University announces World AIDS Day event

University announces World AIDS Day event
Various student organizations at The University of South Dakota and CoffeeLoft.org will present "World AIDS Day: Music, Art, Remembrance and Celebration" on Friday, Dec. 1 from 7-9:30 p.m. at Slagle Hall Auditorium.

The event will feature music by local artist Crystal Gorden and Canadian folk singer standout Erika Kulnys.

During the concert, The Condom Project from Washington, DC will help participants create their own condom art. Also available will be "Light-Up Breaks," individual candlelight vigils in Danforth Chapel.�


Musician CDs and HIV/AIDS commemorativework signed by artist Dana Tiger will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $5 for adults and admission for children 12 and under is free. Tickets are available at the door or in advance by calling CoffeeLoft.org at 605-624-3902.�Ticket price includes concert, candle, condom art and coffee. Proceeds will be donated to help promote HIV/AIDS awareness.�A reception will follow at USD's new multicultural center, the Unity House.�

Contact CoffeeLoft.org at coffloft@usd.edu or 605-624-3902 for more information.

Links to information about the performers follow: Crystal Gorden at http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=46198966, Erika Kulnys at www.erikakulnys.com and Dana Tiger at www.danatiger.com. For information aboutThe Condom Project, visit www.thecondomproject.org.

Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>