arts briefs

Kate Branum

‘Wear the Rainbow’ clothing swap

The Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center at Grand Valley State University invites students of all shapes, sizes and genders to join them for a free clothing swap and evening of workshops Monday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Loosemore Auditorium of the DeVos Center.

“Wear the Rainbow” offers a secure space for the trans and queer community to easily access clothing items and skills that align with their authentic selves. Workshops include: binding, packing, make-up, walking in heels and bowtie/ties.


The French section of the modern languages and literature department at Grand Valley State University invites all students for an evening of French song, music and poetry Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Cook-DeWitt Center.

Light refreshments and snacks will be provided at the event.

‘Oppression Out Loud’ slam poetry

Grand Valley State University organization Eyes Wide Open is celebrating its 15th year with a poetry slam event Thursday, Nov. 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Kirkhof Center Area 51.

All students are encouraged to support Eyes Wide Open with a night filled with local poets, baked goods and open-mic performances. All proceeds from the event will go toward Eyes Wide Open.

The event is looking for some original poetry from students across campus willing to share their talents.

For more information on this event, contact Eyes Wide Open at [email protected].