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CALENDAR

 

ONGOING
Chang Exhibit: 'Bamboo and Stone Flower: Images of China' by Judith Major
Weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Feb. 19.

Justin Hall exhibition: 'Re-Style: An Exhibit of Trashy Fashion' by Elizabeth Bender
Bender re-styles unwanted materials into environmentally wearable art. Through Feb. 28.

Beach exhibition: 'Following the Sun: The Art of Sue Jean Covacevich 1905-1998'
This exhibition surveys the career of Covacevich, a dynamic Kansas artist and art educator whose work was also inspired by time spent in Mexico. The exhibition goes through May 2.

Beach exhibition: 'Gail Gregg: The Album Series.'
This exhibition, by K-State alum and New York City-based artist Gail Gregg, explores the power of visual biography. The exhibition goes through May 2.

 

Feb. 3
Classified Senate Meeting

12:45 p.m., Sunflower Room, K-State Student Union.

Music: guest artists Jeremy Starr, violin, and Martin Cuellar, piano
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel.

 

Feb. 4
Employee Orientation Program

8:30 to 10:30 a.m. for classified staff and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for unclassified staff and faculty, 103 Edwards Hall. The program is designed to welcome and orient new faculty and staff members to K-State. More information is available at: http://www.k-state.edu/hr/benefits/enroll.html

IT Training: Introduction to HTML
10 a.m. to noon, 202 Fairchild Hall. This session will cover reading and interpreting basic html coding and creating a Web page that has items such as meta-data, headings, lists, links, images and tables. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

Beach Museum Lecture: Gail Gregg
4:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Artist Gail Gregg will speak about the roots of her creative life in Kansas, the evolution of her paintings and her most recent body of work.

Black History Month: 'Soul Café'
7 p.m., Flint Hills Room, K-State Student Union. A presentation of journals and diaries from the civil rights movement.

McCain Performance Series: Momix
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. The company of dancer-illusionists will perform highlights from their most popular shows, including "Opus Cactus," "Lunar Sea," "Passion," "Orbit" and "Botanica." Momix is known for conjuring up a world of surrealistic images combining astonishing movement and athleticism. Go to http://www.k-state.edu/mccain/ or call 532-6428 for ticket information.

Music: guest artists Kristin Pisano, clarinet, and Irena Ravitskaya, piano
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel.

 

Feb. 4-6
Theater: 'Big Love'

7:30 p.m., Nichols Theater. Fifty brides flee to Italy in an effort to escape marrying their 50 cousins in this modern twist on a Greek play, "The Suppliant Women" by Aeschylus. Chaos arises when the grooms soon follow after. Also on stage Feb. 10-13. Buy tickets at http://cstd.k-state.edu/Theatre/index.html#buytickets or call the box office at 532-6428.

 

Feb. 6
Music: Double Reed Day concert, with Nora Lewis and Susan Maxwell

5 p.m., 204 McCain Auditorium.

 

Feb. 7
Beach Museum: Family Valentine's Workshop

2 to 3:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. All the lace, bows and hearts you need to make Valentines for those special people. Cost is $5 per child and children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Feb. 8
IT Training: Intermediate Document Features in 2007

9 to 10:30 a.m., Fairchild Hall. This session will cover more complicated documents, such as working in columns, using graphics, using sections, tables of contents and indices. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

Music: Cello Professors Trio
7:30 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Featuring David Littrell, Edward Laut and Steven Elisha.

 

Feb. 9
Faculty workshop: 'Leading Edge Education: Is there an App for That?' by Leigh Grinstead

9 a.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Grinstead, principal in the Bibliographic Research Center in Denver, Colo., specializes in using new technology to reach students, colleagues and communities and will walk workshop participants through wikis, blogs and other new concepts that can be used to reach students effectively.

IT Training: Transitioning to Word 2007
1 to 2 p.m., 301 Hale Library. This session will go over the new features in Word 2007 and how they make your life easier. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

Faculty Senate Meeting
3:30 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union.

Public Forum: Bob Workman, director of Flint Hills Discovery Center
7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. K-State's Parks and Wildlife Management Club has invited Workman to talk about the new center, followed by a question and answer session.

Black History Month: 'Respect the Ladies/Respect the Gents' Forum
7 p.m., Room 212, K-State Student Union.

Music: faculty artist Paul Hunt, trombone
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel.

 

Feb. 10
Black History Month: 'Travel the Timeline: A Night of Music and Dance'

8 p.m., Union Station, K-State Student Union. Performances by the student hip-hop dance group, Poize, and the United Black Voices.

 

Feb. 10-13
Theater: 'Big Love'
7:30 p.m., Nichols Theater. Fifty brides flee to Italy in an effort to escape marrying their 50 cousins in this modern twist on a Greek play, "The Suppliant Women" by Aeschylus. Chaos arises when the grooms soon follow after. Buy tickets at http://cstd.k-state.edu/Theatre/index.html#buytickets or call the box office at 532-6428.

 

Feb. 11
IT Training: Transitioning to Excel 2007

9 to 10 a.m., 301A Hale Library. This session covers the new features in Excel 2007 and how they make your life easier. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

IT Training: Introduction to Dreamweaver
10 a.m. to noon, 202 Fairchild Hall. This session will offer hands-on practice with the Dreamweaver interface and the creation of a Web page containing meta-data, headings, lists, links, images and tables. Open to all K-State faculty and staff, though those attending should have experience with and knowledge of HTML, be comfortable working with Windows operating systems and have knowledge of the Web environment. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

IT Orientation: The Magic Behind the Curtain - The Educational Communications Center
2 to 3 p.m., 401B Hale Library. The ECC is a full service media production facility providing services from design through distribution. Learn about high-end video production, broadcast and distribution options, integrating video and animation into multimedia applications, package and set design, interactive Web development and K-State TV. Open to all K-State faculty, staff, and students. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html