Cal State L.A. Fall Cultural Events Calendar by Subject

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ART

ATHLETICS

DANCE

FACULTY/STAFF, Events for


LECTURES, READINGS, SYMPOSIA

LUCKMAN EVENTS

MUSIC

SPECIAL EVENTS

STUDENTS, Events for

THEATRE

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ACADEMIC YEAR

CSLA Student Orientation.
Begins August 1997.
Call Admissions & University Outreach, (323) 343-3901.

Labor Day -- Campus closed.
Mon., Sep. 1, 1997.

Summer 1997 Final Exams.
Tue., Sep. 2-Fri., Sep. 6, 1997.

Student Recess.
Mon., Sep. 8-Sat., Sep. 20, 1997.

Fall Quarter Instruction Begins.
Thu., Sep. 25, 1997.

Thanksgiving weekend -- Campus closed.
Thu., Nov. 27-Sat. Nov. 29, 1997.

Fall 1997 Final Exams.
Mon., Dec. 8-Sat., Dec. 13, 1997.

Student Recess.
Mon., Dec. 15, 1997-Sat., Jan. 3, 1998.

Winter Quarter Instruction Begins.
Mon., Jan. 5, 1998.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday -- Campus closed.
Mon., Jan. 19, 1998.

Presidents' Day -- Campus closed.
Fri., Feb. 20, 1998.

EOP Application Deadline.
Sun., Mar. 15, 1998.
Call EOP Office, (323) 343-4367.

Winter 1998 Final Exams.
Mon., Mar. 16-Sat., Mar. 21, 1998.

Student Recess.
Sun., Mar. 22, 1997-Sun., Mar. 29, 1998.

Spring Quarter Instruction Begins.
Mon., Mar. 30, 1998.

Memorial Day -- Campus closed.
Mon., May 25, 1998.

Spring 1998 Final Exams.
Mon., Jun. 8-Sat., Jun. 13, 1998.

Commencement Exercises.
Sat., Jun. 13, 1998.

Student Recess.
Sun., Jun. 14, 1997-Sun., Jun. 21, 1998.

CSU Application Deadline.
Mon., Jun. 15, 1998.
Call Admissions & University Outreach, (323) 343-3901.

Scholarship Filing Deadline.
Sat., Jun. 20, 1998.
Call Scholarships Office, (323) 343-3266.

Summer Quarter Instruction Begins.
Mon., Jun. 22, 1998.

Independence Day -- Campus closed.
Fri., Jul. 3-Sat., Jul. 4, 1998.

Summer 1998 Final Exams.
Mon., Aug. 31-Sat., Sept. 5, 1998.

Student Recess.
Sun., Sept. 6, 1997-Wed., Sept. 23, 1998.

Fall Quarter Instruction Begins.
Thu., Sept. 24, 1998.

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ALUMNI/DEVELOPMENT, Events for

On-Campus Interviews for Alumni -- Registration.
Begins Feb. 4, 1997. Sign up in Career Center with copies of resume.
A listing of participating companies and the positions openings for which they will be available to alumni beginning today. Bring resumes to Career Center to sign up for interview openings on the company schedules. Call (323) 343-3294.

Careers in Business and Economics.
Tue., Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Alumni speakers in Business and Economics will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

Alumni Night at the Luckman.
Sat., Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m.-Private VIP Wine & Cheese Reception; 8 p.m.-James Newton Big Band Performance; following performance-Private VIP Dessert Reception with Special Guest James Newton. Luckman Theatre.
For tickets or information, call the Cal State L.A. Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Asian Support Group's 7th Annual Scholarship and Award of Excellence Dinner.
Thu., Oct. 30, 6 p.m.: no-host cocktail, 7 p.m.: dinner. Sam Woo Seafood Restaurant.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Careers in Natural and Social Sciences.
Tue., Nov. 4, 6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Alumni speakers in the Natural Sciences will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

Financial Seminars: "Strategic Investing for the 21st Century."
Thu., Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m. Simpson Tower F121. Free.
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 Linda Trevillian at (323) 343-5262.

Careers in Arts and Letters.
Tue., Nov. 18, 6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Alumni speakers in the Arts will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

Financial Seminars: "Estate Planning: Maintaining Control of Your Estate,...Plan Now."
Thu., Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. Simpson Tower F121. Free.
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 Linda Trevillian at (323) 343-5262.

Women's Basketball: Alumni vs. Cal State L.A.
Tue., Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m.-game; 7 p.m.-reception. Hall of Fame Conference Room.
Call Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Men's Basketball: Alumni vs. Alumni.
Sat., Dec. 6, 5 p.m.-game; 7 p.m.-reception. Hall of Fame Conference Room.
Call Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Volunteer Recognition Dinner and Alumni Board Reunion.
Tue., Dec. 9, 6-9 p.m., University Club.
All cuurent and past Alumni Association board members are invited back for this first ever board reunion. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Alumni Lecture Series: "Professors For A Day."
Jan. 1998. date, time and location to be announced.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Baseball: Alumni vs. Alumni.
Sat., Jan. 17, 1 p.m.-game; 4 p.m.-reception. Jim Reeder Field.
Call Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Senior Portraits.
Feb. 2-Feb. 14. time and location to be announced.
Call Michael Franklin Photography for appointment, (562) 431-4530.

Homecoming -- Athletics Hall of Fame Reunion Dinner.
Wed., Feb. 11, 1998, time and location to be announced.
Call the Athletics Office, (323) 343-3080.

University Open House.
Feb. 12-13, time and location of events to be announced.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Homecoming -- Mardi Gras Homecoming Pep Rally.
Fri., Feb. 13, 1998, time and location to be announced.
Call Associated Students, Inc., (323) 343-4780.

Homecoming -- Alumni/Athletics VIP Reception.
Sat., Feb. 14, 1998, 5:30 p.m., Eagles' Nest Gymnasium.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Financial Seminars: "Retirement Planning: Don't Wait for Your Retirement,...Plan for It."
Wed., Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m. Simpson Tower F121. Free.
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 Linda Trevillian at (323) 343-5262.

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.

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.

25th Anniversary Alumni Awards Ceremony.
Tue., Mar. 3, 1998, 6 p.m.-dinner reception; 7 p.m.-ceremony. Luckman Theatre.
This annual ceremony honors alumni and friends of the University, two outstanding students, and 14 alumni scholarship recipients. This year's event will also feature a silent auction. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Financial Seminars: "Advancement Investment Strategies: Taking You Beyond the Basics."
Wed., Mar. 11, 6:30 p.m. Simpson Tower F121. Free.
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 Linda Trevillian at (323) 343-5262.

Senior Portraits.
Apr. 6-Apr. 17. time and location to be announced.
Call Michael Franklin Photography for appointment, (562) 431-4530.

GradFair '98.
Tue., Apr. 7, 1998, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Eagles' Nest Gymnasium.
A one-stop shopping opportunity for all graduating student to take care of their Commencement needs. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Careers in Engineering and Technology.
Tue., Apr. 21, 1998, 6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Alumni speakers in Engineering and Technology will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

Honors Convocation Reception.
Fri., Apr. 24, 1998, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Luckman Street of the Arts.
Reception open to recipients of the Alumni Certificate of Honor. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Careers in Education.
Tue., Apr. 28, 1998, 6 p.m. location to be announced.
Alumni speakers in Education will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

Alumni Networking Event.
May 1998. date, time and location to be announced.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Athletics Golf Tournament.
Mon., May 11, 1998, time and location to be announced.
Call the Athletics Office, (323) 343-3080.

