When: Tuesday, November 29th at 7PM
Where: Meacham Auditorium in the Union
Focused on the central theme of mental health awareness, this event will feature poetry, prose, personal experiences, art, and music from the OU community.
When: Wednesday Nov. 30 from 6-8PM
“Presented by the Peruvian Student Association, this year the show explores the power of ‘being there’ for each other as we receive the support from many student dancers in order to fundraise for a PERUVIAN COMMUNITY PROJECT. Dance styles include ballet, bachata, salsa, African fusion, and more. Tickets $5 or $7 at the door. Come and immerse yourself in the power of ‘being there’ and support this great cause.”
Where: Couch Tower
“An open mic for women and non-binary individuals: Write Club Open Mic featuring Lauren Zuniga, with appearances by Candace Liger and Melissa May. Yes. You read that right. Lauren Zuniga AND Candace Liger AND Melissa May. Three Women of the World Poetry Slam finalists. In one room. On one night. Spitting poems.
This event is co-sponsored by Write Club, OU Writing Center, OU Expository Writing, OU Women’s and Gender Studies, and the OU Center for Social Justice.”
When: December 6 from 9PM -1:30 AM
Where: The Main St. Event Center, Norman OK
“Come experience blues, rap, and other music from some of Oklahoma’s most talented musicians and performers and STAND FOR STANDING ROCK at this BENEFIT CONCERT in support of the water protectors seeking the stop or reroute of the Dakota Access Pipeline. This event will begin at 9:00 pm and follow the NATIVE POP NORMAN ART SHOW from 6:00-9:00 which is part of the Norman Arts Council’s 2nd Friday Artwalk.
The event is open to the public, and the cover charge is only a $5 donation in support of this cause.
Donations go to the Oceti Sakowin Camp of the Standing Rock Reservation. This is an event organized by and featuring Native American artists & musicians.”
When: March 6-24, 2017
Where: Exhibition at the OU Lightwell Gallery
“Fictive Selves of Color calls artists together, from all backgrounds, to create art that analyzes or celebrates the relationship between aesthetics, color, and race.”
Submissions deadline: January 20, 2017.
When: January 21 from 11AM-2PM
Where: Oklahoma State Capitol in OKC
“This is to follow along with the National Women’s March on Washington on 1/21/17.
We all have different reasons we want our voices heard. For some, it’s race inequality, for others, it may be LGBTQIA issues, religious freedoms, or it may be women’s equality. No matter what you are fighting for, we all must fight for each other. Let’s come together and let our voices be heard!”
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