On Saturday, March 9 at 8:00 pm (Doors: 7:15), the Nobel Peace Prize Forum will hold a special evening of presentations and performances exploring the dynamics of peace and hip hop. Held at Augsburg College’s Kennedy Center, the evening will begin with interactive presentations from internationally known hip hop artist Brother Ali and Syrian-American rapper/activist Omar Offendum, each of which will feature a TED-style talk and a mini musical set with a live band. The evening concludes with a moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A. This year’s event builds on the success and buzz of last year’s “Ethics and Hip Hop” event with rapper, singer, and writer Dessa, which drew a sold-out crowd. Tickets are $15.00 and space is limited, so reserve your seats online today!
View the current schedule for each day of the Forum March 8-10. This year’s program is the biggest and most dynamic in the Forum’s long history, with a list of visionary speakers that includes Nobel Peace Prize laureates Muhammad Yunus and Tawakkol Karman, and other leading peacemakers in human rights, business/economics, health & science, and the arts. All programming takes place on the campuses of Augsburg College and the University of Minnesota West Bank, and each day is ticketed separately ($10 for students, $40 for the general public).