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Sat., Feb. 25, 2017

Brazilian Family Carnaval 2017

The Brazilian Cultural Center of Chicago invites the community for its Annual Family Carnaval - February 25 from 2:00PM to 5:00PM at the International House at the University of Chicago. Read the article about the Brazilian Carnaval which appears in the Hyde Park Herald written by Global Voices Metcalf Intern Rena Salvin  http://hpherald.com/2017/02/15/brazilian-cultural-center-of-chicago-to-host-annual-family-carnaval-at-international-house/

Sun., Feb. 26, 2017

Balkan Rhythms and Dance

Join John and Galia Kuo in a lecture, workshop, performance, and exhibition of traditional Balkan Rhythms and Dance. 

Tue., Feb. 28, 2017

Black History Month Lecture: Rev. Dr. John R. Porter

Join International House and Rev. Dr. John Richard Porter in a lecture on Black History Month. Porter served as Pastor of the Christ United Methodist Church in Chicago’s Englewood Community (1962-1971; 1979-1995). He founded Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s first SCLC Chapter in Chicago in 1964. After receiving his Ph.D. degree from the Union Institute and University in 1975, He published his first book The Dating Habits of Young Black Americans in 1979. His 500-plus page book, Autobiography of Black Male Violence is considered by many to be a classic legacy work; he is listed in historymakers.com and “Who’s Who in Black America.” Porter is a prolific motivational speaker and writer, and has over forty years of experience working with the Freedom Movements, urban gangs, and violence projects.

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