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Morris Chestnut at Cal U
Start Date: 2/28/2012Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 2/28/2012End Time: 7:00 PM

Event Description
Film and television actor Morris Chestnut will discuss the images of African-Americans portrayed in the media, and the impact they have on American society, during an appearance at this month California University of Pennsylvania.

Chestnut will speak at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre, on the campus in California, Pa.

Cal U faculty members also will take part in the panel discussion, a free event presented as part of Cal U’s Black History Month celebration.

Chestnut is known for his role as a high school football player and teen father in the 1991 movie Boyz n the Hood. His credits also include roles in action films such as Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, G.I. Jane and Half Past Dead, as well as romantic comedies such as The Best Man, The Brothers, Two Can Play That Game and Breakin’ All the Rules.

On television, Chestnut recently has appeared in the series V and in American Horror Story.

He has a role in the film Think Like a Man, scheduled for release later this year.

Chestnut also has competed in televised Texas Hold ‘Em poker tournaments and was the 1998 winner of the Madden Bowl, beating other celebrities and NFL players in a John Madden Football tournament.

The presentation at Cal U is free and open to the public. Visitor parking is available in the Vulcan Garage, off Third Street near the campus entrance.

Other Black History Month events at Cal U
Location Information:
Main Campus  (View Map)
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419
Washington

Main Campus - Steele Hall  (View Map)
816 Third Street
California, PA

Main Campus - Steele Hall  (View Map)
816 Third Street
California, PA
Room: Steele Hall--Mainstage Theatre

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