Careers in Health and Human Services.
Tue., May 19, 1998, 6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Alumni speakers in Health Services will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

Alumni Association Annual Meeting.
Tue., Jun. 23, 1998, time and location to be announced.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

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ART

Luckman Season -- Humanity and Love: Paintings by Li Zi Jian.
Fri., Jul. 11 - Sat., Aug. 9, 1997. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m., Luckman Fine Arts Gallery.
Artist's reception: to be announced.
These dramatic paintings touch the viewer with the power of the artist to convey a message of man's tenderness. Curated by Patricia Woodlin. Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

Luckman Season -- In the Neighborhood: A Juried Exhibition of Works by Members of the Arroyo Arts Collective.
Sat., Aug. 16 - Tue., Sep. 30, 1997. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m., Luckman Fine Arts Gallery.
Artist's reception: to be announced.
The rich, multicultural tradition of the Northeast Los Angeles community is presented in this exhibition, which reflects the variety of Arroyo Arts Collective member artists who work in all media. Call the Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

50th Anniversary -- Faculty/Alumni Exhibition: "An Artful Celebration."
Fri., Oct. 9 - Fri., Nov. 21, 1997. Luckman Fine Arts Gallery.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m. Free.

Artists' reception: Sat., Oct. 18, 5-8 p.m.
Exhibition includes works by emeritus faculty: Walter Askin, Charles Borman, Shiro Ikegawa, Malcolm McClain, and Roy Walden; faculty members: Elizabeth Bryant, Jack Butler, Susan Cash, Mika Cho, Dan Douke, Ed Forde, Tony Longson, Joe Soldate, Connie Utterback and Pat Woodlin; and alumni: Linda Arreola, Anthony Askew, Woodrow Bailey, Mary Bardmess, Donald Bernard, Gloria Bohanon, Olivia Sanchez-Brown, Douglas Bond, Jonathan Clark, Stanley Edmondson, Christopher Evans, Dennis Garcia, Martin V. Garcia, Mark Greenfield, Frank Gutierrez, Fred "Hauptman," Fielden Harper, George Hull, Marsha Johnson, Barbara Kerwin, In Sook Lee, Collie Lowe, Janet MacKaig, Susana Meiers, Yvonne Cole Meo, Tony "Mosca," Pat Norman, Kaz Ota, Barbara Rogoff, Ben Sakoguchi, Norman Schwab, Rufus Snoddy, Gordon Thorpe, Mike Tracy, Kent Twitchell, Sandra Varos, Joan Vaupen, Lamonte Westmoreland, Kay Wilder, Gary Williams and David Yamaguchi. Call the Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Atlanticus Exhibition.
Beginning Tue., Oct. 21 through the end of Winter Quarter, first floor, Library North. Exhibit hours: Mon.-Thu., 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 12 noon-8 p.m.
The 12-volume set can be viewed during regular Library hours. The Codex was completed near the time of Leonardo's death in 1519 and has had a remarkable history of changing ownership. Today the original resides in the Ambrosiana Library where it made its last stop in 1815. Call JFK Library, (323) 343-3974.

Luckman Season -- Paintings by Alexandra Nechita.
Sat., Dec. 6, 1997 - Sat., Jan. 17, 1998, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m. Free.

Opening reception: Sat., Dec. 6, 5-8 p.m.
(Gallery is closed Dec. 22-27.) Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

Luckman Season -- Frank Romero.
Sat., May 16 - Mon., Jun. 22, 1998. Luckman Fine Arts Gallery.
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. and Sat., 12 noon-5 p.m. Free.

Opening reception: Sat., May 16, 5-8 p.m.
Call Luckman Gallery, (323) 343-6604.

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ATHLETICS
(All home games listed below are located in the Eagles' Nest Gymnasium or Jesse Owens Stadium, unless noted otherwise.)

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Mon., Oct. 6, 7 p.m. Cal State Northridge.
Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Soccer: Doubleheader Game.
Wed., Oct. 8, women's, 12:30 p.m.; men's, 3 p.m. Cal State San Bernardino.
Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Wed., Oct. 8, 7 p.m. Cal State Dominguez Hills.
Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Soccer: Doubleheader Game.
Sat., Oct. 11, women's, 4:30 p.m.; men's, 7 p.m. Cal Poly Pomona.
Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Sat., Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Eagles' Nest Gymnasium.
Home game vs. UC Riverside. Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Soccer: Doubleheader Game.
Wed., Oct. 15, women's, 4:30 p.m.; men's, 7 p.m. Jesse Owens Stadium.
Home game vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills. Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Wed., Oct. 15, 7 p.m. Cal State San Bernardino.
Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Cross Country.
Sat., Oct. 18, 8:30 a.m. Hind/CPSLO Invitational.
(Start times listed begin women's race. Men's race to follow.) Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Soccer: Doubleheader Game.
Sat., Oct. 18, women's, 4:30 p.m., men's, 7 p.m. Cal State Bakersfield.
Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Sat., Oct. 18, 7 p.m. Eagles' Nest Gymnasium.
Home game vs. Grand Canyon. Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Soccer: Doubleheader Game.
Tue., Oct. 21, women's, 4:30 p.m.; men's 7 p.m. Grand Canyon.
Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Wed., Oct. 22, 7 p.m. Eagles' Nest Gymnasium.
Home game vs. Cal Poly Pomona. Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Cross Country: CCAA Championships.
Sat., Oct. 25, 9 a.m. Pomona.
(Start times listed begin women's race. Men's race to follow.) Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Soccer: Doubleheader Game.
Sat., Oct. 25, women's, 4:30 p.m.; men's, 7 p.m. Jesse Owens Stadium.
Home game vs. Cal State San Bernardino. Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Sat., Oct. 25, 7 p.m. Cal State Bakersfield.
Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Men's Soccer.
Sun., Oct. 26, 4:30 p.m. UCLA.
Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Soccer: Doubleheader Game.
Wed., Oct. 29, women's, 4:30 p.m.; men's, 7 p.m. Jesse Owens Stadium.
Home game vs. Cal Poly Pomona. Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Thu., Oct. 30, 7 p.m. Eagles Nest Gymnasium.
Home game vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills. Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Soccer: Doubleheader Game.
Fri., Oct. 31, women's, 4:30 p.m.; men's, 7 p.m. Jesse Owens Stadium.
Men's team vs. West Texas A&M and women's team vs. Concordia-Irvine. Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Sat., Nov. 1, 7 p.m. UC Riverside.
Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Wed., Nov. 5, 7 p.m. Eagles' Nest Gymnasium.
Home game vs. Cal State San Bernardino. Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Fri., Nov. 7, 6 p.m. Grand Canyon.
Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Cross Country: Division II Western Regionals.
Sat., Nov. 8, time and location to be announced.
(Start times listed begin women's race. Men's race to follow.) Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Wed., Nov. 12, 7 p.m. Cal Poly Pomona.
Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Soccer: NCAA Playoffs-First Round Games.
Sat., Nov. 15, time and location to be announced.
Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball.
Sat., Nov. 15, 7 p.m. Eagles Nest Gymnasium.
Home game vs. Cal State Bakersfield. Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball: NCAA Regional Playoffs.
Fri., Nov. 21 and Sat., Nov. 22, time and location to be announced.
Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Cross Country: Division II NCAA Championships.
Sat., Nov. 22, time and location to be announced.
(Start times listed begin women's race. Men's race to follow.) Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

Soccer: NCAA Playoffs-Quarterfinals.
Sat., Nov. 22, time and location to be announced.
Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Men's Soccer: NCAA Final Four.
Wed., Dec. 3 & Fri., Dec. 5 or Thu., Dec. 4 & Sat., Dec. 6, time and location to be announced.
Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Women's Soccer: NCAA Final Four.
Thu., Dec. 4 & Sat., Dec. 6 or Fri., Dec. 5 & Sun., Dec. 7, time and location to be announced.
Call the Sports Information at (323) 343-5308.

