Faculty Women's Club
Centennial Gala to be held Feb. 21
The ASU Faculty Women’s Club Centennial Gala originally scheduled
for January 31 has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 21, at
5:30 p.m. in the Grand Hall, Fowler Center. All previously purchased
tickets will be honored on this date. Parking will be available in
the rear parking lot of the Fowler Center. For details, contact
Barbara Doyle, ext. 2080,
or Woodie Sue Herlein,
2009 Agribusiness Conference at ASU to be held
The 15th annual
ASU Agribusiness Conference will be held Wednesday, February 11, in
the ASU Fowler and Convocation Centers. Onsite
registration begins at 8 a.m. in Fowler Center. Lunch will be served
in the Convocation Center at 12 noon.
address will feature John Phipps. Phipps is a farmer, columnist for
Farm Journal magazine, and host of the U.S. Farm Report syndicated
TV program, America’s longest-running farm television program. Since
1995, Phipps has received numerous awards for his agricultural
writing, including agricultural writing’s highest award, Writer of
the Year, in 2004. The morning general session features four
speakers and a panel discussion, and the afternoon program features
four special interest sessions. For telephone registration, contact
Joy Holmes at ext.
3942. For details, contact Dr.
Bert Greenwalt, professor of Agricultural Economics and
conference organizer, at ext. 2221, or see the
Fowler Center Series presents Tiempo Libre Feb. 12
The Fowler Center
Series presents Tiempo Libre,
one of today’s hottest young Latin bands, on Thursday, Feb. 12 at
7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center.
Tiempo Libre, a classically trained group of Cuban musicians, now hails
from Miami, although the group’s members once were trained at La Ena,
Havana’s premier classical conservatory. Tiempo Libre strives to reinterpret and reinvigorate traditional Cuban
music for younger audiences and to serve as ambassadors of Cuba’s
musical heritage while celebrating the American experience. Tickets for all Fowler Center Series events may be
purchased by calling 870-972-2781 or 1-888-278-3267, or
online. On performance evenings, the box office
in Fowler Center opens one hour prior to the event. Ticket prices are $30 and $20 for adults; $24 and $16 for
ASU faculty and staff; $23 and $15 for senior adults and K-12 students;
and $10 and $6 for ASU students.
Season ticket information, including prices, is available online
or by calling Fowler Center at ext. 3471. For more on Tiempo Libre,
see the NewsPage release.
ASU Theatre presents 'Talk
Radio,' opening Feb. 13
ASU Theatre announces the cast for its third production of the year,
“Talk Radio,” by Eric Bogosian. “Talk Radio” will be performed
Friday-Saturday, Feb. 13-14 and Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 17-18 at
7:30 p.m. at Fowler Center. The Pulitzer-nominated “Talk Radio” is
about a contentious radio host, Barry Champlain, and it features
Bogosian's trademark dark comedy. A “meet the company” dessert
reception will follow the Friday, Feb.13 opening night performance.
are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets may be purchased for
reserved seating in advance at the ASU Central Box Office in the
Convocation Center or by calling 972-ASU1. Tickets are also
available online. For
more information, visit the
online, or see the NewsPage release.
honoring Darwin to be held Feb. 11-12
ASU's Department of Biological Sciences will once again observe the
birthday of Charles Darwin, father of evolutionary biology.
As part of the
celebration of the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s
birth, a talk about Down House, Darwin’s residence for most of his
life, will take place Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 4 p.m., in Laboratory
Sciences Center, East Wing, Room 219. Dr. Aldemaro Romero,
chair, Biology, will present the lecture. Refreshments will be
provided, and the public is welcome. The lecture is one of the
events planned to recognize Darwin’s birthday, Thursday, Feb. 12. It
is also one of the many events carried out by ASU and other
universities throughout the country to commemorate 2009 as the “Year
For details, contact
Dr. Aldemaro Romero at
or see the NewsPage release.
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