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Monday, Feb. 2
skisWinter Carnival. Featuring a celebration of winter activities. More information is available online. Through Feb. 8.

Black History Month Reception. Join staff members from the Office of Multicultural Affairs as they begin the celebration of Black History Month. Sample sweet potato fries, fried okra, chicken strips with peanut sauce and pecan-raisin tarts. View the African-American Mosaic presented by the Library of Congress, test your Black History Month IQ by taking EBONY'S annual quiz and read profiles of famous African-Americans. For more information, call the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (715) 836-3367. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Feb. 3
Winter Carnival. See Feb. 2 item.

telescopePlanetarium Program. Featuring "Mr. Genius Tours the Solar System," a lighthearted introduction to astronomy aimed at children 5 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. This show will be presented the first Tuesday of each month. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m.

Men's Basketball. UW-La Crosse at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 4
Winter Carnival. See Feb. 2 item.

Blugold Organizations Bash. Representatives from more than 190 organizations on campus will hand out information and discuss the benefits of membership. Students are invited to shop around for the groups that will give them the best opportunities for friendship, involvement, leadership and job-related experience. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Steven Majstorovic, political science, with student collaborator Caitlin Lee will present "Among the Hmongs in Wisconsin: Political and Cultural Attitudes Among Age Cohorts." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Black History Month Dialogue on Diversity Film. Featuring "Race — The Power of an Illusion," a three-episode series. Episode one, "The Difference Between Us," examines the contemporary science — including genetics — that challenges our common sense assumptions that human beings can be bundled into three or four fundamentally different groups according to their physical traits. For more information, call the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (715) 836-3367. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 4 to 6 p.m.

Women's Basketball. UW-La Crosse at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Feb. 5
Winter Carnival. See Feb. 2 item.

Community Action Day and Service-Learning Fair. Campus and community organizations and programs will offer service opportunities to students, faculty, staff and the public. Those who wish to volunteer for area service organizations will be able to explore such opportunities. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 1 to 4 p.m. Full story.

"Do the Right Thing"Campus Films. "Do the Right Thing." (U.S. 1989, directed by Spike Lee, 120 min., rated R.) A cast of characters navigates a minefield of sensations over the course of blood-boiling 24-hour period — the hottest day of the year — on one block in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant. Producer-writer-director-star Spike Lee combines humor, drama and music in this powerful portrait of urban racial tensions. Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby *, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Robin Harris, Samuel L. Jackson, Bill Nunn, Rosie Perez and John Turturro star. Sponsored by the University Activity Commission of the Student Senate. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center for IFS members and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff or $1 for UW-Eau Claire students. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through Feb. 8.

Political Forum. Area journalists, educators and political analysts will participate in a forum titled "Politics 2000: Local Perspectives.” The panel will assess Wisconsin’s Feb. 17 presidential primary along with local, legislative, congressional and senatorial elections to be held later this year. Plans and preparations for covering the elections also will be presented. For more information, contact Henry Lippold at lippolhw@uwec.edu or 834-8976. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. Full story.

Foster GalleryFoster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring "Abstraction and Figurative Narrative: Recent Paintings and Drawings by Jil Evans and T.L. Solein" through March 16 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Evans' work reflects her interest in the dramatic, ecstatic nature of Baroque art; Solein's art is concerned with the relationships between symbolic presentations of the Self and the existential framework in which the Self operates. An opening reception will be held tonight from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the gallery. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekends.

NOTA Open Prose and Poetry Reading. Open mike night for those who wish to share their poetry or prose with a live audience. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 6
Winter Carnival. See Feb. 2 item.

Campus Films. "Do the Right Thing." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 5 item.

Wrestling. UW-Oshkosh at McPhee, 7 p.m.

Women's Hockey. UW-Stevens Point at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

UAC Cabin/Open Stage. All talent is welcome to perform. Sign up for a time slot in Davies 132. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.

UAC Festivals/Winter Carnival Event. Direct from Las Vegas, comedian and hypnotist Daniel James will present "Where Imagination and Reality Collide." Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $5 for the public or $3 for UW-Eau Claire students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 p.m.

"The Rocky Horror Picture Show"Winter Carnival Film."The Rocky Horror Picture Show." (U.K. 1975, 100 min., directed by Jim Sharman, rated R.) When a soon-to-be married couple (Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick) has a breakdown in an isolated area, they must pay a call to the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry). The film is an audience participation cult classic and a Winter Carnival tradition. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $3 for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff, students and International Film Society members. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, midnight. Go to top of page

Saturday, Feb. 7
Winter Carnival. See Feb. 2 item.

Wrestling. UW-Eau Claire Invitational at McPhee, 9 a.m.

Campus Films. "Do the Right Thing." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 5 item.

UAC Ska Fest Concert. Mustard Plug will headline “The Return of Ska Fest.” The six-piece Michigan ska-punk band will be joined by Dying Midwestern (Forest Lake, Minn.), Early Means Two (Madison/Milwaukee), Hired Geeks (Kenosha) and I Voted for Kodos (Madison). Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $6 for the public or $4 for UW-Eau Claire students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m.

dancers'A Mid Winter Night's Dance.' The Arc Eau Claire will hold its third annual "Mid Winter Night's Dance." The evening will feature the H.G.T. Rock & Roll Band. Free dance lessons will be offered at 7 p.m. Tickets, available at the door or by calling 834-7204, are $25 for the public or $15 for students. The Arc Eau Claire advocates rights of people with cognitive disabilities. Spruce-Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 8
Winter Carnival. See Feb. 2 item.

Campus Films. "Do the Right Thing." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 5 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 9
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 5 item.

Student Recital. Featuring Kristin Yost, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 18 • Second Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 2, 2004

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