Golden Eagle Volleyball: NCAA Elite Eight Championship.
Sat., Dec. 6-Mon., Dec. 8, time and location to be announced.
Call the Sports Information Office at (323) 343-5308.

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DANCE

Luckman Season -- Flamenco Fever.
Sat., Sep. 20, 8 p.m.; Sun., Sep. 21, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Flamenco dance starring the seductive Angelita and her company of 20 performers and guest starring Jose Greco II, with live music by celebrated guitarist Gino D'Auri and a special appearance by Spain's entertainer of the year, gypsy-born flamenco singer Antonio El Camborio. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

Luckman Season -- Taller Coreográfico de la UNAM.
Fri., Oct. 3 & Sat., Oct. 4, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Gloria Contreras, one of Mexico's leading choreographers, fuses universal ballet with historical Mexican dances for a new aesthetic definition of modern Mexico. Her UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico) Dance Company makes a rare United States appearance at the Luckman. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

Fall Ahead Performance and Dance Festival.
Showtime: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m. State Playhouse.
Fri., Oct. 10-Sun., Oct. 12: Rachel Rosenthal Company.
Fri., Oct. 17-Sun., Oct. 19: Point Blank: New Performance Art & Dance.
Fri., Oct. 24-Sun., Oct. 26: Winifred R. Harris' Between Lines.

Festival Artistic Director, Hae Kyung Lee. For tickets or more information, call (323) 343-4118.

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.

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. photo

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.

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. photo

Lula Washington Gospel Christmas Show.
Fri., Dec. 26 & 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.

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.

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.

Luckman Season -- Universal Ballet of Korea.
Swan Lake: Fri., Mar. 13, 1998, 8 p.m.; Shim Chung: Sat., Mar. 14, 1998, 8 p.m. & Sun., Mar. 15, 1998, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Luckman is the only Los Angeles-area stop on the Universal Ballet's world tour, where they'll 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.

Luckman Season -- Ballet Hispanico.
Sat., Mar. 21, 1998, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Recognized as the foremost dance interpreter of the 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.

Luckman Season -- Los Angeles Modern Dance and Ballet.
Sat., Apr. 4, 1998, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Naomi Goldberg's company is known for its provocative fusion of classical traditions, explosive modern energy and rich colloquial movements. Celebrating Israel's 50th Anniversary, the Luckman program will premiere Goldberg's new retelling of the classic Jewish tale The Dybbuk. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

University Dance Ensemble.
Fri., Apr. 17, 1 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Sat., Apr. 18, 2:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Sun., Apr. 19, 2:30 p.m. State Playhouse.
The Cal State L.A. University Dance Emsemble presents the work of faculty and student choreographers under the direction of Hae Kyung Lee in a performance of powerful images and beautiful movement. General: $8, Students/Seniors: $5. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Tickets: (323) 343-6600.

Luckman Season -- José Limón Dance Company.
Sat., May 16, 1998, 8 p.m. & Sun., May 17, 1998, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
50th Anniversary Touring Season. The repertory of Limón classics and contemporary masterpieces, during its 50th Anniversary Touring Season, includes Limón's The Winged with a commissioned score by Jon Magnussen and Donald McKayle's Heartbeats. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

Luckman Season -- AVAZ International Dance Theatre.
Sat., May 30, 1998, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
In its 21st year, AVAZ presents a rich array of dance and music of the Middle East and Central Asia. Dances of the Iranian world from the hermetic regions of the high Pamirs in Tajikistan to the Persian Gulf and Ottoman Turkey will highlight the richly costumed performance. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

Luckman Season -- Dance Kaleidoscope 1998.
Fri., Jul. 17, 1998 & Sat., Jul. 18, 1998, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
L.A.'s leading dance showcase celebrates 10 years! Companies from all over the Southland compete each year to be represented in Dance Kaleidoscope. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

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FACULTY/STAFF, Events for

Academic Senate Meeting.
Tue., Oct. 21, 1:35 p.m. King Hall Lecture Hall 2. Call (323) 343-3750.

Principal Investigators Reception.
Wed., Oct. 22, 3:30-5:30 p.m. University Club.
Call Research and Sponsored Programs, (323) 343-5366.

IRM Brown-Bag Lunch Session.
Tue., Oct. 28, 12 noon-1 p.m. King Hall D136 (Basement).
To discuss the transition to the new e-mail system arriving on campus. Feel free to bring your lunch. Call Information Resources Management, (323) 343-2700.

4th Annual CSEA Open House (Chapter 311).
Thu., Oct. 30, 1997, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Main Walkway (in front of the PE Mural).
Open to Bargain Unit 4 staff members. Call Joanne Disney, (323) 343-3593.

Health Center Open House: Reaccreditation Celebration.
Thu., Oct. 30, 1997, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Student Health Center. Free.
The Health Center is celebrating its recent receipt of "Substantial Compliance" ratings, the highest rating possible, for all categories of service from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Event includes free health screenings and refreshments. Call (323) 343-3341 or (323) 343-3346.

Bob Miller Classic: Scramble Golf Tournament.
Fri., Oct. 31, 1997, 11 a.m. Almansor Golf Course, Alhambra.
Cost: $50. Proceeds go to the Bob Miller Scholarship. Call Physical Education Department, (323) 343-4650.

Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research.
Sat., Nov. 22, 1997, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. lecture halls and classrooms in the King Hall and Fine Arts Buildings.
Call Bill Taylor of Physics and Astronomy Dept., (323) 343-2108 or (323) 343-2100. (#500 expected)

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LECTURES, READINGS, SYMPOSIA

International Business Protocol Seminars.
Every Monday from 6:3-9:30 p.m., beginning Oct. 21, 1996. Pacific Place, 105401 Valley Blvd., El Monte.
Presented by Linda Beamer (Marketing, CSLA): "Understanding Other Cultures Enhances Business Opportunities." Open to students, faculty, staff and member of the community. Fee: $100 for four seminars and $25 each single seminars. For application, call International Trade Association of Southern California at (818) 452-9277.

"Anti-Columbus Day: 505 Years of Revolution."
Tue., Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Featuring slide presentation and special speaker: Chicano/Yaqui Indian Daniel Osuna. Call the Chicano/Latino Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5047.

Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar.
Tue., Oct. 7, 4:30 p.m. Physical Sciences, room 306. Free.
Professor Patrick Stayton (University of Washington): "Biomaterials That Talk." Call (323) 343-2300.

AIDS/HIV Awareness Talk.
Thu., Oct. 9, 12 noon. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Speaker: Love Heals. Call the Women's Resource Center, (323) 343-3370.

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

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

Women's Leadership Program.
Wed., Oct. 15, 12:30 p.m. Maxwell Theatre, U-SU. Free.
State Senator Hilda Solis visits Cal State L.A. to present a talk on women's leadership. Call Center for Student Life, (323) 343-3390.

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.

Fall Faculty Colloquium.
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). Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Graduate Studies and Research, University Club, L.A. chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, and University Auxiliary Services. Call (323) 343-3820.

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.

Fall Faculty Colloquium.
Tue., Nov. 4, 3:30-5 p.m. University Club.
Lillian Taiz (History): "Performing Religion: Salvation Army Religious Culture in the United States." Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Graduate Studies and Research, University Club, L.A. chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, and University Auxiliary Services. Call (323) 343-3820.

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.

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..

3rd Annual Lloyd N. Ferguson Distinguished Lecture.
Fri., Nov. 7, 1997, 1 p.m. Roybal Institute (Salazar Hall C120).
Dr. William Lester, professor of Chemistry, UC Berkeley: "The Legacy of Lloyd Ferguson." Call Chemistry Dept., (323) 343-2300.

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.

PASRC Speaker Series.
Thu., Nov. 13, 12 noon-2 p.m. Second Floor, U-SU.
Speaker: TBA. Call Pan Afrikan Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

Fall Faculty Colloquium.
Tue., Nov. 18, 3:30-5 p.m. University Club.
Ed Malecki (Polictical Science): "Competition by Command." Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Graduate Studies and Research, University Club, L.A. chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, and University Auxiliary Services. Call (323) 343-3820.

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.

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.

Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research.
Sat., Nov. 22, 1997, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. lecture halls and classrooms in the King Hall and Fine Arts Buildings.
Call Bill Taylor of Physics and Astronomy Dept., (323) 343-2108 or (323) 343-2100.

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

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.

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.

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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.

Golden Eagle Singers With Jazz Ensemble and LACHSA Vocal Jazz Ensemble.
Sun., Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Solana Beach Presb. Church.
William Belan, conductor. For ticket information, call (619) 755-9735.

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

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. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

MEZCLA.
Thu., Oct. 30, 12 noon. Luckman Fine Arts Complex. Free.
MEZCLA's mulatto sound is a dynamic hybrid of funky Afro-Cuban rhythm with jammin' jazz, rankin' reggae, and rockin' rumba. Sponsored by EOP, Luckman Complex, Latin American Studies Center, Chicano/Latino Student Resource Center, and Pan African Student Resource Center. Call (323) 343-6610.

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.

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 on a dynamic exploration of its many facets. This lively performance is preceded by interactive workshops for the whole family, which further explore the world of jazz. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500. photo

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 -- in hot Latin rhythms, from their new CD. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500. photo

Luckman Season -- Liona Boyd.
Sun., Jan. 18, 1998, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
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. photo

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

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

Faculty-Artist Recital: The Anderson Quartet.
Fri., Feb. 6, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
General: $10, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Luckman Season -- Die Fledermaus.
Sun., Feb. 8, 1998, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
The Los Angeles Concert Opera presents, as its 11th production, Johann Strauss Jr.'s hilarious comedy which was the pace setter 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.

Luckman Season -- American Youth Symphony Concert.
Sun., Feb. 15, 1998, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre. Free.
Thirty-two years in Los Angeles, 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. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

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

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

Cal State L.A. 50th Anniversary Series -- Jazz with B Sharp and Lennie Niehaus Octet.
Sat., Feb. 21, 1998, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
B Sharp is one of the best of Los Angeles' young post-bop bands and 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.

First Chair Honor Band Concert.
Sun., Feb. 22, 3 p.m. State Playhouse. Free.
Thomas Verrier and William Belan, conductors. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

CSLA Opera Workshop: Iolanthe.
Feb. 27-Mar. 1. State Playhouse.
Showtime: 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 joint production with Cal State L.A. Opera Theatre. Directed by Rene Aravena. General: $10, Students/Seniors: $5. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Tickets: (323) 343-6600.

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

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

CSLA Jazz Festival.
Sat., March 7, all day. Luckman Theatre.
Jeffrey Benedict, director. Evening Concert at 8 p.m. features the Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Luckman Season -- Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra.
Sat., Mar. 7, 1998, 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.

Symphony Band and Wind Ensemble Concert.
Wed., Mar. 11, 8 p.m. State Playhouse.
David Buck, conductor. General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

CSLA Concert Choir and University Chorus Concert.
Fri., Mar. 13, 8 p.m. State Playhouse.
Thomas Miyake, Conductor. General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

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

Luckman Season -- South Central Chamber Orchestra.
Sun., Apr. 5, 1998, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Through their musical and philanthropic efforts, this racially diverse, community oriented organization of virtuosi musical performers led by Charles Veal Jr., seeks to build bridges of reconciliation between diverse elements of the Los Angeles community. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

CSLA Faculty-Artist Recital: Diedra Lawrence, viola.
Thu., Apr. 9, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
General: $10, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Cal State L.A. 50th Anniversary Series -- Anderson Quartet.
Sun., Apr. 19, 1998, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Nationally acclaimed by reviewers and audiences alike, the Anderson Quartet -- Quartet in Residence at California State University, Los Angeles -- is always a favorite at the Luckman. Luckman: (213) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

Faculty-Artist Recital: John Swain, tuba.
Thu., Apr. 23, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
General: $10, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Luckman Season -- Southwest Chamber Music Orchestra.
Sat., Apr. 25, 1998, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Southwest energizes and renews the standard repertory of chamber music by integrating the best of contemporary, world and early music in programs and concerts of wide appeal. Luckman: (213) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500. photo

Luckman Season -- Israel Camerata Jerusalem.
Sun., Apr. 26, 1998, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
Featuring Avner Biron, music director, and Alexander Korsantiya, pianist. The Israel Camerata Jerusalem is one of the leading chamber orchestras in Israel -- praised by music critics and audiences alike for its performances of baroque, classical and modern music, and for various world premieres of works by Israeli composers. The Luckman is their Los Angeles-area stop on a world tour to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the State of Israel. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

Luckman Season -- The Jazz Messengers: The Legacy of Art Blakey.
Sat., May 2, 1998, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
The Jazz Messengers project, hosted by Benny Golson, premier composer, arranger and tenor saxophonist, and featuring Terence Blanchard on trumpet, Curtis Fuller on trombone, Geoff Keezer on piano, Peter Washington on bass and Lewis Nash, filling Blakey's chair, continues drummer Art Blakey's legacy. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

Finian's Rainbow
Fri., May 8-Sun., May 10, Fri. & Sat.: 8 p.m., Sun.: 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
A collaboration of the CSLA Music and Theater Arts/Dance Departments, The L.A. County High School of the Arts, and the Luckman Fine Arts Complex. Call (323) 343-6610 or (323) 343-4060.

