In honor of Black History Month, the College of Arts & Humanities Dean’s Gallery is hosting an art exhibition called “The African American Experience,” which highlights the context of rich African American traditions, heritage and everyday life experiences.
“Eyes Forward: Creating our Narratives,” an art exhibition featuring four contemporary African American artists, will open as part of ArtHop at M Street Graduate Studios from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 1. The exhibition and will run through March 18. Artists Loren Holland and Michael Chukes will be part of an artist lecture and panel moderated by Dr. Keith Jordan from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Conley Art 101.
This week on Fresno State Focus, a public affairs program produced by Media, Communication and Journalism students, anchor Jesse Tejeda of Tulare will speak to Fresno State Police Chief, David Huerta about how to stay safe in the event of a school shooting.
Also, find out why Mark Sanchez, owner of Bread and Butter home bakery, migrated from the Philippines to pursue a better business opportunity in Fresno.
The Fresno State Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Thomas Loewenheim, will present its third concert of the season at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in the Department of Music Concert Hall. The concert, titled “Spotlight on Students,” will focus on three students from the Music Department.
University Theatre is pleased to present the Fresno premiere of Octavio Solis’ “Lydia” under the direction of Dr. Gina Sandí-Díaz, professor of Latinx Theatre at Fresno State. The production will run March 16-24 in the Dennis and Cheryl Woods Theatre in the Speech Arts Building at Fresno State. This production marks the directorial debut of Dr. Gina Sandí-Díaz.
CineCulture will present “And Then They Came for Us” (2017) at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, in the Peters Education Center Auditorium at the Student Recreation Center (5010 N. Woodrow Ave.). The post-screening discussion will be led by Don Tamaki, the attorney for Fred Korematsu’s legal team.
The Fresno State Women’s Studies Program is celebrating National Women’s History Month with a lecture series that includes two Arts and Humanities professors.
Dr. Nancy Van Leuven, Media, Communications and Journalism, on Tuesday, March 6, and Dr. María Dolores Morillo, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, on Thursday, March 22. Each lecture will be located in the Henry Madden Library Room 3212 from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Graduate creative writing students from the Fresno State Master of Fine Arts program will headline the “Fresno Writers Live” performances at the 17th annual Rogue Festival, scheduled March 1-10 in Fresno’s Tower District.