Latina Artist-Activist to speak at
BGSU Latino Issues conference, March 21
Kevin Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
Latina artist/activist Favianna Rodríguez is
scheduled to speak at an annual BGSU event March 21, 2018.
So this year’s version of the Latino Issues Conference
at Bowling Green State University should take an
interesting turn when she delivers the keynote address next
month—especially in light of current events such as the #MeToo
movement and attempts for immigration reform including
protection of potential DACA citizens.
Poetry contest seeks poems inspired by
local ZIP Codes
Your ZIP Code matters. It's not just an
address, it's an identity.
Entries are being accepted for the third annual Ode to
the ZIP Code poetry contest, a partnership of The
Fair Housing Center, The Arts Commission, Toledo
Lucas County Public Library, and Toledo City Paper.
Hurricane María response: Tri-C
offering tuition assistance for those displaced by disaster
(Tri-C®) will offer tuition assistance
this summer to help students from Puerto Rico who relocated
to Northeast Ohio after Hurricane María.
GRCC awarded $1 million for public
works, health care training
RAPIDS, Feb. 6, 2018:
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded Grand Rapids
Community College a $1 million grant to expand programs that
connect vulnerable populations with careers in public works
and health care.
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La Prensa will be having a Special Issue
honoring César E. Chávez.
The deadline to submit is March 16th. For more info please
call 419-870-2797 or email
Oh Baby! Cleveland Metroparks Zoo welcomes
newborn Rhino calf
After a 15-month pregnancy, Kibibbi, a
14-year-old Eastern black rhino, gave birth to a calf on
February 7, 2018.
Call for Musicians: Tri-C JazzFest
seeks bands for Outdoor Stage
CLEVELAND: Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland, presented by
KeyBank, has opened an online application for local and
regional bands that want to play the festival’s outdoor
Strassman Insurance Stage June 29-30 at Playhouse Square.
Catholic Diocese of Toledo joins TMA for Masters Series
conversation during final days of
TOLEDO: Daniel E. Thomas, 8th bishop of the
Diocese of Toledo, and Adam Levine, TMA’s deputy director
and curator of ancient art, will discuss the precious objects
featured in Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian
Art on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at 6 p.m. in the
Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle as part of the Museum’s
Hope hosts conference of network for
HOLLAND: Student researchers from three
continents will gather at Hope College during the third
conference of the Undergraduate Network for Research in the
Humanities (UNRH), a consortium founded by seven students,
including one from Hope.
MSU’s Mota-Sánchez team awarded funds
to bolster Latino fruit farmers
Feb. 8, 2018:
Michigan State University (MSU) Entomology’s David Mota-Sánchez
is leading a team that has been awarded $600,000 to bolster an
emerging sector of Michigan farmers.
LCCC’s Stocker Arts
Center Hosts "Huck and Tom and the Mighty Mississippi”
Community College’s Stocker Arts Center
hosts Virginia Rep on Tour's production of “Huck and Tom and the Mighty
Mississippi” as part of the Student Matinee Series at the Hoke Theatre at
9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.
PRESENTS 7th ANNUAL WINTER CARNIVAL AND HOCKEY CLASSIC
DETROIT, Feb. 12,
2018: Get ready for a day of fun as Clark Park prepares for its
7h Annual Winter Carnival and Hockey Classic on Saturday,
February 17, 2018, from 12 – 4 pm.
‘Egyptomania’ with exhibition and programs, Feb. 3 – May 6
The Toledo Museum
of Art (TMA)
is displaying the two Egyptian mummies that launched the Museum’s early
collection and have fascinated visitors for more than a century. The exhibition
explores how TMA acquired Young Priest (ca. 800 BCE, Third Intermediate
Period) and Old Man (ca. 100 CE, Roman Period), their historical
significance in the Museum and the phenomenon of Egyptomania – Western
civilization’s interest and obsession with ancient Egypt during the 19th- and