Cal State L.A. - Public Affairs Office News Release - Winter Quarter Events

 

12/19/97 
 

CONTACT:
Margie Yu,
Public Affairs Asst.,
(323) 343-3047

 


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Cal State L.A. Calendar of Events for Winter 1998

Programs are open to the public without charge, unless noted otherwise.
Events are subject to change without notice.

ART-50th Anniversary Event-Emeriti Library Exhibit: "50 Years of Faculty Scholarship & Creativity."
Ongoing through Sat., Jun. 14, Library Bridge, second floor.
A library exhibit featuring Cal State L.A. faculty achievements and contributions from 1947 to the present. Call the Emeriti Association, (323) 343-2109.

ART-Luckman Season-Paintings by Alexandra Nechita.
Ongoing through Sat., Jan. 17, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
The abstract cubist paintings by 12-year-old prodigy Alexandra Nechita portray an unparalleled style via the use of vibrant colors, expressive symbols and intriguing shapes. (Gallery is closed Dec. 22-27.) Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

ART-LACHSA Exhibition.
Jan. 5-Jan. 24, Fine Arts Gallery, Cal State L.A. Fine Arts Building.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. & Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
Works by studio arts major in the county high school, located on the Cal State L.A. campus. Call the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, (323) 343-2787.

LECTURE-Physics and Astronomy Colloquia.
Wed., Jan. 14, 4:30 p.m. Physical Sciences 306.
Andrew P. Ingersoll (Caltech): "Wet Years, Dry Years: Can We Blame Them on El Niño?" Call the Physics and Astronomy Department, (323) 343-2100.

EVENT-Women's Resource Center 22nd Anniversary.
Thu., Jan. 15, 2-4 p.m. Women's Resource Center.
Co-sponsored by the University-Student Union and Associated Students, Inc. Call (323) 343-3770.

LECTURE-Horn-Building Demonstration.
Thu., Jan. 15, 3 p.m. Music Hall.
Physicist Brian W. Holmes (San Jose State): "The Physics of Brass Musical Instruments, or What Do Horn Players Do With Their Right Hands, Anyway?" Holmes will build a trumpet, then perform Beethoven's Sonata in F, Op. 17, for horn and piano on a valveless instrument, similar to that used in Beethoven's time. He will be accompanied by pianist Twyla Meyer (Music). Cosponsored by the Schools of Arts and Letters and Natural and Social Sciences. Call (323) 343-5639.

EVENT-Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Thu., Jan. 15, 6-8 p.m. Los Angeles Room, University-Student Union.
Call the Pan African Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

ATHLETICS-50th Anniversary Event-Baseball: Alumni vs. Alumni.
Sat., Jan. 17, 1 p.m.-game; 4 p.m.-reception. Reeder Field.
For tickets, call Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

MUSIC-Luckman Season-Liona Boyd.
Sun., Jan. 18, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Boyd is winner of five Canadian Juno Awards for Instrumental Artist of the Year, with gold and platinum records for her music that ranges from baroque to new age and pop. Critics call Boyd, "The guitar world's new superstar." Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

ALUMNI-50th Anniversary Event-Alumni "Professors-For-a-Day."
Jan. 20-Feb. 20. dates, times and locations to be announced.
Ongoing lecture series featuring prominent Cal State L.A. alumni. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

LECTURE-Physics and Astronomy Colloquia.
Wed., Jan. 21, 4:30 p.m. Physical Sciences 306.
Mark B. Wise (Caltech): "The Uses of Heavy Quark Symmetry." Call the Physics and Astronomy Department, (323) 343-2100.

MUSIC-Faculty-Artist Recital: The Orion Saxophone Quartet.
Fri., Jan. 23, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
General: $10, Students/Seniors: $5. Call the Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

EVENT-Chinese Lunar New Year: Year of the Tiger.
Wed., Jan. 28, 12 noon-2 p.m. Free Speech Area/Union Walkway.
Speaker: Christina Wu, Miss Chinatown 1997. Call the Asian Pacific American Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5471.

