Compiled by Joseph Altman Jr.
Arizona Daily Wildcat
THURSDAY, Sept. 15
Sprechen Sie Deutsch? If you do speak, or at least read German, you'll enjoy "Faust/Murnau," the first of the German Studies Film Series showing in the Modern Languages Auditorium tonight at 7:30 p.m. This 1925 silent film (with German subtitles) is based on motifs by Goethe, Marlowe and medieval folksaga. Admission is free. If you have questions, call 621-7385, and they'll probably answer them in English.
The Peace Corps will be on campus today from noon to 1 p.m. in Student Union Room 281 for a special seminar, "Undergrad Special Ä Qualifying for Peace Corps." Find out how your skills can qualify you for overseas Peace Corp programs. For more details, call 621-7188.
FRIDAY, Sept. 16
The opening reception for Catherine Wagner's and Deborah Willis' concurrent exhibits at the Center for Creative Photography will be held Friday at 5 p.m. Following the reception, there will be an artists' talk and slide presentation from 6-7:30 p.m. Wagner's exhibit, "Home and Other Stories," and Willis's exhibit, "African American Extended Family," center on the issues concerning family life. Admission is free. For more information, call 621-7968.
Check out Tucson Symphony Chamber Orchestra playing "Beethoven," performing Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Concerto for Piano No. 3 in C minor and Symphony No. 8 in F major with guest pianist Boris Konovalow. The concert will be at the Pima Community College Center for the Arts at West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Rd., on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. For more information, call 882-8585.
SATURDAY, Sept. 17
It's gonna be a "bloody good time" at Downtown Saturday Night as Arizona's leading arts organizations and arts organizations from the United Kingdom kick off the UK/AZ Festival to celebrate British arts and culture. Some of the performances this Saturday will include The Whoolegans playing traditional music from Ireland, Scotland and the British Isles on flutes, tin whistles, mandolins, and other traditional instruments, and actors from the popular Summer Shakespeare in the Park from Tucson will be on hand to add to the festivities. Monty Python films will be showing at the Screening Room at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., the Adrian Empire will also recreate the Age of Chivalry on Scott Avenue, and classic children's literature will be read at Bertrand's Books, 120 E. Congress, among other surprises. For more information about these events, call 624-9977.
Check out the improved Tucson Center for the Performing Arts Saturday when they host an open house from 5-9 p.m. Featured will be performances by local musicians, including Barbea Williams Performing Company and Ballet Folklorico Del Sudoeste, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served and admission is free. To find out more, call 884-8210.
Take a trip to the little world called Biosphere 2 as the seven-member crew emerges at 9 a.m. after being inside for six and a half months. Yes, you'll have to wake up early, but you'll be learning and having fun at the same time. To get to Biosphere 2, take Oracle Road all the way up to Biosphere Road. Admission is free for this special event. For more out-of-this-world information, call 825-6435.
SUNDAY, Sept. 18
If you're looking for the perfect work of art, don't miss the fine art auction hosted by the UA Hillel Foundation today. The auction and exhibition Ä being held at the Tucson Jewish Community Center at the corner of River and Dodge Roads Ä will begin at 2 p.m. with a refreshment preview. The auction follows at 3 p.m. There is a $10 donation at the door. For significant details, give 624-6561 a ring.
MONDAY, Sept. 19
Burn, Baby, Burn! Seventies disco night begins at 9 p.m. at Club Congress, 311 E. Congress. Call 622-8848 for more information.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21
Catch the first poetry reading of the Arizona Poetry Center Fall Reading Series. At 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Modern Languages Auditorium, Richard Katrovas will read from his four books, Green Dragons, Snug Harbor, The Public Mirror and his latest, The Book of Complaints. It's free to get in, and an informal reception will follow.
Get a glimpse of the Undergraduate Sculpture Departmental Exhibition through Sept. 23 at the 830 Gallery in the Art Building. The exhibition is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For details, call 621-1251.
If you've written a great poem, why not enter the National College Poetry Contest? The top five poems will receive cash prizes, and every poem will be considered for publication in the American Collegiate Poets Anthology. All entries must be postmarked by Oct. 31. For details and rules and stuff, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to International Publications, P.O. Box 44044-L, Los Angeles, CA 90044.
Come on now, you've gotta know about other stuff going on around Tucson. So what are you waiting for? Call the Wildcat arts desk at 621-3106 or drop by your information at the Wildcat newsroom in the basement of the Student Union.
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