RARE Festival

The RARE program is proud to host a RARE Festival showcasing Radford University's 2017 trip to the Amazon. This three-day experience features dance performances, Peruvian cooking demonstrations, wilderness survival presentations and more.

Monday, March 19

Time Event Location
11 a.m. - noon Campus Tour with Scholar-Citizen students and Roy Riquelme
Scholar-Citizen Initiative
 
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. "Cooking and Conservation: Creating Sustainable Food in the Amazon Rainforest"
A plenary talk with Roy Riquelme
Bonnie Auditorium
6:30 & 7:30 p.m.
 
Interactive Dance and Documentary Film
Nicole Diambra
RSVP at ndiambra@radford.edu
Center for the Sciences
Main Street Level
 

Tuesday, March 20

Time Event Location
10 - 11 a.m.
 
"RARE: How to get there and back again"
Coffee & questions with Scholar-Citizen students
Heth Hall 043
 
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 
Cooking Demonstration and Discussion with Roy Riquelme
Real Food Club, Nutrition and Dietetics Students
Nutrition & Dietetics food lab
McGuffey Hall 120
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
 
"Culture and Conservation"
Discussion with Roy Riquelme & the Anthropology Club
Center for the Sciences, Room 083
 
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
 
Selu Tour and Seed Planting
Selu Garden Service Club, Wildlife Society
Selu Conservancy
 
5 - 6 p.m.
 
Sculptural Installation Unveiling
Chelsea Dietzel
Center for the Sciences
Main Street Level
 
6:30 - 9 p.m. Movie Night, "Shark Loves the Amazon" McConnell Library
Literacy Center A

Wednesday, March 21

Time Event Location
10:30 a.m. - noon Roy Riquelme discussion with Latino Student Alliance
 
Noon - 1 p.m.
 
Lunch with IEC and Honors
Limited to Honors Academy & IEC
Honors Lounge
 
1 - 2 p.m. Farewell Reception for Roy Riquelme, closing of the festival
Honors Lounge