May Wong, author of :City in Colour: Rediscovered Stories of Victoria’s Multicultural Past,” will present tales of early Victoria characters.
May’s stories will include: Kanakas, a medical pioneer, BC’s first professional artist, a woman with chutzpah, and more. The talk is based on her recent book which is a timely, intriguing collection of the overlooked stories of Victoria’s pioneers, trailblazers, and community builders who were also diverse people of colour.
Copies of “City in Colour” will be available for purchase ($22.00, Touchwood Editions) and signing after the talk.
Admission to the evening is $5 per Historical Society member; $6 non-members. Advance tickets recommended.
The Courtenay and District Museum is located at 207 Fourth Street in downtown Courtenay.
FMI or to purchase tickets over the phone: 250-334-0686 ext.2.
WHERE:Courtenay & District Museum,
207 Fourth Street, Courtenay
Tue Oct 22, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Suggested Age: 19+
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