Faculty-Artist Recital: Michael Cameron, cello.
Fri., May 15, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
General: $10, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Contemporary Music Festival.
Sat., May 16, time to be announced. Music Hall.
Presented by the Pacific Contemporary Music Center. General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Composers Forum.
Tue., May 19, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
John M. Kennedy, director. General: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Faculty-Artist Recital: Rene Aravena, baritone.
Wed., May 20, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
General: $10, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Chamber Winds Concert.
Thu., May 21, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
Thomas Verrier, director. General: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Chamber Music Concert: The Anderson Quartet.
Tue., May 26, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Small Jazz Ensembles Concert.
Thu., May 28, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
Paul De Castro, director. General: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Faculty-Artist Recital: Jeffrey Benedict, saxophone.
Fri., May 29, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
General: $10, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

CSLA Golden Eagle Singers: The Music of Nick Page.
Sat., May 30, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
William Belan, conductor; Nick Page, guest conductor. General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Music Department at (323) 343-4060.

Department of Music Awards Assembly.
Mon., Jun. 1, 2 p.m. Music Hall.
Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

CSLA Opera Workshop: "Opera Gala."
Mon., Jun. 1, 8 p.m. Music Hall.
Rene Aravena, director. General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

CSLA Jazz Ensemble Concert.
Tue., Jun. 2, 8 p.m. State Playhouse.
Jeffrey Benedict, Director. General: $8, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

Los Angeles Symphonic Camerata Concert.
Wed., Jun. 3, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
David Buck, conductor. General: $10, Student/Senior: $5. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

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

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

CSLA Alumni Band Concert.
Sunday, June 7, 3 p.m. State Playhouse. Free.
Thomas Verrier, director. Call the Department of Music at (323) 343-4060.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Disability Awareness Week.
Mon., Oct. 13-Fri., Oct. 17. Alhambra Rooms A & B, U-SU.
Information Fair: Wed., Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Main Walkway.

Call Office for Students with Disabilities, (323) 343-3140 or Associated Students, Inc., (323) 343-4780.

Annual CSLA Study Abroad Fair.
Thu., Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Main Walkway (front of Library North).
Exhibitors from universities and other organizations in the U.S. and other countries will present information on short and long-term study, travel, work for pay, and opportunities to do volunteer work in many different countries of the world. The purpose of the fair is to provide CSLA students and faculty an opportunity to learn about the many attractive programs that exist. Call (323) 343-3170.

Public Piano Sale.
Fri., Oct. 17-Sun., Oct. 19, 1997, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Music 129.
Sale of Yamaha, Baldwin, Steinway and other pianos conducted by Field's Piano Company. Call Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

Pan Afrikan Student Resource Center Anniversary.
Fri., Oct. 17, 12 noon. Second Floor, U-SU.
Celebration of the Pan Afrikan Student Resource Center's 7th Anniversary. The center was opened in 1990. Call (323) 343-5131.

50th Anniversary -- University-Wide Picnic.
Sun., Oct. 19, 1997, 10 a.m.-walk/run-a-thon, 11 a.m.-event kick-off, 12:30-lunch. Jesse Owens Track.
Call Sandra at Natural and Social Sciences, (323) 343-2000.

6th Aizen International Conference on Emile Zola and Naturalism and 4th Naturalist Film Festival.
Thu., Oct. 23-Sat., Oct. 25. time to be announced. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Conference features presentations related to naturalism, naturalist writers and artists, and the cinema (aizen). Sponsored by the International Association for Multidisciplinary Approaches and Comparative Studies. Call Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, (323) 343-4230.

Career/Job Fair.
Thu., Oct. 23, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Greenlee Plaza.
Call Career Center at (323) 343-3237.

Toys "R" Us Fun Day.
Thu., Oct. 23, all afternoon, Greenlee Plaza.
Co-sponsored by the Institute of Retail Management. Call Bernard Codner, (323) 343-2970.

Health Center Open House: Reaccreditation Celebration.
Thu., Oct. 30, 1997, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Student Health Center. Free.
The Health Center is celebrating its recent receipt of "Substantial Compliance" ratings, the highest rating possible, for all categories of service from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Event includes free health screenings and refreshments. Call (323) 343-3341 or (323) 343-3346.

Dia de Los Muertos.
Thu., Oct. 30, 6-10 p.m. Second Floor, U-SU.
Music will be provided by Quetzal and dance will be performed by Tenochitlan. Dia de Los Muertos is a cultural event that celebrates "life" and remember those that have passed away. It dates back to pre-Columbian time. Sponsors: MEChA, Chicano/Latino Student Resource Center, EOP and Center for Student Life. Call (323) 343-5047.

Asian Support Group: 7th Annual Scholarship and Awards of Excellence Dinner.
Thu., Oct. 30, 1997, 6 p.m.: no-host cocktail, 7 p.m.: dinner. Sam Woo Seafood Restaurant.
Call Lily Baba at (323) 343-3770 or the Alumni Office at (323) 343-4980.

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 or (323) 343-4300.

3rd Annual Lloyd N. Ferguson Distinguished Lecture.
Fri., Nov. 7, 1997, 1 p.m. Roybal Institute (Salazar Hall C120).
Dr. William Lester, professor of Chemistry, UC Berkeley: "The Legacy of Lloyd Ferguson." Call Chemistry Dept., (323) 343-2300.

Native American Heritage Week Celebration.
Nov. 11-13, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. University Club patio.
Call Associated Students, Inc. at (323) 343-4780.

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

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.

Noche Cultural "Dia de la Revolucion."
Thu., Nov. 20, 6-10 p.m. University Club patio.
Featuring Tribu, a musical group from Mexico that performs traditional indigenous music. Sponsors: MEChA, Chicano/Latino Student Resource Center, and S*U*P*E*R. Call (323) 343-5047.

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 Bill Taylor of Physics and Astronomy Dept., (323) 343-2108 or (323) 343-2100. (#500 expected)

Karamu (Afrikan Thanksgiving).
Mon., Nov. 24, 12 noon-2 p.m. Second Floor, U-SU.
Sponsored by Black Student Association. Call Pan Afrikan Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

Chinese Lunar New Year: Year of the Tiger.
Wed., Jan. 28, 1998, 12 noon-2 p.m. Free Speech Area.
Program events to be announced. Call the Asian Pacific American Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5471.

Black History Month.
February. exact date, time and location to be announced.
Call Pan African Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

Women's History Month.
February. exact date, time and location to be announced.
Call Women's Resource Center, (323) 343-3370.

Homecoming -- Athletics Hall of Fame Reunion Dinner.
Wed., Feb. 11, 1998, time and location to be announced.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Homecoming -- Mardi Gras Homecoming Pep Rally.
Fri., Feb. 13, 1998, time and location to be announced.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Alumni Awards Ceremony.
Tue., Mar. 3, 1998, 6-10 p.m., Luckman Theatre.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Honors Convocation Reception.
Fri., Apr. 24, 1998, 5:3-6:30 p.m., Luckman Street of the Arts.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

Cinco de Mayo.
May. exact date, time and location to be announced.
Call Chicano/Latino Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5047.

