SPEAKING VOLUMES PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Speaking Volumes Film Series

Free admission

Unless otherwise noted, films will be screened at 6:00 pm on Tuesday & Thursday evenings in Law Court Theatre at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Discussion will follow.

This free program is sponsored by Cedar Valley Pridefest & Hawkeye Community College.

7/30
Bully

8/4
Dear White People

8/6
To Be Takei

8/11
The Believer

8/13
You’re Cute for a Black Guy

8/13
My Prairie Home

8/18
Mooz-lum

8/20
Pride

8/25
Do the Right Thing

8/27
Fruitvale Station


Find out more about the films here!

Cedar Valley
Pridefest Exhibition

July 23 - August 21

Local and regional artists respond to LGBT topics and express pride leading up to Cedar Valley Pridefest. Join us for an opening celebration
on July 23rd at 6:00 PM.

RECREATING THE HUMAN: MAKING HATE OUR FOOTSTOoL
September 1 | 6:00 pm

Dr. Michael D. Blackwell, former director of UNI’s Center for Multicultural Education and executive director of the Project for the Beloved Community, Inc., will be speaking on the socialization and institutionalization of hatred in the United States and discuss creative ways individuals and communities can address categorical prejudices and structural apparatuses that perpetuate the varieties of xenophobia and inequities in our nation. This event will be taking place as part of UNI Rod Library’s Latino Americans: 500 Years of History programs, made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.

Open Mic & Public forum
September 3 | 7:00 pm

Join us for an evening of creative expression in response to themes from the exhibitions. All forms are welcome: add your voice– poetry, storytelling, music, singing, dance, performance art, and discussion.

Speaking Out
September 10 | 6:00 pm

The League of Caring Students (TLCS) speaks out against bullying – beyond the schools and out in the community. Join us for a panel discussion and performance. Event supported by Waterloo Community Schools.