Oct. 6, 2008
ASU Concert Choir, Chamber Singers to present concert tonight,
7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall,
Midterm exams begin Tuesday, Oct. 7 and end Monday, Oct. 13
ASU Theatre presents
Tuesday-Wednesday, Oct. 7-8, 7:30 p.m.
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Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter to visit campus
On Tuesday, Oct.
7, at 2 p.m., Lt. Governor Bill Halter will address members of ASU's
Student Government Association (SGA) in Centennial Ballroom, third
floor, Student Union. Halter's topic is the proposed Arkansas
lottery, appearing on ballots in November. The lottery issue has
many implications for higher education in Arkansas, and faculty,
staff, and students are encouraged to attend. For details, contact
the Student Government Association
staff at ext. 2050.
Bill and Alice Nix Petting Zoo open to the
College of Agriculture and Technology announces the
fall opening of the Bill and Alice Nix Petting Zoo on Thursday-Saturday,
Oct. 9-11. The Petting Zoo will be open from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday and
Friday to school groups only, and reservations are required. On Saturday, Oct. 11, the zoo is open to the public from
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission to the petting zoo is free. On Saturday, Oct.
11, children will be able to ride horses and go on hay rides.
For more information, contact Sherry Ellis, Agriculture Studies Office,
ext. 2087, or see the NewsPage
Gallery hosts 'Artists at Play: the Art of the Toy'
“Artists at Play: The Art of the Toy” will open Thursday, Oct. 9,
at 5 p.m. at the Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center. This exhibition
will feature thirty-one toys made by artists from the Arkansas Arts
Center Foundation Collection, paintings by Beth Edwards that explore
the subject of dolls and toys, an enormous sculptural version of a
toy by Dusty Mitchell, drawings that incorporate toy imagery by Tom
Richard, and a video of Alexander Calder and his wife, Louisa James,
playing with his famous circus made of wire. The exhibition runs
through Friday, Nov. 14. Gallery hours are 12 noon-5 p.m.
Tuesday-Saturday and 2-5 p.m. on Sunday. The exhibition and the
reception are free and open to the public. For details, contact
director, Bradbury Gallery, at ext. 2567.
Delta National Small Prints
Exhibition submissions due
The Delta National Small Prints Exhibition (DNSPE) announces its
call for entries. Deadline for entries is Thursday, Oct. 16. The
competition and exhibit will be in the Bradbury Gallery at ASU's
Fowler Center from Thursday, Jan. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009.
Founded thirteen years ago by Evan Lindquist, professor
emeritus, Art, the DNSPE is one of the country's most acclaimed
annual competitions for prints. Each year a nationally known expert
in the field of printmaking is invited to select the works of art
for that exhibition and to determine which works will receive
awards. Awards include purchase prizes funded by patrons of the
DNSPE. This year's juror is Siri Engberg, curator, the Walker Arts
Center, Minneapolis, Minn. An
entry form is available online. For details, contact
Les Christensen, director, the
Bradbury Gallery, at ext. 3748.
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