Underground Railroad Music Festival: A Blues and Roots Festival

  Friday, Sept. 26th, 8 pm: Fergus Grand Theatre, 244 St. Andrew St. W., Fergus, ON Saturday, Sept. 27th, 8 pm: The First Grantham United Church, 415 Linwell Rd., St.. Catharines, ON Sunday, Sept 28th, 1 pm: Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON For more information and tickets go to www.hotblues.ca

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Adam Arenson on the Underground Railroad, February 5th at 12:30pm

The Tubman Institute is pleased to present a talk by Adam Arenson: “After the Underground Railroad: African North Americans and Transnational Reconstruction, 1860-1930” on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 from 12:30 to 2:00 in the Tubman Resource Centre (314 York Lanes). Arenson’s talk will focus on how Canada has been understood as a Promised Land for […]

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A Desperate Road to Freedom Musical workshop

Dancing Music on a Desperate Road, movement meets music workshop led by choreographer Kevin A. Ormsby (Kashedance) and david sereda (Sheatre), on Saturday November 30 at the Courthouse Theatre (St. Catherines) from 10am to 2pm and Sunday December 1 at the National Ballet School (Toronto). Students are $15 and adults $25. The musical, A Desperate […]

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Summer Institute looks at teaching the Underground Railroad

The Harriet Tubman Institute and the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University are pleased to announce the Summer Institute is now underway this week with “Across the Border: A Transnational Approach to Teaching the Underground Railroad” at York University. This is a multi-faceted program with intensive reading and discussion sessions […]

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