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April 3, 2014

Creativity Illuminated events: Yuval Ron lecture, short film screening, discussion

Submitted by Marcia Hornung

Yuval Ron, internationally renowned composer, educator and peace activist, will speak about his leadership experiences, working for peace through the arts, from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in Town Hall at the Leadership Studies Building.

Ron composed the music for the Academy Award-winning short film, "West Bank Story." A brown bag lunch screening of the movie will from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the Leadership Studies Building's Student Conference Room. The Yuval Ron Trio has been actively involved in creating musical bridges between people of the Jewish, Muslim and Christian faiths and has been featured on CNN, National Geographic and in the international press and media.

The events — sponsored by the university's Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, K-State Libraries, McCain Auditorium and the School of Leadership Studies — are part of Creativity Illuminated, which offers four days of activities designed to foster creativity, promote academic discourse and encourage cultural awareness on campus and in the community by exploring arts, culture, history and more.

More details about all of the week's events can be found by clicking here.

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