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Ramya Harishankar and the Arpana Dance Company
Friday, February 28, 8pm
Classic Arpana will feature a repertory selection of works that represent the true classical tradition Bharata Natyam including a live musical ensemble. The ensemble will include a violinist, vocalist, and Mridangam player. Torch bearers of the centuries old South Indian dance tradition, Bharata Natyam, Harishankar and the Arpana Dance Company have performed worldwide over the last two decades and presented over 15 productions and participated in several major festivals and events. Ramya Harishankar is a recipient of the Helena Modjeska Cultural Legacy award from Arts OC and the Choreographers Fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts. Tickets $5 UCSB Students and Children under 12/$15 general. Contact the A.S. Ticket Office at 805-893-2064 or buy online at www.mcc.ucsb.edu (extra fees apply). Limited Seating. Co-sponsored by the Education Abroad Progam.
Interfaith Peacemaking: Healing the World
Tuesday, March 4, 5pm
LECTURE/ MCC THEATER
Professor Syeed-Miller will discuss the building blocks for making peace between and among diverse communities. As an experienced peacemaker, she will provide real life examples and stories to illustrate how interfaith leaders can model mediation techniques in their work. Join us for an evening of inspiring conversation and build your own toolbox for making peace every day. Co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies and the University Religious Center Interfaith Fund.
Cup of Culture
Wednesday, March 5, 6pm
FILM SCREENING/MCC THEATER
In 2012, Jeremy Lin scored more points in his first five NBA starts than any other player within the NBAs modern era; obliterating stereotypes along the way. This film chronicles Lin’s inspirational story long before that fateful month; at a time when Lin was constantly facing adversity in his career and struggling to find a place in a league that didn’t want him while never wavering on his hope for an opportunity. Evan Jackson Leong, 88min., English, 2013, USA. Co-sponsored by the Department of Asian American Studies.
Bliggity Black: Blacker Than Black
Opening Reception and Conversation with the Artists
Thursday, January 23, 6:30pm
OPENING RECEPTION/MCC LOUNGE
Wednesday, January 15- Friday, March 21