CSU Happenings Nov. 3-9

NOV. 3 - CSU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM
The Schwob School of Musics CSU Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Paul Vaillancourt, will present its annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the RiverCenters Legacy Hall.

The program will include Dave Hollindens The Whole Toy Laid Down, Christopher Rouses Bonham based on drum beats from Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham and Rhythmic Soundscape No. 5, featuring its composer (and pianist) Max Lifchitz as soloist. Lifchitz is CSUs fall 2006 Elena Diaz-Verson Amos Eminent Scholar in Latin American Studies. General admission is $5 and free for faculty, staff and students with CSU ID. Tickets are available at the RiverCenter Box Office, call 706-256-3612.

NOV. 6 INTERNATIONAL FILM SERIES TO FEATURE MARATHON
Columbus State Universitys Center for International Education will screen Marathon, a 2005 Korean-made drama about an autistic youth training to run a marathon, at 7 p.m. Monday in CSUs International House at 6 Clearview Circle. The event continues CSUs International Film Series titled Contemporary Korea in Film. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-565-4036.

NOV. 6 - CSU TO PRESENT POETRY READING BY ARTHUR SZE
CSUs Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians will present a poetry reading by acclaimed poet Arthur Sze at 7 p.m. Monday in CSUs Coca-Cola Space Science Centers Omnisphere Theater. This Georgia Poetry Circuit event is free and open to the public.

Sze, a second generation Chinese American, has published eight books of poems, including The Silk Dragon: Translations from the Chinese. He also has earned several literary awards and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. He currently directs the Creative Writing Program at the Institute for American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, N.M. For more information, call Cathy Fussell, director of the McCullers Center, at 706-568-2054.

NOV. 6 A GOODLIE COMPANY TO PERFORM RENAISSANCE MUSIC
A Goodlie Company, a CSU Schwob School of Music ensemble led by professor Kristin Hansen (horn), will perform Renaissance period pieces in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the RiverCenters Legacy Hall. For more information, call 706-649-7287.

NOV. 9 UNIVERSITY SINGERS AND CSU CHORALE TO PERFORM
The Schwob School of Musics University Singers and CSU Chorale, under the direction of Constantina Tsolainou, The Paul S. and Jean R. Amos faculty chair and director of choral activities, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 in the RiverCenters Legacy Hall.

The program will feature selections taken from larger works, including Kyrie from Schuberts Mass in E flat and Sanctus from Bernsteins Mass, excerpts from Brittens Gloriana and a chorus from Barbers opera Vanessa The combined groups will perform choruses from Mendelssohns oratorios St. Paul and Elijah, and from Coplands opera The Tender Land.

General admission is $5 and free for faculty, staff and students with CSU ID. Tickets are available at the RiverCenter Box Office, call 706-256-3612.