Focus TV talks Vintage Days, Fresno Chaffee Zoo and more

Fresno State Focus

This week on Fresno State Focus, a public affairs program produced by Media, Communications and Journalism students, anchor Adilene Quintana of Porterville will speak to a Fresno Chaffee Zoo employee. Then, anchor Katie GoGo of San Diego will speak to Romero Marino about Vintage Days, which runs April 20-22.

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Dolores Huerta, Amanda Renteria highlight Human Rights Day

Flyer for Human Rights Day

Fresno State’s commemoration of Human Rights Day at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, will feature Dolores Huerta, president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, and Amanda Renteria, chief of operations for the California Department of Justice. The free, public event will be held at the North Gym (Room 118) with Huerta delivering a special message and Renteria delivering the keynote address.

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‘Unsung Heroes’ exhibition honors African-American veterans

Unsung Heroes photo exhibitions honoring African-American military veterans

Highlighting the voices and contributions of African-American military veterans, the “Unsung Heroes: Do You Know Who I Am?” exhibition will run Nov. 1 through 18 at the M Street Graduate Studios in downtown Fresno.

The mixed-media interactive exhibition also will be open from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, as part of ArtHop, the open house of galleries and studios in downtown Fresno and the Tower District held on the first Thursday of each month. 

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‘The Other Eye on Afghanistan: Photographs by Farzana Wahidy’

Image for Other Eye on Afghanistan exhibition

The Department of Art and Design in collaboration with the Center for Creativity and the Arts, present, “The Other Eye on Afghanistan: Photographs by Farzana Wahidy,” opening on Oct. 9 and continuing through 26 in the Phebe Conley Art Gallery in the Conley Art Building. “The Other Eye on Afghanistan: Photographs by Farzana Wahidy” is […]

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Center for Creativity and the Arts presents its lineup for fall 2017

Woman weaving a rebozo

The Center for Creativity and the Arts 2017-18 theme will be “Voice and Silence: Expressions of the Human Spirit and Community.”

“’Voice and Silence’ will look at the various ways in which we communicate our ideas, points of views and concerns regarding current events,” said Cindy Urrutia, coordinator of the center.

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‘Constitution Day’ kicks off fall 17 Ethics Lecture Series

Fall 2017 Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series

The Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series begins its fall semester line-up with “Constitution Day: A Dialogue for Democracy” from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 16, in North Gym 118. Topics will be free speech, American values, civility and opportunities for civic action.

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CineCulture fall lineup begins with ‘The Eagle Huntress’

Poster for "The Eagle Huntress" film

The Fresno State CineCulture Series kicks off its fall 2017 lineup of film screenings with “The Eagle Huntress” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1. Most CineCulture screenings are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays during the fall semester in the Peters Education Center Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave. in the Student Recreation Center). Some screenings are […]

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Models, rebozos sought for fashion show, exhibit

Woman weaving a rebozo

The rebozo festival is returning to Fresno in September as the Rebozo Revival Festival. A rebozo is a long woven cloth garment from Mexico and Central America traditionally worn as a shawl, head covering, belt, baby sling or backpack. Rebozos are worn today for fashion and function throughout the Americas.

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