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Monday, January 26

A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m. The University is now closed as of 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled through tomorrow. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries will be closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities through tomorrow are canceled.

current as of 3:05 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015

Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Students Come Together to Make “Music for the Soul”


Posted 02/21/2012
Posted by David Isgur

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The University of Hartford will present “Music for the Soul: Muslims, Christians and Jews Singing and Drumming Together,” a unique evening of music and food featuring well-known performers on instruments made famous in the Arabic-speaking world on Thursday, Feb. 23, beginning at 7 p.m. The program, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Wilde Auditorium at the Harry Jack Gray Center, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartforf.

The program will feature some explanations of Islamic music traditions by University of Hartford adjunct instructor of Arabic Language and Culture, Hazza Abu Rabia. Performers will include: Craig Phillips of the Hartford Seminary, University of Hartford students Fateh Yucel and Aaron Montiel, from the Boston area Gracia Skaf, and a special performance by local award-winning artist Mustafa Chavis.

This event is sponsored by the University’s Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, the Muslim Students Organization, Hartford Hillel, the Newman Club, and the Maximilian and Marion Hoffman Foundation and the Arabic Language and Culture Fund at the Greenberg Center.

For more information, contact the Greenberg Center at 860.768.4964 or mgcjs@hartford.edu.