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Northwest Arkansas Juneteenth Committee Announces Date of Virtual Celebration

Thursday, June 18, 2020

The University of Arkansas African American Resource Group and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion will host a virtual Juneteenth celebration event 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 19, via Facebook Live.

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Renowned Vocalist Farah Siraj Featured in 'FPAC Live' Digital Series July 24

Friday, June 05, 2020

Internationally renowned vocalist Farah Siraj will discuss her new music with Nicole Leachman, managing director of the Faulkner Center,  at 3 p.m. (CDT) Friday, July 24, via the FPAC Facebook page.

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Theatre Alumni and Students Bring Live 'Curbside Theatre' to Patrons During COVID-19

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Curbside Theatre is a new spin on presenting live performance: you stay inside and the performers come to you. It's like delivery pizza, but better for the heart.

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U of A's 'One Book, One Community' 2020 Book Selection Announced

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

The 12th annual book selection highlights the connection between culture and food with a fascinating interpretation by chef Edward Lee.

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The Late Great Layla Murad: Egypt's Jewish-Muslim Superstar, Tonight

Monday, March 02, 2020

Hanan Hammad of Texas Christian University will give a lecture about Layla Murad: Egypt's Jewish-Muslim singing star at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in Gearhart Hall Room 26.

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Indigenous Storytellers Series Continues With Cherokee Photographer Shane Brown

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Join the Pryor Center and the School of Journalism and Strategic Media for a series of evenings with celebrated Indigenous storytellers. The series continues tonight with Cherokee artist Shane Brown.

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Explore Latvia During Today's Holcombe Global Series

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The evening features a short presentation followed by a sampling of a common Latvian dish, medus rausis. The presentation starts at 8 p.m. today in Holcombe Hall's living room.

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Theatre's Contemporary Re-Imagining of 'The Book Of Ruth' Performed Feb. 14-23

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

In the Book Of, written by John Walch and directed by Michael Landman, opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in the Global Campus Black Box Theater.

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Middle East Studies Discussion Group Meetings Begin Feb. 12

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Students are invited to participate in Majlis, a weekly informal discussion group open to anyone interested in the Middle East and North Africa, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 12.

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Discover Taiwan During This Week's Holcombe Global Series

Monday, February 10, 2020

This evening's presentation at 8 in Holcombe Hall features a sampling of some common Taiwanese dishes: sweet potato balls, braised pork rice, popcorn chicken and bubble tea.

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