LECTURE-Physics and Astronomy Colloquia.
Wed., Jan. 28, 4:30 p.m. Physical Sciences 306.
Nai-Chang Yeh (Caltech): "The Science and Technology of Condensed Matter Physics." Call the Physics and Astronomy Department, (323) 343-2100.

MUSIC-Los Angeles Symphonic Camerata Concert.
Wed., Jan. 28, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
David Buck, conductor. General: $8, Students/Seniors: $5. Call the Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

LECTURE-Annual David Kubal Memorial Lecture.
Thu., Jan. 29, 4:30-6 p.m. Alhambra Room, University-Student Union.
Emory Eliot (Center for Ideas and Society, UC Riverside) will discuss about the aesthetics in current literary discourse. Call (323) 343-4140.

DANCE-In Search of the Visible.
Jan. 30-Feb. 1. King Hall Dance Studio.
Showtime: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.
Two promising graduate choreographers, Claudia Medina and Jill Yip, create a weekend of exciting new dance in their search for the visible. General: $8, Students/Seniors: $5. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Tickets: (323) 343-6600.

ART-Black Photographers Exhibition.
Feb. 2-Feb. 28, Fine Arts Gallery, Cal State L.A. Fine Arts Building.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. & Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
Call (323) 343-4023.

EVENT-Black History Month Celebration.
Kick-off: Mon., Feb. 2, 12 noon-2 p.m. Los Angeles Room, University-Student Union.
Call the Pan African Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

LECTURE-Philosophy Club Lecture.
Mon., Feb. 2, 2-4 p.m. Maxwell Theatre, University-Student Union.
Susan Finsen (Cal State San Bernardino): "Discrimination and Morally Relevant Differences: Is Speciesism Defensible?" Call (323) 343-4180.

LECTURE-Physics and Astronomy Colloquia.
Wed., Feb. 4, 4:30 p.m. Physical Sciences 306.
Antonio H. Castro Neto (UC Riverside): "New Electronic States of Matter: The Physics of Strongly Correlated Systems." Call the Physics and Astronomy Department, (323) 343-2100.

LECTURE-Science Series.
Wed., Feb. 4, 8 p.m. Physical Sciences, room 158.
Wayne Tikkanen (Chemistry): "Werewolves and Vampires: An Introduction to Metabolic Diseases." Call the Physics and Astronomy Department, (323) 343-2100.

MUSIC-Faculty-Artist Recital: The Anderson Quartet.
Fri., Feb. 6, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
Members of this highly-acclaimed chamber ensemble are artists in residence on the music faculty at Cal State L.A. General: $10, Students/Seniors: $5. Call the Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

MUSIC-Luckman Season-Die Fledermaus.
Sun., Feb. 8, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
The Los Angeles Concert Opera presents, as its 11th production, Strauss' hilarious comedy that set the pace for the Golden Age of the Viennese operetta. Conducted by Todd Helm, this semi-staged concert version in English features the Los Angeles Performing Arts Orchestra and an award-winning cast. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

ART/EVENT-Black History Month-African Art Exhibition and Performance.
Mon., Feb. 9, 12 noon-2 p.m. display: Alhambra Room, University-Student Union; performance: Los Angeles Room, University-Student Union.
Call Pan African Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

MUSIC-Black History Month-Gospel Fest.
Tue., Feb. 10, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Maxwell Theatre, University-Student Union.
Call the Pan African Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

LECTURE-Guest Speaker: Tupac Enrique.
Tue., Feb. 10, 6-8 p.m. Los Angeles Room A, University-Student Union.
Discussion on the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the treatment of native people. Co-sponsored by Chicano/Latino Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5047.

EVENT-50th Anniversary Event-Homecoming 1998: Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies & Reunion Celebration.
Wed., Feb. 11, 6 p.m. Tower Restaurant, Transamerica Building.
Honoring inductees John Tansley (track and field), Rod Faurot (golf), and Walt Williamson (coach/athletics director). Call Intercollegiate Athletics, (323) 343-3080.

LECTURE-Physics and Astronomy Colloquia.
Wed., Feb. 11, 4:30 p.m. Physical Sciences 306.
Douglas Mills (UC Irvine): "Designer Materials: Magnetic Superlattices as an Example." Call the Physics and Astronomy Department, (323) 343-2100.

