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Upcoming Public Programs


Fine Arts in Prison: Panel Discussion
Sunday, February 9, 2014, 2-3:30pm
Murphy Recital Hall, LMU
Formerly incarcerated artists, Franky Carrillo and Daniel Galindo, prison art instructor Tom Skelly, and former warden Lori Sheridan will examine the importance of the arts in prison. The panel will be moderated by KPCC's Mary Plummer.

Music in Prisons: Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Sunday, February 16, 2014, 2-4pm
Murphy Recital Hall, LMU
Screening of ethnomusicologist Ben Harbert's Follow Me Down: Portraits of Louisiana Prison Musicians followed by a discussion with Wayne Kramer, former member of the band MC5, songwriter, and founder of Jail Guitar Doors who spent time behind bars, along with former prison music instructor Thomas Tedesco.

Can Art Stop a War? The Power of Posters to Educate, Agitate, & Inspire
Friday, March 14, 2014, 12:15pm
Burns Fine Arts Center, Room 211
KaledioLA: The Speaker Series of the Department of Art and Art History
From World War I to the ongoing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, posters have been central to winning the hearts and minds of the people who pay the costs of war with their lives and their tax dollars. This presentation by Carol A. Wells shows how posters have been used to promote and oppose wars throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, focusing on posters that oppose diverse U.S. interventions. She will also feature specific posters that have changed individuals and changed history. Wells is an activist, art historian, curator, writer, and poster collector. In 1988, she founded the Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG), an educational and research archive with more than 80,000 diverse social movement posters.

Doing Time: Music, Movement and Detention
Sunday, April 6, 2014, 11am - 1pm
Barnelle Theatre, Foley Hall, LMU
Neili Sutker, Ghanian music and dance with young women in dention, Brook Robe, dance instructor at LA Juvenile Dentention Center, Katherine Christof, breath workshop instructor at California Insitutoon for Women will participate in this workshop hosted by Paul Humphreys. This program is part of the CSJ Center for Reconciliation and Justice 2014 Symposium "Artists and Communities: Partnerships for Transformation" (April 3- April 6, 2014).  310.568.6696 or email at csjcenter@lmu.edu


Wednesday – Sunday
noon to 4pm

Admission is free.

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