Tuesday October 23, 2001
Block the Bear Down theme song's incessant, unwavering tintinnabulation by tuning in to entertainment on the Mall. Sponsored by the University Activities Board, Groovin' on the Grass brings local music to the University of Arizona campus. Today's free concert will be held on the UA Mall stage and will run from noon to 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and your friends for a musical twist on the usual picnic munchies. For more information on other free music opportunities, call J.J. at 621-5779.
Women, hike up your skirts and pull out your test tubes, because today's AWIS/WISE lunch is especially for you. If you are a female interested in pursuing a career in science or engineering, attend lunch at noon in the Park Student Union, Turquoise Room. For more information or to reserve a spot for the luncheon, call Laurie Marnell at 621-1418.
Support your country and the fashion industry by purchasing a patriotic T-shirt today on the UA Mall. Representatives from the UA Baha'i club will be selling the snazzy tees from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All proceeds from the sale will go to the American Red Cross to aid the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks. For more information on purchasing a shirt or volunteering on the Mall, call Jon at 247-5539.
Take a walk through the Mars Garden and watch the Mars Odyssey spacecraft land on the fiery planet tonight at the NASA/UA Space Imagery Center Open House. Information on new Mars expeditions will be arranged in a variety of interactive displays from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Kuiper Space Sciences Atrium on the third floor. Tours of the Space Imagery Center and exhibits focusing on the red planet and water, ice and winds on Mars is open to the public. For more information on tonight's out-of-this-world event, call David Kring at 621-2024.
Tonight's ballet presentation, "La Magia de Alonso," will keep you on your toes with its use of classical ballet techniques. The 7:30 p.m. show has been designed as a tribute to the ballet's choreographer and general director, Alicia Alonso. Alonso overcame virtual blindness and a debilitating car accident to form her company, Ballet Nachional De Cuba, which performs ballets with fairy-tale ties. Tickets for this evening's Centennial Hall performance may be purchased through the Centennial Hall box office at 621-3341.