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Ag-Gag Laws & Body Cams, Thursday, March 23 at 6:00 pm

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Art @ the Center: Fear of A Black Marker, Friday, March 10 at 5:30 pm

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Join us at the Center for the opening of Keith Knight‘s “Fear of a Black Marker: Political Cartoons.” Knight’s syndicated series include The K Chronicles, (Th)ink, and The Knight Life.

The K Chronicles has won the Glyph Award “Best Comic Strip” multiple times, most recently in 2010. Knight was awarded the Comic-Con Inkpot Award for career achievement in San Diego.

This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Hutchins Lecture: Robert Gipe, Thurs, March 9 at 4:30 pm

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“Storytellers and Sociopaths: Thoughts on How We Define Reality from Post-Obama Appalachia”

This lecture will explore connections between the rich storytelling tradition, grinding economic challenges, hard political choices, despair, and hope experienced by people in the southeast Kentucky coalfields. Gipe will read from his previously published fiction, and he will address the creation of the Higher Ground community performances, a series of oral history-based theater events in Harlan County, Kentucky which have been running from 2003 to the present.

Gipe_TrampolineRobert Gipe is the author of the award-winning illustrated novel Trampoline (Ohio University Press, 2015). His short story “Dreadful Crash” appeared in the 21C Fiction Issue of Southern Cultures (Fall 2016). Gipe teaches at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, where he directs the Appalachian Studies program. He has worked previously as a pickle packer, a forklift driver, and a DJ.

This lecture, to be held in 039 Graham Memorial Hall, is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Hubby Jenkins @ Night Light, Monday, March 6 at 8:30 pm

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Co-sponsored event: Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz, Sunday, Mar 5 at 3:00 pm

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