Unity in Community

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

March 29, 1996

'Unity' Multicultural Celebration April 24-25

The Fourth Annual Unity in the Community celebration emphasizing multicultural performances, crafts, food and arts, will be held at UW-River Falls on April 24-25.

The event gives the community and the University a chance to celebrate cultural diversity and is free of charge. Area school children, as well as the public, are invited to attend.

Here is a listing of activities for April 24 :

  • An outdoor bazaar and student organization fair will be held outside the Hagestad Student Center beginning at 10 a.m.
  • Performances by the internationally known Jesse White Tumblers at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. This group has been performing for 37 years, and their tumbling act is frequently seen during half-time shows for the National Basketball Association, Continental Basketball, the National Football League, and Major League Baseball games.
  • Native American Pow Wow at 10:30 a.m.
  • Electric Arab Orchestra and Belly Dancers at 11:30 a.m.
  • Trio Tripo at 1:30 p.m.
  • Friendship in the age of AIDS at 8 p.m. in North Hall Auditorium will feature speakers Joel A. Goldman and T.J. Sullivan. The presentation's emotion and humor has made it one of the nation's most successful AIDS awareness programs.
  • April 25 highlights include:

  • Tropical Islanders, a Caribbean musical group at 11:30 a.m.
  • Comedians Willie Myles, John DeBoer and Micheal Thorne at 8 p.m. in Brandy's in the Hagestad Student Center.
  • For more information, contact UW-RF Student Activities at 715/425-3904.

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