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The Jazz Dessert on February 1 kicked off an important month for all of us: Black History Month.  Onyx and the Diversity Office have put together a great series of exciting and educational events for the community.  The Jazz Dessert featured selections from jazz band students and a brief discussion of the historical significance of jazz to African-American culture.

February 1
Jazz Dessert Kick-Off, 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m., Wigglesworth Hall
Listen as the jazz band helps kick-off Black History Month.
Co-Sponsored by the Jazz Band

February 4
Gospel Choir Performance, Morning Assembly, FCC
Begin to celebrate the month with good music and fun facts.
Co-Sponsored by the Gospel Choir

February 9
ONYX Hosted Talent Show, 7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m., Wigglesworth Hall
Enjoy performances by on- and off-campus talent in a formal setting. Enjoy superb Southern cuisine. Emcee: Matthew Tramell.
Co-Sponsored by Student Activities

February 19
Artist: Cullen Washington, 3 p.m.–4:30 p.m., Straus Library
Interact with a premier Boston visual artist as he presents his work. Mr. Cullen’s work will be on display in Cox Library throughout the month.
Co-Sponsored by Art Department

February 21–22
African Dance/Drum Workshop, All Day, Dance Studio
Learn how to dance to the rhythms of West African drums. Master instructors. Classes only available to students and faculty.
Co-Sponsored by Dance Department & Lower School

February 24
ONYX Hosted Chapel Service, 6:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Personal selections performed by ONYX members.
Co-Sponsored by the Chapel Program

February 29
Soca/Calypso Explosion! 8–9:30 p.m., Student Center
Get ready for Spring Break and party Caribbean style with food and a live band.
Co-Sponsored by Student Activities