A Night of Expression! | Black History Month Gala (rescheduled)

The Black Empowerment Student Alliance invites University of St. Thomas students, faculty, staff and the community to “A Night of Expression!” on Friday, April 12. The gala includes dinner and will highlight Black art and entertainment.

Date/Time

Friday, April 12, 2013
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Location

Anderson Student Center, Woulfe Alumni Hall 378

St. Paul Campus

Cost

UST Students: $10. First 190 UST student get free tickets. Staff, faculty, non-UST Students, and community: $20. Group discounts are available for groups of 4 and 8.

Sponsors

This event is sponsored by STAR University Lectures Committee, the Office of Institutional Diversity, Student Diversity and Inclusion Services, the Luann Dummer Center for Women, the UST English Department, the American Culture & Difference program, and the UST Justice and Peace Studies Department.


Purchase Tickets

The Black Empowerment Student Alliance invites University of St. Thomas students, faculty, staff and the community to “A Night of Expression!” on Friday, April 12. The gala includes dinner and will highlight Black art and entertainment. Semiformal attire is suggested.

The event will take place at 8 p.m. in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Keynote speaker Bruce George, co-founder of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, will be featured along with a fashion show presented by NSOD, Studiiyo23, BothDol and Liberation Clothing. Musical performances include Patricia Lacy-Aiken (of Grammy-winning group Sounds of Blackness and former Luther Vandross background singer) and African drumming by Heart and Soul Drum Academy.

Tickets: UST Students: $10. First 190 UST student get free tickets.  Staff, faculty, non-UST Students, and community: $20. Group discounts are available for groups of 4 and 8.

The price includes a buffet dinner and program. Purchase tickets here. For group discounts email Shakira Onwuachi.

For more information visit Black Empowerment Student Alliance on Facebook or email BESA.

Giovanni, Nikki

Nikki Giovanni