Events 2/16-2/22

Posted: February 16, 2011 by ryanburdick4400 in Events

Featured Event

  1. Friday, Feb. 18th, 10am-4pm, Mason Hall!
  2. Come to the FVSA Bake Sale for delicious fresh baked good and to support our organization.

Wed. 2/16

  1. 5pm, School of Social Work, McGregor Commons, Free!
  2. Schools and field placements are primary sites of the social reproduction of values, behaviors, and skills in social work. The creators of this film use student voices to explore the homophobic, transphobic and heterosexist incidents involving LGBTQ students in classrooms and field placements.

Thurs. 2/17

  1. 1105 North Quad, 8pm, Free!
  2. In the early 1960s, Herb & Dorothy Vogel a postal worker and librarian began purchasing the works of unknown Minimalist and Conceptual artists, guided by two rules: the piece had to be affordable, and it had to be small enough to fit in their one-bedroom Manhattan apartment. They proved themselves curatorial visionaries; most of those they supported and befriended went on to become world-renowned artists. HERB & DOROTHY provides a unique chronicle of the world of contemporary art from two unlikely collectors, whose shared passion and discipline defies stereotypes and redefines what it means to be a patron of the arts.   Part of our co-sponsored film series:  Egghead ’11:  An Information and Communication Movie Extravaganza Series.

Fri. 2/18

  1. Friday, Feb. 18th, 10am-4pm, Mason Hall!
  2. Come to the FVSA Bake Sale for delicious fresh baked good and to support our organization.


Sun. 2/20

  1. 4pm, William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center, Free!
  2. Arrive at 4pm for Rod Gailes’ Social Justice Training Workshop. Rod Gailes, the director of “Camouflage”, will be leading an interactive workshop called “The Human Family Reunion: Celebrating the Journey to Common Ground” from 4-6. It’s an interactive exploration of creating unified group identity in a diverse community. Team building, discussion, & “attainable” goal setting in a hands-on experience with filmmaker & culture commentator Rod Gailes OBC. Food will be provided. Film Screening follows.

Tues. 2/22

  1. 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Grad Library, Rm. 100, Free!
  2. Competing demands for water, food, and energy have pitted farmers, Native American Indians, and commercial fishermen against each other for decades in the 10-million-acre Klamath River Basin, which spans the Oregon-California border. The hour-long documentary River of Renewal chronicles that conflict. Producer and writer Steve Most will show River of Renewal and talk about the film, which is based on his book of the same title.
  1. 7:00pm-8:30pm, Michigan Theater
  2. After 30 years of war and Taliban rule, pop culture has returned to Afghanistan. Millions are watching Afghan Star–a Pop Idol-style TV series in which people from across the country compete for a cash prize and record deal. 2000 people audition, including three brave women. The viewers vote for their favorite singers by mobile phone and for many this is their first encounter with democracy. This timely and inspired film follows the moving stories of four young contestants looking for a new life. But their journeys take a terrifying turn as one young woman dances on stage, threatening her own safety and the future of the show itself. In Afghanistan you risk your life to sing.

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