CSU Happenings for Nov. 1-8

NOV. 1 - Student Flute Recital
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present a student recital by flutist Kathryn Lovetro at 2 p.m. Saturday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-1986 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

NOV. 1 – NCAA Women’s Soccer
The CSU women’s soccer squad will host Georgia College and State University for a contest at 4 p.m. Saturday at the CSU Soccer Complex. General admission is $5 for adults; $3 for students/kids (including non-CSU students); and free for ages 5 and younger and CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

NOV. 1 - Astronomy Night
CSU’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center will stage an Astronomy Night program of stargazing and planet viewing on Saturday at the center, 701 Front St., Columbus. The program is free and will open with a planetarium presentation at 7 p.m. followed by viewing at 8 p.m. For more information, call 706-649-1470 or go to http://www.ccssc.org.

NOV. 3 – Concert: Brahms’ German Requiem
The CSU Choral Union, Philharmonic and faculty soloists Michelle DeBruyn and Earl Coleman will present Johannes Brahms’ “German Requiem” at 7:30 p.m. Monday in RiverCenter’s Bill Heard Theatre, The performance will be conducted by Constantina Tsolainou. General admission is $5; $2 for senior citizens, military personnel and non-CSU students; and free with CSU ID. For tickets, contact the RiverCenter Box Office at 706-256-3612. For more information, call 706-649-1986 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

NOV. 4 – Guest Pianist to Perform
Prize-winning pianist Jeremy Denk will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Denk is a Young Concert Artists International Auditions winner, an Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient and has garnered acclaim for his “bracing, effortlessly virtuosic and utterly joyous” style of playing (New York Times). He has appeared as a soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the St. Louis Symphony, the Houston Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and others. His CSU concert is part of the “Legacy Live” series. General admission is $20, $17 for CSU faculty and staff and $5 for CSU students. For tickets, contact the RiverCenter Box Office at 706-256-3612. For more information, call 706-649-1986 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

NOV. 4 – ‘Violating Sanctions’ Lecture Series: Palestinians
American activist and journalist Kelly Hayes-Raitt will share stories from Palestinian refugees from Israel living in Lebanon in a lecture at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in CSU’s Schwob Library. The lecture is the second in the series “Violating Sanctions: An American Woman’s Listening Tour through the Axis of Evil” by Hayes-Raitt, the CSU McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians’ 2008 Marguerite and Lamar Smith Writing Fellow. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 706 565-4021.

NOV. 5 – Guest Trombone Recital
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present a guest recital of traditional repertoire for the trombone and piano by trombonist Alciomar Oliveira, with pianist Alla Dadaian at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-1986 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

NOV. 6 - Kia Official to Open Lecture Series
An executive for Kia’s new plant in West Point is the first speaker for the Executive Speaker Series, at 11 a.m. Thursday in CSU’s University Hall auditorium. Randy Jackson, director of Human Resources and Administration for Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc., will present 'Get to Know Kia Motors, 'The Fastest Growing Automobile Company in the World.' He will discuss Kia's newest manufacturing plant, which is under construction in West Point, as well as its economic impact.

The Executive Speaker Series at CSU is coordinated by CSU’s Turner College of Business Advisory Council, which is comprised of local business leaders. For more information, call Robert Dunn at 706-562-1659.

NOV. 6 – Guest Clarinet Recital
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present a guest clarinet recital by Howard Klug, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Klug, a professor at Indiana University, has performed worldwide. General admission is $10; $7 for senior citizens, military personnel and non-CSU students; and $5 with CSU ID. For tickets, contact the RiverCenter Box Office at 706-256-3612. For more information, call 706-649-1986 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

NOV. 8 - Student Trombone Recital
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present a student recital by trombonist Joshua Kearney at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-1986 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

NOV. 8 – NCAA Women’s Basketball Exhibition
CSU’s women’s basketball squad will host Emory University for an exhibition game at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 in the Lumpkin Center. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com.

NOV. 8 – Flute, Piano Concert
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present guest flutist Amy Likar in concert with Schwob School of Music pianist Yien Wang at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Likar is a member of the Oakland (Calif.) East Bay Symphony. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-1986 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.