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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

Tentative Schedule of Events

Pendleton

Monday, April 15

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

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

11am: 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 Noon: Bill and Kathy Aney. They gained an appreciation for the people, landscapes, and wildlife of Madagascar, and what they experienced there changed them.  Theatre

6pm: “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

10am: “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

Noon: “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),  M-100

12 Noon: 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

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

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

Wednesday, April 17

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

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

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

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

Thursday, April 18

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

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

Tuesday, May 21

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

Hermiston

Wednesday, April 17

11am: Koi Nycz discusses her experiences with the lu Mien diaspora, EOHEC 134

11:30am-1pm: ASG BBQ

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

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

Thursday, April 18

11am:

Noon:

1pm: Voices of Hope: promoting safety and education for young Maasai women facing FGM (and African bazaar),  EOHEC 134

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

Monday, May 20

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