AACC To Celebrate Women

| February 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
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March is the month that Anne Arundel Community College will celebrate women!  Below are some of the events planned throughout the month.

Feb. 29 – 2 p.m. Performance “Nothin’ But the Truth,” one-woman show of music, poetry and speech excerpts written by and for women performed by AACC student Terra Green in connection with the college celebrations of February as Black History Month and March as Women’s History Month; Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; 410-777-1955 or [email protected]; www.aacc.edu

March 1-30 — 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday Art exhibit, “The 3rd Annual Art of Women Exhibition,” a juried show featuring artworks tied to the theme of the Art of Women, students, faculty, staff and community members welcome to submit works for consideration; exhibit will feature a visiting artist and takes place in connection with the college celebration of March as Women’s History Month, visiting artist talk and reception 3-4:30 p.m. March 6; Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; information Matt Klos 410-777-7106 or [email protected];; www.aacc.edu/studentlife

March 1 – 2-3:15 p.m. Presentation “Perspectives of a Blind Latino Woman: What to Do When Life Hands You Lemons and Hides the Pitcher,” Maria E. Delgado, who lost her sight as a teenager in Mexico and now works at a company that is the largest producer of materials for visually impaired persons in the world, shares her life experiences and discusses laws, regulations and compliance plus topics involving minorities, education, employment and technology, event is part of the college celebration of March as Women’s History Month; Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; information Thomas Edison: 410-777-1955 or [email protected] (MariaDelgado.jpg)

March 6 — 3-4:30 p.m. Women’s History Month event,3rd Annual Art of Women,” features art gallery opening reception 3-3:25 p.m., artist panel discussion 3:30-4 p.m., AACC Dance Company performance 4:10-4:20 p.m. and closing reception; begins in Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery and moves to Robert E. Kauffman Theater, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; information Matt Klos 410-777-7106 or [email protected]

March 7 — 1 p.m. “Writers Reading @ AACC,” 2011-2012 series, featuring reading and booksigning by author and journalist Margot Adler of National Public Radio, whose works include “Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers and Other Pagans in America Today” (1979) and “Heretic’s Heart: A Journey Through Spirit and Revolution” (1997). event sponsored by the AACC Cultural Events Committee; Center for Applied Learning and Technology Room 107, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; information Susan Cohen, 410-777-2545 or [email protected]

March 7 – 7 p.m. Women’s History Month Kickoff Presentation featuring Margot Adler, National Public Radio journalist, author, Wiccan priestess and lecturer; Center for Applied Learning and Technology Room 100, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free;information Jaquelyn Lyman, 410-777-2802 or [email protected] (MargotAdler.jpg)

March 15 — 7 p.m. Drama, “The Vagina Monologues,” a V-Day 2012 production by AACC faculty and students as part of the college celebration of March as Women’s History Month, V-Day is a global movement to end violence against women and girls, event benefits the Annapolis YWCA (www.annapolisywca.org) domestic violence and sexual assault prevention programs; Kauffman Theater, Pascal Center for Performing Arts, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; $8 general admission in advance at the box office or at the door March 15; box office 410-777-2457 or e-mail [email protected]

March 26 – 11 a.m. Film, “Empowering Women One Quilt at a Time” (30 minutes), curators, quilt makers and scholars explore the nature of quilting as great art and “women’s work,” discusses uniqueness of the quilt as an object in the social fabric of the history of women, event is part of the Women’s Institute Spring Film Series “Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Politics;” Humanities Building Room 125, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; information: Jim Finnegan 410-777-1970 or [email protected]; www.aacc.edu/women

March 28 – 1:30 p.m. Performance, Soapbox Sisters,” AACC students perform dramatic readings of speeches written and delivered by daring, outspoken and audacious women, if interested in presenting a reading contact LaTanya Eggleston, 410-777-1288 or [email protected]; Florestano Building Room 101, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; 410-777-1288 or [email protected]

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