Why was the math book so miserable? Because he had too many problems. OK. Seriously, been struggling with math class? Help is available! Mathematics drop-in tutoring resumes today in Room 123 of the Math Teaching Lab. Any student enrolled in a math classes below 300 (with the exception of Math 118, 120, and 121) can receive hints and help between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for the remainder of the semester. Contact Daniel Madden at 621-4665 for more information.
Come out and watch the A branch of the U.S. Air Force band some fancy rank and file maneuvers. The UA School of Music and Dance is presenting a military medley this morning at 11 a.m. Stellar Brass, a performing group from the U.S. Air Force Band of the Rockies, comprises two trumpets, a horn, a trombone, a tuba and a percussionist. The ensemble will perform anything from baroque to jazz at Crowder Hall. Call MusiCall at 621-2998 for further information.
Olivia Newton John used to wail "do you ever get mellow?/have you never tried." For those who have no time for such laissez faire attitudes, The Eat to the Beat Concert Series has a lot of groovy music to fit into your schedule beginning today in the Cellar. Tommy Tucker, acoustic blues guitarist, will serenade you from 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Bring your lunch and relax with fellow blues enthusiasts for free. Call Jake McLaughlin at 621-1111 for details.
Far from giving a lecture on the development of breakfast cereal, Steven Stahler of the University of California at Berkeley, will present "The Evolution of Clusters" today in Room N305 of the Steward Observatory. Join him at noon for this installment of the Theoretical Astrophysics Lunch Series. Barbara Kausen has more information for you at 621-7690.
Too busy for a lunchtime lecture? The Department of Theoretical Astrophysics understands - heck, they'll even give you a second chance. Steven Stahler, guest speaker from UC Berkeley, will talk again this afternoon in Room N210 of the Steward Observatory. Get familiar with "The Origin of Circumstellar Disks" at 4 p.m.
Take your pick: The Chemistry Department has scheduled two seminars this afternoon for your intellectual pleasure. In one corner, Qing Xu, UA graduate student, will captivate the audience in Room 218 of the Chemical and Biological Sciences building with a discussion of the "Asymmetric Dieb-Alder Reaction" at 4 p.m. In the other corner (but at the same time), Tanja Pietrass mesmerizes the crowd in Room 134 of the Old Chemistry building with her thoughts on "Optically Polarized Xenon in NMR Spectroscopy." Now that you know what lies behind both doors, your decision should be a cinch.
The UA School of Music and Dance would like to end your evening on a darn fine note. As part of the Faculty Artist Series, Charles Roe will be performing pieces for baritone by Schumann, Poulenc and Halsey Stevens at 7:30 p.m. Rex Woods will accompany him on piano. The show will be at Crowder Hall - call the Fine Arts Box Office at 621-1162 for ticket prices.
If classical music isn't your first choice, Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St., offers you a different musical option. Mike Watt, The Recliners and Jack Drag will be impressing you with their musical prowess for $7. The bands will be playing in between showings of The Quiet Place, Gracieux/Electrenaissance, My Buddy Norris, and The Delta (independent films by local artists). Or is it the other way around? No matter - Multimedia Mondays (as the production has been dubbed) begins at 8 p.m. for all those of legal drinking age.