Friday, January 8, 2010

Sign-ups and tickets available for Ballet Folklórico de México, Diversity in Dialogue, and free five-week Financial Peace course

Dave Ramsey presents Andrés Gutiérrez: Financial Peace Live in Spanish - Free 5-week series starting January 18

Dave Ramsey presenta a Andrés Gutiérrez, "Paz Financiera" En Vivo, Cada Lunes por 5 semanas, Desde el 18 de Enero hasta el 15 de Febrero, De 6:30 a 8:30pm, El seminario es completamente gratis. ¡En este nuevo año aprenda a cómo tener éxito con su dinero! Para más información llame al 1.800.781.8897 o por correo electronico a Financial Peace Plaza 1749 Mallory Ln. Brentwood, TN 37027

Diversity in Dialogue: January 26 registration deadline

“DIVERSITY IN DIALOGUE” DISCUSSION GROUP WINTER SERIES SET The Diversity in Dialogue winter series dates have been set for February and March, Scarritt-Bennett Center announced today. The deadline to register is Jan. 26. A six-week series developed by Scarritt-Bennett Center, Diversity in Dialogue (DID) Circles provide a forum for members of the community to share their feelings, opinions and thoughts on race relations, diversity and immigration in a non-defensive, non-critical environment. DID Circles are led by trained facilitators and each “circle” can accommodate 8 to 12 individuals from diverse backgrounds. The goal is to help participants understand their own and other’s views on racism, diversity and immigration to create long-term change. There will be two Diversity in Dialogue Circles for the winter 2010 series: Dialogues on Racism, and Dialogues on Immigration. WHEN: Dialogues on Racism Mondays: Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22; March 1, 8 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dialogues on Immigration, in collaboration with Tennessee Foreign Language Institute and Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition Tuesday, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2, 9 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Scarritt-Bennett Center 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212 WHO: DID Circles are open to individuals in the community at large. Participants must commit to all six sessions, as they are progressive in nature and build upon one another. Registration Information – Deadline is Jan. 26. There is a $25 fee for all six sessions. If needed, financial assistance is available. The deadline to register is Jan. 26. Pre-registration is required. To register or for more information, contact Diana Holland, Dialogue Circle Coordinator, at, or visit About Diversity in Dialogue Circles and Scarritt-Bennett Center Diversity in Dialogue is a program of the Scarritt-Bennett Center, an organization with a strong commitment to the eradication of racism and the promotion of cultural awareness. In Middle Tennessee, the program focuses primarily on race relations, diversity, and immigration, but can be used to address a variety of issues such as police and community relations, schools, unemployment, youth and neighborhoods. To date, more than 2,000 people in Nashville have participated in DID, including groups associated with private businesses, government agencies and universities. Learn more at

Ballet Folklórico de México February 3

Ballet Folklórico de México Special Event Laura Turner Concert Hall Wednesday, February 3, at 7 p.m. Ballet Folklórico de México A treasure in their native land for more than 50 years, this internationally famed ensemble blends music, choreography and colorful costumes in spectacular stage shows that bring alive Mexico’s brilliant array of cultural traditions. Take a journey through the ages as dancers trace the evolution of Mexico’s rich history and capture the essence of this country’s breathtaking beauty.

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