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    Monday, April 15, 2024

    Local woman performs as Harriet Tubman

    Adwoa Bandele-Asante of New London speaks as she enters the room and starts her performance of Harriet Tubman: A Woman with a Railroad Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Ibiju Bandele Asante, right, of New London and others play their drums before his wife Adwoa Bandele-Asante, performs her show Harriet Tubman: A Woman with a Railroad Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Adwoa Bandele-Asante, of New London, performs her show Harriet Tubman: A Woman with a Railroad Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    The audience listens to Adwoa Bandele-Asante of New London perform her show Harriet Tubman: A Woman with a Railroad Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    New London ― People gather at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum on Saturday, Feb.4, 2023, for Adwoa Bandele-Asante’s performance of her show Harriet Tubman: A Woman with a Railroad.

    Bandele-Asante wrote the show that tells the story of Tubman’s her struggle for freedom from slavery and helping others escape slavery.

    The performance was part of the Museum’s Free First Saturday programming that is free and open to all.

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