Multicultural events to showcase talent, fashion

Author: Julie Hail Flory


The University of Notre Dame’s Multicultural Student Programs and Services (MSPS) will present two events March 31 and April 1 (Friday and Saturday) highlighting multicultural music, talent and fashion.

  • “Latin Expressions,” an annual variety show organized by Notre Dame’s Latino student organization La Alianza, will be held March 31 at7 the O’Laughlin Auditorium at Saint Mary’s College. The theme of this year’s show is “Latinación.”

p. Admission is $7 for students and $9 for the general public. Tickets will be available beginning March 22 (Wednesday) in the ticket offices at Saint Mary’sand in Notre Dame’sLaFortuneStudentCenter.

“Latin Expressions” traditionally features singing, dancing, poetry reading, skits and speeches performed by student, community and professional individuals and groups. The event was established in 1990 to raise funds for a scholarship to be awarded to a local Latino high school senior planning to attend Notre Dame.

  • The Black Cultural Arts Council (BCAC) will present its annual fashion show on April 1 at8 the Bendix Theater of South Bend’sCenturyCenter,120 S. St. Joseph St.

p. Presented with support from area businesses and featuring student models, the fashion show is the BCAC’s signature spring event and showcases lines of the season’s hottest fashions.

BCAC also sponsors such events as the annual Black Koffeehouse in February and the “Blak Images” variety show in the fall.

La Alianza and BCAC are student organizations advised by MSPS in the Division of Student Affairs.

* Contact: * _Iris Outlaw, MSPS, 574-631-6841, _

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