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Winter Break Hours

University of Missouri’s Winter Recess begins at close of day on December 13 and ends January 21st. The Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center will be open from 8am-5pm except for the following closed dates:

Saturday, December 14, 2013
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Saturday, December 21, 2013 – Sunday, January 5, 2014
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Monday, January 20, 2014 (Martin Luther King Day)

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5th Annual Play the Part Highlights

Missed the 5th Annual Play The Part: Grammy’s Edition event? Catch all the action from this year’s great event by viewing the livestream from the show below. Also, be sure to check out the photos from the event on our Facebook page!

Part 1

Part 2

The Body

Join us for “The Body” and come learn about the “essential ingredients” to living healthy in college. We will discuss ways to stretch your dollar, manage your time and offer tips for making healthy snacks with limited resources.  There be a food demonstration and a special EDition of “Quemba” following the presentation. The event will take place Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 6:00 pm in the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center.

This event is sponsored by the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc, & the Wellness Resource Center.  For more information on the Mind, Body, & Soul series click the flyer below.

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20th Annual Black Culture Awareness Week

Your invited to join us for the 20th Annual Black Culture Awareness Week taking place November 4th – 10th. The week-long events are designed to provide students, faculty, staff and community residents of Columbia insight in Black Culture and history through a variety of mediums. All events are free and open to the public, and take place at the GOBCC unless otherwise noted. Thanks and we hope to see you out!

SOUL FOOD DINNER | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4th
4-6 PM | GOBCC
Join us for a soul food dinner as we kick off our 20th Annual black Culture Awareness Week.

BCAW JEOPARDY | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5th
7-9 PM | GOBCC
What do you really know about Mizzou and Black Culture? Come and test your knowledge at the GOBCC’s Black Culture Awareness Jeopardy event.

4TH ANNUAL PLAY THE PART | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH
Doors open at 6:30 PM, Showtime at 7 PM | The Missouri Theatre (203 South 9th Street Columbia, MO 65201)
Join us as your fellow students take part in a musical exhibition highlighting the careers of many African American artists and musicians throughout history. This years showcase will include performers such as: TLC, Michael Jackson, J. Cole, Tina Turner, Musiq Soulchild, Aaliyah and many more!!! Also, there will be LIVE election updates throughout the show. So you won’t miss a thing!

STATE OF THE BLACK COLLEGE STUDENT W/ DR. DARRYL SCRIVEN | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH
7-830 PM | GOBCC
Join Dr. Darryl Scriven, co-founder of African American Family Enrichment Institute, for a short documentary and discussion on the “State of the Black College Student.”

FASHION THROUGH THE TIMES | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH
7-9 PM | GOBCC
Join the GOBCC as we revisit the various fashions from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and the present.

LIFE MUSIC SERIES FEATURING JENNAH BELL | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH
7-9 PM| The Shack
Join us for live music, friends and fun as we host the final LMS event of the semester featuring the unique and talented sounds Jennah Bell. Event is co-sponsored by the Legion of Black Collegians and Missouri Student Unions.

COMMUNITY SERVICE | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH
1-4 PM | The Armory Sports Complex (701 E. Ash St.)
The City of Columbia’s Parks and Recreation and the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center have teamed up to provide kids with a day of fun and laughter with greatest college students in the nation…the University of Missouri students!

2012 Fall Fest

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Join hundreds of students on Wed, Sept 14th for the 2011 Fall Fest.  This is one our biggest events of the year as hundreds of students gather to receive information from student orgs, campus departments, local businesses and recruiters.  All student organizations, campus departments, local business and recruiters are required to register by September 3, 2012.  You may register through the link below.  For more information about Fall Fest, please contact the GOBCC at 573.882.2664.

Click “here” to register for your 2012 Fall Fest table.

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