Salsa Dancing Lessons/Class

Every Wednesday March 25, 2015 through May 13, 2015
8:00 to 9:00 p.m.
K-State Ahearn Room 301
Cost: 8 Sessions for $75
Non-Credit Classes at UFM: Course #15ARF171B
Instructor: Isaac Falcon

Are you a fan of Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance? Have you always wanted to learn how to move your body like the dancers on these shows? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you need to look no further; this is the class for you. Salsa is one of the dances featured on both of these shows. In this beginner level class, you will learn the basics of Salsa dancing. Topics covered in this class will include technique, spins, and dips as well as patterns. No experience or partner is necessary to take this course. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes that are non-scuffing, preferably leather soled shoes. About the teacher: As a 14-year salsa dancer, I am excited to share my knowledge and love of dance with my students. Each class will be different from the last class.

For more information contact the instructor at ifalcon1@k-state.edu or call the UFM at 785-539-8763

 

The Campaign for Women's Suffrage: Janice Parks Dreiling

Thursday, March 5
5:30 p.m.
Manhattan Country Club
For tickets contact Kim Garver, 785-532-5738

The campaign for women's suffrage will be the topic of a talk by Kansas State University alumna Janice Parks Dreiling for the university's observance of Women's History Month in March.

Dreiling is a retired Oklahoma administrative district judge who now has a private law practice in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She earned bachelor's and master's degrees in sociology from K-State before going on to earn her law degree from the University of Tulsa.

Dreiling will give the Women's Studies Advisory Board lecture, "Woman Suffrage: The First Campaign, Kansas 1867; Learn the Story, Remember it, Tell it," on Thursday, March 5th at 5:30 p.m. at the Manhattan Country Club. Tickets are needed and can be purchased by calling Kim Garver at 785-532-5738.  

Her  talk, "Why You Don't Know about Woman Suffrage and What You Need to Know," will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 6, in the Hemisphere Room at Hale Library. The talk is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Dreiling will present the obstacles faced by early proponents of women's suffrage when women first began asking that the voting privilege be extended to them in 1848.   "Using photos and political cartoons from the time, Dreiling will discuss obstacles and the outcomes of that first campaign and how the campaign is relevant today.

For more information please visit http://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/feb15/womenshistory21615.html

 

 


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