calendar 2/18 - 2/25

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Monday, Feb. 18
Presidents’ Day Open House, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., campuswide.
Music at the Forefront Series, with pianist Marilyn Nonken, New York University, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Tuesday, Feb. 19
Tuesday Nights Film Series, “Calendar” (1993), Canada, directed by Atom Egoyan, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Movie, “American Gangster,” 9:30 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater.

Wednesday, Feb. 20
Classified Staff Council, 10 a.m., 316 Union.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “‘Fat Pig’: A Roundtable Discussion About Body Image and Fat Phobia,” presented by Season Ellison, director of BGSU’s theatre production of “Fat Pig,” noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Women’s Basketball vs. Kent State, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Faculty Artist Series, featuring Robert White, trumpet, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Planetarium Event,
open observatory for the lunar eclipse, 9 p.m.-midnight (if sky is clear).

Thursday, Feb. 21
Faculty Focus Series, “Service-Learning in Two Unique Conditions: Across Semesters and with Executive Students,” presented by Karen Eboch and Deborah O'Neil, management, 11 a.m.-noon, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology (CTLT), 201 University Hall. To register, please contact the CTLT at 2-6898 or 
Creative Writing Program MFA Readings, by David Williams, poetry, and Brandon Jennings, fiction, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
International Film Series,
“Linda Linda Linda” (2005), Japan, directed by Yamashita Nobuhiro, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Student Jazz Combos, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, Feb. 22
Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the David J. Joseph Business Hub, with Keith Grass, president and CEO of the David J. Joseph Co., 4 p.m., second-floor lounge, Business Administration Building.
Hockey vs. Ferris State, 7:05 p.m., Ice Arena.
Movie, “American Gangster,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Saturday, Feb. 23
Hockey vs. Ferris State, 7:05 p.m., Ice Arena.
Concert, by the BGSU Chamber Orchestra, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Sunday, Feb. 24
Sunday Matinees, Germany Year Zero (1947), Germany, directed by Roberto Rossellini, 3 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall. The program includes two World War II color cartoons and commentary by film historian Dr. Jan Wahl.
Movie, “American Gangster,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Monday, Feb. 25
Arts and Sciences Forum, “The Engaged University,” with keynote speaker Dr. Jan Cohen-Cruz, director of Imagining America and professor at Syracuse University, 12:30-1:15 p.m., 308 Union.

Continuing Events
Through Feb. 20
Photography Exhibit,"The Streets Weep and the Stones Bleed," by photographer Linda Panetta, whose work focuses on cultural, environmental and human rights with a special emphasis on conflict zones, BGSU Firelands Library.

Feb. 22 and 23
Graduate Student Conference, “Battleground States 2008: The Body and Culture,” featuring keynote address by Philip Auslander, author of Liveness: Performance in a Mediatized Culture, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. All presentations will occur in rooms on the third floor of the Union. Sponsored by Culture Club: The Cultural Studies Scholars’ Association. For more information, contact conference organizers at or visit

Feb. 22 and 23
Dinner Theatre, “The Best of Dinner Theatre,” hosted by the Center for Multicultural and Academic Initiatives, featuring comedian Jay Lamont. Doors for the Friday night performance open at 7 p.m., with the show at 8. The $15 cost includes light refreshments. The Saturday performance, a semi-formal event with a cash bar and dinner buffet, opens at 6 p.m.; the performance begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. Call 2-2642 for tickets.

Feb. 22 and 24
BGSU Opera Theater, "Orpheus in the Underworld," by Jacques Offenbach, performances Friday (Feb. 22) at 8 p.m. and Sunday (Feb. 24) at 3 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $9 for students and senior citizens and $12 for other adults in advance, and $12 and $15, respectively, the day of the performance. Credit cards will be accepted up to one hour before curtain time. For tickets, call the box office at 2-8171.

Feb. 25-26
Conference, “Imagining America:Artists and Scholars in Public Life,” a national consortium of colleges and universities committed to public scholarship in the arts, humanities and design. Various discussions will be taking place on Monday (Feb. 25), and panel discussions will last from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday (Feb. 26). All events will take place in 308 Union.

Feb. 25-April 2
Art Exhibition, box assemblages by Becki Smith, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Through Feb. 27
Art Exhibition, annual Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition, Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. The galleries will also be open today (Feb. 18) for Presidents’ Day.

Through Feb. 29
Planetarium Show, “Blown Away! The Wild World of Weather,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. $1 donation suggested. This show will be given again March 11-April 5, including some Saturdays.

Through March 8
Art Exhibition, “Circumstance: The Intersection Between Choice and Chance,” student art, Union Art Galleries. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

February 18, 2008