MUSIC-Black History Month-Poetry & Jazz with the Anderson Quartet.
Thu., Feb. 12, 12 noon, Maxwell Theatre, University-Student Union.
Call the Pan African Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

 


 

50TH ANNIVERSARY HOMECOMING EVENTS

EVENT-50th Anniversary Event-Homecoming 1998: Mardi Gras.
Fri., Feb. 13, 6-10 p.m. University-Student Union.
Featuring music, games, food and prizes. Sponsored by Athletics and ASI. Call Intercollegiate Athletics, (323) 343-3080.

EVENT-50th Anniversary Event-Homecoming 1998: Golden Eagle Pep Rally.
Fri., Feb. 13, 7 p.m. University-Student Union.
Call Intercollegiate Athletics, (323) 343-3080.

ALUMNI-50th Anniversary Event-Homecoming Alumni/Athletics VIP Reception.
Sat., Feb. 14, 5:30 p.m., Eagles' Nest Gymnasium.
Call Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

EVENT-50th Anniversary Event-Homecoming 1998: Homecoming Doubleheader Basketball Games.
Sat., Feb. 14, Eagles' Nest Gymnasium.
Games: 5:30 p.m.-women's basketball vs. Cal Poly Pomona; 7:30 p.m.-men's basketball vs. Cal State Bakersfield. Promotion: "Pepsi/Golden Eagle $1,000 Shoot-Out." Call Intercollegiate Athletics, (323) 343-3080.

EVENT-50th Anniversary Event-Homecoming 1998: 50th Anniversary Reception.
Sat., Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m. Athletics Hall of Fame, Physical Education 116.
Hosted by the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Alumni Association. Call Intercollegiate Athletics, (323) 343-3080.

 


THEATRE-Luckman Family Series-A Winnie-The-Pooh Birthday Tail.
Sat., Feb. 14, 2 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Join Pooh, Piglet, Rabbit, Eeyore, Owl, Kanga, Roo, Christopher Robin and Tigger, too, in an enchanted trip to the Hundred Acre Wood through the talented hands and voices of the deaf and hearing actors of Signstage Theatre. Presented simultaneously in spoken English and American Sign Language, this charming musical spins the story of how Pooh and his friends help Eeyore have a very special birthday. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

MUSIC-Luckman Season-American Youth Symphony Concert.
Sun., Feb. 15, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
In Los Angeles for 32 years, this youth training orchestra-directed by the illustrious Mehli Mehta-will present a full concert of pure classical music performed by some of Los Angeles' most talented young performers. Tickets are free, but must be reserved. Call Luckman, (323) 343-6610.

ART-Black History Month-Black Student Art on Display.
Mon., Feb. 16-Tue., Feb. 17, 12 noon-2 p.m. Los Angeles Room, University-Student Union.
Call Pan African Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

MUSIC-Composers Forum.
Tue., Feb. 17, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
John M. Kennedy, director. General: $5. Call the Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

EVENT-Black History Month-Afrikan Marketplace.
Wed., Feb. 18-Thu., Feb. 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Luckman Street of the Arts.
Call the Pan African Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

LECTURE-Physics and Astronomy Colloquia.
Wed., Feb. 18, 4:30 p.m. Physical Sciences 306.
Oscar Bernal (Cal State L.A.): "Kondo Disorder in Electron-Correlated Alloys." Call the Physics and Astronomy Department, (323) 343-2100.

MUSIC-Cal State L.A. Chamber Winds Concert.
Thu., Feb. 19, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
Thomas Verrier, director. General: $5. Call the Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

EVENT-Black History Month-Lula Washington Dance Performance.
Fri., Feb. 20-Sat., Feb. 21, 6-9 p.m. State Playhouse.
Call the Pan African Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

MUSIC-Cal State L.A. 50th Anniversary Series-Jazz with B Sharp and Lennie Niehaus Octet.
Sat., Feb. 21, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
B Sharp is one of the best of Los Angeles' young post-bop bands; Lennie Niehaus is an award-winning jazz soloist and feature film composer with a respected past. The Luckman announces two outstanding jazz performances in a single evening! Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

MUSIC-Cal State L.A. Honor Band/Chorus Concert.
Sun., Feb. 22, 3 p.m. State Playhouse.
Performance of the Cal State L.A. First Chair Honor Band and Section Leader Honor Chorus. Thomas Verrier and William Belan, conductors. Call the Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

EVENT-Engineering and Technology Week Events.
Feb. 23-Feb. 27. times and locations to be announced.
Keynote speaker: Donna Shirley, manager, Mars Exploration Program, Jet Propulsion Laboratory. E&T Career Day: Feb. 26. Call (323) 343-4500.

