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Ethan Zohn to Speak

The Artist-Lecture Series presents Ethan Zohn at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3 at Akin Auditorium.  Zohn, an American soccer player and winner of the 2002 reality television show Survivor-Africa, used his $1 million prize to co-found Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization that trains professional soccer players to teach African children about HIV/AIDS prevention. In August 2008, Ethan officially launched Grassroot Soccer UNITED, an international, youth-led movement to raise money and build awareness for his foundation and mission to end HIV/AIDS in Africa, by embarking on a world-record-breaking 550-mile journey on foot from Boston to Washington, D.C. – dribbling a soccer ball the entire route. For additional information Click Here

Speakers and Issues Series

 Dan K. Thomasson will speak during the 13th annual Speakers and Issues Series 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2 in the Akin Auditorium. Thomasson has been a lifelong political journalist in Washington.  His trajectory will take us back to stories like the case of Sen. Edward Kennedy’s accident that killed a young campaign worker in Chappaquiddick, Mass.; the story of President John F. Kennedy’s affair with a Mafia party girl; the FBI actions at Waco and Ruby Ridge; and the Atlanta and Oklahoma City bombings. Click Here for additional information.      

Music Series at Akin Presents Miró Quartet

The Music Series at Akin presents the Miró Quartet with pianist Shai Wosner at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Akin Auditorium. Based in Austin, Texas, the classical string quartet has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center, and appeared in music festivals such as the Chamber Music Northwest, Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival, Music@ Menlo, and Ottawa Chamberfest. The Miró Quartet is the quartet-in-residence at The University of Texas Butler School of Music where they have served since 2003. Each of the musicians teaches classes at UT and also conducts master classes at universities and conservatories around the world. For more information Click Here.    

Tickets may be purchased by contacting the MSU Music Department at (940) 397-4267.

 

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