Artslink – Episode February 3, 2020

Program: Artslink

Length: 1 minutes

Ben Caplan is a musician and co-creator of Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story at Alberta Theatre Projects Feb 5 to16. It is high-energy klezmer musical theatre where musicians play on stage. Based on the playwright Hannah Moscovitch's great-grandparents' true story, the story is about two Jewish Romanians who fall in love, flee their country and make a new life in Canada.Caplan speaks to Artslink on the phone.

African Canadian soldiers fought in WWI & WWII. Two researchers from the Military Museums talk about their contributions for an exhibit for Black History Month. It can be seen in the Atrium section of the museum from Feb 3 to Mar 1st. The exhibit has biographical information about the Black Canadian men and women who served in the Canadian military.