Asian Pacific Heritage Week.
May. exact date, time and location to be announced.
Call Asian Pacific American Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5471.

Malcolm X Day.
May. exact date, time and location to be announced.
Call Pan African Student Resource Center, (323) 343-5131.

Day of the Teachers Reception.
May. exact date, time and location to be announced.
Call the Charter School of Education, (323) 343-4300.

Athletics Golf Tournament.
Mon., May 11, 1998, time and location to be announced.
Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980.

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STUDENTS, Events for

Monday Night Football.
Mon., Oct. 6, 6 p.m. King Taco, U-SU.
Featuring New England vs. Denver. Catch all the football action on a 36” big screen TV! There will also be a free light buffet (munchies), trivia game and raffle prizes. Call (323) 343-2450.

Trip to “The Price is Right.”
Tue., Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. CBS studios.
For only $3, the Programs Department of the U-SU takes you to watch the popular TV game show “The Price is Right.” Hurry, only 18 spaces available. (323) 343-5110.

The Technology Roundtable.
Tue., Oct. 7, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Library North 530.
Open to entire campus community. Discussion will focus on the current status of the recent technological developments on campus, the development of the California Virtual University and Cal State L.A.'s role within it, and policy issues involved with the development of on-line and other distance learning options at Cal State L.A. Meetings will be held on the first Tuesday of each month (during quarter sessions). Call Academic Affairs, (323) 343-3800.

Japanese Animation: Shin Kimaguro-Orange Road.
Tue., Oct. 7, 4-6 p.m. Second Floor, U-SU.
Sponsored by the Asian Pacific American Student Resource Center. Call (323) 343-5471.

Java Jam Series -- Jazz and Poetry Reading.
Wed., Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Free. Co-sponsored by S*U*P*E*R and the Health Center. Tonight’s Java Jam features “Jazz and Poetry Reading” with the Jazz Smugglers. The Java Jam series presents exciting entertainment programs every Wednesday night. Free “mocktail” with Cal State L.A. I.D. Call (323) 343-5110.

Fifth Annual Depression Screening Day.
Thu., Oct. 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Second Floor, Student Health Center.
Celebrating National Depression Screening Day. Call (323) 343-3300.

Karaoke Thursdays.
Thu., Oct. 9, 12 noon-1 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Free. Prove that you can sing like the stars! Participate in S*U*P*E*R’s “Karaoke Thursdays” and get a chance to win $25 cash! Everyone is welcome. Songs and equipment will be provided, but you can bring your favorite tunes on CDs or cassette tapes. Call (323) 343-5110.

Orientation for Mentor Project.
Sat., Oct. 11, 1 p.m. location to be announced.
Open to all students. Call EPIC, (323) 343-3380.

Disability Awareness Week.
Mon., Oct. 13-Fri., Oct. 17. Alhambra Rooms A & B, U-SU.
Information Fair: Wed., Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Main Walkway.

Call Office for Students with Disabilities, (323) 343-3140 or Associated Students, Inc., (323) 343-4780.

Monday Night Football.
Mon., Oct. 13, 6 p.m. King Taco, U-SU.
Featuring Dallas vs. Washington. Catch all the football action on a 36” big screen TV! There will also be a free light buffet (munchies), trivia game, raffle prizes and cash bar. Call (213) 343-2450.

Speak Out -- “Same Sex Marriages.”
Tue., Oct. 14, 2-4 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Attend this important session to discuss same sex marriages. Speakers with different viewpoints will express their opinions as well as hear the opinions of audience members. Call S*U*P*E*R, (323) 343-5110.

Java Jam Series -- S*U*P*E*R Bingo.
Wed., Oct. 15, 6-8 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Free. Co-sponsored by S*U*P*E*R and the Health Center. Tonight’s Java Jam features “S*U*P*E*R Bingo.” A valid CSLA I.D. is needed to claim prizes. Call (323) 343-5110.

Student Club and Organization Orientation.
Thu., Oct. 16 and Fri., Oct. 17. time and location to be announced.
Call Center for Student Life, (323) 343-3390.

Intro to GE Workshop.
Fri., Oct. 17, time and location to be announced.
Workshop will introduce the GE block system to students and help them choose classes. Call PALS (Partnership for Academic Learning and Success), (323) 343-3184.

On-Campus Interviews.
Oct. 20 - Nov. 26. Career Center.
For seniors and alumni. Alumni sign-up for on-campus interviews begins on Tue., Oct. 14. Call Career Center at (323) 343-3237.

Monday Night Football.
Mon., Oct. 20, 6 p.m. King Taco, U-SU.
Featuring Buffalo vs. Indianapolis. Catch all the football action on a 36” big screen TV! There will also be a free light buffet (munchies), trivia game and raffle prizes. Call (323) 343-2450.

Careers in Business and Economics.
Tue., Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Alumni speakers in Business and Economics will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

Money Management Workshop -- “Too Much Month at the End of Your Money.”
Wed., Oct. 22, 12 noon-1:30 p.m. Alhambra Room B, U-SU.
Free. This money management workshop, co-sponsored by S*U*P*E*R and the CSLA Federal Credit Union, will offer advice to help keep your finances in check. Call S*U*P*E*R,(323) 343-5110.

Java Jam Series -- S*U*P*E*R Comedy.
Wed., Oct. 22, 6-8 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Free. Tonight’s Java Jam features “S*U*P*E*R Comedy” starring Gene Pompa, a famous comedian who has appeared on the Arsenio Hall Show and MTV’s half-hour comedy show. Call (323) 343-5110.

Career/Job Fair.
Thu., Oct. 23, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Greenlee Plaza.
Call Career Center at (323) 343-3237.

Toys "R" Us Fun Day.
Thu., Oct. 23, time to be announced, Greenlee Plaza.
Co-sponsored by the Institute of Retail Management. Call Bernard Codner, (323) 343-2970.

Karaoke Thursdays.
Thu., Oct. 23, 12 noon-1 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Free. Prove that you can sing like the stars! Participate in S*U*P*E*R’s “Karaoke Thursdays” and get a chance to win $25 cash! Everyone is welcome. Songs and equipment will be provided, but you can bring your favorite tunes on CDs or cassette tapes. Call (323) 343-5110.

Monday Night Football.
Mon., Oct. 27, 6 p.m. King Taco, U-SU.
Featuring Green Bay vs. New England. Catch all the football action on a 36” big screen TV! There will also be a free light buffet (munchies), trivia game, raffle prizes and cash bar. Call (213) 343-2450.

Halloweek -- “Tarot Mania.”
Mon., Oct. 27, 12 noon-2 p.m. U-SU.
Free. Celebrate Halloweek with free palm reading, tarot card reading and astrological charts! Call (323) 343-5110.

Halloweek -- “Hunt for Jason Mask.”
Mon., Oct. 27-Thu., Oct. 30, U-SU.
Free. Celebrate Halloweek by hunting for the famed Jason mask! Every day, clues will be put up in front of the information booth and U-SU Programming Office. The first student to find Jason’s mask wins a $200 certificate to the Bookstore along with two tickets to Knotts Scary Farm. Call (323) 343-5110.

