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Press Release: Fall 2008 "Wednesday in the Commons" Series Brings Variety of Cultural Events to DeSales
Date: 9/18/2008


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Fall 2008 "Wednesday in the Commons" Series Brings Variety of Cultural Events to DeSales

The DeSales University Cultural Affairs Committee has announced the Fall 2008 schedule of events for the Wednesday in the Common series. All programs, unless otherwise noted, will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., in McShea Student Union at DeSales.  The programs are open to the public free of charge.

The Wednesdays in the Commons series, established in 2005, offers a variety of multicultural events. This semester, the series will feature Lehigh Valley storytellers, the Argentinean tango, hot topics of the presidential debate, a Native American pow wow, and poetry, among others.

"The goal for the Wednesday in the Commons series," said Linda Zerbe, dean of students at DeSales, "is to bring cultural events to the university through efforts of the faculty and student affairs."

Programs in the series include:

September 17-Constitution Day: Ben Franklin and the Constitution
September 24-October Fest with Jolly Joe
October 1-Marian Winik from NPR
October 8-Tango Direct from Argentina
October 15-Hot Topics of the Presidential Debate
October 22-Native American Pow Wow
October 29-Jim Van Slyke Cabaret
November 5-Spoken Word Poet Marc Marcel
November 19-Hunger and Homelessness Panel
December 3-Renee Harris Interview with Elizabeth Zimmer from the Village Voice
December 10-Our Lady of Guadalupe Spanish Mass

For more information on the Wednesday in the Commons series, or to reserve seating, please call 610-282-1100 ext. 1721.


Press Release: Fall 2008 "Wednesday in the Commons" Series Brings Variety of Cultural Events to DeSales | Posted on: 9/18/2008

For more info:
Tom McNamara, Executive D
irector of Communications
DeSales University | 2255 Station Avenue | Center Valley, PA 18034

610.282.1100 x1219 | Tom.McNamara@desales.edu

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