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An Evening With George Takei: On Diversity and Inclusion

George Takei

From the City of Roanoke, VA – Communications

Roanoke, VA – Jefferson Center’s Shaftman Performance Hall has been selected as the location for “An Evening With George Takei: On Diversity and Inclusion,” which will be sponsored by the City of Roanoke and hosted by Local Colors of Western Virginia on Wednesday, May 4.
Beginning March 15, the public is invited to contact the Jefferson Center Box Office at 345-2550 to reserve tickets; two free tickets will be allotted per caller. All tickets are reserved seating, and will be available for pick up on the day of the event, May 4, beginning at 8 a.m. Attendees must claim their tickets and be seated by 6:15 p.m. A standby line will be permitted, and all unclaimed tickets will be distributed after 6:15 p.m. There will be no late seating.
The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. After the event, a Book/CD Signing will be held in the LL Rice Room on the second floor, across from Shaftman Performance Hall. Mr. Takei will only sign materials purchased that evening.

Taste of Culture – Sudan

Taste of Culture Sudan 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015
11 am to 1:30 pm
1 Market Place
African Grilled Chicken, Rice with Vegetables & Sudanese Baklava

2015 Local Colors Festival

Local Colors 2015

Saturday May 16, 2015
11:00am – 5:00pm
Elmwood Park, Roanoke Virginia


Featured Countries
China, Korea, Kenya, Russia

Performances from 12:00 – 5:00 from performers such as:

The Sauerkraut Band
Lazy Man Dub Band
Tunes of Russia
Celtic Connection
Salsa Noke
Highland Park Marimba Band
The Acoustic Guys
Chinese, Bhutanese, Syrian, Filipino dancers and more!

Photo Op

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at 11:00 am

Jefferson Center Atrium