Halloweek -- “Pumpkin Fest.”
Tue., Oct. 28, 12 noon-2 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Free. Celebrate Halloweek with a pumpkin pie eating contest, pumpkin carving contest and pumpkin weight contest! Win tickets to Knotts Scary Farm, Universal Studios and the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Call (323) 343-5110.

Halloweek -- “Scariest Story/Scream Contests.”
Wed., Oct. 29, 4-6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Free. Celebrate Halloweek! Win prizes for telling spine-tingling, bone-chilling stories! Or scream your lungs out to win Blockbuster gift certificates! Contests are held in conjunction with the English Department and Creative Writing Club. Call (323) 343-5110.

Java Jam series -- “Amateur Night.”
Wed., Oct. 29, 6-8 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Free. Tonight’s Java Jam features “Amateur Night.” If you’ve got a talent, sign up to win one of three cash prizes ! Sign up at the Programming Office, 2nd floor U-SU. Deadline is Oct. 24. Call (323) 343-5110.

Health Center Open House: Reaccreditation Celebration.
Thu., Oct. 30, 1997, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Student Health Center. Free.
The Health Center is celebrating its recent receipt of "Substantial Compliance" ratings, the highest rating possible, for all categories of service from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Event includes free health screenings and refreshments. Call (323) 343-3341 or (323) 343-3346.

MEZCLA.
Thu., Oct. 30, 12 noon. Luckman Fine Arts Complex. Free.
MEZCLA's mulatto sound is a dynamic hybrid of funky Afro-Cuban rhythm with jammin' jazz, rankin' reggae, and rockin' rumba. Sponsored by EOP, Luckman Complex, Latin American Studies Center, Chicano/Latino Student Resource Center, and Pan African Student Resource Center. Call (323) 343-6610.

Halloweek -- “Fright Night.”
Fri., Oct. 31, 6-9 p.m. The Pit, basement U-SU.
Free. Celebrate Halloweek with an all-out party! Dance, listen to the D.J. and shoot free pool. Participate in the costume contest to win a new stereo or collect a ticket for the raffle to win a $75 Bookstore certificate. Call (323) 343-5110.

Study Skills Workshop.
Fri., Oct. 31, time and location to be announced.
Workshop will introduce techniques for time management anda proper study skills. Call PALS (Partnership for Academic Learning and Success), (323) 343-3184.

Monday Night Football.
Mon., Nov. 3, 6 p.m. King Taco, U-SU.
Featuring Pittsburgh vs. Kansas City. Catch all the football action on a 36” big screen TV! There will also be a free light buffet (munchies), trivia game and raffle prizes. Call (323) 343-2450.

Careers in Natural and Social Sciences.
Tue., Nov. 4, 6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Alumni speakers in the Natural Sciences will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

Graduate Studies Info Day.
Wed., Nov. 5, time and location to be announced.
Call Graduate Studies Office, (323) 343-3820.

Java Jam Series -- S*U*P*E*R Bingo.
Wed., Nov. 5, 6-8 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Free. Tonight’s Java Jam features “S*U*P*E*R Bingo.” Win great prizes such as a Warner Bros. jacket, clock radios, and more! Students can bring one guest. A valid CSLA I.D. is needed to claim prizes. Call (323) 343-5110.

Gateway to Leadership.
Thu., Nov. 6 and Thu., Nov. 13, time and location to be announced.
Worshops will include the first year survival series and the leadership series. Call Center for Student Life, (323) 343-3390.

Karaoke Thursdays.
Thu., Nov. 6, 12 noon-1 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Free. Prove that you can sing like the stars! Participate in S*U*P*E*R’s “Karaoke Thursdays” and get a chance to win $25 cash! Everyone is welcome. Songs and equipment will be provided, but you can bring your favorite tunes on CDs or cassette tapes. Call (323) 343-5110.

Monday Night Football.
Mon., Nov. 10, 6 p.m. King Taco, U-SU.
Featuring San Francisco vs. Philadelphia. Catch all the football action on a 36” big screen TV! There will also be a free light buffet (munchies), trivia game, raffle prizes and cash bar. Call (323) 343-2450.

Taco Eating Contest.
Tue., Nov. 11, 5-6 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Want to be able to stuff your face with free tacos and get a chance to win $50? Then, sign up for the Taco Eating Contest at Cafe L.A.! Be the first to down the most tacos and win the money. Hurry, contest limited to the first 10 people who sign up. For information, call S*U*P*E*R at (213) 343-5110.

Java Jam series -- “Singled Out.”
Wed., Nov. 12, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Free. Tonight’s Java Jam features “Singled Out.” Come out to play the singles dating game as seen on MTV! Prizes include a $30 gift certificate to the Olive Garden, movie tickets and albums from Tower Records. The Java Jam series presents exciting entertainment programs every Wednesday night. Call (213) 343-5110.

Writing Skills Workshop.
Fri., Nov. 14, time and location to be announced.
Workshop will discuss how to develop ideas and topic sentences as well as how to write a thesis statement. Call PALS (Partnership for Academic Learning and Success), (323) 343-3184.

Monday Night Football.
Mon., Nov. 17, 6 p.m. King Taco, U-SU.
Featuring Buffalo vs. Miami. Catch all the football action on a 36” big screen TV! There will also be a free light buffet (munchies), trivia game and raffle prizes. Call (323) 343-2450.

Careers in Arts and Letters.
Tue., Nov. 18, 6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Alumni speakers in the Arts will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

Speak Out -- “Legalization of Marijuana.”
Tue., Nov. 18, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Should marijuana be legalized? Speakers with different viewpoints will express their opinions as well as hear the opinions of audience members. Open to all to interested individuals. Call S*U*P*E*R, (323) 343-5110.

Java Jam Series -- “Bringing Back the Blues.”
Wed., Nov. 19, 6-8 p.m. Cafe L.A., U-SU.
Free. Co-sponsored by S*U*P*E*R and the Health Center. Tonight’s Java Jam features “Bringing Back the Blues.” Spend your evening with the Blue Thunder Band and enjoy free “mocktails” and “Down Home Blues!” Call (323) 343-5110.

Computer Skills Workshop.
Fri., Nov. 21, time and location to be announced.
Workshop will offer basic information on how to navigate in Scholar's Work Environment (SWE), and will also cover information on e-mail and the Internet. Call PALS (Partnership for Academic Learning and Success), (323) 343-3184.

Winter '98 Orientation for Graduates.
Mon., Nov. 24, time and location to be announced.
Call Center for Student Life, (323) 343-3390.

Monday Night Football.
Mon., Nov. 24, 6 p.m. King Taco, U-SU.
Featuring Oakland vs. Denver. Catch all the football action on a 36” big screen TV! There will also be a free light buffet (munchies), trivia game, raffle prizes and cash bar. Call (213) 343-2450.

Winter '98 Orientation for Undergraduates.
Tue., Nov. 25 and Wed., Nov. 26, time and location to be announced.
Call Center for Student Life, (323) 343-3390.

EPIC Toy and Food Drive.
Beginning in December, 1997.
Call EPIC, (323) 343-3380.

Help Week at the Union -- Free Massage.
Mon., Dec. 1-Wed., Dec. 3, 12 noon-2 p.m. Cafe L.A. & Alumni Lounge, U-SU.
Take some time off from studying with a free massage and energy snacks. S*U*P*E*R brings back professional massagers to soothe your muscles and help you relieve the stress of finals. Call (323) 343-5110.

