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Art Song Jamboree

Luther College Art Song Jamboree March 9

The second Song Jam of the 2014-15 Luther College Art Song Jamboree series will be held at 5:15 p.m. Monday, March 9, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.

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Students at the 2014 Ethnic Arts Festival.

Luther to host Ethnic Arts Festival and Oneota Film Festival

Luther College continues to celebrate the cultures of the world by hosting the Ethnic Arts Festival in conjunction with the 2015 Oneota Film Festival. The Oneota Film Festival, hosted by Luther College, will take place the same weekend as the Ethnic Arts Festival, beginning at 4:15 p.m. Friday, March 6.

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Hugh Masekela

'20 Years of Freedom'

Celebrating 20 years since the end of Apartheid, South African musical icons Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther College campus.

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Bomb Pops by Matthew Drissell

'Shelved'

"Shelved," an exhibit of food-based paintings created by Matthew Drissell, will be on display March 6-April 18 in the Center for Faith and Life Gallery on the Luther College campus.

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Blake Nellis '07 in "Forgiveness Lunch"

'Forgiveness Lunch' original dance performance

"Forgiveness Lunch," an original dance performance conceived and choreographed by Blake Nellis, Luther adjunct faculty in dance, will be held at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20; 2 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, in Storre Theatre on the Luther campus. Throughout the performace Nellis attempts to answer, "In our somewhat-human-struggle to hold it together, we build and we grasp all the while dropping pieces and missing moments. What helps us keep it together?"

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Nancy Simpson-Younger

Paideia Text and Issues lecture featuring Nancy Simpson-Younger

A sleeping body on stage is thought to have little importance. It is just a body sleeping. However, according to playwrights and scholars of early modern England, the sleeping body was considered a cipher that holds secrets about its own identity and culture. Does the community at large have a responsibility to protect the sleeper's original identity? How can we confirm that this secret identity is who the sleeper really is?

Nancy Simpson-Younger, Luther visiting assistant professor of English, will attempt to answer these questions and more in her lecture "Watching the (Secret) Sleeper in Early Modern Drama," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall.

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