Oct. 31, 2008
ASU Museum presents
Día de los
Muertos, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2-5 p.m., ASU Museum Main Gallery
Center Series presents Sylvia McNair, "Subject to Change,"
Saturday, Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall, Fowler Center
University Singers in concert,
Sunday, Nov. 2, 3 p.m., Riceland Hall,
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A prevention guide, “Preventing Childhood Obesity:
Helping Preschool Children Become Healthy and Fit,” co-authored by
Dr. Dianne Lawler-Prince, chair, Teacher Education, and
Dr. Jim L. Stillwell, chair, Health, Physical Education, and Sport Sciences has been published
by the Southern Early Childhood Association. The book
addresses the health issues and long-term effects of childhood
obesity, as well as the causes of obesity in young children.
Lawler-Prince and Stillwell also offer suggestions and solutions to
teachers and parents on how to help preschoolers develop the good
habits necessary to maintain healthy weight. For details, see the
'Pajama Opera' to be performed Nov. 3
ASU’s Opera Production class will present “Pajama Opera” on Monday,
Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.
The Opera Production class is directed by
Dr. Marika Kyriakos, Music. Scenes from operas by Mozart,
Gounod, and Gilbert and Sullivan, and more, will be performed. Rebecca Craft
is assistant director, and Pat Register is costume
assistant. Faculty members Brent Foland, Theatre, will provide
costuming, and Stacy Alley, Theatre, will provide
choreography. Pianist Joy Sanford accompanies the singers, and
Dr. Ed Owen, Music, will act as the night’s host.
To reinforce the “Pajama Opera” theme, the entire cast will be wearing
pajamas for the performances. The audience is invited to come clad in pajamas as well. Prizes will be given for the most creative evening
attire. For details, call ext. 2094 or see
the NewsPage release.
Concert Orchestra performs on
ASU’s Concert Orchestra will perform on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall, Fowler Center.
Admission is free, and the public is welcome. The Concert Orchestra is
under the direction of Dr. Neale Bartee, Music.
The evening will begin with “Hoedown” from “Rodeo” by Aaron Copland;
“Sonata a Cinque No.1 for Trumpet and Strings” by Guiseppe Torelli,
featuring Richard Jorgensen, soloist; and “L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2” by
Georges Bizet. After a short intermission, the orchestra will proceed
with “Overture to Egmont” by Ludwig van Beethoven; “In the Steppes of
Central Asia” by Alexander Borodin; and “Jupiter” from “The Planets” by
Gustav Holst. For details, call ext. 2094, or see the
NewsPage release. Donations
to benefit the ASU Concert Orchestra may be made to the Orchestra
fund or to the Aileen Matthews String Scholarship fund at the ASU
Foundation, P.O. Box 1990, State University, AR 72467.
SBTDC to hold
pair of seminars Nov. 4
Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) of Arkansas State
University will host a pair of seminars Tuesday, Nov. 4, concerning new
service ideas and products as well as securing business financing. The
two kick off a full slate of business-related workshops in November.
These workshops will offer informative and affordable training for small
business owners throughout Northeast Arkansas.
“Launching New Products and Services” is offered from 9 a.m.-noon at the
ASU Technical Center, 5504 Krueger Drive, in Jonesboro. In addition,
“Business Financing Options” is scheduled the same day from 6-9 p.m., at
Ozarka College in Ash Flat. For details, call
Susan Glasgow, training
coordinator, at ext. 3517, or see the
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