Vagina Monologues Returns to Albion College
March 06, 2013
The "Vagina Monologues," an award-winning theatre performance that explores issues of womanhood through humorous, heartbreaking and powerful expression, will be presented by Albion College's Power feminist group. The show takes place in the Kellogg Center Thursday, March 21 at 6 p.m. and again Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m.
"Monologues" was never simply for entertainment. Written with the purpose of fundraising, performances are staged each year across the country to raise funds for local domestic-violence prevention efforts. Albion College's production supports S.A.F.E Place, a women's shelter in Battle Creek.
Tickets are $3 in advance, $4 at the door. For further information or to reserve tickets, contact student organizer Ariel Farley at
or the Office of intercultural Affairs, 517/629-0501.
Latin@ American Heritage Month
September 10th, 2013
Come learn about the Organization for Latino@ Awareness, play games, listen to music, and discuss upcoming events. There will be food provided by La Casa. In the Kellog Center Stack at 8:00pm
Sponsored By: The Organization for Latin@ Awareness & The Office of Intercultural Affairs
September 20th, 2013
Salsa the rhythmic music and dance created in the Latin cultures of the Caribbean. While its origin is disputed, it is not to be confused with the dip. Come enjoy the food, music, and dance lessons. In the Kellog Center Stack at 8:00pm
Sponsored By Union Board, The Organization for Latin@ Awareness, & The Office of Intercultural Affairs
October 10th, 2013
A fascinating musical documentary film about the similarities between two types of music genres known as Salsa and Reggaeton. Various artists all came together with the same purpose, to discuss how two different styles of music can have so much in common and how their music is all composed under "La Clave". In Norris (101) Auditorium at 7:00pm
Sponsored By : African Carribean Student Union, The Organization for Latin@ Awareness, & The Office of Intercultural Affairs
November 2nd, 2013
National Museum of Mexican Art Trip
As part of the Day of the Dead celebration, take the opportunity to get immersed in the richness of authentic Mexican art and culture on a fun filled trip to Chicago. Whatever your background this museo will connect with you on a personal level. Please RSVP through
by November 1st, 8am. (For people who have actively been involved with Ola. Max of 15 people.) Meet at Ferguson Lot 9:00 am
Sponsored By: Sociology, Anthopology and Criminology Department,The Organization for Latin@ Awareness, & The Office of Intercultural Affairs
Asian Awareness Group Dinner Celebrates Year of the Snake
The Year of the Snake slides in with a celebration at Albion College Thursday, February 7, at 6 p.m. in the College's Kellogg Center.
Along with dinner, the event will feature lion dancers, a craft, lucky-draw surprises, and other entertainment.
Advance tickets for the dinner are only $3. For reservations or more information, contact AAG member Georgiana Inggrid at
, or the Office of Intercultural Affairs, 517/629-0501.
Albion Celebrates Black History Month
With numerous events designed to inspire and inform, Albion College celebrates Black History Month. unless otherwise specified, these events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Erika Buckley in the Office of Intercultural Affairs,
Wednesday, January 23 Film, "Scarred Justice." The killing of four white students at Kent State University in 1970 is an indelible stain on national consciousness. This film recounts the overlooked tale of black students killed at South Carolina State in Orangeburg two years earlier. The film features Cleveland Sellers, who will visit Albion College on January 28. 3 p.m., Robinson Hall 404
Monday, January 28: Community Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation. Albion welcomes civil rights activist Cleveland Sellers, Jr., president of Voorhees College. Sellers's address also serves as Albion College's Coy James Memorial Lecture. 7 p.m., Goodrich Chapel
Tuesday, February 5: "From Bondage to the White House," a brief overview of the evolution of the black church from its Methodist roots, as well as challenges and opportunities for today’s movement. The presenter is Stanley Sims, retired pastor of the African Methodist Episcopal denomination, most recently serving Quinn Chapel A.M.E. in Flint. 12:30 p.m., Robinson Hall 404
Wednesday, February 13: Soul Food Day. The College's Dining and Hospitality Services features Southern soul favorites. $10.75/general public, $5.30 with Albion College ID and for children 5-12, free for children under 5. Reservations are not required. 5 to 7 p.m., Baldwin Hall
Tuesday, February 19: Film, "Crash." Winner of three Oscars including Best Picture in 2005, "Crash" examines racial and social tensions in 21st-century Los Angeles centering on a carjacking. 7 p.m. Norris Science Center Towsley Hall
Friday, February 22: Javier Colon. The first winner of NBC's smash show "The Voice," Javier Colon is a Puerto Rican / Dominican American singer/songwriter who describes his music as "acoustic soul." 8 p.m., Goodrich Chapel
Sunday, February 24: Taste of Blackness. A true Albion College tradition, the annual Taste of Blackness is a celebration of African and African-American culture through food, music, dance and art. Tickets are $3 in advance, $4 at the door. 4 p.m., Kellogg Center