EVENT-Fifth Anniversary of the Chicano/Latino Student Resource Center.
Tue., Feb. 24, 12 noon-2 p.m. Second Floor, University-Student Union.
Call CLSRC, (323) 343-5047.

LECTURE-Physics and Astronomy Colloquia.
Wed., Feb. 25, 4:30 p.m. Physical Sciences 306.
John Fang (Cal Poly Pomona): "On the Law of Force." Call the Physics and Astronomy Department, (323) 343-2100.

LECTURE-Seminar: "Retirement Planning: Don't Wait for Your Retirement...Plan for It."
Wed., Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m. Simpson Tower F121.
Sponsored by the School of Business and Economics Alumni Chapter, American Express Financial Services and Cal State L.A.'s Credit Union. For more information, call (323) 343-5262.

THEATRE/MUSIC-Iolanthe.
Feb. 27-Mar. 1. State Playhouse.
Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2:30 p.m.
Fairies take over the English parliament in this delightful operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan. A co-production of Cal State L.A.'s Opera Theatre and the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Directed by René Aravena. General: $10, Students/Seniors: $5. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Tickets: (323) 343-6600.

ATHLETICS-50th Anniversary Event-Men's and Women's Tennis: Alumni vs. Alumni.
Sat., Feb. 28, 9 a.m.-game; 12 noon-reception. Tennis Courts.
Call Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

ATHLETICS-50th Anniversary Event-Men's and Women's Track & Field/Cross Country: Alumni Barbecue.
Sat., Feb. 28, 5 p.m. Jesse Owens Stadium.
Call Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

DANCE-Cal State L.A. 50th Anniversary Series-Danza Floricanto USA with Loretta Livingston.
Sat., Feb. 28, 8 p.m. & Sun., Mar. 1, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Two award-winning choreographers, Gema Sandoval-a distinguished alumna of Cal State L.A.-and Loretta Livingston, team up for the first time to commemorate the universality of the message of the late United Farm Workers founder, Cesar Chavez. This full-evening, world premiere features an original score, performed live the Argentinean composer Carlos "Caito" Diaz. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

EVENT-Women's History Month Celebration.
Kick-off: Tue., Mar. 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free Speech Area/Union Walkway.
Call Women's Resource Center, (323) 343-3370.

ALUMNI-Silver & Gold Gala-25th Anniversary Alumni Awards Ceremony.
Tue., Mar. 3, 6 p.m.-dinner reception; 7 p.m.-ceremony. Luckman Theatre.
For a quarter of a century, this annual ceremony has been honoring alumni and friends of the University. In addition, this year two special scholarship winners and recipients of alumni scholarships will be recognized. This year's event will also feature a silent auction. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

MUSIC-Small Jazz Ensembles Concert
Tue., Mar. 3, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
Paul De Castro, director. General: $5. Call the Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

LECTURE-Physics and Astronomy Colloquia.
Wed., Mar. 4, 4:30 p.m. Physical Sciences 306.
Edward L. Wright (UCLA): "Darkness at Dawn: Dark Matter and the Origin of the Universe." Call the Physics and Astronomy Department, (323) 343-2100.

LECTURE-Science Series.
Wed., Mar. 4, 8 p.m. Physical Sciences, room 158.
Oscar Bernal (Physics): "The Use of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance from Metals to Biological Imaging." Call the Physics and Astronomy Department, (323) 343-2100.

MUSIC-Los Angeles Symphonic Camerata Concert.
Wed., Mar. 4, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
David Buck, conductor. General: $10, Students/Seniors: $5. Call the Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

EVENT-Intercultural Proficiency Project Spring Conference.
March 5 & 6. time and location to be announced.
Call (323) 343-4631.

