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Hartnell College to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Many Events

September 18th, 2004

Several events are planned at Hartnell College to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

All the events are free and open to the public.
Here's the lineup: Monday, Sept. 27: Poetry reading by Xochiquetzal Candelaria, winner of the National Hispanic for the Arts Award as well as a graduate fellowship to attend New York University where she received an M.A. in English and American Literature with a concentration in poetry, noon, Steinbeck Hall, College Center.

Musical performance by Zun Zun, a performing arts group that celebrates the environment and cultures of the Americas through music, 12:30 p.m., Steinbeck Hall, College Center.

Thursday, Sept. 30: Piano concert (all-Chopin program) by Dorothy Ascoli, accompanied by the Hartnell Orchestra. Born in the Czech Republic, Ascoli is an accomplished pianist who has devoted herself to the profession of teaching and appearing around the world in concerts and recitals. Sponsored by the First National Bank of Central California and the Hartnell College Foundation, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Building, room 125.

Tuesday, Oct. 5 Presentation by Hartnell Scholar-in-Residence Jimmy Santiago Baca, poet, author and screen writer, "Immigrants in Our Own Land, a Place to Stand, and Other Observations on American Life," 9:30 a.m.-noon, Steinbeck Hall, College Center.

The Hispanic Heritage Month activities are co-sponsored by the college's Center for International/Intercultural Education and the Associated Students.

For more information, call (831) 755-6825.