CSLA Fall 1997 Calendar Release

For immediate release: October 10, 1997
CONTACT: Margie Yu, Public Affairs Assistant
(323) 343-3047

Cal State L.A. Calendar of Events for Fall 1997

Events are subject to change without notice.

WEEK OF OCTOBER 13-19

ART-Luckman Season-50th Anniversary Faculty/Alumni Exhibition: "An Artful Celebration."
Ongoing through Fri., Nov. 21, 1997. Luckman Gallery and Fine Arts Gallery. Free.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m. Artists' reception: Sat., Oct. 18, 5-8 p.m.
Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

LECTURE-Talk and Book Signing.
Mon., Oct. 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Fine Arts Gallery.
Featuring guest speakers Dr. Felix Gutierrez, Cal State L.A. alumnus and director of Freedom Forum's Pacific Coast Center, and Dr. Clint Winston, Cal State L.A. alumnus and professor of journalism at Howard University. Wilson and Gutierrez have written Race, Multiculturalism and the Media: From Mass Communication to Class Communication. Call Berkley Hudson, (323) 343-4215.

LECTURE-Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar.
Tue., Oct. 14, 4:30 p.m. Physical Science, room 306. Free.
Xiaxia Liu (Cal State L.A. graduate): "Water-Soluble Polymers: Synthesis, Properties and Applications." Call (323) 343-2300.

EVENT-Public Piano Sale.
Fri., Oct. 17-Sun., Oct. 19, 1997, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Music 129.
Conducted by Field's Piano Company. Call Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

DANCE-Fall Ahead Performance and Dance Festival.
Showtime: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m. State Playhouse.
Fri., Oct. 17-Sun., Oct. 19: Point Blank: New Performance Art & Dance.
Los Angeles Performance Exchange presents new performance art and dance produced by Deborah Oliver. For tickets or information, call (323) 343-4118.

ART-Luckman Season-50th Anniversary Faculty/Alumni Exhibition.
Artists' reception: Sat., Oct. 18, 5-8 p.m. Luckman Fine Arts Gallery. Free.
Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

MUSIC-Luckman Season-Dizzy, The Man and The Music.
Sat., Oct. 18, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Trumpeter Clark Terry, bassist John Lee, saxophonist James Moody and drummer Ignacio Berroa, all longtime Gillespie associates, are joined by pianist Billy Childs in celebrating the extraordinary musical achievements of jazz superstar Dizzy Gillespie. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

MUSIC-Golden Eagle Singers with Jazz Ensemble and LACHSA Vocal Jazz Ensemble.
Sun., Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Solano Beach Presbyterian Church.
Cal State L.A.'s select chorus and jazz group teams with jazz vocalists from the L.A. County High School for the Arts. William Belan, conductor. For ticket information, call (619) 755-9735.

WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-26

ART-Luckman Season-50th Anniversary Faculty/Alumni Exhibition: "An Artful Celebration."
Ongoing through Fri., Nov. 21, 1997. Luckman Gallery and Fine Arts Gallery. Free.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

ALUMNI-Alumni Career Panel Series: Career Options in Business and Economics.
Tue., Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Speaker and topic: TBA. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

LECTURE-Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar.
Tue., Oct. 21, 4:30 p.m. Physical Science, room 306. Free.
Professor Lydia Gregoret (UC Santa Cruz): "Protein Folding: How Do Beta-Sheets Form Quickly?" Call (323) 343-2300.

EVENT-6th AIZEN International Conference on Emile Zola and Naturalism and the 4th Naturalist Film Festival.
Oct. 23-25. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Call Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, (323) 343-4230.

MUSIC-Faculty-Artist Recital: Jeff Benedict, saxophone, with the Paul De Castro Trio.
Fri., Oct. 24, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
General: $10, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

DANCE-Fall Ahead Performance and Dance Festival.
Showtime: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m. State Playhouse.
Fri., Oct. 24-Sun., Oct. 26: Winifred R. Harris' Between Lines.
A role model for both African American and women choreographers, Winifred R. Harris has assembled a multiethnic company known as Between Lines. Harris' rigorous brand of modern dance choreography and the precision of her dancers makes Between Lines stand out from other troupes. For tickets or information, call (323) 343-4118.

