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6:00 pm
Free

Feminist* Film Series: Miss You Can Do It

April 9, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
United States

April 22nd, 6pm, Sage 1214, Miss You Can Do It. Showing of Miss You Can Do It (75 minutes), followed by a discussion led by TBD. Find the trailer here. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age two, Abbey Curran never accepted her physical limitations. She admits her disability comes with lifelong challenges, but none that hold her back, playing sports (she "just falls more") and driving a car with a special steering wheel and brake. Curran's resilience and determination to pursue her dreams led her to become the first woman with disabilities to compete in the Miss USA Pageant® in 2008. Miss You Can Do It highlights the extraordinary work Curran is doing with the pageant she founded. Curran and a team of enthusiastic volunteers give participants a chance to be celebrated for all they are inside, not just defined by what the world sees on the outside. For one special weekend the young girls, along with family and friends, some who have traveled far distances, spend time in an oasis of fun, femininity and celebration. No one leaves the pageant empty-handed, with each girl receiving a special award. The real winners of the pageant might be the families and friends, who proudly cheer them on from the audience. Information from: http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/miss-you-can-do-it Co-Sponsored with Diversity and Inclusion Programs

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Film Series: Miss You Can Do It

April 9, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sage Hall, Room 1214, UW Oshkosh
Oshkosh,

Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age two, Abbey Curran never accepted her physical limitations. She admits her disability comes with lifelong challenges, but none that hold her back, playing sports (she "just falls more") and driving a car with a special steering wheel and brake. Curran's resilience and determination to pursue her dreams led her to become the first woman with disabilities to compete in the Miss USA Pageant® in 2008.Miss You Can Do It highlights the extraordinary work Curran is doing with the pageant she founded. Curran and a team of enthusiastic volunteers give participants a chance to be celebrated for all they are inside, not just defined by what the world sees on the outside. For one special weekend the young girls, along with family and friends, some who have traveled far distances, spend time in an oasis of fun, femininity and celebration.No one leaves the pageant empty-handed, with each girl receiving a special award. The real winners of the pageant might be the families and friends, who proudly cheer them on from the audience.

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RUB Class: Cupcake Decorating

April 9, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Reeve 221, United States

Cupcake decorating class from Wilton Decorating Professional.

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7:00 pm
Free

Open Mic Night

April 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Titan Underground, 748 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901 United States

7pm Titan Underground Open Mic Night happens every other Wednesday in the Titan Underground, located in the lower level of Reeve Union. Stop by and showcase your talent, or enjoy the UWO student performances.

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