Arts Briefs

Kate Branum

Pow Wow 101

Grand Valley State University’s Native American Student Association will be hosting a Pow Wow informational workshop Monday, April 3, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center, Room 2215 on the Allendale Campus.

All students are encouraged to attend to ask questions about Pow Wow celebrations and learn about Native American traditions, culture, teachings and history.

It’s On Us: Entertainment and Education Combined

April is sexual assault awareness month (SAAM), and Grand Valley State University aims to keep students educated on the important topic by offering various lectures and workshops.

An interactive discussion on sexual assault led by Robert Hackenson Jr. will be held Monday, April 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Pere Marquette Room of the Kirkhof Center on the Allendale Campus.

Hackenson will educate participants through a three-part workshop featuring relevant video clips and stories designed to create a memorable experience without making light of the serious issue at hand.

Arts at Noon: Percussion Group 1501

The Arts at Noons series at Grand Valley State University will continue with a performance by Percussion Group 1501 Wednesday, April 5, from noon until 1 p.m. in the Cook-DeWitt Center on the Allendale Campus.

This percussion ensemble was named for the upcoming Percussion Studio in the recently renovated Performing Arts Center. GVSU music professor Greg Secor has collaborated with three GVSU alumni for form Michigan’s newest professional percussion ensemble.

A Day’s Work Film Screening

The Occupational Safety and Health Department and the School of Public Health at Grand Valley State University will facilitate a screening and panel discussion of A Day’s Work Thursday, April 6, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Loosemore Auditorium in the DeVos Center on the Pew Campus.

The documentary, released in 2015, centers around safety and health of temporary employees. The invited panelists include the film’s producer, professors in public health, sociology and occupational safety and health, Michigan OSHA and members of United Auto Workers.