MUSIC-Luckman Season-James Newton Big Band Salutes the Music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.
Sat., Oct. 25, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Opening Celebration of the Cal State L.A. 50th Anniversary Series (proceeds go to the 50th Anniversary Scholarship Fund). This loving tribute by the James Newton Big Band will span Ellington and Strayhorn's works from 1937 to the late sixties and include both popular works and those not commonly performed. (James Newton is a Cal State L.A. alumnus.) Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

WEEK OF OCTOBER 27-NOVEMBER 2

ART-Luckman Season-50th Anniversary Faculty/Alumni Exhibition: "An Artful Celebration."
Ongoing through Fri., Nov. 21, 1997. Luckman Gallery and Fine Arts Gallery. Free.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

LECTURE-Fall Faculty Colloquia.
Tue., Oct. 28, 3:30-5 p.m. University Club.
Phillip Leung (History): "The Return of the Dragon: Confucian Revivalism in Communist China (1979 to the Present)." Call (323) 343-3820.

LECTURE-Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar.
Tue., Oct. 28, 4:30 p.m. Physical Science, room 306. Free.
Professor Ronald Brisbois (Hamline College): "CpCo-Cyclobutadienyl-Bridged Cyclophanes and Curriculum Development." Call (323) 343-2300.

EVENT-Asian Support Group Dinner.
Thu., Oct. 30, 1997, 6 p.m.: no-host cocktail, 7 p.m.: dinner. Sam Woo Seafood Restaurant.
Honoring Judy Chu, councilmember, City of Monterey Park, and Eui-Young Yu, professor of Sociology/director, Center for Korean-American and Korean Studies, Cal State L.A. Call Lily Baba at (323) 343-3770 or the Alumni Office at (323) 343-4980.

MUSIC-Los Angeles Symphonic Camerata Concert.
Sun., Nov. 2, 4 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
David Buck, conductor. General: $10, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 3-9

ART-Luckman Season-50th Anniversary Faculty/Alumni Exhibition: "An Artful Celebration."
Ongoing through Fri., Nov. 21, 1997. Luckman Gallery and Fine Arts Gallery. Free.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

ALUMNI-Alumni Career Panel Series: Career Options in Natural and Social Sciences.
Tue., Nov. 4, time and location to be announced.
Speaker and topic: TBA. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

LECTURE-Fall Faculty Colloquia.
Tue., Nov. 4, 3:30-5 p.m. University Club.
Lillian Taiz (History): "Performing Religion: Salvation Army Religious Culture in the United States." Call (323) 343-3820.

LECTURE-Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar.
Tue., Nov. 4, 4:30 p.m. Physical Science, room 306. Free.
Professor Ann Moore (Arizona State University): "Solar Energy Conversion with Artificial Supramolecular Constructs." Call (323) 343-2300.

LECTURE-Fall Science Series.
Wed., Nov. 5, 8 p.m. Physical Sciences, room 158. Free.
Professor Harold Cohen (Physic and Astronomy): "Dark Matter or the Failure of Newton's Law of Gravity?" Call Department of Physics and Astronomy, (323) 343-2100..

EVENT-8th Annual Distinguished Educators Award Dinner.
Thu., Nov. 6, 5 p.m.-reception, 6 p.m.-dinner. Almansor Court, Alhambra.
Honoring Dan Isaacs, assistant superintendent, School Operations, LAUSD, and Lupe Reyes, division administrator, Community Adult Schools, LAUSD. To RSVP, call the Charter School of Education at (323) 343-4446.

EVENT-Annual Lloyd N. Ferguson Distinguished Lecture.
Fri., Nov. 7, 1997, 2 p.m. Eagles' Landing Cafeteria.
Call Donald Paulson or Meg Smith at the Chemistry Department, (323) 343-2300.

DANCE-Moving Dance Images.
Nov. 7-Nov. 9. King Hall Dance Studio. Showtime: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2:30 p.m.
Fifteen dancers premiere the creations of the choreographers of tomorrow in this stirring evening of innovative work. Performed the University Dance Ensemble and directed by Hae Kyung Lee. General: $8, Students/Seniors: $5. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Tickets: (323) 343-6600.

MUSIC-Luckman Family Series-Bobby Rodriguez and The Latin Jazz Connection.
Sat., Nov. 8, 2 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Experience the exhilarating rhythms of Latin jazz as noted trumpeter Bobby Rodriguez guides the audience in a dynamic exploration of its many facets. This lively performance is preceded by interactive workshops for the whole family. Bobby is widely recognized in Southern California schools for his educational and entertaining approach to music. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 10-16

ART-Luckman Season-50th Anniversary Faculty/Alumni Exhibition: "An Artful Celebration."
Ongoing through Fri., Nov. 21, 1997. Luckman Gallery and Fine Arts Gallery. Free.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

LECTURE-Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar.
Tue., Nov. 11, 4:30 p.m. Physical Science, room 306. Free.
Professor David Britt (UC Davis): "Magnetic Resonance Studies of Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolution." Call (323) 343-2300.

