ACT-SO Talent Competition

Tools

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.

Return to Events List

Athletes behaving badly

What do you think about the recent NFL athletes with abuse issues?

  • The NFL has to makes some changes
  • It's not just an NFL problem, it happens in all sports
  • It's not just an NFL problem, it's a societal problem
  • It's just a few players that make everyone look bad
  • It's always been a problem, but the media has brought the spotlight

Your Photos

YouNews Full Harvest Moon Full Harvest Moon
Full Harvest Moon at Fern Ridge Shores, Oregon