“Just Like Music” week celebration
Drum beating‚ horn blowing and hip−hop rapping will be featured during the “Just Like Music” series as the university heads into its third month of Black History Celebration.
(Mar 24, 2006) — Drum beating‚ horn blowing and hip−hop rapping will be featured during the “Just Like
Music” series as the university heads into its third month of Black History Celebration.
The five−day event‚ March 26−30‚ will include a comprehensive tribute to music in the African−American culture.
“This is a journey through history‚ time and music‚” Assistant Director for Minority Student Retention Services Nicole Phillips said. “We will continue telling the story of African−American history using notes‚ sounds and rhythms.”
Sun.‚ March 26: History of Gospel Music‚ 5 p.m.‚ Stillwell Theatre.
Mon.‚ March 27: The Drum‚ featuring the Ramanga African CompanyTroupe‚ 12:30−2 p.m.‚ Gazebo Amphitheatre.
Tues.‚ March 28: Big Band Era‚ 12:30−2 p.m.‚Student Center terrace.
Tues.‚ March 28: KSU Cotton Club‚ 7−9:30 p.m.‚ University Room A (admission fee required).
Wed.‚ March 29: Ol’ Skool R&B Trivia‚ 12:30−2 p.m.‚ University Rooms C−E.
Thurs.‚ March 30: Four Corners of Hip−Hop‚ 12:30−2 p.m.‚Student Center terrace.
Thurs.‚ March 30: Karaoke Freestyle Showdown‚ 7:30−10 p.m.‚ University Room A.
The entire Black History Celebration calendar can be found at http://www.kennesaw.edu/stu_dev/msrs/bhm.pdf. For additional event details‚ call the African American Student Alliance office at 770−423−6443.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.