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Showing posts from October, 2018

Grand Theatre Company Holds Auditions for First Date

Auditions for  First Date , to be performed on Salt Lake Community College’s Grand Theatre stage, will be held by appointment only on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments can be made online or by calling the Grand Theatre Box Office at 801-957-3322. Please prepare 16 bars of a song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. Headshots and resumes are encouraged. Prior to your audition, please download, complete and print the audition form to bring with you to your audition. Auditions will be held in the Grand Theatre Facilities & Arts Annex at 1610 South 250 East, Salt Lake City, 84115. Parking is available at no charge in the southeast parking lot off of 1700 South. Please, enter the building through the north entrance. Callbacks will be on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 from 6-10 p.m., and the show will run Feb. 14-March 2, 2019. Rehearsals will begin on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 and will be held (apart from tech week) Monday - Friday from

SLCC Hosts Men of Color Summit, Addressing Success in Education

Salt Lake Community College is hosting the Men of Color Summit , designed to help males of color succeed in education, on Oct. 25, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its Multipurpose Room on the SLCC South City Campus located at 1575 S. State Street, Salt Lake City. Though it is a free event, participants are encouraged to register in advance . The summit, focusing on how to make equity across the education pipeline a reality for men of color, will address the challenges, achievements and opportunities to attain academic success. The all-day workshop is designed to serve as a platform “where information and awareness meet action, not merely highlighting the challenges males of color face throughout the entire educational pipeline, but to initiate the construction of a sustainable model to establish progressive change.” The summit is also intended to provide participants with tools and resources to actively nurture inclusive environments for men of color and to gather ideas on imp

Brother 2 Brother Helps from Within, Out in Community

Brother 2 Brother members (l-r)  Rael Styles, Chris Toney-El, Misi Bloomfield, Brent Pese and Jessica Mendez at East Midvale Elementary School On a sunny Thursday in October, Jessica Mendez and her Brother 2 Brother peers shoot hoops and horse around outside with students before reading and donating books to them at East Midvale Elementary School. Two stories emerge on this day – Jessica’s recent coming out while at Salt Lake Community College as transgender and the college’s community service project at East Midvale. Inside the school, five members of Brother 2 Brother (B2B) introduce themselves. Jessica goes last, flashing her impeccable lavender nails against the backdrop of a plaid shirt. They break off into groups after each child chooses a book for themselves that they can take home – the school gets to keep the rest. The donation of books is made possible by a Community Engagement Award offered at SLCC. B2B mentoring coordinator Tevita Hola app