Supporting Good Artists in Bad Times
The Federal Art Project runs through all of February at the MSU Museum Heritage Gallery.
15th Annual Dia de la Mujer Conference
Dia de la Mujer is an event where networking connections for employment, educational opportunities and empowerment for Michigan Latinas are made. It provides a much needed space for Latinas in Michigan to affect social change and to highlight their accomplishments in our community. Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Kellogg Center.
Latin Xplosion 2008
Culturas de las Razas Unidas is hosting the 2008 Latin Xplosion, a showcase for Chicano and Latino talent, at the MSU Auditorium on Friday, Feb. 8. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. The show will feature a performance by the MSU Breakdance Club. Admission is free.
MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s eighth annual Visiting Faculty Lecture Series
This year’s topic, “Slavery to Freedom: an American Odyssey,” will honor the 40th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s death by highlighting persons who have become icons of the American struggle for civil rights. All presentations will be at 5 p.m. at the Kellogg Center, and are open to students and the public. Featured speakers:
Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr., Senior Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago: Feb. 7.
Mr. Charles Sherrod, Co-Founder and Field Secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee: Feb. 14.
The Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III, Senior Pastor, Friendship-West Baptist Church, Dallas, Feb. 21.
Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, Presiding Prelate, Thirteenth Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church, Feb. 28.