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Compiled by Joseph Altman Jr.

Arizona Daily Wildcat

Events

Sept. 8 - 14

THURSDAY,

Sept. 8

Student Art work returns to central campus. As part of the Centennial Art Program a new sculpture work by UA Fine Arts graduate students Amanda Ralph and Rich Prehn will be dedicated today at 4:30 p.m. in front of the Main Library. Check it out.

FRIDAY,

Sept. 9

World-renowned Islamic scholar and professor Jamal A. Badawi will be the honored guest lecturer at the Social Sciences auditorium, Room 100, on Friday at 7 p.m. Badawi will be speaking on the subject of bridge building in his speech titled "Muslims, Jews, Christians Similarities, Similarities and Differences. Opportunity for Mutual Cooperation." Admission is free. For more information, call 624-6931.

Friday night will be rockin' at Club Congress with Caitlin and the Stickponies, Paula Jean Brown and Robert Machet and Chris Morrison's Bargain Town. Cover is $2. For the latest, call 622-8848.

Tacheria, the Spirituality Center at St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church, will continue its summer film series Friday at 7 p.m. This time, the feature will be "The Last Temptation of Christ," and hey, it's free! If you have the desire to know more, call 299-6421.

SATURDAY,

Sept. 10

Experience cultural awareness at the Border Radio Festival, a multicultural, bilingual music festival Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. at Reid Park Bandshell, 22nd Street and Country Club. While Latino Solido, wild Mango, Los Rock Angels and Montecarlo/Azalea play their unique blend of music, ethnic foods and beverages will be available and arts and crafts booths will display their wares. Admission is free, but those who attend are encouraged to bring two cans or a bag of non-perishable food for the Community Food Bank. For more information, call 623-1000 or 623-6429.

SUNDAY,

Sept. 11

Catch "Jurassic Park" one more time at Gallagher Theatre. The dinosaurs will be out Saturday through Wednesday. For more scientific data on the breeding of dinosaurs (and showtimes too) call the theater at 621-3102.

MONDAY,

Sept. 12

Extend your writing at the UA Extended University Writing Works Center's free open house Monday. From 5:30-8:30 p.m., participants will have the opportunity to screen the new film "Tribute to Western Writers" by Dan Jacobson and have a chance to meet Nelson Nye, author of more than 100 Western novels. For more information, call 624-UofA.

TUESDAY,

Sept. 13

If you've ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes to prepare for Theatre Arts plays, you'll enjoy "A Backstage View," Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise. The program provides a behind-the-scenes look at plans and technical preparations for upcoming UA Department of Theatre Arts plays. The cost is $16.50. For registration or more information, call 624-UofA.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14

Artist and architect Will Bruder will present a lecture at the Center for Creative Photography auditorium Wednesday at 4 p.m. Bruder is known for his functional, yet sculpturally artistic works. His current projects include an archaeological museum, a synagogue, the Teton County, Wyoming Library and the new Phoenix Central Library. For the specifics, call 621-6754.

Say hello to opera Wednesday at 7 p.m. when the Arizona Opera and the Opera Guild of Southern Arizona present a preview of "Carmen" by Georges Bizet. It'll be at Woods Library, 3455 N. First Ave.

ONGOING

Before you throw away that plastic bottle, think of its artistic value. Pima Community College West Campus Art Gallery is presenting the work of Anne Sullivan, which consists of a sculpture made of plastic found objects. Painters Trena Howard and Gonzalo Espinosa will also show recent work. The gallery is located at 2202 W. Anklam Road. For information, call 884-6965.

For the first time ever, the Arizona State Fair is selling a limited number of reserved seats for all concerts during the fair. Although at least 11,000 free-with-admission seats will still be available for each show, a limited number of reserved seats are available for $5 a piece. A few of the performers at this year's fair, which begins Oct. 20 at the State Fairgrounds in Phoenix, are Clay Walker, All 4 One, Kenny G, Candlebox, The Gin Blossoms, Tanya Tucker, Collin Raye and Howie Mandell. For exact dates and times and ticket information, call the fair at 252-6771 or any Dillard's Box Office.

If you would like to learn all about the art, history, shopping and dining available to you in Tucson's downtown arts district, an opportunity has just opened up. The Tucson Arts District Partnership is looking for volunteers to act as docents for their programs throughout the arts district. Volunteers are needed to work in areas such as the Fourth Avenue district and the Congress-Broadway corridor, as well as the historic neighborhoods of El Presidio, Armory Park and Barrio Historico. Training takes place in six two-hour sessions from Oct. through Jan. For more exciting information, contact Adrienne Halpert at 624-9977.

There's a lot more going on than what we have here. If you know of an upcoming event that could be published in Calendar, send your knowledge to the Arts Editor, Arizona Daily Wildcat, Student Union Room 4, Tucson, Arizona 85721, or call 621-3106.

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