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Men on Boats: Penn State Off-Centre Stage

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - April 20 @ 11:00 pm
Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, 146 S. Allen St
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$8.50

A rollicking adventure tale brought thrillingly to life by a cast of diverse performers, who use carefully exaggerated theatrics to tell the story of an actual 1869 expedition led by John Wesley Powell to chart the Colorado River. Comical but never camp, pointed but never political, this rousing historical saga is a provocative meditation on […]

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6:00 pm

“The Denial of Anti-Blackness: Multiracial Redemption and Black Suffering”

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
162 Willard Building, Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802 United States
Free

This talk by Dr. Vargas will invite the audience to consider the concept of anti-blackness and the challenges of Black autonomous analysis and political organizing. He will bring to light how progressive research and progressive multiracial efforts that address Black suffering are often unable to engage foundational, structural, multigenerational, and ubiquitous forms of anti-blackness. In […]

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Beating Guns Tour

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Makery, 209 W. Calder Way
State College, 16801 United States
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Free

Join Shane Claiborne and Mike Martin to discuss what America could look like if we beat the guns in our streets and addressed the triggers in our hearts. This event will feature the forging of a gun into a garden tool (held at MLK Plaza) and music by local artists. Join the journey to end […]

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