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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. January 26, 2017
  
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Event Image Figure and Form: African Ceramics from the Keith Achepohl Collection (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Over the centuries, African potters have created unique and innovative ceramic vessels for domestic and ritual use. Made by hand and often fired in the open, these vessels embody an immediacy of form and a deceptive simplicity that reflect a deep understanding of material, process, and embellishment. Organized by director John Olbrantz, the exhibition will feature 17 ceramic vessels from the Keith Achepohl collection of Eugene, Oregon.

Event Image Louis Bunce: Works on Paper (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Through Sunday, Jan. 29
Museum — Print Study Center

Louis Bunce (1907-1983) was a rising star in American art of the 1940s and ‘50s, and his silkscreen prints helped transform what had been a means to produce advertising into a medium for limited edition fine art printmaking. Organized by Roger Hull, professor emeritus and senior faculty curator, the exhibition features a range of prints and works on paper. Hull presents a gallery talk Sunday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m.
First Aid & CPR Certification Class (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus - Montag Center

Sign ups are now open for the First Aid & CPR Certification course on Tuesday February 7th from 3pm to 5pm in Montag Den. This course is open to all students, faculty, and staff! Those interested must register beforehand by visiting Campus Rec and providing the $20 class fee (cash, check, or student account charge accepted). Campus Rec is located in Montag Center and is open Monday-Friday 8am-9pm and Friday 8am-5pm.
Open Lap Swim
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

*WU Campus - Sparks Center

The pool in Sparks is open for lap swim to anyone with a WU ID or Sparks User Pass. There are a few goggles available to use as well--just ask the lifeguards!
Convocation: Surviving aKKKademia
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

*WU Campus - Waller Hall

Join the MOSAICS program to hear about their acquired knowledge on anti-blackness, queerness, and solidarity from their experience at the Oregon Students of Color Conference.
DC Culture Night: CHARM by Phillip Dawkins
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Off Campus

Join fellow Willamette alumni for an evening of culture on H Street at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. CHARM, a play by Phillip Dawkins, presents the colorful inner workings of a youth etiquette class taught by Mama Darleena Andrews, an African-American transgender woman, in an LGBTQ organization called the Center. Though her students initially struggle to see how etiquette relates to their daily battles with identity, poverty and prejudice, Mama’s powerful love and unapologetic attitude eventually win them over. Read the full play summary.

The play is inspired by the true story and work of Miss Gloria Allen at the Center on Halsted in Chicago, Illinois. The Tribune printed a story about her work in 2012.

If you will be joining, please purchase a ticket for the 8 p.m. performance on Thursday, Jan. 26. Tickets can be purchased for $20 or $40 depending on seating choice. Tickets can be purchased here.

Our alumni group will also be meeting for pre-theater drink and food at the nearby Smith Commons (1245 H St, NE) from 6-7:30 p.m.

 We hope you can join us for the "inaugural" WU DC Culture Night!


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