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SOCIAL SCENE: Play captivates audience

GERCINE CARTER, gercinecarter@nationnews.com

Added 19 August 2018

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Host of the evening, Argentine Ambassador Gustavo Martinez Pandiani (right) with (from left) Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade Sandra Husbands, Lady Cheltenham and her husband, President of the Senate Sir Richard Cheltenham. (Picture by Christoff Griffith.)

Lovers of theatre were treated to a gripping performance of Zakiya Iman Markland’s play La Négrophilie at the Frank Collymore Hall last week.

Markland, a Jamaica-born actress collaborated with Argentine director and choreographer Tatiana Pandiani in her one-woman performance portraying the life and work of renowned American-born French performer and activist Josephine Baker.

Argentine Ambassador Gustavo Martinez Pandiani welcomed guests to the first night of the two-night presentation attended by several Members of Parliament, members of the diplomatic corps, representatives of international organisations, officials from the National Cultural Foundation and a host of other invitees. (GC)

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