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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Fruitvale Station


Location: Browning Cinema of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Fruitvale Station (2013)
Directed by Ryan Coogler
Cast: With Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spenser, Melonie Diaz
Rated R, 85 minutes

Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize for dramatic feature and the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Fruitvale Station follows the true story of Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan), a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who wakes up on the morning of December 31, 2008 and feels something in the air. Not sure what it is, he takes it as a sign to get a head start on his resolutions. His resolve takes a tragic turn, however, when BART officers shoot him in cold blood at the Fruitvale subway stop on New Year’s Day. Oscar’s life and tragic death would shake the Bay Area – and the entire nation – to its very core.…

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Saturday, January 18, 2014

Kenny Barron Trio


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Anointed by Jazz Weekly as "the most lyrical piano player of


our time," Kenny Barron and his stellar trio (featuring Ray Drummond on bass and Ben Riley on drums) will hold down, or tear up, the Leighton Concert Hall stage. Jazz fans (and anyone within earshot) should be sure to take this opportunity to enjoy "one of the top jazz pianists in the world." 

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Monday, January 20, 2014

Kickoff to MLK Week


Location: Saint Mary's Student Center Lounge

First event of St. Mary's MLK Week celebration!

This event is free and open to the public!

Additional information to come.


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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Loving Story


Location: Vander Venet (Located in the Saint Mary's Student Center)


Join St. Mary's as they present a special screening of The Loving Story, an HBO Documentary following the lives of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple that challenged anti-miscegenation laws during the Civil Rights Era.

A panel discussion will follow the film viewing.  …

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Friday, January 31, 2014

Civil Rights in the Media--Exhibit October 1, 2013 - January 31, 2014

Location: Center for History, 808 W. Washington Street

Civil Rights in the Media --October 1st thru January 31st 2014

The exhibit chronicles articles and broadcast news that covered the topic of civil rights, both locally and in other communities, from the 1930s through the 1960s.  Civil Rights in the Media features locally-published newspapers and columns that represented the voice of the African American community, a voice helped spark and sustain many of the pivotal moments and movements in history that reshaped the social fabric of the local community, and ultimately, America.…

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