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March 3, 2010

Calendar highlights:

Lecture-Concert Series presents the Core Ensemble in "Ain't I a Woman?" Wednesday, March 3, 7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall, Fowler Center

ASU celebrates Women's History Month, Tuesday, March 2-Tuesday, March 30



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Board of Trustees meeting set for March 5
The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees will meet at ASU-Heber Springs on Friday, March 5, at 10 a.m.
A conference call will be set up in the Chancellor’s Conference Room, ASU-Jonesboro, for those wanting to listen in on the Board of Trustees meeting. 

Bradbury Gallery hosts senior exhibition, opening March 4
The Bradbury Gallery will host the first of two spring exhibitionA work by Megan Collins, Nettleton BP," pastel on Stonehenge paper, will be on display in the Bradbury Gallery's Senior 2010 Exhibition, Part I. s featuring graduating seniors from the Arkansas State University Department of Art, opening Thursday, March 4, at 5 p.m. Included in the Spring 2010 Senior Exhibition, Part I, will be Megan Collins, Jake Gambill, Lamar Jackson, and Shannon Smithee. The exhibition runs through Friday, April 2, and it is free and open to the public. The Bradbury Gallery will observe the ASU spring break and will close from March 20 through March 29. Bradbury Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 2-5 p.m. on Sunday. For details, contact Les Christensen, director, the Bradbury Gallery, at ext. 2567, or see the NewsPage release.

ASU to host regional science fair March 5
The Northeast Arkansas Regional Science Fair (NEARSF) will be held on March 5, at Arkansas State University in Centennial Hall, ASU Student Union. Individual students and teams in grades 7-12 will be eligible to participate in the science fair, which gives recognition for outstanding science fair projects in various categories of science, math, and engineering. The top two winners of the entire science fair and their sponsoring teachers will be eligible to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2010 in San Jose, Ca., May 9-14. On March 5, students will be able to set up their science fair projects from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Exhibits will be closed to the public that afternoon from noon until 5:30 p.m. while judging takes place. The exhibits will reopen to the public and students from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m., when the awards ceremony will begin in the Student Union Auditorium. Dr. John Pratte, chair, Chemistry and Physics, and professor of Physics, will officiate in the presentation of awards, as well as other presenters. For details, contact Dr. Tillman Kennon, director of the NEARSF, at ext. 3256, or see the NewsPage release.

ASU Museum, AAS, host archeological event March 6
The Arkansas State University Museum and the Arkansas Archeological Survey will partner to host a free archeological event allowing guests to have Native American artifacts identified on Saturday, March 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the ASU Museum. The event will be held in the museum’s Main Gallery, second floor. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors are invited to bring in any artifacts for identification, and to learn about the people who made the artifacts and who lived in Arkansas hundreds or thousands of years ago. Dr. Julie Morrow, ASU's station archeologist with the Arkansas Archeological Survey, and other professional archeologists will be on hand to identify Native American pottery, stone tools, and stone points. The archeologists will not appraise, authenticate, or perform conservation. Visitors will also be able to create their own percussion instruments from recycled materials and scouts can earn two scouting badges. For details, visit the ASU Museum online,  contact Lenore Shoults, assistant director, ASU Museum, at ext. 2074, or see the NewsPage release.

Quilt Festival set for March 6 at STFM, Tyronza
The Southern Tenant Farmers Museum, 117 Main Street, Tyronza, hosted a small quilt show as a part of the annual celebrat
The Southern Tenant Farmers Museum boasts its own quilt.ion of Women’s History Month two years ago. That show was so popular that the museum could not contain all of the quilts last year. The museum reached out to the Tyronza community for support and got it in the form of five local churches and the elementary school each hosting a display of quilts. This year, the show has expanded again, with the assistance and support of the Sunken Lands Regional Chamber of Commerce. On Saturday, March 6, the towns of Tyronza, Marked Tree, Lepanto, and Dyess will each host individual quilt shows in various locations throughout the communities and will include not only quilt displays, but food and crafts as well as lectures and classes. Maps of the quilt show locations in all four towns will be available at each site. Contact Linda Hinton, assistant director, the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum at (870) 487-2909 for information and to reserve class space. View a slideshow of last year's events online, or see the NewsPage release for details.

'Opera Thrills! No Frills!'  performance March 7, March 9
The Department of Music at ASU will present the ASU Opera Theatre in “Opera Thrills! No Frills!” on Sunday, March 7 at 3 p.m., and Tuesday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Drama Theatre, Fowler Center. ASU Opera is under the direction of Dr. Marika Kyriakos, Music, with graduate assistant Roberta Tupper as the assistant director, and ASU graduate Joy Sanford on piano and harpsichord. Five scenes will cover an array of styles, each being sung in its original language. Opera selections include “Die Zauberflöte” (The Magic Flute) by Mozart, “Susannah” by Carlisle Floyd, “Carmen” by Bizet, “Dido and Aeneas” by Purcell, and “L’Elisir d’Amore” (Elixir of Love) by Donizetti. Tickets are currently available at the ASU Box Office and will be sold at the door. Prices are $8 for adults and $5 for ASU students and children under 12. For details, contact the music office at ext. 2094, or see the NewsPage release.

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