See Jane Salon – Tryin’ to Sleep in the Bed You Made NYC

Hosted by 72andSunny

February 20, 2019

Black History Month Celebration
Shining A Spotlight on Women in Literature and Hollywood

Our 20th anniversary celebration of Tryin’ to Sleep in the Bed You Made, by New York Times best-selling authors, Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant at 72andSunny in Brooklyn. The event featured stage readings by actors from the award-winning and beloved DeBerry and Grant novels followed by a panel discussion.

Event InfoVideo for Our Members

Author Virginia DeBerry and salon attendee

Member Linda Bialecki and Guest

Actors Rehearsing the Readings – Harry Lennix, Roseanne Chery, Lisa Nicole Wilkerson and Magaly Colimon

Donna Grant (center) with salon attendees

Roseanne Chery, Magaly Colimon, Harry Lennix and Lisa Nicole Wilkerson

Madeline Di Nonno (CEO, Geena Davis Institute), Roseann Chery (Actor), Virginia DeBerry (Author), Magaly Colimon (Actor), Harry Lennix (Actor), Lisa Nicole Wilkerson (Actor), Marti Worrell (L.A.I. Communications), Mary Ellen Holden (New York Council Lead, Geena Davis Institute), Donna Grant (Author), Yolonda Brinkley (Founder, Diversity in Cannes) and Dr. Tyrha M. Lindsey-Warren (Managing Director, L.A.I. Communications, Producer)

Kathy Newberger, Sari Pollack and Sarah Crandall

Our 72andSunny Hosts – Lora Schulson and Alex Brueggeman

Mary Ellen Holden, GDIGM Advisor/New York Council Lead

Madeline Di Nonno, GDIGM CEO

Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant

Dr. Tyrha M. Lindsey-Warren (Managing Director, L.A.I. Communications, Producer)

Lisa Nicole Wilkerson, Actor

Actors – Roseanne Chery, Lisa Nicole Wilkerson and Magaly Colimon

Actors – Magaly Colimon and Lisa Nicole Wilkerson

Actors – Roseanne Chery, Lisa Nicole Wilkerson and Magaly Colimon

Magaly Colimon

Roseanne Chery

Yolonda Brinkley, Founder, Diversity in Cannes

Harry Lennix, Actor

Virginia DeBerry

Donna Grant

Madeline Di Nonno and Yolonda Brinkley

Panelists: Madeline Di Nonno, Yolonda Brinkley, Harry Lennix, Virginia DeBerry, Donna Grant and Tyrha M. Lindsey-Warren, PhD

Salon audience

Authors Virginia DeBerry, Donna Grant, Tyrha Lindsey-Warren and guest

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