there is a port, there’s a Cape Verdean
Saturday, May 3, 2014 12:30p.m.-5:
Virtual Cape Verde: History-Then and Now
Explore the rich history of Cape Verde from the days of old to the global citizens of a vibrant 21st century community.
Saturday, May 10,2014 12:30p.m.-5:
Virtual Cape Verde: Immigration and the Atlantic Legacy
Experts tell the story of the Cape Verdean diaspora, from the old community in the Fox Point section of Providence to recently arrived immigrants in Pawtucket. Whaling ships, sea captains, Jewish migration and more!
Saturday, May 17, 2014 12:30p.m.-5:
Virtual Cape Verde: Elements of Cape Verdean Culture
Discover the language and music of Cape Verde with an afternoon of discussion, music, performance and poetry. Sample Cape Verdean food!
Saturday, May 31, 2014 12:30p.m.-5:
Virtual Cape Verde: Reconnecting Your Roots
Cape Verdean genealogy is a five hundred year long transatlantic journey that spans the globe. Learn how Cape Verdeans are exploring their past, tracing their roots and preserving their heritage.
The series was produced by Virtual Cape Verde Creator and Director Lucy Rose, Claire Andrade-Watkins, PhD, Program & Media Consultant, Romana Ramos Program & Cultural Consultant with exhibits of historical artifacts from the Cape Verdean Museum, East Providence, R.I. and C.A.C.D. (Cape Verdean American Community Development)
“Virtual Cape Verde: History, People, Culture” will be held at Rochambeau Library, 708 Hope Street, Providence 02906 (Tel: 401-272-3780)