ACT-SO Talent Competition

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By Ryan Nagel

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 16, 2011 at 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM

Location: Shedd Institute, 868 High St., Eugene

Event Description

The local Eugene/Springfield branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in partnership with the City of Eugene presents the 20th Annual ACT-SO Talent Competition at the Shedd Institute for the Arts in Eugene. Admission is free. ACT-SO is an acronym for Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics.

The ACT-SO program centers around the dedication and commitment of community volunteers and business leaders who serve as mentors and coaches to promote academic and artistic excellence among African-American students. This year ACT-SO students from various Eugene, Bethel and Springfield school districts will compete in: Oratory, Music Vocal Contemporary, Music Vocal Classical, Music Instrumental Classical, Music Instrumental Contemporary, Filmmaking, Poetry, Essay, Drawing, Painting, Photography and Dance.

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