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Sunday, April 23, 2017

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CoogTalks return to campus in week’s events


It’s the calm before the storm of finals, and Coogs have a variety of ways to take their mind off exams with several entertainment acts coming to campus this week.

Monday

Culture Remix: Illegal Art, Copyright and the Music Industry

Noon to 2 p.m. at the SC South Space City Room

Enjoy snacks and music as UH Libraries hosts Culture Remix: Illegal Art, Copyright and the Music Industry, a viewing of the documentary “Freedom of Expression: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property,” and a Q&A about experimental band Culturcide.

The event will feature speeches from a former member of Culturcide, Dan Workman of Houston’s SugarHill Recording Studios, Michael A. Olivas, interim president of UH-Downtown and Justen S. Barks, adjunct professor of entertainment law at the UH Law Center.

SPB Presents: Spring Jam

5 to 8 p.m. at the Student Center Plaza

Concert and show featuring student performers and special artists, DANakaDAN, KevJumba and Generation Y Records.

Tuesday

COOGTalks

6 to 8 p.m. at the Student Center Theater

Come watch your fellow Coogs speak on life, love, friendship and adversity in UH’s version of TED talks. Students and professors submit topics that are important to them and share their stories with other members of the campus community.

Wednesday

Question. Persuade. Refer. A Suicide Prevention Workshop

Noon to 1 p.m. at UH Sugar Land AMG Room 104 

“Question, Persuade, Refer” is a nationally recognized suicide prevention program designed to educate persons to recognize and respond to the signs of suicidal thinking or behavior.

The workshop will help trainees recognize verbal, behavioral or situational clues that someone considering suicide may show and take steps to get the person professional help.

The presentation helps persons learn how to ask the suicide question, how to persuade the person to contact appropriate assistance and how to identify referral options.

Thursday

SPB Presents: La La Land

4, 7 and 10 p.m. at the Student Center Theater

Watch the Oscar-winning smash hit for free right here on campus, courtesy of the Student Program Board.

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