Arts, Events, and Speakers

Thursday, November 6

Opera The Marriage of Figaro, presented by the Music Department's Opera Workshop, is a lively comic satire with charming melodies. It will be Ying Yeh's directorial debut. Tickets: $8-15, 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams.t

Anthropology Forum "Subterranean Exploration in Malaysia" presented by geology student John Lane. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

Event Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro," a pre-opera gala, with fine Italian wines and cuisine from local restaurants. Price includes dinner and opening performance. Call Eugenio Frongia for information, 898-4479 or 898-5388. Tickets: $20, 5-7 p.m., Trinity Hall. t

Discussion Meeting for Women of Color sponsored by Women's Center. 7 p.m., Multi-Cultural Center.

Writer's Voice Readings The Great Fires, Monolithos, & Views of Jeopardy byJack Gilbert, legendary poet and author. Admission free, 7:30 p.m., University Lounge.

Concert University Public Events brings the Paul Dresher Ensemble. As one of the foremost composers of his generation, Dresher turns chamber and orchestral pieces into electro-acoustic contemporary sounds. Tickets: $10-15, 7:30 p.m. t

Forum The Art History program will host Dr. Mike Weaver and Ms. Anne Hammond from Oxford England. Dr. Weaver will lecture on Alfred Steiglitz (recently delivered at the Victoria and Albert Museum). Ms. Hammond will follow with a short epilogue on Steiglitz. 7:30 p.m., Ayres 201.

Friday, November 7

ITT/IT Workshop Session A: Merging Pedagogy and Technology: An advanced Workshop in Technology Uses. Trainers will be Sam Edelman, Susan Avanzino, and Kathy Fernandes. 10 a.m.-noon, MLIB 003. Session B: Video Premiere of the 1996-97 CSU, Chico Faculty Productivity Projects. Brown bag session. Noon-1 p.m., IMC Studio B.

Mathematics Colloquia "Classroom Activities for General Ed Mathematics and Introductory Statistics," by Neil Schwertman, examines effective group activities and demonstrates bias sampling. 4 p.m., Holt 183.

Biology Seminar Steven Triano discusses "The Application of Biotechnology in Agriculture," including the evolution of marker technologies and transgenics. Coffee reception 3:30 p.m., Holt 171; speaker, 4 p.m., Holt 170.

Chemistry Seminar "An Overview of Nuclear Materials Research at Los Alamos," by David A. Costa from the Los Alamos National Laboratory. His talk includes electrochemistry, melt properties, and the opportunities for LANL to interact with the community and student/faculty. 1-2 p.m., Physical Science 130.

Opera The Marriage of Figaro, Tickets: $8-15, 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams. t

Saturday, November 8

Event Freshman Admissions Day hosted by the Admissions Office encourages departments to staff information tables in Acker Gym. Contact Wendy Needles for reservation space, x4661.

Outdoors AO takes you on a hike into Heart Lake, unknown territory behind Lassen Park, with great views of Brokeoff and the valley. Cost: $16-20, leave 8 a.m. y

Opera The Marriage of Figaro, Tickets: $8-15, 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams. t

Sunday November 9

Opera The Marriage of Figaro, last performance. Tickets: $8-15, 3 p.m., Harlen Adams. t

Tuesday, November 11

Music Chico Symphony Orchestra presents Oh Danny! a tribute to one of America's most beloved entertainers, Danny Kaye. Maistro David Colson says, "It's sweet nostalgia for those who remember Kaye and a wonderous treat for what will become the new generation of Kaye fans. " Tickets: $8-15, 7: 30 p.m. t

Wednesday, November 12

Agriculture Seminar "Use of Decision Cases in the Classroom" by Annette Levi and Lee Altier. 12:10-1 p.m., Plumas 203B.

Workshop Staff Development offers "It's How You See It: Self-Talk Skills for Thriving Under Pressure," instructed by Walt Schafer. Promote practical verbal skills while increasing awareness of distressful habits. Make reservation early, x6171. 2:30-3:30 p.m., Sutter 140.

Writer's Voice Readings Living Again by George Keithley. Author of several poetry collections reads from his most recent book . Admission free, 7:30 p.m., University Lounge.

Thursday, November 13

General Forum "Self-Esteem," led by Bob Dionne, and sponsored by the Campus Wellness Center. Noon-1 p.m., Kendall 207.

Anthropology Forum "`Digging Level by Level'—Nels C. Nelson." Mark Kowta glimpses into early archeological history emphasizing the developmental role Nelson had to the stratigraphic method. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

History Lecture Series "Civil War Dissenters: They Wanted Time to Stand Still" by Joanna Cowden. 7 p.m., Ayres 120.

Pan Ramajay, a California based steel drum band will perform
on November 13. The group consists of Alan Lightner,
composer and drummer, Jim Munzenrider, on drums/double
second pan, and Alan Hermann, on quadrophonic pans.
Contact the University Box Office for location, 898-5791.
Music Pan Ramajay plays calypso, Latin, and jazz fused steel drum for original and traditional arrangements. Tickets: $10-12, 7:30 p.m.t

Friday-Sunday, November 14-16

Outdoors Redwood Coast. Join AO for the last canoe trip of the semester. Cost: $42-54, leave 4 p.m. y

Friday, November 14

Biology Seminar "Some Termitophilous Insects of Australia and Their Significance," by David Kistner. Coffee reception, 3:30 p.m., Holt 171; speaker 4 p.m., Holt 170.

Chemistry Seminar "Jet Emission Spectroscopy" presented by Chris Brazier. 1-2 p.m., Physical Science 130.

Mathematics Colloquia Masao Shimoji's "Fourier Transforming Property of a Lens." 4 p.m., Holt 183.

Deadline Last day for submissions to Women's Center for In Her Own Voice, literary magazine, a monthly publication of poetry, artwork, and short stories. Call x5724 for information.

Saturday, November 15

Concert Irish Fire heats up the stage with a combination of music and dance. Advance Tickets: $12-15, 7:30 p.m.t

Wildcat Athletics s

Thursday, November 6

Soccer Conference Game: Men's vs. College of Notre Dame; 2 p.m., soccer field.

Saturday, November 8

Volleyball Conference Game: CSU, Hayward, 7 p.m., Acker Gym.

Soccer Conference Game: vs. UC, Davis; Women's noon; Men's 2 p.m., soccer field.

Academic Information

Now-November 7

Last Day for Continuing Education Summer Session course proposals. Check the mail for forms or call Shelley Lynch, x6105.

Now-December 3

TRACS Course Request and Advising Period, spring '98.

Now-December 3

January Intersession TRACS "real-time" registration for regular state-supported courses. Fees are collected under spring registration procedures, excluding late fee, effective January 6, 5 p.m.
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