Jan. 31, 2007

Calendar highlights:

* Craighead County Spelling Bee, Friday, Feb. 2,
10  a.m., ASU-TV Studio

* Lipizzaner Stallions, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m., Convocation Center


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Theme set for Black History Month 2007
"The Souls of Black Folks...His Story, Her Story, Your Story, Our Story," will serve as the theme for Arkansas State University's recognition and celebration of February as Black History Month. February at ASU features various activities to celebrate and reflect upon Black history. The 2nd annual "Food for the Soul" Soul Food Dinner kicks off the month's activities on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 5-7 p.m. at the ASU Armory. The dinner, sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Strong-Turner Chapter of the ASU Alumni Association, will feature guest speaker Pastor Brandon Walker and soloist LaToya Carthon. For details, click on the NewsPage release.

Middle Eastern feast at Middle East Studies Night dinner
Middle East Studies Night, including food tasting of Middle East delights, will be held Monday, Feb. 5, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Grand Hall of Fowler Center. The night is sponsored by the ASU Middle East Studies Committee (MESC) and is open to the public. The agenda includes food tasting at 6:30 p.m. followed by presentations by students and faculty who visited the Middle East in the last year on grants provided by MESC. The program concludes with announcements of the upcoming year's grants. The menu includes babaganoush with pita chips, stuffed grape leaves with yogurt sauce, hummus, tabouli, Mediterranean feta salad, chicken and lamb kabobs, baklava, and Arabic tea.

ASU Theatre presents 'The House of Yes'
The ASU Theatre will produce "The House of Yes" by Wendy MacLeod in Fowler Center on Friday-Saturday, Feb. 9-10 and Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 13-14 at 7:30 p.m. A "meet the company" dessert reception will follow the Feb. 9 opening night performance. The play is under the stage direction of Molly Simpson, professor of theatre. Scenic and lighting design are under the direction of Bob Simpson, professor of theatre. Costume designer for the production is Kelly Schaefer, assistant professor of theatre. Tickets are $10 ($8 in advance). Reservations are highly recommended. To purchase tickets from the ASU Central Box Office in the Convocation Center, call 972-ASU1, or purchase tickets online at tickets.astate.edu. This play is suitable for mature audiences only, and children under the age of six will not be admitted. For details, see the NewsPage release.

ASU Pride Day 2007 Celebration slated
The ASU Student Activities Board, Student Government Association, and Student Leadership Board will host the 10th annual Pride Day Celebration Thursday, Feb. 8. The festivities begin at 9 a.m. with the judging of the Office Door Decoration Contest. All ASU students are invited to stop by the Student Union Center Court from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. to spin the Prize Wheel for free A-State merchandise. The Pride Day Awards Reception will be held in the Student Union Auditorium at 2 p.m. SGA president Tiffany Frazier will read a proclamation from Gov. Mike Beebe declaring Pride Day an official day of celebration, and the Princess, Brave, and Chief Big Track Awards will be presented, along with the Lt. Colonel Barney Smith Award. Thursday night, ASU hosts Louisiana-Lafayette at the Convocation Center; tip-off is 7:05 p.m. For details, contact the Student Activities Board at ext. 2055.

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