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UC's Worldest is Celebration of Diversity

Date: May 2, 2001
By: Dawn Fuller
Phone: (513) 556-1823
Photo by: Lisa Ventre
Archive: General News

The University of Cincinnati's Worldfest 2001, a celebration of the university's diversity in global study, research and culture, will continue through next week with events including a concert, festival and discussions of world issues. Here's a look at the schedule for Worldfest 2001:

Friday, May 4

7 p.m. Worldfest concert featuring Vertical Horizon with Sister Hazel, Shoemaker Center. Tickets: $10 for students with ID; $17 for non-students. For tickets, call 556-2287.

Saturday, May 5

10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 5th Annual "Discover Philippines" conference at St. George Community Center. A conference/retreat sponsored by Discover Philippines, formerly the Filipino American Students Organization. Workshops will feature Pintig Theater Group of Chicago with an educational workshop on Filipino American history; a workshop on racial identity by the Racial Awareness Program; a workshop on acculturation; Filipino martial arts, by the Cincinnati Balintawak Club; and a panel discussion on racial issues and diversity in the professional world. Attendance is free. Registration begins at 10 a.m.
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5 p.m. African American Cultural Research Center Choir spring concert at Kresge Auditorium. Tickets $5 in advance, $7 at the door. For tickets, call 556-1177.

6-9 p.m. Discover Philippines culture show, Zimmer Auditorium. Features a performance by the Pintig Theater Group and a talent contest. Admission is free.

8 p.m.-2 a.m. Raphael Renella Scholarship Dance, Kingsgate Conference Center. Music provided by Sabor Latino and DJ Rudy Alvarez. Tickets $10 with student ID, $20 for general public. Information: 556-4185.

Monday, May 7

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Worldfest 2001 kickoff at Raymond Walters, college procession of world flags, cultural music CD fest, the "Who Wants to be a Culturaire" challenge. Events held at The Commons at Raymond Walters College.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tunnel of Oppression, sponsored by Racial Awareness Program. Tunnel will run along pedestrian walkway from the main gate to Sigma Sigma Commons.

Tuesday, May 8

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tunnel of Oppression, from the main gate to Sigma Sigma Commons.

7-9 p.m. Tunnel Talk, a follow-up discussion to the Tunnel of Oppression. Room 2109 French Hall. Information, call Racial Awareness Program, 556-5251.

Noon-1 p.m. Child Slavery in Modern Haiti, part of Culturelogue at Raymond Walters College. Room 100, SAHB.

1-4 p.m. Culturelogue at Raymond Walters College: Foreign Country Travelogues. Room 350, Muntz Hall.

Wednesday, May 9

1-2 p.m. Delphi International Career Forum, Myers Alumni Center. Information: Career Development Center, 556-0317.

9-11 a.m. Chinese approaches to education, health and counseling, Annie Laws Drawing Room, Teachers College. Information: College of Education Counseling Program, 556-3335.

11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Diversity Fair at The Commons at Raymond Walters College.

7-9 p.m. UJIMA Talent Fest, German Cultural Center. Sponsored by Racial Awareness Program, Ethnic Programs and Services, and the African American Cultural and Research Center. Information: 556-5251.

Thursday, May 10

11 a.m.- 2 p.m. International Festival at Sigma Sigma Commons/Campus Green. Sponsored by the Office of International Student Services, 556-4278.

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Worldfest Dancers, Muntz Hall, Raymond Walters College.

Noon Foreign Country Travelogues, Room 350 Muntz Hall, Raymond Walters College.

7 p.m. Rising Waters video screening and discussion, Room 127, McMicken Hall. Sponsored by E-SAVE and Program Advisory Council.

8 p.m. Relationships in Black, sponsored by the Black Arts Collaborative, Room 427, Engineering Research Center. Admission is free, but seating is limited. For reservations, call 556-5261.

Friday, May 11

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Worldfest finale at Raymond Walters College, The Commons.

Noon-6 p.m. Springfest, a Campus Green Celebration: food, fun and entertainment at Sigma Sigma Commons and Campus Green.

7-9 p.m. Coffee House and Open Mic, German Cultural Center. Sponsored by the Black Arts Collaborative.

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