Wyoming Arts Council

Cleo Parker Robinson dancers, "The Race Show" and veterans' voices at UW MLK Days of Dialogue

Calendar of events for the 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. “Days of Dialogue” at the University of Wyoming. This year’s theme: “A decade of defining diversity through dialogue:”

Monday, January 17th
10:00 am – 4:00 pm: National Service Day, Laramie Plains Civic Center
– Restoration Projects

4:00 pm – Martin Luther King Jr. March and Supper, Albany County Courthouse
– The March will start at the Courthouse and continue to the Wyoming Union where soup will be served. WASA and Ballet 7220 will be preforming.

Tuesday, January 18th
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – ECTL Book Discussion, “War and the Soul: Healing Our Nation’s Veterans from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder” – Union East Ballroom.
Registration required. Click here.

12:15 pm – GLBTQ Cultural Panel Discussion, “Commonalities Across Culture: GLBTQ Life in Various Cultural Communities” – Union Family Room
* Pizza Provided *

7:00 pm – MLK/DOD Keynote Speaker, Common – Hip Hop artist and activist. Union Ballroom

Wednesday, January 19th
12:00 pm – B.E.A.U.T.Y. Panel Discussion, “Standing at the Crossroads of Identity” Union Family Room
* Pizza Provided *

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Panel Discussion “Interfaith Dialogue: Spritual Wholeness In a Fractured World” headed by Dr. Sally Palmer. Union Family Room

4:00 pm – Film Screening: “The Calling” Union Family Room

8:00 pm – Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Laramie Plains Civic Center
* sponsored by the Student Activities Council, transportation from and back to campus provided by SAFE RIDE. *

Thursday, January 20th
10:00 am – 11:30 am – Master Dance Class with Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble – Union Ballroom
* No prior dance experience required.

4:00 pm – Ethnic Idenity and Voice in N*GGER WETB*CK CH*NK -A conversation with the actors – Union West Ballroom

7:30 pm – N*GGER WETB*CK CH*NK: The Race Show – A & S Auditorium
* UW Student Tickets $10.00
Non-Student Tickets $27.00 *

Friday, January 21st
1:00 – 3:00 pm – “How and Why We Are Different When We Come Back: A Veteran’s Perspective” Union East Ballroom

2:00 pm – A Program with The Beehive Collective Union West Ballroom

6:30 pm, 9:00 pm, 11:30 pm – FNF Movie: “The Messenger” Union Family Room

9:00 pm – Dead Prez Concert, Union Ballroom
* Hip hop music, sponsored by Friday Night Fever *

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