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USU `Living The Legacy’ events part of Women’s History Month

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The Women's Studies Program at Utah State University is sponsoring several events as part of Women's History Month, called "Living The Legacy." These will be held at the Taggart Student Center, USU campus, Logan.

There will be displays honoring women's achievements in the International Lounge, March 24-27; a program on contemporary women filmmakers, March 25, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Orlando (1993), an independent film by Sally Potter; and from 3-6 p.m., "Daughters of the Dust" (1991), by African-American filmmaker Julie Dash.On March 31, at noon, in the Center Colony Room, a panel discussion titled "Living the Legacy: Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Women's Movement" will be held, highlighting the women's rights movement in the United States and Utah. The panel will consist of Anne Butler, Anne Hatch, Myq Larson, Desaray Smith and Alison Thorne.

At 8 p.m., an original play, "Liberty: Sung and Unsung Women of the West," will be performed at the Lyric Theatre, 28 W. Center, Logan, USU students free and non-students $5 admission.

Nan Weber, of Livingston, Mont., will perform the play, based on the words of historical women who made the Western United States their home. Paul Boruff complements the women's stories with songs of the period and by setting their poetry to music.

Except for the play, these programs are free and open to the public. For additional information, call the Women's Center, 801-797-1728.