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10/1/2014 5:00 PM PBS Film Screening & Dialogue "Latino America" Click here for more information
10/8/2014 12:00 PM Identity and Me: A Common Ground Experience Wendsday October 8th Noon to 1:00 PM. In the El Centro. Refreshments provided
10/13/2014 10:00 AM Real History of the Americas on Columbus Day A collaborative group of Fort Lewis College cultural centers, students and staff proudly presents the 7th annual “Real History of the Americas” program on Columbus Day 2014. This unique program runs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, October 13th, at the Student Union Ballroom at Fort Lewis College. A culminating evening show will featuring our amazing guest performers at 6 p.m. The public is welcome anytime.

The Real History of the Americas takes a positive, but different look at the history of North and South America from the viewpoints of Hispanic, African-American, Asian, and Native peoples, among others. On display will be, poetry, film, dance and live music! In 2012, Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! was here for a live interview before the event, for more on that, see: http://www.democracynow.org/shows/2012/10/8.

Guest performers for this year include Sister Outsider Poetry and “SupaMan” – both incredibly talented acts with unique contributions toward a socially just society. Sister Outsider Poetry is an award-winning, nationally recognized spoken word duo comprised of Dominique Christina and Denice Frohman. They are poets, educators, activists, writers and performance artists, www.sisteroutsiderpoetry.com or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWL_aR1kFYc.

“SupaMan” is Christian Parrish, a champion powwow fancy dancer who identifies as Apsáalooke American Indian from the Crow Nation Reservation near Billings, Montana. In March, MTV named him Artist of the Week for his unique rap music featuring a traditional Native American drum loop. See his work at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0jq7jIa34Y or http://www.policymic.com/articles/86145/this-american-indian-rapper-just-became-mtv-s-artist-of-the-week.

We invite you to save this date for next year and to think about how you might incorporate this within your classes and your club activities for Fall semester 2014. FLC students Danielle Lucero and Mariah Gachupin will co-coordinate the event this year, so if you have ideas and/or know of something you would like to contribute, please contact them at their FLC student e-mail accounts anytime over the summer.

10/17/2014 12:00 PM Fridays at the Fort for Prospective Students & Families Fridays at the Fort are for prospective students and their families to visit campus.  El Centro will be hosting dinners in our comfortable, casual and multicultural center.  For more information, click here.
10/17/2014 6:00 PM Homecoming Bonfire & 'Burning down the walls at FLC' Info and Location TBA
10/18/2014 4:00 PM Field Trip to San Juan College: Live Music Theater Show "Tres Vidas" Leave by 4:00 PM

Register by email to long_s@forlewis.edu

10/31/2014 1:30 PM Dia de Los Muertos Event with Club del Centro's Shrinkidinks! Come join El Centro to celebrate a cherished holiday in hispanic culture with many fun events!

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11/5/2014 12:00 PM Celebrating Maria Cristina with Common Ground & a Film Film will be "Vocabulary of Change: A Talk with Angela Davis & Tim Wise"
11/7/2014 12:00 PM Fridays at the Fort for Prospective Students & Families Fridays at the Fort are for prospective students and their families to visit campus.  El Centro will be hosting dinners in our comfortable, casual and multicultural center.  For more information, click here.
12/8/2014 1:30 PM Las Posadas Holiday Celebration Come enjoy out winter holiday celebration held in the El Centro stop by for more information. Time and date TBA
2/13/2015 12:00 PM Fridays at the Fort/ Latino College Day Fridays at the Fort are for prospective students and their families to visit campus.  El Centro will be hosting dinners in our comfortable, casual and multicultural center.  For more information, click here.
3/13/2015 12:00 PM Fridays at the Fort for prospective students and their families Fridays at the Fort are for prospective students and their families to visit campus.  El Centro will be hosting dinners in our comfortable, casual and multicultural center.  For more information, click here.
4/3/2015 12:00 PM Cascarrones Workshop for Easter Details TBA