Become Engrossed in the Arts During March

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Article by: Joe Clark, clarkjx@pgcc.edu

LARGO, Md.—Immerse yourself in artistic expressions of film, music, art and attend a stimulating lecture during March at Prince George’s Community College (PGCC). Events are free and open to the public.  

Monster Themed Art Exhibition, February 27 to March 28, Marlboro Gallery. Witness how a diverse group of artists use different media to interpret monsters. The public is invited to a reception, March 8, 6–8 p.m. in Marlboro Gallery. For more information, call 301-322-0967. 

Chamber Music Recital, March 7, 1 – 2 p.m., Marlboro Gallery. Enjoy chamber music including harpsichord, flute, violin, cello and voice. Gary Kirkeby, professor of music, will be featured on keyboard. 

Lecture on Women and Self-Esteem, March 7, noon 2 p.m.,Largo Student Center, Conference Room 2. Join Wendy Thompson as she addresses the battle women have with self-esteem and the steps necessary to overcome issues and doubt. 

Gangs of New York,film screenings, March 9, 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Largo Student Center, Conference Room 3 and 4. View the Academy Award nominated film about the struggles and conflicts faced by immigrants in commemoration of Irish-American Heritage Month.  

Miss Representation, film screening, March 19, noon2 p.m.,Largo Student Center, Conference Room 2. Explore the impact media messages have on the perception of women. The film exposes how mainstream media contribute to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence in America. 

For more information about campus events, contact the Office of College Life Services at 301- 322-0853. 

Prince George’s Community College is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Two-year Education designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security (2010-2015). Established in 1958, Prince George’s Community College provides transfer and career programs that help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities and prepare them for the workforce. Each year, 40,000 students take part in more than 200 academic programs and workforce development and continuing education courses. Located in Largo, Maryland, Prince George’s Community College has additional sites at Joint Base Andrews, University Town Center in Hyattsville, Laurel College Center, Skilled Trades Center in Camp Springs, and Westphalia Training Center in Upper Marlboro. For more information, visit the college website at www.pgcc.edu.  

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