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2015 Upcoming Cultural Activities

 

GATE Orientation, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, UC Ballroom.

Ice Cream Social, 6 - 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, Patriot Zone.

International Game Night, 6 - 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, Patriot Zone.

"Dear White People Movie,'' 7 - 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, Liberty Theater.

Tickets are $7 and can be purchased in advance online. This social satire follows the stories of four black students at an Ivy League college, where controversy breaks out over a popular but offensive black-face party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in acutely-not-post-racial-America while weaving a universal story of forging one's unique path in the world.

Field Trip to Dallas, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4. Join us on a trip to the Holocaust Museum and the Sixth Floor Museum. Meet in front of the UC at 7:30 a.m.

Current Event, 5:30 - 7 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 8, BUS 158. "The History and Future of the LGBT Movement'' by Professor Melissa Dotson.

Intertwined-Shared Endeavor (part of Art of Peace), Sept. 8 - 13, 1300 S. Mahon, Tyler.

Visual art exhibit presented in cooperation with TMA. Selected art will be displayed with a reception for artists at the museum the last afternoon of the show.

Emerging Leadership Workshop, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10. Location TBD.

Patriot Day at Brookdale East, noon – 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 3505 TX-248 Spur. Celebrate Memorial Day at the Brookdale Center for seniors.

Leadership Summit, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, UC Ballroom.

Speak Your Peace (Art of Peace), 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, 1629 Old Omen Road. Find inspiration at the peace-themed worship service at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Century of Women (Art of Peace) Sept. 13 - 20, 200 S. College Ave.

Visit the Victory Over Violence Exhibit, "Century of Women," co-sponsored by Art of Peace-Tyler and Soka Gakki International. The VOV campaign is a growing network of global citizens committed to building the culture of peace through dialogue and action, and highlighting the critical role of women in creating a peaceful future.

Seeking Peace/Making Peace (Art of Peace), 5:30 - 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, TJC Rogers Student Center, first-floor Apache Rooms 3 & 4.

Join local peace advocates, community leaders, families and students to explore how we can be "peace seekers" right here in East Texas. Also, five volunteers are needed. If interested, email Londa.

Peace & Praise (Art of Peace), 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1201 N NW Loop 323.

Celebrate peace as a spiritual endeavor, as our diverse community comes together at the New Life Community Church. We'll sing, share and rejoice. All faiths welcome!

El Grito, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, Harvey Deck.

Celebrate Mexican Independence with music, food and games!

Peace Art at Day for Kids (Art of Peace), 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, Bergfeld Park, 1510 S. College Ave.

Eight volunteer spots are open for this event. First come, first served. 10 a.m. - noon and noon - 2 p.m. are the time slots.

Spiritual Peace (Art of Peace), 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, Tyler Unity Center of Practical Christianity, 14024 Hwy. 155 South.

Explore the spiritual aspects of peace at this inspirational worship service, led by pastor and peace advocate Rev. Max Lafser.

One Peace at a Time (Art of Peace), 2 - 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, 201 S. College Ave.

This Nobility Project film by Turk Pipkin considers the basic rights of every child and features the insights of Nobel Peace laureates and global peace advocates on how we can change the world and our community.

Peace Meal (Art of Peace), 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, Marvin United Methodist Pirtle Hall, 300 W. Erwin St.

Celebrate the 2015 United Nations International Day of Peace by sharing a simple meal with local peacemakers, loved ones and new friends from our community. Local art students have made beautiful pottery bowls for the event. Love offerings of cash and peanut butter & jelly will go to St. Paul Children's Foundation. Cost is $15 per person. Reservations required. Register by Sept. 14 online at www.tylerpeace.com. Five to seven volunteers are needed to help set up. If interested, email Londa as soon as possible.

Philippines at Brookdale East, noon - 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, 3505 TX-248 Spur.

Help teach the seniors at Brookdale about the Philippines and the culture there.

Postcard Showcase, 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, Cowan Center, White Lobby.

GATE 2015 students will show off handmade postcards they made while in Italy. There will be music, food and a slideshow of all the trips GATE has taken.

Homecoming Week, Oct. 5-10.

Broadcast Speaker Al Roker, 6 - 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, UC Theater.

Emerging Leadership Workshop, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. Location TBD.

Egypt at Brookdale East, 2 - 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 3505 TX-248 Spur.

Help teach the seniors at Brookdale about the culture of Egypt.

Current Event, 5:30 - 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, BUS 158.

Discussion of Israel and Palestine situation by Dr. Randy LeBlanc

Swoop University Service, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, UC, second floor.

Sign-up may be required.

Broadcast Speaker John Marshall, 6 - 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, UC Theater.

Global Quiz Night, 6 - 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, UC Ballroom.

Registration for event is required.

Halloween at  Brookdale East, 2 - 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, 3505 TX-248 Spur.

Help celebrate Halloween with the seniors at Brookdale East.

Impact Week, Nov. 2 - 7. *We will release a specific calendar for this week at a later date.

Kickoff Location, 6 - 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2. Location TBD.

Careers for Change, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, UC, second floor.

Chameleon Film, 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4. Location TBD.

Emerging Leadership Workshop, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5. Location TBD.

Dinner and Impact Awards, 5:30 - 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5. Location TBD.

Student Led Conference, 8 a.m. -  2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. Location TBD.

Broadcast Speaker John Leguizamo, 6 - 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, UC Theater.

Current Event, 5:30 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, BUS 158.

"Living Between Two Worlds: the Impact of Current Events on Immigrant Identity'' by Professor Natalia Menkina-Snider.

International Education Week, Nov. 16 -20.

International Expo, 8 a.m. -  5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. Location TBD.

International Dance Performance, Thursday, Nov. 19, UC. Time TBD.

FINALS, Dec. 8 - 12.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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