University Park Calendar: February 21 to March 7, 2005

February 21, 2005


Monday, February 21
-- World Wrestling Entertainment, 7:45 p.m., The Bryce Jordan Center. For tickets, call (814) 865-5555.

-- "Sweet Charity," Playhouse Theatre, through Feb. 26. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.


Monday, February 21
-- Percussion Ensemble I and Mallet Ensemble joint concert, 8 p.m., Esber Recital Hall.

Tuesday, February 22
-- "Our Times," jazz concert, 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

-- Horn Studio Recital, 8 p.m., Esber Recital Hall.

Thursday, February 24
-- Bach's Lunch HiLos, Penn State Glee Club, 12:10 p.m., Eisenhower Chapel.

-- Jazz@the HUB, Inner Dimensions, Rick Hirsch, director, 6:45 p.m., first floor, HUB-Robeson Center.

-- Penn State Philharmonic, 8 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Friday, February 25
-- African-American Spirituals Weekend, Esber Recital Hall, through Feb. 27.

Saturday, February 26
-- The Gershwins' "Porgy and Bess," 8 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Sunday, February 27
-- Inner Dimensions and Outer Dimensions, 7:30 p.m., Esber Recital Hall. Tickets required.


Wednesday, February 23
-- "Americano as Apple Pie: The Blending of Culture," 12:15 p.m., 105 Deike.

Thursday, February 24
-- "Footlight Parade," 7 p.m. Feb. 24, 1 p.m. Feb. 27, Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art.


Monday, February 21
-- Peter Potter on "Scholarly Publishing in the Digital Age," 12:40 p.m., 102 Kern.

-- Matt Dirmyer on "Ink-Jet Printing of Polymers," 2 p.m., 102 Chemistry.

-- Poitr Chrusciel on "Recent Progress in Mathematical General Relativity," 3 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory.

Tuesday, February 22
-- Muthian Sivathanu on "Semantically-smart Disk Systems," 10 a.m., Information Science and Technology.

-- Steve Lewis on "Transition-Metal Carbide Nanocrystals: Nature's Smallest Crystals," 3:30 p.m., 339 Davey Laboratory.

-- Daniel Landfried on "Role of Protein Disulfide Isomerase in Protein Maturation," 4 p.m., 102 Chemistry.

Thursday, February 24
-- Milton Cole on "Novel One-, Two-, Three- and Four-Dimensional Phases of Matter," 4 p.m., 117 Osmond Laboratory.

Friday, February 25
-- Pat Conforti on "Wave Propagation in Patterned Materials," 2:30 p.m., 102 Chemistry.

-- Uma Narayan on "Colonialism, Capitalism, Gender and Informal Sector Work," 3 p.m., 102 Kern.

-- "How a Television Show Gets Made," 3:30 to 5 p.m., 267 Willard.

-- Cynthia Brewer on "From the Inside Out: The View from Old Main," 4 p.m., 301 Steidle.

Monday, February 28
-- Gabeba Baderoon on "Oblique Figures: Representations of Islam in South African Media and Culture," 12:40 p.m., 102 Kern.

-- Wendy Sparschu on "Chemical Approaches to Cell Surface Engineering," 2 p.m., 102 Chemistry.

-- Mark Trodden on "Connecting Cosmology and Fundamental Physics," 3 p.m., 318 Osmond Laboratory.

Wednesday, March 2
-- Janice L. Penrod on "Caregiving at the End of Life," noon to 1 p.m., 108 Wartik Laboratory.

-- Anne Robinson on a subject to be announced, 2:30 p.m., 108 Tyson.

Thursday, March 3
-- J. Jeffrey Beich on "Initiatives by Managed Care Organization to Improve the Care of Members with Diabetes," noon, 127 Noll Laboratory.

Friday, March 4
-- Neil Baril on "Molecular Optical Switches," 2:30 p.m., 102 Chemistry.

-- Robin Leichenko on "Double Exposure: Global Environmental Change in an Era of Globalization," 4 p.m., 301 Steidle.


HUB-Robeson Center
-- Artist Eugene Grigsby Jr. and sculptor Woodrow Nash, Robeson Gallery, through Feb. 27.

-- "Calculations for the Perfect Woman," by Donnamaria Bruton, through March 16.

Palmer Museum of Art
-- "An Intimate Eye: Selections from the Collection of James and Barbara Palmer," through May 15.

-- "Henry Varnum Poor: Studies for the Land Grant Frescoes," through June 5.

Pattee and Paterno Libraries
-- "Double Vision: Stereo Cards and Their Descendants, The First Visual Mass Media," 201A Pattee, through February.

-- "Changing the Joke/Slipping the Yoke: Humor in African-American Fiction," by Pia Deas, 109 Pattee Library, through March 11.

-- "Endangered Peoples: Struggling to Survive in a Global World," 109 Pattee Library, through March 11.

-- "Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month," featuring posters designed by Penn State students, Pattee Library exhibit area, through March 11.

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