Thursday, January 14, 2010

Culture Vulture Events

Boston University celebrates the life of one of its most distinguished alumni, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, in one of Boston's oldest and largest commemorations of his national holiday.

Featuring a speech by the former president of the Parliament of Rwanda, Joseph Sebarenzi, and author of "God Sleeps in Rwanda." Includes music by the Inner Strength Gospel Choir, a dance by members of the REACH! Dance Ensemble, and other community contributions.

Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students and the Howard Thurman Center.

Speaker(s): Joseph Sebarenzi, author of "God Sleeps in Rwanda"
Monday, Jan 18, 2010 at 1:00pm
George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue (GSU Metcalf Hall, 2nd floor)

Special Events @ The MFA
Dr. King Day- Monday, January 18

The Untold Story: Art, Civil Rights, and Human Rights
10:30–11:30 am Remis Auditorium
Film screening presented by the Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Film program.
• Islands of the People
• The Art of Romare Bearden
• Mixed Media Masters

American Sign Language Twelfth Baptist Church of Roxbury Gospel Concert
12:15–1 pm Remis Auditorium
A live performance highlighting the history of civil rights and song.

American Sign Language Poetry Slam
Remis Auditorium
A showcase of spoken-word performances by artists from across Boston and students from Berklee College of Music.

2:30–3:30 The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents a poetry slam showcase featuring Bridgit Brown, Josianne Martinez, Ayo “The Reason” Yayo, and Tony Tran.

3:30–4:30 The MFA, in partnership with Berklee College of Music, presents Armsted Christian's Flowology Experience, featuring Shea Rose and other special guests.

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