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Albion Celebrates Black History Month (2)

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With numerous events designed to inspire and inform, Albion College is celebrating Black History Month throughout February. Unless otherwise specified, these events are free and open to the public. For questions and additional information please call 517/629-0501. 

At Taste of Blackness, Community Members 'Inspired to Be Strong Examples'

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Community leaders, parents, professors, college students and students from Albion Public Schools came together in the Kellogg Center February 23 for dancing, laughing, educating and much more, as Albion College's Black Student Alliance hosted its traditional "Taste of Blackness" program. A campus highlight each year during Black History Month, the event, according to BSA President Wynter Pitts, '14, "has definitely reminded students in the community and on campus to always dream big."

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

OLA Bash

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 Night 

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

La Clave 

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

 

 

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