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At-A-Glance

february

23

Violin and piano recital. Featuring Dr. Russell Hirshfield and Richard Rood, first violinist of the New York City Opera and leading member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Ives Concert Hall, noon.

23

Harlem Globetrotters. O’Neill Center, Feldman Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets will range from $28 to $84 and are available at x78499 or www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

23

Biblical Archaeology lecture and screening. The WCSU Graduate Student Union will host Emmy Award-winning producer and director Simcha Jacobovici, better known as Vision TV's "The Naked Archaeologist," at 7 p.m. in the lobby of Warner Hall. Free and open to the public. For more information, send an e-mail to jflores005@gmail.com.

24

The Village at Brookfield Common University Event. "Global Studies in the Age of Change" by Dr. Galina Bakhtiarova. The Village at Brookfield Common, 246A Federal Road in Brookfield, 10 a.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the Office of University Relations at x78486.

24

Art slide lecture. Featuring illustrator Riley Brewster. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

24

Ridgefield Crossings University Event. "Global Studies in the Age of Change" by Dr. Galina Bakhtiarova. Ridgefield Crossings, 640 Danbury Road in Ridgefield, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the Office of University Relations at x78486.

24

Dance performance. “Love Story,” presented by the WCSU Dance Team. Ives Concert Hall, 7 p.m. Admission: $5; WestConn students with valid I.D. will be admitted for $3. For more information, e-mail loughran005@student.wcsu.edu.

25

African film festival. "Si-Gueriki" (The Queen Mother) by Idrissou Mora Kpai. Student Center Theater, noon. Free and open to the public.

25

Ash Wednesday Mass. Newman Center, noon.

25

Workshop. “Intricate Grammar.” Tutoring Resource Center, Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 2 p.m. To register, call x79245. Free and open to the public.

25

Research seminar. "Psychobiology of Trauma” by Rachel Yehuda, professor of psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and director of the Traumatic Stress Studies Division at Mount Sinai and the Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Science Building, Room 129, 4 p.m. Free and open to the public.

25

Entrepreneurial education workshop. "Writing a Business Plan: Your Company's Roadmap," presented by WCSU Ancell School of Business, the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Development Center. Warner Hall, Room 103, 5 p.m. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; to register, call (203) 743-5565 or e-mail info@danburychamber.com.

25

Hour of Power (holy hour). Newman Center, 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 744-5846.

26

Political science lecture. "Religion as a Missing Link to Diplomacy" by World Conference of Religions for Peace Deputy Secretary General Stein Villumstad. Warner Hall, Room 103, 4 p.m. Free and open to the public.

26

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. Free and open to the public. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. For more information, call x79700.

26

Orchestra concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

27

African film festival. "Si-Gueriki" (The Queen Mother) by Idrissou Mora Kpai. Student Center Theater, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

27

Jazz orchestra concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

28

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public.

 

 

March

 

1

Deadline. Proposals for Summer Curriculum Grants to dean’s office.

1

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m. Free and open to the public.

1

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public.

2 UPBC meeting. Student Center, Room 226, 2:30 p.m.

3

Workshop. “Strategies for Midterm Triumph.” Tutoring Resource Center, Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 2 p.m. To register, call x79245. Free and open to the public.

3

Film screening. "The Education of Shelby Knox." Student Center Theater, 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

4

Newman dinner. Newman Center, 5 to 7 p.m. Open to WestConn students, faculty and staff only.

4

Entrepreneurial education workshop. "Fundamentals of Running Your Small Business," presented by WCSU Ancell School of Business, the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Development Center. Warner Hall, Room 103, 5 p.m. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; to register, call (203) 743-5565 or e-mail info@danburychamber.com.

4

Telescope viewing. Viewing of the first-quarter moon, the Orion nebula, the Beehive star cluster and Saturn, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium. Free and open to the public.

4-7

Theatre production. “The Tempest,” presented by the WCSU Theatre Arts Department. Performances: 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4; and 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 5; Friday, March 6; and Saturday, March 7. Admission: $18 for adults, and $15 for senior citizens and non-WestConn students. WestConn students will be admitted free with valid ID. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

4

Hour of Power (holy hour). Newman Center, 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 744-5846.

5

Political science lecture. Dr. Anthony Ciarleglio, director of WestConn's Cooperative Education program, to discuss career development options. Berkshire Hall, Room 102, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public.

5

Film screening. "Rosa Luxembourg." White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

5

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. Free and open to the public. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. For more information, call x79700.

6

Fashion show. "Fashion Forward" fashion show, depicting how college fashions at WCSU have evolved since the 1920s. Student Center Theater, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

7

Men’s Lacrosse. WCSU vs. Castleton State. Westside Athletic Complex, 2 p.m.

7

Manhattans String Quartet. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Admission: $25 for adults, $15 for senior citizens, non-WCSU students, and WestConn faculty and staff. WestConn students with valid I.D. will be admitted free. For more information, call x78350. To purchase tickets, call x78499 or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

7

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public.

8

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m. Free and open to the public.

8

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public.

10

Art slide lecture. Featuring illustrator John Cuneo. White Hall, Viewing Room 1, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public

10

Economic summit. A panel of area business people will discuss current economic conditions, expectations for the future — and ways to improve them. Westside Classroom Building, Room 218, 5 to 7 p.m. The discussion will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call x78486.

10

Film screening. “Salaam Bombay!” Student Center Theater, 7 p.m. Discussion to follow the viewing. Part of the 2008 “One Book, One Community” program. For more information, call x78486 or visit www.onebookdanbury.org.

11

Faculty book signing and discussion. A Women's History Month faculty book signing and discussion. Warner Hall Lobby, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78486.

11

Men’s Lacrosse. WCSU vs. Trinity. Westside Athletic Complex, 4:30 p.m.

11

Debate. "Political Fight Night," featuring a discussion about the merits of abstinence versus comprehensive sexual education. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x78482.

11

Chamber music concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public.

11

Hour of Power (holy hour). Newman Center, 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 744-5846.

12

Women’s Lacrosse. WCSU vs. Kean. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

12-14

Theatre production. “The Tempest,” presented by the WCSU Theatre Arts Department. Performances at 8 p.m., with an additional  2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, March 14. Admission: $18 for adults, and $15 for senior citizens and non-WestConn students. WestConn students will be admitted free with valid ID. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

12

Midtown Coffeehouse. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. Free and open to the public. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. For more information, call x79700.

13

Jazz combos concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free and open to the public.

14

Men’s Lacrosse. WCSU vs. Plattsburgh State. Westside Athletic Complex, 2 p.m.

14

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 11 p.m. For students and the general public.

15

Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m. Free and open to the public.

15

AA meeting. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For students and the general public.

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