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Thursday, October 13, 2005

'African Voices' Smithsonian Bus Trip Friday, November 4"

class=""MsoNormal"">SALISBURY, MD---African culture has a dynamism felt throughout the world. In recognition of this role, the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., has unveiled a new exhibit, “African Voices,” examining the diversity and influence of Africa’s peoples and cultures.

class=""MsoNormal"">Salisbury University and the University Galleries sponsor a bus trip to the exhibit Friday, November 4, as part of this fall’s museum programs. 

class=""MsoNormal"">“African Voices” includes both historical and contemporary objects. Interactive videos and sound stations provide selections from contemporary interviews, traditional literature, proverbs, prayers, folk takes, songs and oral epics.

class=""MsoNormal"">The bus leaves the Guerrieri University Center parking lot at 8 a.m. and will depart Washington, D.C., at approximately 4 p.m. The cost for University Gallery members, SU and University of Maryland Eastern Shore students and those affiliated with either university is $20. Cost for other community members is $40. Reservations are taken at the Guerrieri University Center Information Desk from October 4-November 3. For more information call 410-548-2547. "



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