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Café Cultural: Chips and Salsa Night

Join the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures “La Casita” for our 2nd Café Cultural of the semester. They will be hosting a Chips and Salsa Night on Thursday, April 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be LIVE music by Los Panas 352.
Los Panas 352 is a high energy party band that blends Latin genres [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on March 30, 2015.

¿Qué Pasa? – Moving Forward – What Will the Move to the New Center Mean To Students?

Join them for their monthly ¿Qué Pasa? series on Tuesday, April 21 from noon to 1 p.m. at La Casita.
They will have an open dialogue focusing on MCDA’s move to the Reitz Union next year.
Co-sponsored by ASPIRE and La Casita, the ¿Qué Pasa? series is an interactive discussion on a variety of topics and issues [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on March 30, 2015.

Pakistani Student’s Association 19th Annual Cultural Show

Join the University of Florida’s Pakistani Students Association for their 19th annual cultural show, “Humara Saturday Night Live” featuring a performance by international musical sensation: IMRAN KHAN!
The show will take place April 4, 2015 at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Gainesville, Florida. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on March 30, 2015.

Table of Abraham

The Silk Road Club is organizing a panel discussion event – Table of Abraham. The theme for this event is ““Respect for the sacred and freedom of speech.” In this panel, three speakers of Judaic, Christian and Islamic faiths will be engaging in a dialogue about the commonalities of and common issues concerning the communities.
The [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on March 30, 2015.

APIA Spotlight: Lights and Colors, A Discussion of Borrowing cultures

Lights, color, fun, festivities. What do you think of when you hear the word “Holi”? What about when you hear “Color Run”? What’s the difference between the two? Come join us March 26th, 2015 for a discussion on Indian culture. While we’re at it, we’ll learn about [...]

Filed under Cultural, Student Organizations on March 23, 2015.

Ballet 352 Featuring UF Symphony Orchestra

The UF Symphony Orchestra will join Dance Alive National Ballet for a spectacular evening of dance. This program brings you the best of the best with guest pianist Kevin Sharpe and well-known local musicians Gosia and Ali. George Balanchine’s most joyous and pure dance work, Allegro Brillante, the luminous “Transfigured Night” created by Judy Skinner, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 17, 2015.

Pride Awareness Month Opening Ceremony: IGNITED

For Pride Awareness Month’s 15th Anniversary, PAM and the LGBTQ Student Affairs Cabinet will feature keynote speaker Sgt. Eric Alva, Iraq War Veteran and LGBTQ+ advocate. Alva is hailed as a hero for being the first American soldier injured in the Iraq War. Alva now works as an LGBTQ+ activist and spokesperson for the Human [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 17, 2015.

V.I.S.A.’s International Month Talent Show

VISA is excited to announce International Month Talent Show will be held March 12, 2015 at the O’Connell Center. This year’s show will be hosted by Spoken Reasons. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. Performances include ASU, Dancin’ Gators, Japanese Club, India Inc., Club Creole, Sabor Latino, CASA, FSA, David Ferman, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 9, 2015.

Fifth APIA Book Club Meeting

APIA will be having a book club meeting Tuesday, March 10 from 12:50 to 1:40 p.m. in the APIA Resource Room on the 4th floor of Peabody Hall. While the literature will focus on Asians and Asian Americans, they can also use these subjects to find intersections with other cultures and communities.
Everyone is invited. If [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 9, 2015.

Turkish Night

Turkish Student Association will be hosting 35th Turkish Night on Sunday, March 15 from 7 p.m. to midnight at Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. The aim of the event is to introduce Turkish culture to UF students and Gainesville community. This year, they will have Turkish Consulate General in Miami as guest speaker, a folk dance [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 9, 2015.