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March 31,1997 Vol. I, No. 15

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CALENDAR

Art

North to Khyber

Exhibition of decorative wool body and shoulder wraps, woven in the province of Himachal Pradesh in the Sivalik range of the Himalayas in Northern India. Examples of regional metal arts -- hair decoration, body jewlery, ear-to-nose chains and earrings -- also are included.
Curator: Sheila Allen-Weiss, CSUN alumna
Dates:Through Fri., Apr. 18
Times: noon to 4 p.m. Mon. and Sat.;
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tue. to Fri.
Place: Art Dome ML 236
Admission: free

Rear View

Featuring 80 photographs taken from the rear, including landscapes, crowd scenes, celebrities, nudes, people on streets and roads. Tje photos span this century and include works by artists such as Harry Callahan, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Graciela Iturbide and Weegee, among others.
Cutator: Nancy Kapitanoff
Dates: Through Fri., Apr. 18
Times: noon to 4 p.m. Mon. and Sat.;
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tue. to Fri.
Place: Art Dome ML 2236
Admission: free

L.A.'s Black History

Nearly 100 Phots will be displayed from more than 300,000 negatives shot by African American photographer Harry Adams Jr. The exhibition is hosted by the CSUN Center for Photojournalism and Visual Arts. Photos feature former Mayor Tom Bradley, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, among others. Coordinator: Ken Kerkton, CSUN photojournalism professor.
Dates: Through May 25
Place: California African-American Museum, Exposition Park, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles
fmi-Ken Kirton, x3301

Art Created By At-Risk Youth

The exhibition "Optimistart," a mixed media art exhibition created by at-risk youths at the Optimist Youth Homes in Highland Park under the supervision and collaboration of local artists. Features 30 pieces of wall-size murals, photography, body casting, typography and graffiti poems, in addition to a video.
Dates: Wed., Apr. 2, through Sunday, May 18
Times: noon to 5 p.m. daily
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: free
fmi<.i>-Wanda Patterson, (213) 341-5540

Athletics

(home games)

*Big Sky Conference

Men's Baseball:
Apr. 2 Cal State Long Beach 2 p.m.
Apr. 4 Cal Poly Pomona 2 p.m.
Apr. 5 Cal State San Bernardino 1 p.m.
Apr. 6 Cal Poly Pomona 1 p.m.
Apr. 22 USC 2:30 p.m.
Apr. 23 Loyola Marymount 2:30 p.m.

Women's Softball:
Mar. 31 Utah State (double-header) 1:30 p.m.
Apr. 6 Cal State Fullerton (double-header) 1 p.m.
Apr. 10 UC Santa Barbara (double-header) 1:30 p.m.
Apr. 12 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (double-header) 1 p.m.

Men's Volleyball:
Apr. 3 Brigham Young 7 p.m.
Apr. 5 Cal State Long Beach 7 p.m.
Apr. 10 UCLA 7 p.m.
Apr. 15 UC Santa Barbara 7 p.m.

Men's and Women's Outdoor Track:
Mar. 15 Fresno State, San Diego State 11 a.m.
Mar. 22 Northridge Invitational 9 a.m.

DANCE

Brigham Young University Theatre Ballet

Performing both classical ballet and innovative contemporary dance.
Date: Thu., Apr. 3
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $10 faculty

AVAZ International Dance Theatre

AVAZ returns with an encore performance of the company's fall show featuring the dance and songs of Iran-Zamin.
Date: Sat., Apr. 5
Time: 3 and 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $15 afternoon show, $20 evening show

Music

All Music events (unless otherwise specified) are:
$6.50 general, $5 faculty/staff, $3.50 seniors/ students

CSUN Wind Ensemble

Conductor: David Whitwell
Date: Wed., Apr. 2
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $6.50 general, $5 faculty and staff, $3.50 students and seniors

Huayucaltia

Cross-cultural, multi-national ensemble fuses elements of Andean, jazz, classical and Nueva Cancion.
Date: Fri., Apr. 4
Time: 8 p.m.
Place:Performing Arts Center
Admission: $20 general, $15 faculty, staff and seniors, $10 students

