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Opening Reception for Anne Frank: A History For Today

Jan 26th, 2020

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Joint Opening Reception for
ANNE FRANK: A HISTORY FOR TODAY

and

SACRIFICE, HOPE, FRIENDSHIP: CANADA AND THE LIBERATION OF HOLLAND

Jan. 26, 2020,  2-4 pm

Join us for an afternoon of remembering the importance of freedom,equal rights and democracy. Free to attend.

About the Exhibits

The travelling exhibition Anne Frank - A History for Today tells the story of Anne Frank set against the background of the Holocaust.

Sacrifice, Hope, Friendship: Canada and the Liberation of Holland explores the Canadian and Dutch experience during and after the Second World War. Artwork, photographs, and artifacts work together to tell the stories. This exhibition is on display at the MAG from January 18 - March 22, 2020, alongside Anne Frank: A History for Today.

Event Schedule

Dr. Dotan Rousso was born and raised in Israel. He completed his PhD in Law at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He worked as a criminal prosecutor in Israel and now teaches philosophy at the Red Deer College.

Daryl Hoffman is a citizen of both the US and Israel.  While in college she performed in The Diary of Anne Frank.  She started the Red Deer Jewish Community page on Facebook.  Coincidentally, she is directing The Diary of Anne Frank for Red Deer Players.

Reception to follow. Musical group Trio Brio will be in the galleries.

About the Musical Group Trio Brio (pdf)

Trio Brio Musical Group

Trio Brio

 

About our Performers

Kyla Hovila

photo credit: Loudia Laarman

I'm Kyla, a grade 12 student at Notre Dame High School who has been been involved in music all my life! I have been taking piano lessons for about 12 years, and have recently began voice lessons as well. I really enjoy making music, so I'm glad I am able to help out my community and perform a piece for the Anne Frank Exhibit.

Jacklynn Moore

I’m Jacklynn Moore, Grade 12 student at Notre Dame Highschool. I became passionate about music in elementary school and have continued to grow my musical abilities, participating in a World Class Marching Showband, The Red Deer Royals, Alberta Wind Symphony this last October and 3 other bands offered at the high school. Alongside my love for singing I can play 12 wind instruments and enjoy being able to share my abilities with the community around me.

Jayce Nelson

Jayce Nelson is a 12th grade student at St. Gabriel’s online school and also attends additional music courses at other schools. Jayce started performing 12 years ago and has performed solo and with groups at over 200 venues in Canada, the US and Europe. Jayce is also a music producer with 2 albums available on all major streaming services.

 

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