Visit these LRC events and more to come.
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Remembering JFK and His Legacy 50 Years Later Events
View the 1962 Tour of the White House with Jackie Kennedy.
Monday, November 18th at 12:30 p.m. in room 109/110 of the LRC
This first of its kind, inside look at the White House aired to over 58 million people on national television.
The Unspoken Speech
Wednesday, November 20th at 12:30 p.m. in the H.B. Atkinson Theatre
See a reenactment of the speech President Kennedy was to give on November 22, 1963, but never had the opportunity to give. The UNSPOKEN SPEECH will be delivered by Rose State drama student D’Vonte Stewart who played Jonas in the recent performance of The Giver.
Tickets are required for admission to the UNSPOKEN SPEECH, but tickets are FREE. Tickets (250) will be available at the Information Desk in the LRC on a first-come, first-served basis. A limited number of tickets may be available at the door of the theatre on the day of the speech.
See the film Image of an Assassination: a New Look at the Zapruder Film. Thursday, November 21st at 12:30 p.m. in room 109/110 of the LRC
The video taken by Abraham Zapruder, a Dallas dress manufacturer, is the only known video recording of the assassination of President Kennedy. Image of an Assassination: a New Look at the Zapruder Film traces the history of the recorded Zapruder recording of this remarkable historical event from November 22, 1963 till its complete restoration and digitization in 1998.
Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys Events:
Sunday October 6th at 5:00 p.m. in LRC Room 109/110
An opening reception to include light refreshments, a film about Islamic art and an exhibition of Muslim culture.
Tuesday, October 8th at 12:30 p.m. in LRC Room 109/110
Dean Fisher will be speaking on the topic of “ISLAM AND THE WEST”.
Wednesday, October 9th at 12:30 p.m. in LRC Room 109/110
Dr. Imad Enchassi, President of the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City will be speaking on “THE 10 MISCONEPTIONS ABOUT ISLAM”.
Thursday, October 10th at 12:30 p.m. in LRC Room 109/110
Dr. Robert Carpenter, Professor of Religious Studies at Oklahoma Christian University will be speaking on, “MUSLIMS in TODAY’S AMERICA: OPPORTUNITIES and CHALLENGES”.
Free Middle Eastern music concert
Thursday October 10 at 7 p.m. in the H.B. Atkinson Theatre.
The concert features the music of Ali Soltani and Doosdahn. Ali Soltani, of Edmond, is a seasoned performer on violin, viola, and “oud”—the ancient lute-like instrument that is believed to be the precursor to the guitar. Using his unique talents and understanding of the oud, he has combined Eastern and Western music into an exciting and unusual blend in various settings, classical and non-classical. Ali Soltani will be performing with Danielle Soltani, Francisco Venegas, Kristen Swartley, and Elizabeth Fairchild. The event is open to the public, no reservations required.
For more information call 405-733-7960.
For more information on Ali Soltani, visit https://www.facebook.com/AliMusic.net.
“Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys,” is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association to promote understanding of and mutual respect for people with diverse histories, cultures, and perspectives within the United States and abroad. The NEH in cooperation with the ALA and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies and George Mason University have made this project possible through a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.