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100th Year

Sept. 25, 2009

Calendar highlights:

Department of Music presents Dr. Angelo Manzo and Peter Miyamoto in concert, Monday, Sept. 28,
7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Center Recital Hall

Lecture-Concert Series presents Paris Guitar Duet, featuring
Jérémy Jouve and Judicael Perroy, Thursday,
Oct. 1, 7;30 p.m.,
Fine Arts Center
Recital Hall

'Soul of A People' at the Dean B. Ellis Library through Sunday, Nov. 1



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Centennial Celebration weekend at ASU
Many varied events are taking place on campus today and tomorrow.
Here is a brief schedule of weekend events, including contact information:

Friday, September 25

10 a.m.
Arkansas Biosciences Institute Fall Research Symposium, sponsored by Arkansas Biosciences Institute, ASU Student Union Auditorium. Contact Hope PhillipsABI project/program director, ext. 2025.

10:30 a.m.
Donald W. Reynolds Center for Health Sciences Dedication Ceremony, first floor, building tours to follow. All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.

1 p.m.
 Board of Trustees Meeting, Donald W. Reynolds Center for Health Sciences, Room 222.

4-6 p.m.
Centennial Appreciation Reception honoring former and                             current Board of Trustees members, Cooper Alumni Center. Contact Carol Roberts, ext. 2586.

7:30 p.m.
Fowler Center Series kicks off 2009-10 season with a performance by San Jose Taiko, Riceland Hall, Fowler Center.

Saturday, September 26 (Legislative Day)

9 a.m.
  Arkansas Biosciences Institute Five-Year Anniversary Celebration and ABI Commercial Innovation Center Groundbreaking, Indoor Lobby. Tours of the research areas in ABI are open to the public Saturday morning from 10-11:30. For additional information, contact Hope Phillips, ABI project/program director, at ext. 2025.

1:15 p.m. Pre-game festivities include the Red Wolf walk.

1:30 p.m. Centennial Celebration Tailgate, Tailgate City.

3:30 p.m.
 ASU vs. Troy football game will be held. Honored legislators and trustees will be on the field at halftime.

ASU Theatre opens 2009-10 season with 'Bound,' Oct. 2
The ASU Theatre announces the cast of its opening drama of the 2009-2010 season with the premiere production of “Bound”  by ASU professor of Theatre Tim Bohn, on Friday-Saturday, Oct. 2-3, at 7:30 p.m. A “meet the company” dessert reception will follow the Oct. 2 opening night performance. Additional performances will be Tuesday-Wednesday, Oct. 6-7, at 7:30 p.m. All performances will take place in Fowler Center. “Bound,” an original drama, concerns an accident that leaves a brother and sister without parents and suddenly responsible for the family farm and for the care of their autistic brother. Both siblings are bound by their duty to their family and pulled by their need for a life outside of their family farm and their small town. All seating is reserved, and tickets for reserved seating may be purchased in advance at the ASU Central Box Office in the Convocation Center or by calling 972-ASU1.Tickets are also available online. Reserved seating tickets (if available) may be purchased at the door on the evening of the performance. For details, see the NewsPage release.

ASU Museum presents 'Exploring the Frontier' Oct. 3
The Arkansas State University Museum will open its new exhibition, "Exploring the Frontier: Arkansas 15401840," on Saturday, October 3, with ASU Museum Family Time at 9 a.m.-11 a.m. and HiStory Time at 2 p.m. In honor of Arkansas’s international history, an International party will be held at 3 p.m. The exhibition will run through March 2010. This exhibition, an Arkansas Discovery Network Museum Road Trip, offers visitors the opportunity to plan an expedition, to track their own journeys, to visit a fur trapper's camp, and to enjoy paddling the life-sized replica of the Griggs Canoe, a centuries-old Native American canoe. On the frontier, wits and wiles meant the difference between death and survival, and children and families can gain an introduction to this fascinating period of Arkansas history. For details, visit the ASU Museum online, contact Lenore Shoults, assistant director, ASU Museum, call the ASU Museum at ext. 2074, or see the NewsPage release.  

KASU 91.9 FM's Bluegrass Monday has Bressler Brothers
The Bressler Brothers will perform a concert of bluegrass music this coming Monday, Sept. 28, at Atkins Celebration Hall, 01 South Pruett Street, in downtown Paragould, at 7 p.m. Andy and Alvin Bressler have been performing bluegrass music for thirty-six years. They were invited to perform their song, "The Bluegrass King (Has Gone to Heaven)" at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Bill Monroe Homeplace on Pigeon Ridge, in Rosine, Kentucky, August 23, 2001. The performance is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM. KASU will literally "pass the hat" to collect money to pay the group. The suggested donation is $5 per person. For details, contact Marty Scarbrough, program director, KASU, at ext. 2367. 
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