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Virtual Songfest 

Activist/Artist Talk & Writing Workshops

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Writing Workshops
Everyone's got an opinion on commas—or, God forbid, the semicolon. If you have grammar or writing questions, or just want to voice your opinion on grammatical pet peeves, then join Grammarphobia: Easy Tips for Better Writing Workshop at the SLCC Community Writing Center. If you're feeling more creative, or if you participated in NaNoWriMo last year, you can explore the next steps to finishing that smoldering novel of yours. It's time to revise and publish with NaNoWriMo 2: Novel Writing Next Steps. Grammarphobia, 210 E. 400 South (Library Square Plaza), 801-957-2192, March 1, 6-8 p.m, $10; Saturdays, March 5, 12, 19 & 26, 1-3 p.m., $40, SLCC.edu/CWC

Activist/Artist Talk
Maybe you cried, or maybe you just wondered how this could happen in a country of immigrants. Join Yoshua Okón On Oracle as he speaks about his multi-channel video installations that reflect a small Arizona town's struggle with immigration. There, Okón witnessed and chronicled one of the largest protests in the country against the migration of unaccompanied minors. His exhibition, giving voice to dissenting positions on the migration, is at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (20 S. West Temple), but he will be speaking at the University of Utah, in conjunction with U of U associate professor Elena Shtromberg. Department of Art and Art History, Art 158, University of Utah, 375 S. 1530 East, 801-328-4201, March 2, 4:40-5:30 p.m., free ($5 donation suggested), UtahMOCA.org

Virtual Songfest
How cool would it be to join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir just once to belt out the "Hallelujah" chorus from George Frideric Handel's Messiah? For the first time ever, the Mo-Tab is asking singers, choirs and fans to participate in an Epic Easter Digital Collaboration. Record and upload your videos for a YouTube recording to be released on Sunday, March 13. Participants can access the sheet music, a sing-along video for each part, and conducting by music director Mack Wilberg. Once their video is recorded, singers can upload it to YouTube and copy the URL into a simple submission form. Entries accepted through March 1,free, VirtualChoir.Mormon.org

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