CSU Happenings for Oct. 29-Nov. 7

OCT. 29 — Early Jazz-Ragtime Pianist Terry Waldo
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a performance by pianist Terry Waldo, critically acclaimed as America’s leading presenter of ragtime and early jazz, 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or e-mail schwobmusic@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 30 — CSU Philharmonic and Choral Ensembles
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents a performance by the CSU Philharmonic, Chamber Singers, Concert Chorale and Choral Union 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 in RiverCenter’s Heard Theatre. The program will commemorate All Saints,’ All Soul’s, and Veterans Day with Mozart’s Coronation Mass, and Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem. General admission is $5, with discounts for CSU faculty, staff and students. For tickets, call the RiverCenter Box Office at 706-256-3612. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or e-mail schwobmusic@ColumbusState.edu.

OCT. 30 — NCAA Women’s Soccer: CSU vs. Flagler

The Columbus State Women’s Soccer squad hosts Flagler College (Fla.) 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at the Walden Soccer Complex.Admission prices are $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.

OCT. 31 — CSU Percussion Ensemble
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music presents the CSU Percussion Ensemble in concert 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. An eclectic program directed by professor Paul Vaillancourt will include works by Gillingham, Maslanka, Davidovsky, Hatzis and Australian composer Nigel Westlake's score to the silent film The Invisible Men. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or e-mail schwobmusic@ColumbusState.edu.

NOV. 6 — NCAA Rifle Competition

The Columbus State co-ed rifle squad hosts the University of Alaska Fairbanks for an NCAA air rifle competition 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 at the U.S.  Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, For more information, call 706-568-2204.

NOV. 6 — Astronomy Night at Providence Canyon

Columbus State’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center holds an Astronomy Night program of stargazing and planet viewing Saturday, Nov. 6 at Providence Canyon State Park near Lumpkin in Stewart County. The program is free and opens at 7 p.m. For more information, call 706-649-1470.

NOV. 7 — Holiday Workshop: ‘Art of Leaf Pressing’
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center presents a holiday workshop, “The Art of Leaf Pressing: Holiday Gifts Inspired by Nature,” 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7 at the center, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. Participants can take home their arrangements. Space is limited and participation is open to ages 11 and older. A $20 fee per person covers all materials. To reserve a space or for more information, call 706-687-4090.

NOV. 7 — Tuba and Euphonium Studio Concert

Schwob School of Music students from the studio of CSU Professor Andrew Miller perform works from the tuba and euphonium repertoire 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or e-mail schwobmusic@ColumbusState.edu.

ONGOING

‘Degrees of Density’ Exhibition
Columbus State’s Department of Art presents Degrees of Density: Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles through Nov. 20 in the Corn Center for the Arts' Illges Gallery.  Curator Marilyn Symmes of Rutgers University selected 54 contemporary drawings for the show based on fundamental elements of nature from the Kentler International Drawing Space in Brooklyn, which specializes in contemporary drawings and works on paper. The Kentler gallery is owned and operated by Columbus native Florence Neal. Illges Gallery hours are noon-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday; and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.  For more information, call 706-507-8300.

Rankin Arts Photography Exhibition
Columbus State is hosting a photography exhibition, “First Light,” through Nov. 15 by faculty and students of CSU’s Continuing Education digital photography program. The exhibition is in the Rankin Arts Photography Gallery on the second floor of The Rankin, 104 Broadway. Admission is free. Gallery hours are 4-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. Call 706-641-7144 for more information.