Luther's Student Activities Committee Spotlight/Diversity Presents: Guante This performance will be on Fri., Nov. 8th at 7:30 in Marty's. Guante is a hip hop artist, two-time National Poetry Slam champion, social justice activist, educator and writer. His work, which explores the places where progressive politics, magical realism, working-class identity and the power of perspective intertwine, has been featured in URB Magazine’s “Next 1000” list, City Pages’ “Artists of the Year” list, CMJ, Feministing and the Progressive, and he's shared bills with Talib Kweli, Atmosphere, Andrea Gibson, Dead Prez, Sage Francis, Brother Ali, Mr. Lif, P.O.S., Zion I and many more. Guante also founded the MN Activist Project, writes a weekly column at Opine Season, curates the Hip Hop Against Homophobia concert series and facilitates writing and performance workshops for youth. http://www.guante.info/
Join us for the annual SAC Fest,filled with recreational activities with live music, in Bentdahl Commons! Stop by and check out the fun and get a free 1919 root beer float. Also, being held is the annual Activities Fair. Over 70 groups and organizations will be represented. Stop by and check out all of the great organizations that are available on campus. There is something for everyone!
Collection Day will be held on Tuesday, December 6! PLEASE securely label the family number, age, and gender of the recipient on the outside of each wrapped present, (Example: Family 77-Boy age 12). Have all the gifts dropped off at the same time with them wrapped and ready to be delivered! If you have any questions, please contact [email protected], or call 563-387-1023.
Big hair, big smiles, and a whole lot of love- Wild-hearted globe-trotter Dustin Thomas is making waves from America to Australia with his infectious blend of beat-box/soul-folk. Armed with his voice, a guitar, and universal anthems of love and war; this young singer-songwriter continues to inspire hearts around the world on his mission of peace, joy, and unity. As a touring artist Dustin Thomas is known worldwide for his captivating and unifying performances and soulfully crafted sing-a-longs. As a recording artist, Dustin has built a unique grassroots following online and boasts over a half a million streams on his website alone. Truly a man of the road, Dustin Thomas has shared the stage with the biggest names in conscious music including SOJA, Xavier Rudd, Trevor Hall, Rising Appalachia, and Nahko and Medicine for The People. As an advocate for both social and environmental justice, Dustin Thomas uses his platform to inspire both awareness and consciousness about important issues and writes music that encourages all people from all walks of life to work through the hard times, appreciate the good times, and ultimately to love themselves, love the planet, and love each other. This event is sponsored by SAC Spotlight, and is FREE with the Co-curricular Activities Fee (CAF) or $10.00 without.
Presentation will feature two members of the Maasai tribe of East Africa. Immediately following there will be a dance in Marty's. Please check back for more additional details. This is event is sponsored by SAC Leadership, the Diversity Center and the Anthropology Dept.