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Hampton Roads Virginia Events

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Portsmouth Art Exhibits - April - May

Published: April 5, 2014

AN ENSLAVED WOMAN AND HER DRESSMAKER DAUGHTER

Thursday, April 24th, 1p.m. at the Commodore Theater

Historian Kathleen Curtis Wilson will tell the story of an exceptional African American family in Appalachia Virginia. Wilson will explain what is known and not known about skilled enslaved women and the importance of new discoveries in the field of African American studies. Her presentation includes photographs of textiles made by Lizzie Bolden, photographs of her mother and father, members of her family and other freed slaves living and working in Bath County. Lunch may be purchased from Noon-12:45.

TASTES OF APPALACHIA

Saturday, May 3rd, 12:45-2:30p.m. at the Commdore Theater.

Writer Gary Nabhan says the local foods of Appalachia "are treasures of global importance, just as much as the bluegrass music of the same region." This program combines both food and music from Appalachia, featuring two outstanding chefs and several musicians. Farmer and Chef Dale Hawkins, owner of Fish Hawk Acres in Rock Cave, West Virginia, and Appalachian-born French-trained Chef Susi Gott S