13th Annual Jessica Henderson Memorial Event
Venue: School of the Arts, 45 Prince Street, Rochester, NY
Date: October 21, 2014
Time: 5:00-9:00 p.m. (Between 5-6pm there will be a Light Buffet Reception and an Art Exhibit presented by Creative Wellness Coalition; Program Begins at 6pm)
Event Type: 4 Artists, including Anish Majumdar, will share their stories of inspiration and hope in an event dedicated to Jessica Henderson’s love of the arts.
Admission: $15 USD
Anish Majumdar will share excerpts from his book, The Isolation Door, lending an intimate feel to the journey between a mother and son through the storms of mental illness. In his powerful fiction debut, Anish shines a light on the journey of those coping with serious mental disorders and the loved ones who walk alongside them.
Meg Hutchinson an award winning songwriter, poet and recording artist on Red House Records. Meg has toured widely throughout North America and Europe. As a result of her personal experiences living with Bipolar Disorder she has become a leading mental health advocate and speaks about recovery at conferences, schools, and teaching hospitals around the country.
Stramonine School of Dance will perform an ‘Amazing’ dance choreographed Jessica’s honor.
For other details about this event, please contact NAMI Rochester at 585-423-1593.