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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Community Luncheon Featuring: Pulitzer Prize winning author and public speaker Taylor Branch

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Location: Charles Martin Youth Center, 802 Lincolnway West, South Bend, IN

taylor_branch_1_3_Pulitzer Prize winning author and public speaker Taylor Branch is best known for his landmark trilogy on the civil rights era, America in the King Years. He has returned to civil rights history in his latest book, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement (2013). …

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Myth & Miracles From the King Years - A Lecture by Taylor Branch

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Location: Eck 1130 - Notre Dame Law School

In recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr's visit to South Bend taylor_branch_1_3_in October of 1963, Pulitzer Prize winning author and public speaker Taylor Branch will speak on the Notre Dame campus.

Mr. Branch is best known for his landmark trilogy on the civil rights era, America in the King Years. He has returned to civil rights history in his latest book, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement (2013).  A book signing session will follow Mr. Branch's lecture.…

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

An Evening of Poetry Featuring: Orlando Ricardo Menes, Lauro Vazquez, & Lynda Letona

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Location: Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture, 1045 W. Washington Street

The Notre Dame Center For Arts & Culture presents:

An Evening of Poetry Featuring Orlando Ricardo Menes, Lauro Vazquez, & Lynda Letona on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art with a reception to follow the reading.

 

In addition to marking Hispanic Heritage Month (15 September – 15 October), the reading is being held in tandem with the Gallery’s current show, “The African Presence in Mexico.”  As such, some of the poets will be presenting work that attempts to dialogue with some of the exhibit’s themes.

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Friday, October 4, 2013

Sickle Cell Anemia Conference at Bethel College

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Location: Middleton Hall of Science Octorium

About the Conference:

Sickle Cell disease is a huge threat to ethnic populations all over the world. Because of this, Bethel College has partnered with Beacon Health Systems (aka Memorial Hospital) for the second year in a row to host their anual Sickle Cell Conference. Come join health educators from around the state and southern Michigan as they engage in a conversation about SIckle Cell disease. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Wanda-Whitten Shurney. Health care professionals and students interested in health related fields are highly encouraged to come. Registration can be completed at check-in. 

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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Hot 8 Brass Band (Traditional New Orleans Jazz Band) Parade

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Location: NDCAC at 1045 W. Washington Street, South Bend

Come out and join the Hot 8 Brass Band as they perform a traditional New Orleans second-line parade starting at the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, to the Civil Rights Heritage Center at the Natatorium, ending at the Center for History. After the parade there will be an "Artist Talk" so that you all can ask members of the band questions. Hope to see you there!                                                  

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Sunday, October 13, 2013

KING: A FILMED RECORD...FROM MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

FREE ADMISSION
October 13 at 3pm
King: A Filmed Record…From Montgomery to Memphis (1970)
Conceived and produced by Ely Landau
Not Rated, 180 minutes
Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, this monumental documentary follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1955 king_phototo 1968, in his rise from regional activist to world-renowned leader of the Civil Rights movement. Rare footage of King's speeches, protests, and arrests are interspersed with heartfelt testimonials by some of Hollywood's biggest stars including Harry Belafonte, James Earl Jones and Paul Newman. Originally presented as a one-night television special, this epic document was recently restored by the Library of Congress with elements provided by the Museum of Modern Art.…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Lynn Nottage: A Conversation about Race & Representation Presented by the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Decio Mainstage Theater

Lynn Nottage:  A Conversation about Race & Representation

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October 15, 2013

7:00 pm

Free and open to the public; tickets required

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ruined and Intimate Apparel

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Opening Reception: Dia de Los Muertos/ Day of Dead

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Location: NDCAC at 1045 W. Washington Street, South Bend

Opening Reception with Music by Luther Gray

The reception is Free and Open to the Community

About the Artist

DIÓGENES BALLESTER, MFA is a visual artist, educator, and writer. Mr. Ballester works in different artistic media including painting, printmaking, drawing, new media, and installation art and is recognized as a master of encaustic painting and printmaking. He has received numerous honors for his artistic work and has exhibited widely in the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.…

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Exhibition: The African Presence in Mexico August 20 - October 24

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Location: NDCAC

The African Presence in Mexico art exhibit is the inaugueral event for The Africana World:  A Historical and Cultural Mosaic will be exhibited from August 20th through October 25th in the Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art.  Operating hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Opening reception: Thursday, September 12th, 5:00 - 7:30 pm.

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Othello September 26th at 7pm and October 25th at 7pm

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The National Theatre presents a major new production of William Shakespeare’s celebrated play about the destructive power of jealousy. Newly married to Desdemona, Othello is appointed leader of a major military operation. Passed over for promotion by Othello, Iago persuades Othello that the young Cassio and Desdemona are having an affair. Olivier Award-winning actors Adrian Lester (Henry V

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Showing of: "Human Tapestry" at Bethel College

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Location: AC342 Bethel College

Join Bethel College as they prepare to watch this short documentary followed by discussion. 

About the documentary: 

Human Tapestry is a collection of stories from different people in various walks of life which debuted in 2010. The film divides fifteen stories into four parts (approximaely 25 minutes each), featuring student stories, personal narratives and spoken word poetry. These stories bring a collage of perspectives displaying diversity.…

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