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A film, poetry jam, dance party, concert, and talent show are among the entertainment options available on campus this weekend.

Visiting poets will demonstrate various styles and techniques of writing and reading poetry as they perform at “The Color of Love” 7-9 p.m. Friday at the David A. Portlock Black Cultural Center.

Lafayette Activities Forum will screen Punch Drunk Love, starring Adam Sandler, 7 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 p.m. Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday in Limburg Theater of Farinon College Center.

Refreshments and music will be provided at a dance party 10 p.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Farinon Center Snack Bar.

Residents of Farber, Ramer, and Watson Halls are invited to a Post-Valentine Dance 9 p.m.-midnight in the basement of Watson Hall. Refreshments will be provided.

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will celebrate music of the Americas as it makes a second visit to the Williams Center for the Arts this school year 3 p.m. Sunday. The ensemble will perform Charles Ives’ Symphony No. 3; Aaron Copland’s New York; Heitor Villa-Lobos’ Brazilian dance piece, Ciranda das sete notas; and Ginastera’s suite of Argentine folk melodies, Variationes Concertantes. Tickets are sold out. For waiting list availability, call the box office at 610-330-5009.

“A Generation Redefining the World” will feature Lafayette students in a talent showcase 8 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday on the main stage of the Williams Center for the Arts.

With the exception of the Orpheus concert, all of the events are free and part of Lafayette’s celebration of Black History Month.

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