MUSIC-Day-Long Jazz Festival.
Sat., March 7, all day. Luckman Theatre.
Jeffrey Benedict, director. A day of jazz competitions. Evening concert at 8 p.m. features the Clayton Hamilton Jazz Orchestra. Day events are free to public. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060. For evening ticket prices, call Luckman at (323) 343-6610 or TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

EVENT-Women's History Month-Dia de la Mujer.
Sat., Mar. 7, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Alhambra Room, University-Student Union.
A celebration of Chicana/Latina women with art, music, dance, poetry, politica and comida. Call Chicano/Latino Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5047.

MUSIC-Luckman Season-Clayton Hamilton Jazz Orchestra.
Sat., Mar. 7, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Bassist John Clayton, who does the arranging for the band, is emerging as the finest jazz creator in America; drummers don't stick it any better than Jeff Hamilton; and alto sax players can't touch Jeff Clayton, according to their reviewers and fans. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

ART-Cal State L.A. Graduate Exhibition.
Mar. 9-Mar. 21, Fine Arts Gallery, Cal State L.A. Fine Arts Building.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. & Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m.
Call (323) 343-4023.

ART-50th Anniversary Event-Anna Bing Arnold Child Care Center: Art Show.
Mon., Mar. 9-Mar. 21, time and location to be announced.
Opening reception: Sun., Mar. 8. Invitational celebration features special guests, Edward James Olmos. Call (323) 343-2470.

EVENT-Women's History Month-International Women's Day Display.
Mon., Mar. 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free Speech Area/Union Walkway.
Call Women's Resource Center, (323) 343-3370.

LECTURE-Seminar: "Advancement Investment Strategies: Taking You Beyond the Basics."
Wed., Mar. 11, 6:30 p.m. Simpson Tower F121.
Designed for Cal State L.A. alumni, and sponsored by the School of Business and Economics Alumni Chapter, American Express Financial Services and Cal State L.A.'s Credit Union. For more information, call (323) 343-5262.

MUSIC-Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Concert.
Wed., Mar. 11, 8 p.m. State Playhouse.
Thomas Verrier, conductor. General: $8, Students/Seniors $5. Call the Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

THEATRE-Arena New Works Festival.
Mar. 12-Mar. 14. Music Hall.
Thu., Fri. & Sat., 7:30 p.m.
Five short, one-act scripts presented by Cal State L.A. Theatre Arts and Dance playwriting students: A Coffee Shop on Destiny's Road by Kara Brock, Going to California by Robin Wilcox, Danny's by Chris Dulace, Love Triangle: The Third Side of the Story by Eli Vitalle, and a script by Francine Ferrara. General: $8, Students/Seniors: $5. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Tickets: (323) 343-6600.

MUSIC-Cal State L.A. Concert Choir and University Chorus Concert.
Fri., Mar. 13, 8 p.m. State Playhouse.
Thomas Miyake, Conductor. General: $8, Students/Seniors: $5. Call the Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

DANCE-Luckman Season-Universal Ballet of Korea.
Swan Lake: Fri., Mar. 13, 8 p.m.; Shim Chung: Sat., Mar. 14, 8 p.m. & Sun., Mar. 15, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
The Luckman Theatre is the only Los Angeles-area stop on the Universal Ballet's world tour, where the company will present the full-length productions of Swan Lake and Shim Chung. Shim Chung: The Blindman's Daughter is a Korean folk tale commissioned as an original ballet in 1986 for the Asian Games in Seoul. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

MUSIC-Golden Eagle Singers Concert.
Sun., Mar. 15, 3 p.m. Music Hall.
William Belan, conductor. General: $8, Students/Seniors: $5. Call the Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

DANCE-Luckman Season-Ballet Hispanico.
Sat., Mar. 21, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Recognized as the foremost dance interpreter of Hispanic culture in the United States, Ballet Hispanico presents the West Coast debut of Idol Obsession-a chronicle of the life of Tejano superstar Selena-as part of its repertory. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

 

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