Unity Mural

The Unity Mural project brings students and faculty from Bowie State University and University of Maryland College Park together to create a mural that takes a stand against divisiveness and reflects upon themes of peace, justice and unity.  This collaboration presents an opportunity for the students to spark a dialogue and call to action for our community.

Family Art Day: La Manta

Infused with the passion of flamenco, the funky irreverence of Latin rock, the smooth syncopation of jazz and the mathematical precision of classical music, La Manta turns traditional Mexican music on its head. In this texturally diverse fusion performance, the group hums with Mexican pride while showcasing its wide range and buoyantly energetic sound. Join us for a special family-friendly performance by this popular band from Veracruz preceded by craft activities for kids and salsa dance lessons for parents. Lunch will be provided.

Can You SEE Me?

BeyondMeasureLLC presents Can You SEE Me? The Second Annual Women, Leadership & Race Summit. This is a platform designed to create dialogue that strengthens race relations, promotes diversity and educates about the importance of inclusion. This year, the brilliant Dr. Kumea Shorter-Gooden provides education about racism and its impact on women of color. Shorter-Gooden was University of Maryland's First Chief Diversity Officer, and she is the co-author of "Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America."

Thomas Moore, piano: Triadic Memories

Thomas Moore, a specialist in new music for the piano, performs Morton Feldman's Triadic Memories, an expansive work for solo piano that the composer described as the "biggest butterfly in captivity." 

Moore has earned international acclaim for his performances, lectures and recordings. He is known in particular for his interpretations of the works of John Cage, Morton Feldman and Christian Wolff. Moore's performances can be heard on Neuma Records, Chen Li Music, 10 West Records, O.O. Discs, and Spectrum Records. 


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Music + Entertainment Starts Here: Tapping Into the Hip Hop Industry

Join acclaimed sound engineer and hip hop artist Irko and special guests for a lively and informative conversation about building a career in the hip hop industry. Moderated by Nick Arnold, co-founder of Terrapin Record Label, and featuring a performance by UMD's Al Maralen.

The Bitter Game Post Performance Roundtable: Baltimore and Beyond

What can we learn from the 2015 unrest in Baltimore, and how can we use that to move forward in the Black Lives Matter Movement, which at its core is a movement for basic human rights? Following a performance of Keith A. Wallace's The Bitter GameBaltimore activists lead a round table discussion designed to put the community at the center of the movement for change.


Music + Entertainment Starts Here: The Business of Recording Studios

Join Tommy Joyner, founder of MilkBoy Recording Studio, and special guests for a lively and informative conversation about building a career in the recording industry. Moderated by Sam Sessa, Baltimore music coordinator and host of the Baltimore Hit Parade on WTMD radio, and featuring a performance by The Radiographers.

Presented in partnership with Terrapin Record Label and Maryland Music in Business Society.

A Moment of Reflection

Please join Bowie State University and the University of Maryland for a Moment of Reflection to honor the life of Second Lt. Richard Collins III.  In solidarity and respect, both communities invite you to pause and reflect in silence Wednesday, August 30, 12:05 P.M.  

If you would like to observe this moment with other members of The Clarice community, we invite you to gather in reflection at the bottom of the stairs in the Grand Pavilion.


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