BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY

calendar 4/14 - 4/21

Monitor Logo

Monday, April 14
Affirmative Direction Series, “Continuing Civil Rights Challenges in Ohio,” by G. Michael Payton, executive director of the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, 10:30 a.m.-noon, 308 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Sponsored by the Office of Equity and Diversity.
Concert, Steel Drum Ensemble, directed by Bryan Stanbridge, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Lecture, by Cris Beam, author of Transparent: Love, Family and Living the T with Transgender Teenagers, 8-10 p.m., 228 Union. Reception and refreshments to follow.

Tuesday, April 15
Baseball
vs. Tiffin, 3 p.m., Steller Field.
Concert, Jazz Guitar Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble II, directed by Chris Buzzelli, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Movie, “Kite Runner,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Wednesday, April 16
14th Annual Latino Issues Conference, “Gender and Empowerment of Latino/as in Contemporary America,” 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 231 Union. Keynote speaker Dr. Diana Marinez, Michigan State University, will give a talk on “Latinas in the Sciences” during the luncheon portion of the conference. For more information and for tickets, call 2-2642.
Classified Staff Council, 10 a.m., 316 Union.
Brown Bag Luncheon,
“Car Seat Safety 101,” presented by Faith Yingling, Wellness Center director, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Softball vs. Detroit Mercy, doubleheader, 3 p.m., softball field.
Lecture, “Success in the Industry,” with Howard “H” White, vice president of the Nike Jordan Brand and founder of Nike’s Believe to Achieve program for kids, 7 p.m., Union Theater. Sponsored by Black Intellects Group (BIG).
Concert, University and Concert Bands, directed by Kenneth Thompson and Carol Hayward, respectively, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Thursday, April 17
Classified Staff Awards Ceremony, 10 a.m., 101 Olscamp Hall.
Creative Writing Program BFA Readings,featuring work by creative writing students Ryan Gannon, Emily McWatters, Ryan Swenar and Alexander York, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
World Percussion Night, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, April 18
Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship, “From Inspiring Ideas to Economic Vitality,” with Ellie Rubin, co-founder of the Bulldog Group, and Paul Orfalea, founder of Kinko’s, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Union. Call 2-8181 for more information and to register.
Softball vs. Northern Illinois, doubleheader, 1 p.m., softball field.
Women’s Professional Development Series, “To Come Out (or Not) at Work: That is the Question,” presented by Annie Russell, LGBT Resource Center, 1:30-3 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Baseball vs. Kent State, 3 p.m., Steller Field.
Ohanami Cherry Blossom Festival, with Japanese calligraphy, origami, traditional games, music and refreshments, 5-8 p.m., Mileti Alumni Center. Sponsored by the Japanese Club with support from the BGSU Alumni Association, the Asian Studies Program and the Center for Multicultural and Academic Initiatives.
Bowling Green Opera Theater, “Art and Science: A Collaborative Cabaret,” 7 and 9:30 p.m., Wooster Center, 1124 E. Wooster St.
Concert, Wind Symphony, directed by Bruce Moss, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Movie, “Kite Runner,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Saturday, April 19
Global Competitiveness Conference, 10:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., 228 Union.
Baseball vs. Kent State, 1 p.m., Steller Field.
Women’s Tennis vs. Western Michigan, 1 p.m., Keefe Courts.
Softball vs. Western Michigan, 2 p.m., softball field.
Concert, A Cappella Choir and University Women’s Chorus, directed by Sandra Frey Stegman, and University Choral Society, directed by Mark Munson, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, the day of the concert. For tickets, call the box office at 2-8171.

Sunday, April 20
Baseball vs. Kent State, 1 p.m., Steller Field.
Softball vs. Western Michigan, 1 p.m., softball field.
Concert, Bowling Green Philharmonia and University Choral Society, directed by Emily Freeman Brown and Mark Munson, respectively, with the Toledo Symphony, 3 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, the day of the concert. For tickets, call the box office at 2-8171.
Sunday Matinees,
classic comedy shorts and cartoons, hosted by culturologist and BGSU alumnus Dr. Ben Urish, Michigan State University, 3 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Gospel Choir Spring Concert, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union.
Movie, “Kite Runner,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Monday, April 21
Lecture, “Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes,” examines sexism, manhood and homophobia in hip-hop culture, with featured speaker Byron Hurt, former star college quarterback and gender violence prevention educator, 7 p.m., 101 Olscamp Hall. A Sexual Assault Awareness Month event.

Continuing Events
April 15 and 18
Planetarium May Days, “Navigating with Lewis and Clark,” travel their route of exploration, showings at 8 p.m. Tuesday (April 15) and Friday (April 18), BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building.

April 17-20
Firelands Theatre Production, “Classic Women ’08,” directed by Dr. Frank Glann, BGSU Firelands. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday (April 17-19) and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday (April 20). Tickets are $4 for students, $5 for high school students and children, $6 for seniors and faculty and $8 for other adults. For tickets, call the box office at 2-5560, ext. 20747.

April 18 and 19
Women’s Studies Reunion Gala, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Women’s Center and the 30th anniversary of the Women’s Studies Program, with student, alumnae and faculty presentations, video interviews and guest speakers. For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/wmst/anniversary/sched.htm.

Through April 19
Art Exhibition, MFA Thesis Exhibition I, showcasing thesis work by candidates for the master of fine arts degree,Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

April 20, 22 and 25
Planetarium May Days, “Star-Spangled Banners,” the sky on the world’s flags, showings at 8 p.m. Tuesday (April 22) and Friday (April 25) and 7:30 p.m. Sunday (April 20), BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building.

April 21 and 22
Jean Pasakarnis Buchanan Lecture, “How a Bacterium Knows When to Wake Up,”by Dr. Susan Golden, biology, Texas A&M University, 7 p.m. Monday, April 21, Union Theater. Departmental lecture, “A Bacterial Model for How Cells Tell Time,” 10 a.m. April 22, 112 Life Sciences Building.
Women’s Golf, Falcon Invitational, all day, Forrest Creason Golf Course.

Through April 29
Art Exhibition, Annual Student Exhibitions, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Through May 3
Art Exhibition, “Signs of Progress,” showcasing work by BGSU seniors Jim Levasseur and Sam Barton, who use photographs, drawings and paintings to explore issues of race, culture and identity, Union Art Galleries. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

April 14, 2008