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UGA celebrates African-American culture during “Week of Soul 2013,” February 4 through 8

Step Afrika!
Esteemed author Maya Angelou will speak February 5.
Author Maya Angelou will speak February 5.

The University of Georgia hosts a wide array of events in celebration of Black History Month. “Week of Soul 2013: Rewriting the Soul” should interest arts aficionados. Author Maya Angelou headlines the five-day festival, which encompasses dance, theater music and television. Hosted by the University Union Student Programming Board’s Committee for Black Cultural Programs, the festival will run February 4-8.

February 4

Move & Groove Monday. Music, games, giveaways and food at Tate Plaza, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.

February 5

An Evening With Dr. Maya Angelou. The multifaceted matriarch of black literature will speak in Tate Grand Hall at 7:30 p.m. Sold out.

February 6

Funarios. The Atlanta-based improvisational and skit comedy group will perform in Tate Theater at 8 p.m.

Step Afrika!
Step Afrika!

February 7

Step Afrika! The Washington, D.C.-based group, the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, will perform in Tate Grand Hall at 7:30 p.m.

February 8

Judy Smith, Inspiration for ABC’s “Scandal.” The author, crisis manager and television producer will speak in Tate Theater at 8:30 p.m. $5 general public; free for UGA students.

Except where noted, events are free for students and $5 for non-students. For more information, call 706-542-6396 or click here.

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