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2007 -2008 WACC Sponsored Events

Events sponsored by WACC during the 2007-2008 academic year:
 
 
Mexican Independence Day
Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Grossmont’s Spanish Club serves food. The Puente Club serves carne asada tacos; mariachi band; presentation by history professor Carlos Contreras. Organized by Yolanda Guerrero and Edda Temoche-Weldele.
 
 
Arabic Culture Day
Monday, October 22, 2007, Main Quad
Traditional dance, music, and food; cultural awareness activities. Organized by The Arabic Club.
 
 
Holidays Around the World
Monday, October 29, 2007.
 
 
Asian Awareness Month/Japanese Cultural Month
February, 2008.
 
 
Black History Month
Tuesday, February 5 – Monday, March 4, 2008
A series of performances and special events; other sponsors include the Black Student Union of Grossmont College, and the Grossmont College Division of Student Services. February 5, Main Quad, 11 a.m.: African Drummers and Mask, featuring Teye Sa Thiosanne Dance Company with Master Drummer Yiriba. February 12:  DJ Leon Meyers “Hip Hop on the Quad” with Melissa Adao and the Dance Department’s Hip Hop Dancers. February 19, 11 a.m., Main Quad: Afro Cuban music, Gene Perry and his Afro Cuban Ensemble, followed by Professor Derek Cannon and the Grossmont College Afro Cuban Ensemble.  February 21, Main Quad, 11 a.m.: Grossmont College Gospel Choir will perform under the direction of Ken Anderson. March 4: “I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me by a Young Lady from Rwanda,” 7 p.m., Room 220: A play by Sonya Linden.
 
 
Women's History Month
Monday, March 24 -  Monday, March 31, 2008
 
 
Languages of the World Festival
Thursday, April 10, 2008, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Main Quad.
The seven languages offered at Grossmont College are Arabic, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, and Japanese. Each language will be represented offering a glimpse at the country's culture, food, music, clothing and more. Instructors will be on hand to answer any questions.
 
 
12th Annual Literary Arts Festival: Marge Piercy
Monday, April 21 – Thursday, May 2, 2008
Monday, April 21, 7 p.m., Griffin Gate: Politics and the English Language: An Interrogation by Grossmont Faculty. Tuesday, April 22, 5:30 p.m., Griffin Gate, At Rise! Dramatists' Project. Wednesday, April 24, 7 p.m., Griffin Gate Acting Locally: Writing San Diego (Jim Miller, Kelly Mayhew, Adrian Arancibia, Mel Freilicher & Local Jazz Master Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos). Tuesday, April 29, 7 p.m., Griffin Gate: New Voices:, A Student Reading.  April 30, 12:30 p.m., Griffin Gate: Lover and Warrior: The Literature of Marge Piercy. Thursday, May 1, 12:30 p.m., Student Center: The Protest Song & Open Mic, with Raul Sandelin & Guests. May 2, 7:00 p.m., Room 26-220: Poet Marge Piercy.
 
 
Cinco de Mayo
Monday, May 5, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Main Quad.
Enjoy mariachi music and Carne Asada tacos. Presented by the World Arts and Cultures Committee.
 
 
 
 
  • Mexican Independence Day
    Mexican Independence Day

    September 5, 2007, Main Quad. Grossmont’s Spanish Club serves food. The Puente Club serves carne asada tacos; mariachi band; presentation by history professor Carlos Contreras. Organized by Yolanda Guerrero and Edda Temoche-Weldele.

  • Arabic Culture Day
    Arabic Culture Day

    October 22, 2007

  • Holidays Around the World
    Holidays Around the World

    October 29, 2007

  • Asian Awareness Month/Japanese Cultural Month
    Asian Awareness Month/Japanese Cultural Month

    February

  • Black History Month
    Black History Month

    A series of performances and special events; other sponsors include the Black Student Union of Grossmont College, and the Grossmont College Division of Student Services. February 5, Main Quad, 11 a.m.: African Drummers and Mask, featuring Teye Sa Thiosanne Dance Company with Master Drummer Yiriba. February 12: DJ Leon Meyers “Hip Hop on the Quad” with Melissa Adao and the Dance Department’s Hip Hop Dancers. February 19, 11 a.m., Main Quad: Afro Cuban music, Gene Perry and his Afro Cuban Ensemble, followed by Professor Derek Cannon and the Grossmont College Afro Cuban Ensemble. February 21, Main Quad, 11 a.m.: Grossmont College Gospel Choir will perform under the direction of Ken Anderson. March 4: “I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me by a Young Lady from Rwanda,” 7 p.m., Room 220: A play by Sonya Linden.

  • Women's History Month
    Women's History Month

    March 24-31, 2008

  • 14th Annual Languages of the World Festival
    14th Annual Languages of the World Festival

    April 10, 2008, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Main Quad. The seven languages offered at Grossmont College are Arabic, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, and Japanese. Each language will be represented offering a glimpse at the country's culture, food, music, clothing and more. Instructors will be on hand to answer any questions.

  • Literary Arts Festival
    Literary Arts Festival

    April 21-May 2, 2008. APRIL 21, Politics and the English Language: An Interrogation by Grossmont Faculty; 7 p.m. in Grossmont College Griffin Gate. APRIL 22, At Rise! Dramatists' Project, 5:30 p.m., Griffin Gate. APRIL 24 Acting Locally: Writing San Diego, 7 pm in Griffin Gate; Jim Miller, Kelly Mayhew, Adrian Arancibia, Mel Freilicher & Local Jazz Master Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos. APRIL 29, New Voices:, A Student Reading, 7 pm in Griffin Gate. APRIL 30, Lover and Warrior: The Literature of Marge Piercy, 12:30 pm in Griffin Gate. MAY 1, The Protest Song & Open Mic, with Raul Sandelin & Guests, 12:30 pm in the Student Center. MAY 02, Poet Marge Piercy, Friday, 7 pm in Room 220.

  • Cinco de Mayo
    Cinco de Mayo

    Monday, May 5, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Main Quad. Enjoy mariachi music and Carne Asada tacos. presented by the World Arts and Cultures Committee.

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