calendar 4/21 - 4/28

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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.

Tuesday, April 22
vs. Albion, 3 p.m., Steller Field.
Movie, “Can’t Hardly Wait,” 9:30 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater.

Wednesday, April 23
Administrative Professionals Day.
Brown Bag Luncheon,
Hair Donate-a-thon to “Locks of Love,” with area hairdressers to provide a new summer look for anyone who wishes to donate, noon, Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
vs. Oakland, 3 p.m., Steller Field.
Gregory T. DeCrane Applauding Excellence Banquet,celebrates the successes of BGSU students and student organizations during the 2007-08 academic year, 7-9 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union.

Thursday, April 24

with bands from St. Aloysius and St. Patrick Heatherdowns lab schools, 7 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Creative Writing Program BFA Readings,featuring work by creative writing students Jessica Behrendsen, Erick Carlson, Maria Hummer, James Longley and Jeff Smith, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.

Friday, April 25
Art Exhibition Opening Reception, for MFA Thesis Exhibition II, 7-9 p.m., Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman Galleries, Fine Arts Center.
“Can’t Hardly Wait,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Saturday, April 26
Festival of the Word, a storytelling adventure for children of all ages, featuring performances by BGSU students in tales that inspire character, friendship and personal accomplishment, 10 a.m.-noon, Wooster Center, 1124 E. Wooster St.
Concert, “Inspirations: Music, Art and Nature,” a euphonium and piano concert, 8 p.m., BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building.

Continuing Events
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. today (April 21), Union Theater. Departmental lecture, “A Bacterial Model for How Cells Tell Time,” 10 a.m. Tuesday (April 22), 112 Life Sciences Building.
Women’s Golf,
Falcon Invitational, all day, Forrest Creason Golf Course.

April 22 and 25
Planetarium May Days, “Star-Spangled Banners,” the sky on the world’s flags, showings at 8 p.m., BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building.

April 22-24
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday (April 22 and 23) and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday (April 24), 101A Olscamp Hall. The theme of the drive is “Give a Pint, Get a Pint,” as all donors will receive a free pint of ice cream. Sponsored by the Red Cross Club.

April 24 and 25
Dance Performance, Footlights Concert, class showings and student choreography, 8 p.m., Whitney Dance Studio, 222 Eppler North. Admission is $5.

April 26-May 3
Art Exhibition, MFA Thesis Exhibition II, 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 and 1-4 p.m. Sunday (April 27).

April 27 and 29, May 2
Planetarium May Days, “Worlds in Your Wallet,” science on the world’s money, showings at 8 p.m. April 29 and May 2 and at 7:30 p.m. Sunday (April 27), BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building.

April 28-May 2
Exam Week.

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. Sunday (April 27).

April 21, 2008