Arts & Entertainment Events Calendar Feb. 20 — 28

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”THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION”

The College for Equity and Diversity will also air a film featuring the history of the Black Panther Party. According to the College for Equity and Diversity’s description of the film, “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” is the “first feature length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.” You can watch the film in the Union Theater Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. and stick around for light snacks and discussion with Dr. Wilfred Samuels, Associate Professor of English and Ethnic Studies at the U.

“HOW DEEP AND DARK: SLAVERY, PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE LIMITS OF THE NARRATIVE” 

As part of the Black Faculty and Staff Association Spotlight Lecture Series, “How Deep and Dark: Slavery, Photography and the Limits of Narrative” will be led by Dr. Kya Mangrum, an assistant professor at the U, who specializes in African American literature and visual studies. According to the College for Equity and Diversity’s description, the lecture will “[…] reveal how photographic technologies like the daguerreotype, the carte de visite and the stereoview transformed how narratives of U.S. slavery were written, read, circulated and reproduced.” The lecture will be Feb. 23 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Sorenson Arts & Education Complex Auditorium.

”MAYA ANGELOU: AND STILL I RISE”

In honor of Black History Month, the College for Equity and Diversity and KUED invite you to join in the screening of a series of films illustrating the stories and achievements of Black Americans throughout history. One of these films features writer and civil activist, Maya Angelou, in “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise.” According to the College for Equity and Diversity’s description of the film, it will feature Angelou reciting the renowned poem accompanied with “rare and intimate archival photographs and videos, which paint hidden moments of her exuberant life during some of America’s most defining moments.” The screening is Feb. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Union Theater and will be followed by a brief discussion led by Davis School District Department Director of Educational Equity, Dr. Jacqueline Thompson.

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITS

Power of Poison

NHMU

Oct. 15-Apr. 16, 2017; during museum hours NHMU.utah.edu

HawkWatch: Birds in the Lab!

NHMU

Feb. 25, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. NHMU.utah.edu

Bug Brigade

NHMU

Feb. 25, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. NHMU.utah.edu

FILMS

Creativity in Film Focus Series —”Burden” Katherine W. and Ezekiel R.

Dumke Jr. Auditorium

Feb. 22, 7:00 p.m. UMFA.Utah.edu

Miss Navajo Documentary Screening

CTIHB room 109

Feb. 24,  6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

“Moonlight” Film Screening

Equity Office

Feb. 28, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Campusrec.utah.edu

Kingsbury Hall

Feb. 21-23, 7:00 p.m.

MUSIC

Fridays with Faculty — Elizabeth Craft,

“Headfirst into a Political Abyss: Claiming Cultural Citizenship in Hamilton”

Dumke Recital Hall

Feb. 24, 12:00 p.m. UMFA.Utah.edu

Lyric Opera Ensemble — Donizetti’s L’ Elisir d’Amore with Paradigm Chamber

Orchestra

Libby Gardner Concert Hall

Feb. 24 and Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. Music.utah.edu

Flute Choir

Dumke Recital Hall

Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m. Music.utah.edu

LECTURES

“Caleb Harper, Reinventing Our Food Future with Urban Farms”

NHMU

Feb. 21, 7:00 p.m. NHMU.utah.edu

Open Class — Indigenous Languages Encounter

CTIHB Room 315

Feb. 23, 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Here to Stay? Immigration, Executive Orders and Community Action

Campus-wide

Feb. 23, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Indigenous Languages Summit

CTIHB Lobby

Feb. 25, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Interpersonal Violence Forum: Consent

Union Theater

Feb. 21, 2:30 p.m. Campusrec.utah.edu

Measuring Gender Inequality

S.J. Quinney School of Law Room 6623

Feb. 21, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Dr. Charles James Nabors, Ph.D. Conference Series ­— African American Community

Public Health Classroom

Feb. 22, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Meet the Artist: Edgar Arceneaux

S.J. Quinney College of Law

Feb. 24, 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Visiting Artist: Art Werger

Art Building Auditorium, Room 158

Feb. 22, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. art.utah.edu

Interdisciplinary Seminar Series on Aging: Sexuality and Relationships

Okazaki Community Meeting Room (155-B)

Feb. 23, 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

MISC.

Paint Mixer Workshop: Spiral Jetty

NHMU

Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Wellness Advocate Certificate Trainings: Module 1

The Hub/Student Life Center

Feb. 22, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wellness.utah.edu

The Hillman Hop — “A Different World” Themed Jamboree SED

Student Lounge (Union 293)

Feb 24, 10:00 p.m. Campusrec.utah.edu

 

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