The Womxn of Color Initiatives (WOCI), an effort to organize events for women of color and their allies at Michigan State University and in the greater Lansing community, is bringing MSU alumna Shani Peters back to campus during the month of March as an Artist-In-Residence to work on a collaborative arts practice project – “Sustain: A Demonstration/Modeling Survival and Self Care Tactics as Public Service” – that will focus on strategies for surviving racism in America.
Her work encompasses community building, activism histories, the subversion of popular media, and the creation of accessible imaginative experiences. She seeks to create environments and experiences that offer respite from painful realities – opportunities for collective power, learning, peace, and wonderment.
We invite you to join us for a month of events!
“Open Door Project Hours” with Shani Peters will be located in the Kresge Art Center Conference Room 126A on the following dates:
March 13th 3 – 5 PM
March 16th 3 – 5 PM
March 20th 3 – 5 PM
March 23rd 3 – 5 PM
March 27th 3 – 5 PM
March 30th 3 – 5 PM
See https://www.facebook.com/events/173212239986323/ for more details and event schedule.
Are you looking to build your own fashion business? Come to this workshop and hear from Meleena Herring, Operations Coordinator of The Runway. You’ll learn about:
- Developing inspiration for your fashion line
- Tips for finding your market
- Things to know when planning your collection
- Developing your collection
- Taking your line to market
Spartan Innovations has developed a new workshop series to help entrepreneurs follow the road to success! Learn how to create a business plan – you will need this for investors, financial insititutions, competitions, etc! Ken Szymusiak, Managing Director for the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, will lead this workshop.
(Nalan Kumarasamy, 2013)
Presented by Amrutha Kanapulli
Two unemployed young men meet a rather fringe character called Das. Das is essentially a courteous kidnapper. If he had any wealth, he could be called a gentleman kidnapper. And it’s the three trying to pull a high profile kidnapping, but other characters come in to mess it up. All the while, they’re being chased by a mute cop who’s very good at what he does. The movie features several great character actors from the industry and insane music.
Jennifer Estill is the founder and creative director of Redhead Design Studio—a strategy, marketing and creative development shop in Old Town, Lansing. There, she helps build brands and advocacy campaigns that speak to audiences in meaningful ways. She believes the best communications and marketing solutions are found at the intersection of critical thinking, strategy, creativity and logic. Jennifer has served a variety of clients in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, such as the United Dairy Industry of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Natural Resources Defense Council. She routinely helps other entrepreneurs find their voice, developing everything from company names to visual brands to marketing plans. Her works has garnered numerous awards for creativity and excellence. Jen graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in journalism. She is also co-host of the Speak Easy Podcast, which explores the intricacies of leadership in the creative industry.