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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The Grand Theatre Presents: A Town Hall Meeting with Edward James Olmos (SLC: Nov 9)

The Grand Theatre Presents:
A Town Hall Meeting with Edward James Olmos

Salt Lake City, UT – Edward James Olmos is an actor, producer, director and community activist.  He will be the guest speaker at The Grand Theatre on Wednesday, November 9 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mr. Olmos’ presentation will be in English. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions of Mr. Olmos in both English and Spanish. The event is free and open to the public and is located at The Grand Theatre, Salt Lake Community College, 1575 South State Street. Parking is available behind the building.

Olmos has won an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of Lt. Castillo on the Miami Vice TV series as well as an Oscar nomination for his role in Stand and Deliver.  Olmos is also a dedicated philanthropist, taking a special interest in the problems facing youth and serves as executive director of the Lives in Hazard Educational Project, a national gang prevention program funded by the US Department of Justice.

This event is sponsored by the following entities of Salt Lake Community College: Arts and Cultural Events, Hispanic Latino Club, Latinos in Action Club, Multicultural Initiatives Department, and the Social Work Club. Additional supporters include Salt Lake County Mayor’s Office of Diversity; Salt Lake City Office of Diversity & Human Rights; Department of Community and Culture, Multicultural Affairs Office; Colors of Success; Centro Cívico Mexicano; Utah Coalition of La Raza; and the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. For further information, please visit www.slcc.edu/ace or www.the-grand.org.

Date:   Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Time:   6:30 -8:30 p.m.
Location:   Salt Lake Community College, South City Campus, Grand Theatre, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT  84115
For additional information or special needs, please contact Meredith Entrikin, (801) 957-3033, Meredith.entrikin@slcc.edu; or Kandace Steadman, (801) 957-3447, Kandace.steadman@slcc.edu.

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