6:15 Iyaba Ibo Mandingo reads original storybook, “Kwaku’s Mask”.
CORONA TIMES Debut
Bridgeport youth of Thomas Hooker school were encouraged by teaching artist Iyaba Ibo Mandingo to express their thoughts and feelings as they cope with the new normal of the Covid19 shutdown, remote learning and social distancing. Their creative writing exercises were adapted to songwriting workshops led by Fuzz Sangiovanni who produced the final music video. Partners and sponsors for the City Lights/Bridgeport Art Trail outreach programs include Bridgeport’s Lighthouse afterschool programs, Thomas Hooker school, Fairfield County Community Foundation, band Central, Pitney Bowes Foundation, Bridgeport Rotary Foundation.
4:00 Ukulele Class with Nina Lesiga and Friends