CSU Happenings for Nov. 21-28

NOV. 21-22 - Students to Stage ‘Nerdacon’ Gaming-Entertainment Event
The Campus Nerds, a Columbus State student organization, will stage its third annual gaming event, “Nerdacon v3,” over two days, from 6 p.m.-midnight Friday and 10 a.m.-midnight Saturday in Davidson Student Center.

The 150-member Campus Nerds bills its event as the area’s largest sci-fi, fantasy, anime, manga and popular arts convention. Activities will include panel rooms, vendors, video game tournaments, martial arts demonstrations, role-playing game demonstrations, collectible card tournaments, anime-movie viewing rooms, a maid café, guest speakers and live music. The event is free. For more information, call 706-568-2273 or go to http://www.nerdacon.com.

NOV. 21-22 - Annual Conductors Workshop
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music will hold its 12th annual Conductors Workshop Friday and Saturday at RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. The workshop targets conductors of all levels, with limited spots for full participation ($175) and unlimited room for auditors ($90). The clinicians are Gary Green, professor of music and director of bands for the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami; H. Robert Reynolds, principal conductor of the wind ensemble for the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California; and Robert W. Rumbelow, conductor and director of wind ensemble activities for 13 years at CSU’s Schwob School of Music. For more information, call 706-649-7252 or 706-649-1986 or go to http://music.colstate.edu/windensemble/conductors_workshop.asp.

NOV. 21 - Conductors Workshop Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music will present its 12th annual Conductors Workshop Concert at 7 p.m. Friday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. World-renowned conductors Gary Green and H. Robert Reynolds will join CSU’s Robert Rumbelow on the podium with the CSU Wind Ensemble. 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. 21-23 - CSU Theatre’s ‘Boy Gets Girl’ Continues Through Weekend
Columbus State Theatre’s “Boy Gets Girl,” a psychological chiller about romance gone wrong, opened Thursday and will continue through the weekend at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at CSU Theatre on the Park Mainstage. The production contains strong language and adult situations. Ticket prices are $15 adults; $13 seniors, children, active military and CSU alumni; and free for CSU faculty and staff (limit two) and CSU students (limit one). For more information, call 706-507-8400 or go to http://theatre.colstate.edu/productions.asp.

NOV. 22 - Astronomy Night
Columbus State’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center will stage an Astronomy Night program of stargazing and planet viewing starting 6 p.m. Saturday at Roosevelt State Park near Pine Mountain. The program is free. For more information, call 706-649-1470 or go to http://www.ccssc.org.

NOV. 23 - ‘Trombone Ensembles’ Concert
The Columbus State Trombone Octet, followed by the full CSU Trombone Choir, will perform starting 4 p.m. Sunday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall Ticket prices are $5 and $10 as concert proceeds will fund the CSU Trombone Choir's March 2009 trip to Washington D.C., where they have been invited to perform at the Army's Eastern Trombone Workshop. 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. 23 - Arc Duo to Perform
Acclaimed New York City-based Arc Duo, featuring flutist Heather Holden and guitarist Bradley Colten, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. General admission is $10; $7 for senior citizens, military personnel and non-Columbus State 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. 24 - NCAA Women’s Basketball
The Columbus State women’s basketball squad will host West Georgia at 6 p.m. Monday in the Lumpkin Center. Admission prices are $5 for adults; $3 for students/kids (including non-CSU students); and free for ages 5 and under and CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to www.csucougars.com.

NOV. 24 - Flute and Guitar Studio Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music will present a Flute and Guitar Studio Recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Members of CSU’s flute and guitar studio perform original music and transcriptions as a part of the Schwob School of Music’s “Flute and Guitar Weekend.” Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-1986 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

NOV. 25 - Student Voice Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music will present a student voice recital by Edwin Wallace at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-1986 or go to http://music.colstate.edu.

NOV. 27-28 - Holiday Closing
Colunbus State will close for business starting 3 p.m. Wednesday and through Friday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving.