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By Carrie Stern
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday October 16, 2003

Going on around Campus

  • "I Like You." Union Gallery, third floor, Student Union Memorial Center. The opening reception for Evamaria Lugo's paintings of everyday life. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Today. Free. 621-6142.

  • ASUA On The Mall. UA Mall. ASUA will provide a climbing wall and promotional items. Today. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact

  • Coming Out Week. Student Union Memorial Center, north end. ASUA Pride Alliance sponsors Coming Out Week, with a display to raise awareness of hate crimes. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Today. Contact

  • "What Is Beauty?" Stevie Eller Dance Theatre. A panel of dance, mathematics, philosophy and visual art scholars will debate what constitutes beauty. 7:30 p.m. Tomorrow. 621-3341.

  • Fine Arts Friday. UofA Bookstore. Enjoy the sounds of the UA African Percussion Ensemble. Noon to 1 p.m. Tomorrow. 621-8475.

  • Latin American Studies Brown Bag. Douglass building, Room 102. Summer travel grant reports include, "Predicting Climate Variability in Ceara, Brazil: The Communication of Environmental Knowledge," "Mass Cultural Views on Mexican Women as Depicted in Cinema" and "National Identity and Reproductive Rights Activism in Mexico." 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tomorrow. Free. 626-7234.

  • Women's Self Defense Classes. Oasis Center. Women can learn realistic self-defense tactics to protect against rape or violence. Saturday and Sunday. Noon to 4 p.m. each day. $40. 626-2051.

  • Symphony and Choir. Crowder Hall, Music building. The Arizona Symphony Orchestra and Arizona Choir will perform. 3 p.m. Saturday. $8 general. $6 UA employees and seniors. $4 students. 621-1162.

  • Lesbian Looks Film. Modern Languages auditorium. This week's film is "Robin's Hood," an urban remake of the classic Robin Hood story. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Free. 621-1239.

  • "Metamorphoses." Laboratory Theatre, Fine Arts Complex. The Arizona preview of the Broadway hit "Metamorphoses" contains some mature content and nudity. 1:30 p.m. Sunday. $13. 621-1162.

  • Oh, Behave! Student Union Memorial Center, Ventana Room, fourth floor. "Dining and Social Etiquette for New Professionals" is this week's workshop, presented by the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Free. 621-8046.

  • "Allah Tantou." Martin Luther King building, Room 100. 1322 E. First St. Africana Studies presents this film on the politics of post-independence Africa. Tuesday. 5 p.m. Free. 621-5665.

  • Visiting Poet. Modern Languages auditorium. Dean Young will read his award-winning poetry. Wednesday. 8 p.m. Free. 626-3765.

    Going on around Town

  • Dia de los Muertos: A Southwest Celebration. Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. See sculpture, paintings, photography and a memorial altar, all in the spirit of the Day of the Dead. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission: $5 general, $4 seniors, $3 students, $2 ages 5-12, free age 4 and under. 742-6455.

  • Rock Art and Archeoastronomy Photo Exhibit. Tohono Chul Park Exhibit Hall, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. The exhibit runs until Nov. 17. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission: $5 general, $4 seniors, $3 students, $2 ages 5-12, free age 4 and under. 742-6455.

  • Tucson Museum of Art Exhibitions. Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave. Current exhibits include "Painted Devotions: Retablos from the TMA Collection," "Alan Sonfist: The Burning Forest" and "Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation." Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday ÷ Saturday, Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free. 624-2333.

  • "Eleven." Vanier Galleries, 7131 N. Oracle Road. Eleven female artists display their work until Nov. 4. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday ÷ Saturday. Free. 797-4224.

  • Arizona Book Club. Green Fire Bookshop, 925 E. Fort Lowell Road. Informally discuss books about Arizona history with Jim Turner of the Arizona Historical Society. 7 to 9 tonight. Free. 408-0677.

  • Cherokee Language Class. Apollo Middle School Library, 265 W. Nebraska St. Learn about the Cherokee language and converse with others. 7 tonight. Free; reservations recommended. 320-1636.

  • Outdoor Film. La Placita Village Plaza, corner of South Church Avenue and West Broadway Boulevard. Showing "Holiday" (1938), starring Cary Grant. 7:30 tonight. $5 donation. 326-5282.

  • Book Lovers' Holiday Book Sale. Friend's Book Barn, 2230 N. Country Club Road. Choose from a wide variety of used books, CDs and other media. Proceeds benefit the Tucson-Pima Public Library. Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. is for members only. Sale is open to the public 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday ÷ Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free. 795-3763.

  • Reptile Ramble. Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Tour the park, learn how to identify local reptiles and find out why they do those funny push-ups. 10 a.m. tomorrow. Admission: $5 general, $4 seniors, $3 students, $2 ages 5-12, free age 4 and under. 742-6455.

  • "The Pueblo Imagination." Reader's Oasis, 3400 E. Speedway Blvd., Suite 114. American Indian photographer Lee Marmon will give a slide presentation on his new book, "The Pueblo Imagination: Landscape and Memory in the Photography of Lee Marmon." 7 p.m. Tomorrow. Free. 319-7887.

  • Improv U: You Pay-You Play. Vaudeville Cabaret, 110 E. Congress St. Join the comedy improv troupe Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed in performing. Age 21 and over only. 8 p.m. ÷ 9:30 p.m. Saturday. $3. 440-4436.

  • All Souls Halloween Hoedown. Sixth Street Studios, 44 W. Sixth St. Enjoy carnival games, cakewalks, prizes and a bicycle obstacle course. Tucson Puppet Works, Flam Chen and strolling musicians will perform. Proceeds benefit the All Souls Procession. 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. $5 adults, $2 children ages 3-13. 770-1533.

  • "Snap, Crackle, Pop." Details & Green Shoelaces, 2990 N. Swan Road, Suite 147. Celebrate Priscilla Draper's new cereal box pop-art collection with a fun cereal breakfast. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Exhibit runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free; reservations requested for breakfast. 323-0222.

  • Civic Orchestra of Tucson. Christ Church United Methodist, 655 N. Craycroft Road. The program features bass/baritone Richard Clark and orchestra performances of Brahms, Tchaikovsky and others. Bring the kiddies for an "instrument petting zoo" before the show. 2 p.m., petting zoo. 3 p.m., performance. Sunday. Free. 798-0062.

  • Question and Answer. Woods Library, 3455 N. First Ave. Experts will answer questions on the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan. 6:30 p.m. ÷ 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Free. 622-4119.

  • Egypt-Themed Theatre. Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. See the production "The Mummy's Curse" or "All's Pharaoh in Love and War." 7 p.m. Tuesday. $14.95; discounts are available. 886-9428.

  • Women in the West. Arizona Historical Society, 949 E. Second St. Author Christine Enss lectures on "Women Entertainers of the Old West." 7 p.m. Wednesday. $6; discounts are available. 628-5774.

  • Wildfire Information. Western National Parks Association Store, 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive. Oro Valley. Learn about the Aspen Fire, its effects on local ecology and future plans for Mount Lemmon. Noon and 2 p.m. Wednesday. Free. 622-6014.

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