CSU Happenings for Nov. 4-14, 2011

Nov. 4 – English Faculty Lecture Series
Columbus State’s Department of English presents Scott Wilkerson, English lecturer, at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4 at the Carson McCullers Center on Stark Avenue. Wilkerson’s lecture is part of the English Faculty Lecture Series. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-565-4021 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/english.

Nov. 5 – Student Recital, Brad Nelsen, Bassoon
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital on bassoon by Bradley Nelsen, student of Ron Wirt, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 5 - Astronomy Night
Columbus State’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center stages an Astronomy Night program of stargazing and planet viewing on Saturday, Nov. 5 from the center at 701 Front Ave., Columbus. A 7 p.m. planetarium presentation is followed by telescope viewing at 8 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-1470 or visit http://www.ccssc.org.

Nov. 6 – Performance of Bach Cantata 79
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music faculty and students will perform Cantata 79 at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6 at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 4700 Armour Road. Bach’s Cantata 79, also known as Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild, will be performed by Schwob faculty Earl Coleman, Kimberly Cone, Kristen Hansen and Richard Williams. Joining them are Schwob students and a special guest, Tennessee Tech University horn professor Jeremy Hansen. The work is performed historically within the context of a Lutheran mass Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 6 – Student Recital, Anna Marvin, Trumpet
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital on trumpet by Anna Marvin, a student of Rob Murray, at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 6 – Student Recital, Joanna Roberts, Soprano
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital by soprano vocalist Joanna Roberts, is a student of Michelle Debruyn, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6 in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 6 – Student Recital, Carrie Crawford, Soprano
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital by soprano vocalist Carrie Crawford, a student of Dian Lawler-Johnson, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 6 – Student Recital, Zachary Wright, Tenor
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital by tenor vocalist Zachary Wright, a student of Dian Lawler-Johnson, at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 6 – Student Recital, Boris Abramov, Violin
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital on violin by Boris Abramov, a student of Sergiu Schwartz, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 7 – Lecture and Book Signing: Carter Seaton
Columbus State’s Department of English presents local author Carter Seaton at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at the Carson McCullers Center on Stark Avenue. Seaton will sign copies of her novel, Father’s Troubles, after the lecture. Admission is free. For more information call 706-565-4021 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/english.

Nov. 7 – Student Recital, Lydia Jackson, Soprano
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital by soprano vocalist Lydia Jackson, a student of Michelle Debruyn, at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7 in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 7 – LegacyLive! Concert by Roberto Diaz, Violin
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a performance by guest musician Roberto Diaz at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The viola concert is part of the LegacyLive! series. Diaz offers an all-Brahms program, including the two Opus 120 sonatas and a transcription of the Opus 78 violin sonata. Pianist Kwan Yi accompanies him. Admission is $20. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 8 – Lecture: Morton A. Harris, Local Attorney
Columbus State’s Center for International Education presents Morton A. Harris from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 in the Spencer Event Hall of the International House. Harris, a local attorney with Hatcher Stubbs, will give a lecture titled The Growing Gap Between the Rich and the Poor: A Political, Economic and Moral Dilemma – What it means for America. For more information, contact Florence Wakoko at 706-507-8726.

Nov. 8 – Art Exhibit: Double Vision
Columbus State’s Department of Art presents a student video exhibition titled Double Vision from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 in the Corn Center for the Visual Arts. The exhibition is composed of videos by students who participated in visiting artist Liz Rodda’s Time and the Moving Image workshop. The workshop introduced students to basic technical, critical and conceptual issues related to working with video in an art context. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-507-8301 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/art.

Nov. 8 – Almeda Trio Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents the Almeda Trio at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. As trio-in-residence at The Music Settlement in Cleveland, the ensemble has dedicated itself to performance, education, and outreach. Its members — Cara Tweed on violin, Ida Mercer on cello and Robert Cassidy on piano — are performers and faculty at The Music Settlement– and elsewhere. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 10 – Lecture: Rajeev Dabke on Electrochemistry
Columbus State’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences presents Rajeev Dabke, associate professor of chemistry, at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 in LeNoir 103. Dabke will lecture on the development of electrochemistry experiments for undergraduate students. Admission is free. For more information call 706-507-8099 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/ess.

Nov. 10 – CSU Vocal Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a vocal concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Schwob school voice students present a program of solo and ensemble repertoire spanning five centuries of choral and vocal music. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 11 – Author Reading: Marianne Boruch
Columbus State’s Department of English presents Marianne Boruch, an American poet from Chicago, who will discuss her work at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at the Carson McCullers Center on Stark Avenue. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-565-4021 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/english.

