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Monday, February 8, 2016

Saturday, February 13, 2016



Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame


With his deep knowledge of Afro-Latin rhythms and percussion, Grammy-winning bandleader-pianist Arturo O’Farrill and this tour’s big-sound band elevate Latin jazz standards to new heights. For two decades Arturo O'Farrill has defined then redefined the genre by performing progressively innovative new works on the world’s most significant stages. Grammy-winning pianist, composer and educator—leader of the "first family of Afro-Cuban Jazz" (New York Times)—was born in Mexico and grew up in New York City. Son of the late, great composer Chico O'Farrill, Arturo was educated at Manhattan School of Music, Brooklyn College Conservatory and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College. He played piano in Carla Bley's Big Band from 1979 through 1983 and earned a reputation as a soloist in groups led by Dizzy Gillespie, Steve Turre, Freddy Cole, Lester Bowie, Wynton Marsalis and Harry Belafonte.…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Mythbusting the Messages!


Location: NDCAC


Mythbusting the Messages! 

Join us on a brief journey through the world of modern media, what it tells us, and why so much of that is wrong. 

Does the media tell us about who we are? and how we should be?

Who "owns" the imagery of cultural history?  

Why does "normal"  in the movies, ads, and on TV never look like what is "normal" for me? …

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Dance Theatre of Harlem


Location: O'Laughlin Auditorium, Saint Mary's College

Dance Theatre of Harlem


Shaheen-Duggan Performing Arts Series produced in partnership with Lampkin Magic Productions

Dance Theatre of Harlem's unprecedented success as a racially diverse company, school, and source of arts education was built on creating innovative and bold new forms of artistic expression. Through varied artistic interactions, these dane ambassadors have helped to build character and provide valuable life skills to countless people in New York City, across the country and around the world.…

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Monday, February 22, 2016

Lecture by Otto Santa Ana


Location: 210-214 McKenna Hall


Otto Santa Ana, Professor of Chicana/o Studies, University of California at Los Angeles and Templeton Fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (2015-2016) will present a lecture titled "The Cowboy and the Goddess: Television News Mythmaking about Immigrants." The lecture is free and open to the public. A light reception will be held after the lecture.…

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

ND Black Lives Matter: Wikipedia Editathon


Location: Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture


Please join us in researching, writing and publishing to Wikipedia the significant stories of notable Notre Dame black faculty and alumni.

Haven't edited a Wikipedia page before? Don't worry. Trained Wikipedia editors will be available to assist attendees with teaching, research and writing.  

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016

Sunday, February 28, 2016


Location: Eiteljorg  American Indian Museum 500 W. Washington Street Indianapolis, IN


Dates:        November 14, 2015 - February 28, 2016
Location:   Eiteljorg  American Indian Museum
                   500 W. Washington Street
                   Indianapolis, IN


Since its creation, the Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship has awarded 50 artists a total of more than one million dollars in direct support, produced nine exhibitions with accompanying scholarly catalogues, added by purchase more than 200 works of art to the permanent collection and promoted contemporary Native art and artists to a broad audience.

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Lift Every Voice: Celebrating the African American Spirit


Location: IU South Bend Campus Campus Auditorium, Northside Hal


 “Lift Every Voice:
Celebrating the African American Spirit” 

Date:         Sunday, February 28, 2016
Time:         7:00 P.M.

Location:   IU South Bend Campus Campus Auditorium, Northside Hal

The Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts presents the annual “Lift Every Voice: Celebrating the African American Spirit” concert on Saturday, February 28 at 7 pm in the Campus Auditorium at IU South Bend. The performance will feature guest artists Albert Lee, tenor; Ridge Davis, flute; and Karl Van Richards, piano. The South Bend Symphonic Choir under the direction of Marvin V. Curtis and the IU South Bend Gospel Choir under the direction of Tamra Garrett will also perform in this celebration of Black History Month.

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