Compiled by Mark Vitale
Arizona Daily Wildcat
THURSDAY, OCT. 27
Be sure to catch "Crazy for You" at 8 p.m. at the University of Arizona's Centennial Hall. The musical, featuring songs by George and Ira Gershwin, won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Musical, Best Choreography and Best Costumes. Ann B. Davis, "Alice" from TV's "The Brady Bunch," reaches beyond her housekeeper reputation as a performer in this production. For other showtimes and ticket information, call the Centennial Hall Box Office at 621-3341.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28
Casa de Vida opens the doors to its Haunted House, located at 1900 W. Speedway Blvd. for the community at 6 p.m. This year, the theme is a "Horrible Hospital" and was created so that families can celebrate Halloween in a safe way. The event is free, but a donation of $3.95 for adults and $2.95 for children is requested for the support of Casa de Vida . For further information, call Casa de Vida at 792-0591.
This week's Meet the Author Series features acclaimed novelist James Welch at 7:30 p.m. at the Modern Languages Auditorium. Mr. Welch will speak and read from his new work of non fiction Killing Custer, a book that combines his personal reflections of his own experiences as a Native American with historical facts and exceptional storytelling. For ticket information, call the Extended University at 624-8632, ext. 224.
Help welcome the renowned Vienna Boys' Choir as it arrives at the Tucson Convention Center Music Hall tonight at 7:30. The Vienna Boys' Choir is one of the oldest musical institutions, having entertained millions for nearly five centuries. Tickets can be purchased at the TCC, Eastside City Hall, or Dillard's ticket office. For more information, call 791-4836.
SATURDAY, OCT. 29
Join the independent dance group Zenith Dance Collective as they present "Between Silences," a showcase of choreography at the Ina E. Gittings Building Studio Theater. The program will feature a variety of styles and subject matters including modern dance. For more information and admission information, call 322-9021.
Roll, run or walk to the University of Arizona Center for Disability Related Resources' 13th annual fundraising Push 'N Plod Wheel and Jog-a-Thon beginning at 10 a.m. at Drachman Stadium, on Plumer Avenue south of Broadway Boulevard. Each participant gathers pledges and in one hour completes as many laps around the track as possible. Participants wearing a Halloween costume may win a prize. Proceeds will be used to support program needs. For more informatIon, call 621-5178.
SUNDAY, OCT. 30
The UA Touring Theatre Ensemble presents the collaboration of renowned lyricist/composer Sheldon Harnick and William Shakespeare with "Touring Shakespeare" and "Encore!" There will be a preview at 8 p.m. at the Peter Marroney Theater, in the UA Fine Arts Annex, with regular engagements beginning on Nov. 2. Harnick has won a Pulizter and Tony awards for his work. For ticket information and regular showtimes, call 621-1877.
Help the UA dedicate its new organ in Holsclaw Recital Hall, in the Fine Arts Annex at 3 p.m. The $300,000 organ has more than 1,500 pipes, some of which almost reach the ceiling. Roy A. Johnson, professor of music, will inaugurate the organ with its first public performance. For more information, call 621-1877.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2
The UA Studio Jazz Ensemble brings contemporary "Big Band" sounds to campus with their concert at 8 p.m. at the School of Music Annex, 1501 E. Speedway Blvd. The jazz ensemble has returned from a successful year with a unanimous "superior rating" at the 25th Annual University of Northern Colorado Jazz Festival last April. For more information, call 621-2998.
The Poetry Center Reading Series will feature undergratuate students Maggie Golston, Mark Longoust, Ken Orabone and Slyvia Sohn Um reading their work at 8 p.m. in the Modern Languages Auditorium. An informal reception will follow. For more information on the event, call 321-7760.
Frank Farrington, a "carpe diem" architect, will lecture at 4 p.m. at the Center for Creative Photography. Farrington believes in the sieze the day, or "carpe diem" philosophy of management, which states that if the individual succeeds, the firm succeeds as well. Some of Farrington's projects include the $7 million renovation of the Mall of Memphis, the Resurgens Orthopaedics, a 25,000 square foot medical complex in Atlanta, GA, and a sales and service office for Sun Microsystems, Inc. in Virginia. For lecture information, call the College of Architecture at 621-6751.
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