Feeling the need to quench that summertime thirst for musical theater? Then it's time to see "Quilters: A Celebration of American Womanhood" tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Marroney Theatre in the Fine Arts Complex. A tribute to the country's pioneer women, tickets for the musical run $19 for the general public, $17 for senior citizens and UA employees, but only $13 for students. For additional information, call the Fine Arts box office at 621-1162. You can also check them out on the web at http://www.arts.arizona.edu/theatre.
Trying to get your body to fit with your new tan? Now, you've got your chance. Money 2000+ is hosting a workshop entitled "Nutritious Food Shopping for a Thrifty Budget." It will be filled with info college students need to know, like how to plan and shop for those low-cost but highly nutritious meals. The conference is being held at the Pima County Cooperative Extension at 4210 N. Campbell Ave. For questions about the workshop, give Linda Brock a call at 626-5161.
As the threat of CAP water approaches, having clean and odor-free agua is an expectation of all Tucsonans. Curious about the tough issues facing Tucson's water? Drop by the releasing of the Water Resources Research Center's study of local water resources. A debate during the conference is expected to cover where and how Tucson plans to continue receiving water. The whole process kicks off Thursday at noon at the UA Water Resource Center on 350 N. Campbell Ave. For more wet and wild questions call Gary Woodard at 792-9591.
When was the last time you saw an opera? Well, here is your chance to say "just the other day!" The UA School of Music and Dance is presenting "The Gondoliers" Thursday night at 8. It is a fully staged opera complete with orchestral accompaniment. Located in Crowder Hall in the Fine Arts Building, the show is sponsored by the UA Office of Summer Session. Tickets will cost you $6 if you're a student, $10 if you're a member of the faculty and $12 for general admission. For extra info call 621-1162.
Need a little music in your Friday night? Want to die laughing from comedian Paul Rodriguez's quips and insults? Check out Joey Medina in concert at Centennial Hall at 8. Medina opens for Rodriguez, who promises to keep you laughing for weeks. Tickets range from $38.20 to $30.20. Call the Centennial Hall box office at 621-3341 for ticket info.
Sometimes our curiosity can get the best of us. Take the opportunity to learn new things about places you have never been and check out Ahmadou N'Diade's lecture "Capital Formation and Ethnic Entrepreneurship in Modern Guinea." The presentation is free and starts at 9 a.m. in room 212 of the Anthropology Building. Contact Carol Buttery at 621-3459 for any queries.
Do you or any one you know have Epilepsy? Take advantage of Dr. John DeToledo's lecture "The Art of Epilepsy," to find out more about this disorder. Dr. DeToledo is a guest lecturer, coming from the University of Miami. The lecture starts at 8 a.m. in the Arizona Health Sciences Center room 5403. For schedule questions call Michelle Munday at 626-2006.
Your taste for ballet not being fulfilled? Take advantage of Summerfest 99's presentation of the College of Fine Arts Dance Division's dance finale Saturday afternoon at 3:30. This concert covers all aspects of dance, including ballet and jazz. The presenters are fellow UA dance students, visiting dancers and members of a ballet program. Act fast, because this is the last summer dance offering until the fall semester. The show is being held in the Ina Gittings Building's dance theater. For various ticket information, call 623-3373.
Take advantage of Vik Munoz's photographic display at the Center for Creative Photography Sunday from noon till 5 p.m. On display are 100 different photographic scenes from over 14 different series he has shot over the past decade. The presentation was organized by the International Center of Photography and will last until September 29th. Call the Center for Creative Photography at 621-7968 for info about this and other photo exhibits.
Get any schedule changes done this week, because starting Monday, the signature of your dean is required for any changes for the remainder of the semester. Contact the UA Bursar's Office at 621-3227 with any concerns.
Learn all you have ever wanted to know about Autism disorders today when the Psychology department of presents "An Introduction to the Neurobiology of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders," presented by Dr. David Patzer, the assistant professor at the UA College of Medicine. It is open to the public and refreshments are provided. The lecture begins at 11:30 a.m. and is expected to last until 1 p.m. at the University Medical Center's DuVal Auditorium. Refer any questions to Laurie or Char at 626-6509.
Want to know how to be safer at work? UAPD is offering a seminar to help make your work area safer and more secure. The hour-long presentation begins today at 9:00 a.m. in room 216 of the University Services Building. Also included in the seminar is how to define suspicious activity and properly report crimes. The presenters are UAPD Officers Paul Reinhardt and Marsha Hogan. To register a spot in the class, call 621-7701.
In the religion of Zoroastrianism, the holiday of Ghambar Maidyoshem begins today. Ghambar Maidyoshem is the celebration of the sowing of crops and the beginning of the fall grain season. The period lasts until July 3rd. For any info about this period or Zoroastrianism call Allen Breckenridge at 623-7576.