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Restorative justice pioneer Howard Zehr ‘roasted’ during the celebration of anniversary edition of ‘Changing Lenses’

The Renaissance Mennonite. A friendly service dog. A teddy bear. A creative prankster. Hot Rod Howie. Many names were tossed at Howard Zehr the night of May 23, as his writing career and restorative justice work were humorously honored with a “roast” at Eastern Mennonite University. While most retiring professors of Zehr’s ...More

Hector David brings violin to life in solo performance

By Emily Hertzler, WeatherVane student newspaper Violinist Hector David In movies and theatre productions, violin music usually signals a melancholy scenes where deaths occur, or the leading lady and her lover are t ...More

Seminary Student Teaches Bible Classes in Spanish

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Bilingual Theater Troupe to Perform on Campus

Theatro Chirmol group Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual youth theater program at EMU, will present its spring production, "I.D.," 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 13-14, in the mainstage theater of the University Commons. ...More

Area Group Brings La Pastorela to Campus Again

photograph courtesy of NuevasRaices Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual theater group central to Eastern Mennonite University, recently presented once again the Christmas play "the Pastorela," with a cast including area high school s ...More

Latino Theater Group to Give Nativity Play

Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual theater group at Eastern Mennonite University, will present a Christmas play, "La Pastorela," at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10-11, in the mainstage theater of the University Commons. ...More

EMU to Stage Bilingual Musical

Teatro Chirmol, a Latino theater workshop at Eastern Mennonite University, will present "Bajo un Mismo Techo II" ("Under the Same Roof II"), 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 9-10, in EMU ...More

Rights Worker to Speak on Impact of War

A native of the northwestern Colombian province of Choco who has been active most of her life in the struggle for women’s rights in Colombia will make two speaking appearances in Harrisonburg. Zulia Mena will speak about the impact of the war in Colombia and U.S. foreign policy on the Afro-Colombian people 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in the Common Grounds ...More

Jazz Concert To Help Launch ‘Latino Heritage Month’

Afromantra, a Latin jazz band from New York City, will help launch Latino Heritage Month Sept. 15 – Oct. 15. This year’s theme is “Haciendo Conecciones” (Making Connections). ...More

Latino Theater Presenting Christmas Play

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