All free unless otherwise noted
Panel: “Visions of the Future: Students Reflections on Civil Rights.” Whitman’s Black Student Union hosts a panel discussion on the Civil Rights Movement as part of the week-long celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Moderated by Nina Lerman, associate professor of history. Audience Q&A to follow. 7 p.m. in Jewett Main Lounge.
Lecture: “Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement and Martin Luther King, Jr,” by civil rights leader Samuel B. McKinney. The pastor at Seattle’s Mount Zion Baptist Church from 1958 to 1998, he was a friend of Martin Luther King Jr. and convinced King to speak in Seattle in 1961, King’s only visit to Seattle. McKinney marched in Washington D.C. in 1963 and in Selma and Montgomery in 1965. 7 p.m. in Maxey Auditorium.
Film Festival: Banff Mountain Film Festival, featuring inspiring action, environmental, and adventure films, hosted by the Whitman Outdoor Program. Free ONLY with Whitman ID; get tickets at the door. Cordiner Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; program begins at 7 p.m.
Music: Fridays at Four Recital Series Presents Music From Warmer Climates: Classical Guitar Music From Spain, Brazil, Paraguay, and Cuba with Dr. Paul Grove. 4 p.m., Kimball Theatre.
Special Event: Celebration of the Life of George Ball. Whitman and the Ball family are cohosting this tribute event. Read tributes HERE. Cordiner Hall, 2:30 p.m.
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Theatre: HJT One-Act Play Contest. Tickets available beginning Jan. 27; call x5180 for prices and information.
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