Live on campus: Band, Bard, First Friday & more
Here's a quick look at upcoming campus events:
Concert: Wind Ensemble & Community Band
The Wind Ensemble and Community Band present a joint concert Thursday, May 2, starting at 7:30 p.m. Under the baton of Music Professor and conductor Mark Eichner, the groups perform selections from Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Norman Dello Joio, Denmark's Soren Hyldgaard, and Aaron Copland. The concert takes place in the Frances Bedford Concert Hall.
Details about the playlist and admission prices are available online.
Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"
Parkside Theatre and Arts Alive! present Shakespeare's delightful romantic comedy "Twelfth Night." The first three performances in the Main Stage Theatre are Friday and Saturday, May 3 & 4, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m.
In mystical Illyria, Orsino pines for the love of Lady Olivia who refuses all suitors. Nearby, a shipwreck deposits the lovely Viola on shore. Disguising herself as a "Cesario," Viola finds work in the Orsino's house and promptly falls madly in love with the duke. Orsino sends "Cesario" to deliver his love messages to Olivia who becomes smitten with "Cesario." From there things get?complicated.
Details about the cast and tickets are available online.
Public Speaking Night
Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m., students in Bonnie Peterson's public speaking class compete during Public Speaking Night. Presented by the Speech Studies Program of the Theater Arts Department, this evening of oratory features Bonnie's students giving five-minute
persuasive presentations backed by PowerPoint productions. At stake? The coveted title of "Winner of Public Speaking Night." Stop by the Student Center Cinema for this epic contest. Admission is free and the door open at 6:45 p.m.
Colloquium: "Convergence of Seafood Traceability and Species Identity Technologies - the Arrival of the New Frontier."
Friday, May 3, at noon, the biological Sciences Department welcomes Dr. Edward Diehl of Source to Plate for the colloquium "Convergence of Seafood Traceability and Species Identity Technologies - the Arrival of the New Frontier." Dr. Diehl works on seafood fraud in the food market by using molecular techniques to identify different organisms. His seminar is on his company's research and bio-techniques. The program is held in room 101 of Greenquist Hall and admission is free.
This month's First Friday gathering is hosted by the Status of Women Committee and the Women's Center. Join us at the Women's Center, located in the concourse between Greenquist and Wyllie halls, at 3:30 p.m. for the last First Friday of the academic year.
BTW, any department, program, unit, group, autonomous collective, or rugged individual who would like to host a First Friday in 2013-2014, is asked to contact Gary Wood by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at ext. 2430. Gary notes the September and October events are already scheduled.
Int. Studies Senior Seminar
International Studies presents its Senior Seminar Monday, May 6, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Library's Faculty Lounge (Wyllie 247). Students Gloria Castaneda and Byron Dowse present their senior theses.
Castaneda speaks on "The Women Who Stayed Behind: A study of the impact of the Bracero Program on two Mexican families 1950-1980."
Dowse addresses "Enhancing Study-Abroad Virtually: Internet usage and Chinese students in the United States."Admission is free and refreshment are provided.