Monday Night Football.
Mon., Dec. 1, 6 p.m. King Taco, U-SU.
Featuring Green Bay vs. Minnesota. Catch all the football action on a 36” big screen TV! There will also be a free light buffet (munchies), trivia game and raffle prizes.

Holly-Days Party.
Thu., Dec. 4, time and location to be announced.
Celebrate the diversity of our campus with various ethnic foods. Call PALS (Partnership for Academic Learning and Success), (323) 343-3184.

"How to Study for an Exam."
Thu., Dec. 4, 12 noon-1:30 p.m. South Pasadena Room, U-SU.
The Learning Center and S*U*P*E*R presents a free workshop to help students prepare for finals. "How to Study for an Exam" covers the basics as well as provides tips on how to make the most of your studying time. For more information, call S*U*P*E*R at (323) 343-5110.

Winter Holiday Festival in the U-SU.
Thu., Dec. 4, 12 noon-4 p.m. U-SU.
Share the different cultural expressions of Christmas, Kwanza and Hanukkah with music, displays, and food booths. The student resource centers present their favorite holiday programs to help celebrate the winter season. Co-sponsored by the University-Student Union. For more information, call S*U*P*E*R at (323) 343-5110.

Help Week at the Union -- Free Massage.
Thu., Dec. 4, 4-6 p.m. Cafe L.A. & Alumni Lounge, U-SU.
Take some time off from studying with a free massage and energy snacks. S*U*P*E*R brings back professional massagers to soothe your muscles and help you relieve the stress of finals. Call (323) 343-5110.

Monday Night Football.
Mon., Dec. 8, 6 p.m. King Taco, U-SU.
Featuring Carolina vs. Dallas. Catch the last of the Monday Night Football action on a 36” big screen TV! There will also be a free light buffet (munchies), trivia game and raffle prizes. Call (323) 343-2450.

Careers in Engineering and Technology.
Tue., Apr. 21, 1998, 6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Alumni speakers in Engineering and Technology will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

Careers in Education.
Tue., Apr. 28, 1998, 6 p.m. location to be announced.
Alumni speakers in Education will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

Careers in Health and Human Services.
Tue., May 19, 1998, 6 p.m. Alhambra Room, U-SU.
Alumni speakers in Health Services will give advice to students and other alumni as part of this Alumni Career Panel Series. Free to Cal State L.A. students and Alumni Association members. Call the Alumni Office, (323) 343-4980 or (323) 343-3049.

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THEATRE

Community Arts Camp Presentations: Shakespeare Festival.
Fri., Aug. 8 and Sat., Aug. 9, 1997, 7 p.m. State Playhouse.
Sponsored by Arts and Letters & Theatre Arts and Dance Dept. Call (323) 343-4110.

Luckman Season -- Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband.
Sun., Sep. 28, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
L.A. Theatre Works' live radio presentation of this tender love story, with a serpentine villainess, a glittering setting in London society, a shower of Wildean witticisms, plus a bevy of celebrities including Jacqueline Bisset, Rosalind Ayres, Martin Jarvis, Alfred Molina and Miriam Margolyes. Luckman: (213) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500. photo

L.A. Arts Open House -- Educational Theater Company, Inc.: "Time Out Zone."
Sat., Oct. 4, 12 noon-1 p.m., State Playhouse. Free.
Comedy-drama about four teenagers who are forced to confront issues of drugs and violence when they find themselves ina room with no way out. Organized by the L.A. County Arts Commission. Call School of Arts and Letters, (323) 343-4001.

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.

A Classic Play.
Nov. 21-Nov. 23, Nov. 28-Nov. 30. State Playhouse.
Showtime: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2:30 p.m.
Cornerstone Theater Company Artistic Director Bill Rauch and the 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.

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. This holiday debut is a must see for one and all. Nutcracker in America, this is a holiday must-see for all. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

Luckman Family Series -- A Winnie-The-Pooh Birthday Tail.
Sat., Feb. 14, 1998, 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.

Arena New Works Festival.
Feb. 20-Feb. 22. Arena Theatre.
Showtime: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2:30 p.m.
Five short, one-act scripts presented by the 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 Dulac, Love Triangle: The Third Side of the Story by Eli Vilalle, and another script by Francine Ferrara. General: $8, Students/Seniors: $5. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Tickets: (323) 343-6600.

Iolanthe.
Feb. 27-Mar. 1. State Playhouse.
Showtime: 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 joint production with Cal State L.A. Opera Theatre. Directed by Rene Aravena. General: $8, Students/Seniors: $5. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Tickets: (323) 343-6600.

Suburban Canciones.
Wed., Apr. 1-Thu., Apr. 2, 8 p.m. Arena Theatre.
A series of short plays and songs by Roy Conboy that deals with growing up in Chicano and suburban neighborhoods. Drawing on the traditions of Teatro Chicano, Suburban Canciones provides a free-wheeling evening of theatricality, music, movement and color. The entire piece will be performed by a multicultural ensemble of San Francisco State University students. General: $5, Students/Seniors: $3. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Tickets: (323) 343-6600.

Luckman Season -- Julius Caesar.
Sat., Apr. 18, 1998, 8 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
The Aquila Theatre Company of London, presents a superb rendition of Shakespeare's sweeping political epic, Julius Caesar, set in turn-of-the-century Rome. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

Luckman Family Series -- Animal Crackers.
Sat., Apr. 25, 1998, 11 a.m. Luckman Theatre.
Cardboard boxes and tubes turn into lions, tigers and giraffes; colorful rod puppets perform a madcap Barnyard Opera; and Anansi the Spider comes to life on the shadow screen -- enjoy the puppet magic of nationally renowned puppeteer Jim West as his ingenious creations perform their antics to the music of Mozart, Strauss and Rossini. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

Cal State L.A. 50th Anniversary Series -- Finian's Rainbow.
Fri., May 8 & Sat., May 9, 1998, 8 p.m.; Sun., May 10, 1998, 3 p.m. Luckman Theatre.
This 50-year-old musical features Cal State L.A. High School for the Arts and Cal State L.A. university students and alumni. A Leprechaun, a magic pot of gold, joyous dancing and the beguiling son "How Are Things in Glocca Morra?" keep this classic in high-stepping shape. Luckman: (323) 343-6610. For tickets, call TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500.

The Boy Who Trickes the Moon.
Thu., May 15, 1 p.m.; Fri., May 16, 10 a.m. Music and Theatre Outdoor Patio Complex. Free.
This wonderful tale by Rita Grauer is about the Indians of the Pacific Northwest. Children young and old are invited. Directed by Pam Dunne. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Call (323) 343-6600.

Shake Scenes.
May 22-May 24. Arena Theatre. Free.
Showtime: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2:30 p.m.
Scenes excerpted from William Shakespeare, developed in Cal State L.A.'s advance acting class. Directed by Sonja Kuftinec. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Call (323) 343-6600.

Pau Hana (Work Finished).
Thu., Jun. 5, 4 p.m. Arena Theatre. Free.
This final project is a culmination of student work presented for the public. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Call (323) 343-6600.


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