Nov. 11 – Student Recital, Jessica Reffit, Clarinet
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital on clarinet by Jessica Reffit, is a student of Lisa Oberlander, at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 11 – Bike Ride With President Mescon
Columbus State’s Cycling Club presents Bike Ride with President Mescon at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at Woodruff Park, starting behind the Corn Center on RiverPark Campus and concluding at the Student Recreation Center on main campus. Participants must be at Woodruff Park at 4:30 p.m. for safety instructions along with the distribution of bikes. Ride On Bikes and The Bike Shop have donated the use of 75 bikes and helmets for the event. President Mescon will lead students, faculty, and staff along the Fall Line Trace, the city’s Rails to Trails project, starting at 5 p.m. Entertainment at the end of the ride will include leisure time in the Student Recreation Center’s pool and lazy river, basketball and volleyball, refreshments and D.J.-provided music. A mini-bus and van will take riders and their bikes back to RiverPark Campus at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-507-8800 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/bikeride.

Nov. 11 – CSU Popular Music Ensemble Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents the CSU Popular Music Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. The ensemble's fall program, chosen in conjunction with the Columbus Museum's upcoming exhibition, Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock 'n Roll Photography, takes one song from each of the artists and groups pictured in the exhibit. The performance includes projections of the photographs from the show, presented in a "History of Rock 'n Roll" format, with information about each artist and song. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 12 – Staff Council Fall Bazaar
Columbus State's Staff Council is hosting a Fall Bazaar from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 in the Student Recreation Center's Multiurpose Room. Rummage sale items will be available, along with food. Proceeds help fund book scholarships. For more information, contact Bethany Yandell at 706-507-8186 or yandell_bethany@ColumbusState.edu.

Nov. 12 – Student Recital, Jessica Harrison, Flute
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital on flute by Jessica Harrison, a student of Andrée Martin, at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 12 – Gusto International Dinner Fundraiser for Schwob School of Music
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents Gusto: An Elegant Evening of Fare and Flair, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at the RiverMill Event Centre. Gusto is a five-course dinner exploring the cuisines of Spain, Italy, Germany, Russia and France. While guests partake each course, student musicians present music from the same country as the food being served. The evening’s proceeds fund Schwob School of Music scholarships. Admission is $75, and reservations are required. For reservations, call 706-649-7287.For more information, visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 13 – Second Sunday: Right Tree, Right Spot Tree Planting Event
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center presents Right Tree, Right Spot at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. Come to Second Sunday at Oxbow Meadows and let the experts from Trees Columbus, Inc. show you what to consider before planting a tree. How fast does it grow? What height does it ultimately reach? What kind of tree should be planted to provide cooling shade in summer and warming sun in winter? (Everyone who attends will receive a free seedling.) Admission is $3, free for kids 3 and younger. For more information, call 706-507-8550 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/oxbow.

Nov. 13 – Student Recital, Casey Hall, Clarinet
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital on clarinet by Casey Hall, a student of Lisa Oberlander, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 13 – Student Recital, Megan McBrayer, Bassoon
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital on bassoon by Megan McBrayer, student of Ronald Wirt, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 13 – Student Recital, Bogdan Dumitriu, Bassoon
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a student recital on bassoon by Bogdan Dumitriu, a student of Ronald Wirt, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 14 – International Scavenger Hunt
Columbus State’s Center for International Education presents the International Scavenger Hunt at noon Monday, Nov. 14 in Davidson Student Center. The scavenger hunt, by the African Student Organization, is part of CIE’s International Education Week. It will take place in the Cougar Lounge of Davidson. There will be prizes. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-565-4036 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/cie.

Nov. 14 – Faculty Brass Quintet Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents the CSU Faculty Brass Quintet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The quintet performs the first half of the concert in the traditional brass quintet setting. Top brass and percussion students join them in the second half for a large brass ensemble performance. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

Nov. 14 – Film Screening: District 9
Columbus State’s Center for International Education will screen District 9 at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14 in the Spencer Event Hall of the International House. District 9 is a 2009 Academy Award-nominated science fiction thriller about a race of aliens stranded in South Africa and herded into a slum called District 9, offering a grim reminder of that nation’s apartheid era. Featuring themes of xenophobia and social segregation, the film was a critical and box office success despite its relatively unknown cast and modest budget. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-565-4036 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/cie.=

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