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Upcoming events at SIUC center around culture, arts, Black History Month

Multiple events are coming to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale centered around culture, the arts, and Black History Month. (Source: KFVS) Multiple events are coming to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale centered around culture, the arts, and Black History Month. (Source: KFVS)
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

Multiple events are coming to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale centered around culture, the arts and Black History Month. 

On January 26, a concert collaboration between the Southern Illinois Symphony Rockin' the Symphony II and Yesterday, a Beatles tribute band, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Shyrock Auditorium. 

In February, numerous events will take place in celebration of Black History Month, including a screening of the Oscar-nominated film "Selma" at 6 p.m. on February 1 in the Student Center's Old Main Lounge, and the performing of an original play by the African Theater Laboratory, entitled "A Nightingale for Du Bois," at 8:30 pm on February 13 in the Moe Theater of the Communications Building. 

Also, on February 8, Lawrence C. Ross, author of six books regarding black culture and history, will deliver a keynote address for the Black History Month event, beginning at 7 p.m. in Morris Library's John C. Guyon Auditorium. 

On February 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the college's international students will present an International Food Fair in the Student Center Ballrooms.

And on February 12, a Valentine's Day Craft Show will take place in the Student Center from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

For a complete calendar of events, you can click here

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