Compiled by Joseph Altman Jr.
Arizona Daily Wildcat
THURSDAY, Sept. 29
With Oktoberfest nearby, experience a German film as the German Studies Department presents "Was ich bin, sind meine Filme." During an interview, Werner Herzog tells of his childhood, his dreams, adventures, obsessions and his movies. The show will be in the Modern Languages Auditorium Thursday at 7:30 p.m. For details, call 621-7385.
FRIDAY, Sept. 30
"Meet the Author," a series of Friday evenings where a diverse mixture of award-winning authors read from their latest works, discuss their writing, answer questions and autograph their books, will feature Edward T. Hall, one of America's greatest anthropologists and author of the classic book, Silent Language. The reading is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Social Science Auditorium on the UA campus. For details, call up the UA Extended University at 624-UofA (624-8632).
The UA Contemporary Theatre Series presents a reading of the new play, "Under One Roof" Friday at 8 p.m. at Peter Marroney Theatre at the UA Fine Arts Complex. "Under One Roof" is the story of a Mexican American family in post-World War II Tucson as it attempts to adjust to the after-effects of the war. The play is a "work-in-progress" and Gonzalez is an MFA candidate in the UA theatre arts department. For additional information, call 621-7008.
Marcus Roberts, musical director and pianist of the critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and onetime bandmate of trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, will lead his trio in an all-Gershwin concert at Pima Community College Center for the Arts tonight. The concert, which starts at 8 p.m. at the Proscenium Theatre on the West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Rd., kicks off the Center for the Arts' year-long celebration of Pima Community College's 25th anniversary. For more information, call 884-6456.
The Tenth St. Danceworks will be in concert Friday, Saturday and Sunday, but they won't be performing on Tenth Street. Instead, they'll be at the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center in Reid Park at 7:30 p.m. on those three nights, performing a concert of modern dance with an adventuresome twist. All performances are free and open to the public. If you want more information, feel free to call 791-4873.
SATURDAY, Oct. 1
"One Foot On the Ground," an art exhibit featuring landscape paintings by Bruce McGrew, UA Professor of Art, will be at the Joseph Gross Gallery in the UA Art Building today through Oct. 28. A public reception will also be held Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. Gallery hours will be be Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. For information from the UA Art Department, call 621-1251.
Don't miss Downtown Saturday Night from 7 to 10 p.m. this Saturday. Featured musicians this week will be Mexe-Mexe at the Ronstadt Transit Center, The Institute de Folklore Mexicanas, on Scott Avenue between Congress and Pennington from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Canyon Brothers in Arizona Alley from 7 to 10:30 p.m. and KXCIs Marty Kool playing the "Downtown Saturday Night Blues" from 8 to 10 p.m. on Scott Avenue between Congress and Pennington.
SUNDAY, Oct. 2
The University of Arizona Symphony Orchestra, conducted by John Roscigno, will perform "Academic Festival OVerture" by Brahms, Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story" by Bernstein and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 at Centennial Hall Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through the UA Fine Arts Box Office, 621-1162, and Dillard ticket outlets. For detailed informative recorded facts, call 621-2998.
Come see Contemporary Slovak Works On Paper Sunday through Nov. 6 at the UA Museum of Art. Drawings and prints by nine Slovak artists will be featured, made possible by an international exchange program between the UA Museum of Art and the Municipal Gallery of Bratislava, Slovak Republic. For times and that sort of thing, call 621-7567?
MONDAY, Oct. 3
Patrick Neher and Paula Fan, faculty members of the UA School of Music, will be joined by Kathleen Brannen and Jeffrey Holsen for an evening of music featuring the double bass and including Baroque, Romantic and contemporary music Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Holsclaw Recital Hall in the UA Fine Arts Complex. For details, a pleasant recorded message is available by calling 621-2998.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5
Come to the 20th Annual UA Library Booksale Wednesday from 8 am to 1 pm. Over 20,000 books, records, magazines, sheet music titles and more will be available for purchase. For information, call 621-6444.
Here's a way to get a few extra words into a novel Ä come to a book signing! On Wednesday, Professor Martin Hewlett will sign copies of his novel, Sangre de Cristo from noon to 2 p.m. at Arizona Bookstore, 815 N. Park Ave. Hewlett is an associate professor of molecular and cellular biology at the UA. For additional details, call the Arizona Bookstore at 622-4717.
The Etherton Gallery, 135 S. Sixth Ave., will present the work of three contemporary photographers working in three specific regions through Nov. 13. Bill Burke looks at casualties of conflict in Southeast Asia, Shelby Lee Adams continues his studies of present-day Appalachia, and David Scopick evokes a timeless Mexico. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. except Thursdays when it's open until 7 p.m. During Downtown Saturday Nights the gallery remains open from 7:30 to 10 p.m. For more information, give 'em a call at 624-7370.
The Phantom Gallery is accepting applications for the upcoming Winter/Spring Phantom Gallery exhibition season. For application information, call 624-9977. The deadline is Oct. 14, and there's no application fee. The next call to artists will be in March, so don't miss this chance!
Send us your hot dates! If you have an event that would be perfect for Calendar, bring it to the Wildcat newsroom, or call 621-3106.
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