November Fettuccine Forum Series Presents “Dia de Los Muertos”
October 25, 2011
The Fettuccine Forum is proud to present a panel discussion on
"Dia de Los Muertos" on Thursday, November 3, 2011. This discussion
is part of a collaborative program with the Idaho State Historical
Museum designed to explore Mexican culture.
Both the Forum and the museum's exhibit will address themes
exploring current culture (history in the making), memory, and
artistic expression. Bring a friend and join the fun!
Kurt Zwolfer, education specialist at the Idaho State Historical
Museum, will serve as the Forum's panel moderator. This is his
second year of organizing the Dia de Los Muertos program. Zwolfer
is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Boise State
Panelists include Alma Gomez, Ana Maria Schachtell and Karen
- Alma Gomez is currently an adjunct art professor at BSU; this
is her second year participating in Dia de Los Muertos.
- Ana Maria Schachtell spearheaded the establishment of the
Hispanic Cultural Center of Idaho, which opened in 2003
- Karen Brown teaches a workshop for BSU entitled Monuments,
Memorials and Shrines.
When and Where:
- November 3, 2011: Doors open at 5:00pm and the presentation
begins at 5:30pm.
- RoseRoom, in downtown Boise's historic Union Block,718 W. Idaho
- Food available for sale bySimply Pizza
- No-host beverages are available, courtesy of Jo's Traveling
The Fettuccine Forum is a free public lecture series on six
First Thursdays throughout the academic year and is produced by the
Boise City Department of Arts & History. This season the Forum
is sponsored by the Idaho Humanities Council with support from the
Office of the Mayor, Boise State Public Radio, Platform
Architecture-Design, TAG Historical Research, Preservation Idaho,
Idaho State Historical Society, Trademark Sign, and Landmark
Lively and informal, the Fettucine Forum invites the public to
interact with politicians, artists, historians, activists,
advocates and professionals in an effort to promote good
citizenship and responsible growth through education.
The Forum includes a companion workshop, offered by
BoiseStateUniversityfor graduate and undergraduate credit.
For more information contact Todd Shallat at firstname.lastname@example.org.