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Latino Nights: Women's Wellness Night

Women’s Wellness Night, Our Stories of Survival, and Move Your Body with Robbi Domínguez

Wednesday, October 19 | 6-7:30pm

  • Join Roots for Change for a meditation program
  • Hear Latina Coach Melky's story of surviving cancer
  • Move your body with #GymBestie Robbi Domínguez
  • Latina Night, women’s night at the Sun Prairie library

Noche de Salud para la Mujer: Nuestra historías y Mueva su Cuerpo con Robbi Domínguez!

Miércoles, 19 de Octubre | 6-7:30pm

Speaking with Music

Program Description

HMong music is the last surviving musical language in the world—it is able to mimic HMong speech by using musical intervals, ornamentation, and chords to mimic linguistic tones, consonants, and vowels—allowing musicians to literally speak with music.

Crisis in Ukraine

Andrey Ivanov, a history professor who specializes in Russia and the Soviet Union at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, recently received a phone call from his parents in Kyiv, Ukraine. They had to flee. Fast. 

Speaking with Music

Program Description:

HMong music is the last surviving musical language in the world—it is able to mimic HMong speech by using musical intervals, ornamentation, and chords to mimic linguistic tones, consonants, and vowels—allowing musicians to literally speak with music. However, there have not been many opportunities for this unique trait of HMong music to shine. HMong American refugees first arrived to the United States in 1975, after having supported American CIA forces in Laos during the Vietnam War.

RACE: The Power of an Illusion (Episode III: "The House We Live In")

Program Description:

Join us for a viewing and facilitated discussion of the award-winning documentary series by California Newsreel. RACE—The Power of an Illusion is a provocative three-hour series that questions the very idea of race as biology. Scientists tell us that believing in biological races is no more sound than believing the sun revolves around the earth. So if race is a biological myth, where did the idea come from? And why should it matter today?

RACE: The Power of an Illusion (Episode II: "The Story We Tell")

Program Description:

Join us for a viewing and facilitated discussion of the award-winning documentary series by California Newsreel. RACE—The Power of an Illusion is a provocative three-hour series that questions the very idea of race as biology. Scientists tell us that believing in biological races is no more sound than believing the sun revolves around the earth. So if race is a biological myth, where did the idea come from?