INSIDE Chico State
0 October 21, 1999
Volume 30 Number 6
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Arts, Events, and Speakers

Thursday, October 21

Museum of Anthro-pology's walking tour of museums and galleries. noon, Langdon 301.

Ribbon Cutting
Wheelchair-accessible Gus Manolis Bridge with refreshments in the Alumni Glenn. 2 p.m.

Anthropology Forum
"A Cultural Historical Explanation of the Ancient Maidu Cosmos" by Makoto Kowta, Anthropology. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

The Crucible Tickets: $6-8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Friday, October 22

Biology Seminar
"Taxonomy: Can an 18th-Century Science Survive in the 21st Century?" by Herbert Jacobson, Biology. 4 p.m., Holt 170; refreshments 3:30 p.m., Holt 171.

The Crucible
The Crucible

The Crucible Tickets: $6-8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Saturday, October 23

The Crucible Tickets: $6-8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Sunday, October 24

The Crucible Tickets: $6-8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Monday, October 25

Houston Smith
Houston Smith

Huston Smith, eloquent authority on world religions, speaks on the subject of his forthcoming book, The Human Spirit in the Third Millennium: Light at the End of the Tunnel? Tickets: $5-10. 7 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Tuesday, October 26

Group Discussion of Frances Mayes, author of Under the Tuscan Sun, who speaks on October 28. Sponsored by the Humanities Ctr. Readings available in PAC 109. Noon, Trinity 126.

International Forum
"'Democrazy' in Indonesia Part 1: The Fall of Suharto between the 1997 and 1999 Parliamentary Elections" by Rick Ostrom, Political Science. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

Master Class, starring London's Charlotte Comwell, portrays Maria Callas as the opera diva recalls her past through music. Tickets: $10-18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.t

Wednesday, October 27

Film Festival
Gravity Film Festival features award-winning films of downhill mountain biking, wind surfing, high altitude climbing, and sky diving. Tickets: $5-7. 6 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.y

CAPE Forum
"Death-Dealing Doctors: Moral Mandate or Evidence of Evil?" by Richard MacDonald, M.D., Donald Stoner, M.D., and Joel Zimbel-man, Religious Studies. 7 p.m., Ayres 106.

Thursday, October 28

Writing Workshop
An opportunity to meet Frances Mayes, who speaks tonight, sponsored by the Humanities Center. 4 p.m., Trinity 126.

Anthropology Forum
"Alicudi, Sicily: Snapshots of Italian Rural Island Life" by Marlo Eakes, Anthropology. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

Frances Mayes
Frances Mayes

Frances Mayes speaks about her best-selling book, Under the Tuscan Sun, her memoir of life in Italy. Tickets: $10-12. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.




Friday, October 29

Pumpkin Drop
The Society of Physics Students demonstrates Galileo's Law of Falling Bodies with the Twelfth Annual Pumpkin Drop. Noon, south side of Butte Hall.

Biology Seminar
"Responses to Selection on Primary Sexual Investment in Spergularia murina L. (Sand-spurrey, Caryophyllaceae): The Battle between the Sexes" by Susan Mazer, Ecology and Marine Biology, UC, Santa Barbara. 4 p.m., Holt 170; refreshments 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 30

15th Annual Halloween Carnival. Free. 4 p.m., BMU.

Workshop Opera Around the World features Bernstein and Gershwin as well as international composers. Tickets: $6-8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Tuesday, November 2

International Forum
"'Democrazy' in Indonesia Part 2: The Coming Presidential Election" by Rick Ostrom, Pol. Sci. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

Wednesday, November 3

Prime Timer Lecture
"Astronomy: Mysteries of Night Skies in Chico" by astronomer Kris Koenig. noon, refreshments at 11:30 a.m., BMU 108.

Walk through campus arboretum led by Joe Covert, FMS. 11 a.m., Kendall. Call 342-2293.

Thursday, November 4

Anthropology Forum
"Northern California Ethnic Origins: The Archaeology of the Contact Period" by Antoinette Martinez, Anthropology. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

Folk Festival
Dinner Traditional Russian dinner. Tickets: $33 includes performance of Russian Folk Festival. 6 p.m., Selvester's Cafe.

Friends of History Lecture
"Hard Currency: Russia Faces the Millennium" by Kate Transchel. 7 p.m., PAC 134.

Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival
Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival

Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival features the Balalaika Ensemble and the Russian Folk Ballet. Tickets: $10-18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Friday, November 5

Biology Seminar
"Chaos in a Bottle: Laboratory Studies of Nonlinear Population Dynamics" by Robert Desharnais. CSU, Los Angeles. 4 p.m., Holt 170; refreshments 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 6

Farm-City Concert features colorful western music by Sons of the San Joaquin. Tickets: $12-15. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Sunday, November 7

Flook performs Irish music with whistles, flutes, accordion and guitar,. Tickets: $10-15. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Wildcat Athleticss

Soccer Stadium

Saturday, October 23 women's vs. Humboldt State University, 1 p.m.; men's vs. Chico Rooks, 3 p.m.

Tuesday, October 26 vs. San Francisco State University; men's 3 p.m.

Wednesday, October 27 vs. San Francisco State University; women's 3 p.m.

Saturday, October 30 vs. CSU, Stanislaus; men's 12:30 p.m.; women's 3 p.m.

Butte Cr. Country Club

Monday, October 25 Chico State Invitational, 7:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 26 Chico State Invitational, 7 a.m.

Acker Gym

Friday, October 29 vs. CSU, Stanislaus; 7 p.m.

Saturday, October 30 vs. CSU, Bakersfield; 7 p.m.

Academic Information
Now­Wednesday, December 1

TRACS registration for January Intersession.

TRACS course request and advising period for spring 2000.

Monday, November 1-Monday, January 3, 2000

Registration for January Intersession courses through the CRCE.

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