Art, Events, and Speaker

Thursday, April 2

Ken Waldman
Artist's Talk and Reception
New York artist Alex Grey will talk about his paintings which portray the human body as a translucent, energetic system. A reception will follow the 6-7 p.m. talk. University Art Gallery, Taylor Hall.

Reading Ken Waldman, "Alaska's Fiddling Poet," combines storytelling, poetry, and old-time Appalachian fiddling in a lively performance for the Writer's Voice Series. 7:30 p.m., University Center Lounge.

Friday, April 3

Conference "Music Industry 2000: A Symposium on the Future of Music Delivery" discusses and demonstrates new music technology and the Web on the worldwide music scene. For information call Paul Friedlander, x5243. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ruth Rowland Taylor Theatre.

Biology Seminar "Building a Better Pepper through Molecular Genetics," James Prince, Department of Biology, CSU, Fresno. Coffee precedes. 4 p.m., Holt 170.

Mathematics Colloquia "An Overview of High Level Computer Simulation Languages," Ralph Huntsinger, includes queueing analysis, solving differential equations, and performing optimizations. Refreshments precede. 4 p.m., Holt 185.

Saturday, April 4

Transfer Preview Day Admissions Office hosts prospective transfer students and their parents for campus tours and academic and student support service meetings.

Competition American Institute of Steel Construction regional bridge competition will be hosted by CSU, Chico. Student teams from universities in Northern California and Nevada will go against the clock to assemble 20'-long scale bridges. Call Russell Mills, x6274. 9 a.m., north of MLIB (if rain second floor of the parking structure).

Lecture "Notable Physicians and Practices," Dr. John Clark, former Chico physician, in conjunction with Chico Museum's current exhibit, "Leeches and Lasers." 3-4 p.m., Chico Museum, 2nd and Salem Streets.

Benefit Catsablanca Sixth annual celebrity dinner and auction presented by Wildcat Athletics. Proceeds benefit the student scholarship fund. Guest motivational speaker, ex-Vietnam POW Capt. Gerald Coffee. Black tie optional. For details call 898-6470. Tickets: $50. 5 p.m., Masonic Family Center, 1110 East Ave.

John Handy
Jazz John Handy and CSU, Chico's Jazz Express features Handy and Class, a three- woman band, saxophones, and electric violins. Advance tickets: $10-18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.t

Sunday, April 5

Outdoors Feather Falls Hike. Cost: $20-28. 9a.m.y

Concert Tenth annual Bowman-Jewett Benefit Concert will feature Sylvie Beaudette and Robert Bowman in a program of American solo and ensemble music. They will be joined by the Athena Trio, flutist Jan Roberts, and soprano Nanett McGuiness. Admission free. Donations accepted at the door. 3 p.m., Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall.t

Music Troika Balalaikas play Russian and Gypsy folk music on the dva dyensivka or double flute, the domra, and other traditional instruments. Advance tickets: $10-12. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.t

Tuesday, April 7

International Forum "Sexuality, Marriage, and Divorce: Chinese Women in the 1990s" will be History Professor Weikun Cheng's topic for the International Forum. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

Wellness Forum "Using Energy Tools to Achieve Your Goals: The Power of Thought," Gayle Kimball, Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies. Sponsored by the Campus Wellness Center. 5:15-6:15 p.m., Siskiyou 120.

Performance Ice T, the man credited with creating L.A.-style gangsta rap, will bring his out-spoken and creative word performance to Chico. AS. Programming.Tickets: $5 students-$7,8,10 general. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.t

Wednesday, April 8

Staff Development Workshop "Summer Work-Study—How It Works." Annette Edwards, Financial Aid, explains procedures such as hiring students and work-study money. 2-3 p.m., Kendall 207. For details, call Kelly Tingley, at x6171.

Comedy Annual Comedy Night returns to Chico and features Robert Hawkins, Dan Roghenburg, and Jeff Williams, some of the best comedians from the San Francisco Bay Area. AS. Programming. Tickets: $3 students; $5 general. 8 p.m. Garden Cafe, BMU.

Thursday, April 9

History Lecture "On The Trail of the Red Count: Fact, Fiction, and Fantasy in the Life of Count Harry Kessler, 1868-1937." Laird Easton, whose field is modern European history, lectures from his forthcoming book, The Red Count: The Life and Times of Harry Kessler. Public invited. 7 p.m., Ayres 120.

Friday-Monday, April 10-13

Outdoors Inflatable Kayak Lower Klamath Overnight Trip. Cost: $64-83.4 p.m.y

Wildcat Athleticss

Saturday, April 11

Baseball UC, Davis; 2 p.m., Nettleton Stadium.

Friday-Saturday, April 3-4

Softball CSU, Stanislaus 1:30 p.m.; CSU, Hayward 1 p.m., University Field.

Academic Information

April 24

Last day for master's degree candidates to take oral/comprehensive examination, submit thesis/terminal project, and submit final progress sheet to Graduate School.

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