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The Department of Sociology and The College of Social and Behavioral Science
present a Benefit for our Sociology Community Scholarship

Sociology and U: Performance Art on Race, Class, and Gender


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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 5:30pm-7:30pm
Salt Lake Acting Company
168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City

Our program will feature performance art-readings and spoken word pieces from our guest performers--followed by a community conversation.  We are honored to have legendary actor and philanthropist, Anne Cullimore Decker; visionary public affairs strategist, business consultant and actor, Janice Brooks; and the Truth Cypher, a community spoken workd collective.

Hors d'oeuvres will be served with a program at 6pm.

photos-Anne Cullimore Decker, Truth Cypher, Janice Brooks

Anne Cullimore Decker

                  Truth Cypher            

 Janice Brooks                      
Anne Cullimore Decker is an actor, educator
and arts advocate.  A former teacher at the
University of Utah's Theatre Department and
Honors Program, she has served on multiple
boards: Utah Arts Council, College of Fine Arts,
University of Utah National Advisory Board,
ZooArts&Parks, KUER/KUED; she continues to
perform and lecture throughout the state.
Truth Cypher began here in Salt Lake City as
a collective of friends, community members
and poets in 2009.  Since then, people have
come and gone, but we've attempted to stay
true to the belief that words and art have
power--especially in the education of young
people in our communities.  Jarred Martinez
and Saia Langi are members of the collective.

Janice Brooks is an inspirational visionary.
Her avocation as a professional speaker,
public affairs strategist, business consultant,
and community activist, actor and freelance
writer all reflect her creative genius.
Ms. Brooks is recognized for her candor and keen
cultural observations, and for her unique ability to
communicate, collaborate, and connect across a
variety of sectors.


Our annual fundraiser will help build our Sociology Community Scholarship Fund which provides much needed suport to
underserved students in our department.


General Admission - $20
Students - Free with valid student I.D.

For tickets call Salt Lake Acting Company at
801-363-7522, buy tickets on the event night, or paste this link to your browser:


sponsors-Zions Bank, Salt Lake Acting Company, Somos, Department of Sociology, Department of Theatre, Vox Creative, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Last Updated: 8/25/17