MUSIC-New Music Ensemble Concert
Tue., Nov. 11, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
John M. Kennedy, director. General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

EVENT-1997 Retailer of the Year Award.
Wed., Nov. 12, 1997, 11:30 a.m., Hyatt Regency Hotel, downtown Los Angeles.
The Institute of Retail Management will honor Alfred A. Plamann, President/CEO, Certified Grocers of California, Ltd., as the 1997 recipient of the prestigious Retailer of the Year Award. Call the School of Business and Economics, (323) 343-2970.

MUSIC-Small Jazz Ensembles Concert.
Thu., Nov. 13, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
Paul De Castro, director. General: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

THEATRE-Luckman Season-The Pirates of Penzance.
Sun., Nov. 16, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
A shipload of zany pirates, a bevy of giggling maidens and a band of bumbling policemen bring fun and sparkle to this charming Gilbert and Sullivan love story. Opera A La Carte's Richard Sheldon directs and stars in this popular classic, complete with full orchestra. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 17-23

ART-Luckman Season-50th Anniversary Faculty/Alumni Exhibition: "An Artful Celebration."
Ongoing through Fri., Nov. 21, 1997. Luckman Gallery and Fine Arts Gallery. Free.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

ART-Emeriti Library Exhibit.
Tue., Nov. 18, Library Bridge. Gallery Hours: TBA.
Call the Emeriti Association, (323) 343-4799.

ALUMNI-Alumni Career Panel Series: Career Options in Education.
Tue., Nov. 18, time and location to be announced.
Speaker and topic: TBA. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

LECTURE-Fall Faculty Colloquia.
Tue., Nov. 18, 3:30-5 p.m. University Club.
Ed Malecki (Political Science): "Competition by Command." Call (323) 343-3820.

LECTURE-Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar.
Tue., Nov. 18, 4:30 p.m. Physical Science, room 306. Free.
Professor Henry White (University of Utah): "Electrochemical Measurement of the Thermodynamic Stability of Alkanethiolate Monolayers." Call (323) 343-2300.

MUSIC-Chamber Winds Concert.
Thu., Nov. 20, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
Thomas Verrier, director. General: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

EVENT-1997 California Issues Conference.
Thu., Nov. 20-Fri., Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sheraton Industry Hills.
Title: "Communities in Transition: The Transformation of the San Gabriel Valley." Co-sponsored by the Cal State L.A. Pat Brown Institute and the L.A. County Commission on Human Relations. Call (323) 343-3770.

LECTURE-Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research.
Sat., Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. lecture halls and classrooms in the King Hall and Fine Arts Buildings.
Call William Taylor at Physics and Astronomy Department, (323) 343-2108 or (323) 343-2100.

THEATRE-Cornerstone Theater: A Classic Play.
Nov. 21-Nov. 23, Nov. 28-Nov. 30. State Playhouse.
Showtime: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2:30 p.m.
Company Artistic Director Bill Rauch and the talented Cornerstone Theater cast will collaboratively choose and adapt a classic play in Cornerstone's unique and vibrant style. General: $8, Students/Seniors: $5. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Tickets: (323) 343-6600.

DANCE-Luckman Season-Montréal Danse.
Sat., Nov. 22, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Widely recognized as a storehouse for some of the strongest and most innovative choreography in Canada, its repertory of pure dance and dance theater includes California premieres of Susan Marshall's Lines from Memory and José Besprosvany's Ciudad de Hierro (City of Iron). Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 24-30

LECTURE-Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar.
Tue., Nov. 25, 4:30 p.m. Physical Science, room 306. Free.
Mr. Robert Douglas (Cal State L.A. graduate): "Hammerhead Ribozyme Inhibition of Gene Expression." Call (323) 343-2300.

MUSIC-Chamber Music Concert: The Anderson Quartet.
Tue., Nov. 25, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
General: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

THEATRE-Cornerstone Theater : A Classic Play.
Nov. 28-Nov. 30. State Playhouse.
Showtime: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2:30 p.m.
Company Artistic Director Bill Rauch and the talented Cornerstone Theater cast will collaboratively choose and adapt a classic play in Cornerstone's unique and vibrant style. General: $8, Students/Seniors: $5. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Tickets: (323) 343-6600.

WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7

LECTURE-Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar.
Tue., Dec. 2, 4:30 p.m. Physical Science, room 306. Free.
Professor Carol Gross (UC San Francisco): "Sensing Stress in the Periplasm." Call (323) 343-2300.

MUSIC-Jazz Ensemble Concert.
Tue., Dec. 2, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
Jeff Benedict, director. General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

MUSIC-Los Angeles Symphonic Camerata Concert.
Wed., Dec. 3, 8 p.m. State Playhouse.
David Buck, conductor. General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

LECTURE-Fall Science Series.
Wed., Dec. 3, 8 p.m. Physical Sciences, room 158. Free.
Professor Konrad Aniol (Physics and Astronomy): "Nuclear Fusion Catalysis by Muons." Call Department of Physics and Astronomy, (323) 343-2100.

MUSIC-Symphony Orchestra Concert.
Wed., Dec. 3, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
David Buck, conductor. General: $10, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

MUSIC-Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Concert.
Thu., Dec. 4, 8 p.m. State Playhouse.
Thomas Verrier, conductor. General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

MUSIC-Choral Festival.
Fri., Dec. 5, 12 noon-6 p.m. State Playhouse. Free.
William Belan, director. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

DANCE-Luckman Season-DanceWest.
Fri., Dec. 5 & Sat., Dec. 6, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Many of the best choreographers from the Western United States compete for a place in the Rencontres Choréographiques Internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis-the world's most prestigious festival for modern choreography. DanceWest, is the debut West Coast competition platform for the Rencontres. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

MUSIC-Concert Choir and University Chorus Concert.
Sat., Dec. 6, 8 p.m. State Playhouse.
Thomas Miyake, conductor. General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

ART-Luckman Season-Paintings by Alexandra Nechita.
Sat., Dec. 6, 1997 - Sat., Jan. 17, 1998, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery. Free.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m. Opening reception: Sat., Dec. 6, 5-8 p.m.
(Gallery is closed Dec. 22-27.) Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

MUSIC-Cal State L.A. 50th Anniversary Series-Suzanna Guzmán.
Sun., Dec. 7, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
This Los Angeles-born mezzo-soprano-one of the hottest young stars to hit the classical stage in years and the first recipient of the Placido Domingo Award for Outstanding Achievement-appears as a featured soloist, performing traditional holiday classics and selections from her repertoire. (Suzanna Guzmán is a Cal State L.A. alumna.) Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

WEEK OF DECEMBER 8-14

ART-Luckman Season-Paintings by Alexandra Nechita.
Ongoing through Sat., Jan. 17, 1998, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery. Free.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
(Gallery is closed Dec. 22-27.) Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

ALUMNI-Cal State L.A. Volunteer Recognition Dinner.
Tue., Dec. 9, 6-9 p.m., University Club.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

DANCE-Luckman Season-Fiesta in Mexico: Feliz Navidad.
Sat., Dec. 13, 8 p.m. & Sun., Dec. 14, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Ballet Folklórico del Pacifico debuts this holiday special, a mythical journey-brought to life with dancers, a choir and musicians-to discover the origins and significance of Mexico's rich Christmas tradition. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21

ART-Luckman Season-Paintings by Alexandra Nechita.
Ongoing through Sat., Jan. 17, 1998, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery. Free.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
(Gallery is closed Dec. 22-27.) Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

THEATRE-Luckman Family Series-The Story of the Nutcracker.
Sat., Dec. 20, 2 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Make your holiday complete with this delightful introduction to the Nutcracker! Your whole family will love this enchanting one-hour narrated version of Tchaikovsky's holiday classic performed by Dancecorps. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

MUSIC-Luckman Season-Bobby Rodriguez Latin Jazz Christmas.
Sun., Dec. 21, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Bobby Rodriguez and his Latin jazz "elves" perform the great songs that everybody knows-from Silver Bells and White Christmas, to Santa Claus is Coming to Town-all in hot Latin rhythms, from their new CD. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

WEEK OF DECEMBER 22-28

ART-Luckman Season-Paintings by Alexandra Nechita.
Ongoing through Sat., Jan. 17, 1998, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery. Free.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
(Gallery is closed Dec. 22-27.) Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

DANCE-Lula Washington Gospel Christmas Show.
Fri., Dec. 26 and Sat., Dec. 27, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Sponsored in part by the Luckman Fine Arts Complex. For ticket information, call Luckman at (323) 343-6600 or TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

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