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 2019 Arts and Culture Festival - Sense of Place -  April 15-18

Artist in Residence:

Bette Husted - Writer and retired BMCC English instructor

Schedule of Events

Pendleton

Monday, April 15

9 am: Jamie McLeod Skinner, “Bridging the Divide in Oregon: a purposeful focus on how we communicate”  P-132.

10 am: Bette Husted, author of “All Coyote’s Children” and published poet, artist-in-residence,  Theatre.

11 am: Luther’s Boots.  How does art alter a space? What if that space is a prison yard? 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash playing “At Folsom Prison”, Theatre

12 pm: Bill and Kathy Aney. They gained an appreciation for the people, landscapes, and wildlife of Madagascar, and what they experienced there changed them.  Theatre

6 pm: “100 Years: One Woman’s Fight for Justice.” Elouise Cobell, a Blackfoot warrior, activist, and tribal treasurer, files suit against the United States government. Documentary screening, ST-200

Tuesday, April 16

10 am: “Exploring Power and Privilege with Courage, Creativity, and Compassion.” Oregon Humanities Conversation project.  Ridhi D’Cruz considers ways to heal and thrive in a beautiful but broken world. (90 minutes),  M-100

12 pm: “The Space Between Us: Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon.” Oregon Humanities Conversation Project.  Manuel Padilla asks participants to consider identity, perception, and integration after global displacement.  (90 minutes), ST-200

12 pm: Adam Sims, photographer. Photography helps Adam appreciate and also interact with the natural world.  Hands-on workshop.  Max. 30 students.  Registration required,  Betty Feves Gallery

2 pm: Creative Writing Contest winners read their work (Contest Entry Form and Rules),  Betty Feves Gallery

7 pm: EO Forum. Panel discussion on a new generation of leaders, featuring Susan Bower, Selene Torres-Medrano, and George Murdock,  ST-200

Wednesday, April 17

8 am: “The Space Between Us: Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon.” Oregon Humanities Conversation Project led by Manuel Padilla. (50 minutes),  P-8

9 am: Video contest kick off with JJ Hill,  Student Union

2-4 pm: “Jenys Heart with Art” student Paint Along sponsored by ASG.  Registration required. Click here to Register,  Student Union

7 pm: Bette Husted, author of “All Coyote’s Children” and published poet, Artist-in-Residence,  Theatre

Thursday, April 18

12 pm: Bette Husted, Rich Wandschneider, and Pam Steele-Reese.  Writers in the round,  Theatre

5 pm: Video contest showing and contest results,  Student Union

Tuesday, May 21

10 am: “Where are Queer People Welcome?” Oregon Humanities Conversation Project led by Jillian Winsor,

Hermiston

Tuesday, April 16

1 pm: “Exploring Power and Privilege with Courage, Creativity, and Compassion.” Oregon Humanities Conversation project.  Ridhi D’Cruz considers ways to heal and thrive in a beautiful but broken world. (90 minutes), EOHEC Rm - 134

Wednesday, April 17

11am: Koi Nycz. Koi recounts her walk as a child from Laos to Thailand as part of the lu Mien diaspora, EOHEC Rm-134

11:30am-1pm: ASG BBQ

1pm: “The Space Between Us: Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon.” Oregon Humanities Conversation Project led by Manuel Padilla,  EOHEC Rm - 234  (50 minutes).

2pm: Bette Husted: artist-in-residence writer’s workshop,  EOHEC Rm - 231

Thursday, April 18

11 am: BMCC alumni Carina Garcia and Ivan Hernandez discuss their work for immigrants’ rights in Oregon. EOHEC Rm - 134

12 pm: “Mommy, Am I too fat to be a Princess?” Exploring the media’s effect on young women’s perceptions of self with Jacelyn Keys. EOHEC Rm - 134

1 pm: Voices of Hope: Promoting safety and education for young Maasai women facing FGM. (and African bazaar). EOHEC Rm - 134

2 pm: Courtney Flatt, NPR reporter on her climb of Kilimanjaro and time in Tanzania. EOHEC Rm - 134.

Monday, May 20

12 pm: “Where are Queer People Welcome?” Oregon Humanities Conversation Project led by Jillian Winsor