American Guitar Society

Juan Martin, flamenco artist, voted one of the world's top three guitarists by Guitar Player magazine.
Date: Sat., Apr. 5
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Recital Hall
Admission: $12

CSUN Symphony

Conductor: David Aks
Date: Sun., Apr. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Northridge Center
Admission: $6.50 general, $5 faculty and staff, $3.50 seniors and students

Clarinet Students of Julia Heinen

A program of varied solo repertoire for the clarinet.
Date: Mon., Apr. 7
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Recital Hall
Admission: free

New Directions Composers Group

A program of solo and chamber music by CSUN student composers.
Directors: Kevin Murphy, Tony Wardzinski
Date: Fri., Apr. 11
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Recital Hall
Admission: $6.50 general, $5 faculty and staff, $3.50 seniors and students

Mariachi Cobre

Showcases bold vocal harmonies, complex rhythms and exuberant playing.
Dates: Sat. and Sun., Apr. 12-13
Times: Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 5 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $25 general, $20 faculty and staff, $15 seniors, students and children

April Fool's Concert

CSUN Music Department faculty and students celebrate the lighter side of their art.
Date: Sun., Apr. 13
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Recital Hall
Admission: $6.50 general, $5 faculty and staff, $3.50 seniors and students

Granada Hills High School Concert

The Granada Hills High School Music Department offers a sampling of the school's performing groups.
Director: Alan Nelson
Date: Fri., Apr. 18
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $5 adults, $3 seniors, $2 any student with ID

New Music Ensemble

A mix of recent works and 20th Century classics.
Director: Dan Kessner
Date: Sun., Apr. 20
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Recital Hall
Admission: $6.50 general, $5 faculty and staff, $3.50 seniors and students

Chamber Music Summit II

Second annual musicale bringing together some of the finest professional musicians on the West Coast. Features works by Poulenc, Schubert, Vivaldi and Mozart. Proceeds benefit the Music Department Scholarship Fund.
Date: Mon., Apr. 21
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $8 general, $5 seniors and students

Jazz Combos

Director: Gary Pratt
Date: Wed., Apr. 23
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Recital Hall
Admission: $6.50 general, $5 faculty and staff, $3.50 seniors and students

CSUN Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Featuring swing to contemporary jazz.
Director: Mike Boos
Date: Thu., Apr. 24
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Recital Hall
Admission: $6.50 general, $5 faculty and staff, $3.50 seniors and students

THEATER

Luminarias

A play first produced by the Latino Theatre Company that explores the land, pride, rage and love of contemporary Chicanas/Chicanos.
Dates: Apr. 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13
Times: Sun., 5 p.m.; Wed., 7 p.m.; Mon., Tue., Thu., 8 p.m.
Place: Little Theatre
Admission: $9 general, $7 seniors, faculty and staff, $5 students

Stacy Cane-Yad b'Yad Youth Theatre

"If You Will It, It Is Not A Dream" Troupe of teens perform an original musical covering highlights from the life of Theodor Herzl, the founder of modern Zionism. In honor of the Zionism Centennial.
Date: Sun., Apr. 6
Times: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: sponsoring patrons $18, general $12, students and children $10

Clara Schumann at the Piano

Pianist Beverly Serra-Brooks celebrates the Clara Schumann Centennial in this piano histro-drama portrayal of Clara Schumann, one of the most celebrated performing artists of the 19th Century. Serra-Brooks brings to life the music of the Romantic Era in vignettes of the life and performances of Clara Schumann.
Date: Sun., Apr. 20
Time: 3 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $15 general, $12 seniors, faculty and staff, $10 students

Vietnamese Cultural Night

The Vietnamese Student Assn. presents its annual evening of Vietnamese and Vietnamese-American traditional and modern dance, skits and fashion.
Date: Fri., Apr. 11
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $6 donation requested
fmi-Journey Pham, (818) 993-4280

Cabaret

Musical look at 1930s Germany, featuring Berlin between the wars at the height of decadence and change.
Dates: Apr. 25, 26, 27 and May 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11
Times: Sun., 5 p.m.; all other days 8 p.m.
Place: Campus Theatre
Admission: $12 general, $10 faculty and staff, $9 seniors, $7 students




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