BLACK HISTORY MONTH CALENDAR LISTINGS

02/03/2004
By For more information, contact media@uml.edu or 978-934-3224

For more information on events,

contact Brenda Evans (978) 934-5021.

 

Thursday, Feb. 5 and 19

Tuesday, Feb. 10 and 24

  • "A Taste of Soul," Assoc. of Students of African Origin invites all to a night of traditional African American cuisine and desserts, 4:30 to 7 pm, South Campus Dining Hall, located on Wilder St., event is free and open to the public.

 Friday, Feb. 6

  • "King of Swing," Kendrick Oliver & The New Life Jazz Orchestra pay homage Count Basie and the Kansas City Sound, 6 to 8 pm, Durgin Concert Hall, 35 Wilder St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus, tickets are $10 and may be purchased by calling (978) 934-4336.

 Sunday, Feb. 8

  • Art Exhibit, features a historical look at the African American community in Lowell through photos and artifacts, 2 pm, Mogan Cultural Center, 40 French St. Lowell, Ma., event is free and open to the public.

 Monday, Feb. 9 & Friday, Feb. 13

  • "A Taste of Soul," Assoc. of Students of African Origin invites all to a night of traditional African American cuisine and desserts, 4:30 to 7 pm, Fox Dining Hall, Pawtucket St., located on UMass Lowell's North Campus, event is free and open to the public.

 Tuesday, Feb. 10

  • "Hip Hop Culture and the New American Legacy," Emmet G. Price III, prof. of music and African American Studies, Northeastern University, discusses Hip-Hops social, political, economic and cultural contributions to current popular culture, 6:30 to 8, Fox Hall Multipurpose Room, Pawtucket St., located on UMass Lowell's North Campus, event is free and open to the public.
 

Tuesday, Feb. 17

  • "Do We Still Believe in Race? A Historian's View," Patrick Manning, prof. of History and African-American Studies, Northeastern University, looks at past and present to show how racism can survive even in an anti-racist age, 3:30 to 5 pm, McGauvran Hall, 71 Wilder St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus, event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, Feb. 19

  • Poetry Night, Association of Students of African Origin hosts a night of poetry and spoken word, 8 pm, Fox Hall Multipurpose Room, Pawtucket St., located on UMass Lowell's North Campus, event is free and open to the public.

 Friday, Feb. 20

  • Art Exhibit, features African arts and crafts as well as dances and drumming by Bamidele dancers, 11 am to 1 pm, African Assistance Center, Middlesex Community College, 33 Kearney Square, Lowell, Ma., event is free and open to the public.

 Saturday, Feb. 21

  • Opening Reception, features the works of the African American Master Artists in Residency Program, 2 to 4 pm, The Brush Art Gallery and Studios 256 Market St. Lowell, MA 01852, event is free and open to the public.

 Tuesday, Feb. 24

  • Art & Crafts and Discussion, artist Souda T. Boyd will discuss her work and her experience as a West-African female artist, 11:30 am to1 pm, McGauvran Hall, 71 Wilder St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus, event is free and open to the public.

 Thursday, Feb. 26

  • "The Privilege Line," speakers from The National Conference for Community and Justice will discuss the issues of race and privilege in society, noon to 2 pm, Coburn Hall, 850 Broadway St., located on UMass Lowell's North Campus, event is free and open to the public.

 Sunday, Feb. 29

  • "Classically Black: Bach to Jazz," featuring violinist Diane Monroe, 3 pm, Durgin Concert Hall, 35 Wilder St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus, event is free and open to the public.