Take an interpretive look at the visages of your American Indian peers today at the Arizona State Museum North Building. Local artist Michael Shipman has rendered the portraits of 70 American Indian students and faculty of the UA as his contribution to the Roots of Culture: "American Indian Visions and Voices" exhibit. Stop by between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to catch a glimpse. Display information is available by calling 621-4695.
The physics department wants to take you to the movies! Well, at least it wants to provide you with a movie - by showing a freebie today at noon in Room 201 of the Physics and Atmospheric Sciences building. "Cosmos," by Carl Sagan (think "Billions and billions and billions...") will be the flick in question. Give Larry Hoffman a call at 621-6826 for details.
Less sweat, less sun and, perhaps, more fun than the "other" 'palooza - It's Technopalooza! Club Congress is geared up to bring you a night of technical treats and a performance by the Zsa Zsa's. Keep your hands out of your wallet, though, 'cause this baby's free. The show was put together by StarTech and the Library of Congress Cyber Cafe. It starts at 5 p.m. and it'll be damn good. Call the club at 622-8848 for answers to your questions.
Learn some history the interesting way: The dance division of the UA School of Music and Dance has collaborated with the Southern Arizona Friends of C.G. Jung and the Center for Expressive Arts and Psychotherapy to bring you a special dance performance and lecture. Norah Parissi, dancer/choreographer, and Johanna Mack, storyteller, will perform "Inanna: A Journey to Wholeness" tonight at the Ina Gittings Dance Studio Theater. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. performance can be purchased for only $4 if you are a student with valid I.D. Contact the UA Dance Division at 621-4698 for further information.
Crazy live bands and super DJs await you tonight at the Rialto Theater. "Quest for Fire," a musical festival featuring Crash Worship, the BLTs, Not Breathing, Interlocking Grip, Flam Chen (super cool fire performers) and DJs Z-Trip and Sum Kid. Tickets are available at Brooklyn Pizza Company for $7 until 7 p.m.- if you miss out, they're $10 at the door. More information may be obtained by calling 531-3624.
Experience cross-mojination and the dangers of poor dental hygiene tonight at Gallagher Theatre. At precisely midnight, "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" battles the infamous Dr. Evil while attempting to get used to the 1990s. All this Halladaze Midnight Special stuff for $2.50 - how could you turn it down?
In a witty reversal of the usual film-stage relationship, the movie "Big" has been turned into a Broadway musical. Catch it Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. at Centennial Hall. While Tom Hanks is not playing the lead role, it should still be quite the production. Ticket prices range from $26 to $38, so call the Centennial Hall Box Office at 621-3341 for quotes.
R. Carlos Nakai, renowned American Indian flutist, will perform Sunday evening at 5 p.m. at Crowder Hall. Twenty bucks is all you need to see an internationally recognized musician on our very own campus. Besides, all the proceeds go to a scholarship fund for American Indian graduate and professional students at the UA. The UA School of Music and Dance is sponsoring this event - call the Fine Arts Box Office at 621-1162 for details.