Events Calendar

Sunday, February 3

Call backs for Senior Theatre Festival 2013 Auditions

Saturday, Feb. 2, General auditions at 12noon and 2 p.m.

No preparation is necessary

Call backs on Sun., Feb. 3, 12 noon

Performance Dates, Plays, and Times April 5 and 6: The Faculty Room by Bridget CarpenterApril 12 and 13: Cloud Nine by Caryl ChurchillApril 19 and 20: Lear’s Daughters by Elaine Feinstein and the Women’s Theatre Group April 26 and 27: Mojo by Jez BuitterworthMay 3 and 4: Something Cloudy, Something Clear by Tennessee WilliamsAll Plays: Fridays, 7:30 p.m. • Saturdays, 2 p.m.…

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Monday, February 4
Tuesday, February 5

An Evening with Buzz Bissinger

Buzz Bissinger is among the nation's most honored and distinguished writers. A native of New York City, Buzz is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Livingston Award, the American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award and the National Headliners Award, among others. He also was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He is the author of the highly acclaimed nonfiction books: Friday…

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Wednesday, February 6

Documentary Film Viewing: Ikkatsu: The Roadless Coast

Ikkatsu: The Roadless Coast Documentary film and workshop on marine plastic debris In 2012, the Ikkatsu expedition traveled the rugged Olympic shoreline of Washington, surveying remote beaches for marine debris.  The documentary film “Ikkatsu: The Roadless Coast” recounts the expedition and addresses issues related to marine debris.  Please join us for a viewing of the documentary along with the expedition members followed by a discussion and information session about marine debris, local research…

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Thursday, February 7

Thompson Hall Science & Mathematics Seminar

Ion Discrimination by Nanoscale Design by Susan Rempe, Sandia National Lab

Students, faculty, staff, and guests are invited to gather for refreshments and conversation at 3:45 p.m. before each seminar.

The Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars have been held on a regular basis since 1978–1978. The seminars feature presentations by Puget Sound faculty and students and invited guest speakers on a wide range of topics.

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Andreas Madlung, amadlung@pugetsound…

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Guest Lecture: Writing for Freedom, by Wole Soyinka

University of Puget Sound is pleased to honored to present a lecture by Wole Soyinka, dramatist, poet, novelist, and essayist, awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, 1986

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Office of Public Events, 253.879.3555,

Tickets: $20 general, complimentary for Puget Sound faculty/staff/students (ticket required), available at WIC, 253.879.6013, and online

Tickets available beginning Nov. 26, 2012

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Friday, February 8

Organ at Noon

Joseph Adam, organ

Works by Bruhns, Mendelssohn, Couperin, and Widor

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Office of Public Events, 253.879.3555,

Tickets: free

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Accessibility Information: 253.879.3236,

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Guest Performance: William Ransom, piano, Emory University

Piano Festival Guest Artist William Ransom, Emory University, will present a solo recital. Program will include works by Chopin, Beethoven, Paul, and Gershwin



Contact:  Office of Public Events, 253.879.3555,

Tickets: free for Puget Sound students; $12.50 general; $8.50 sr. citizen, military, students, faculty/staff


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Saturday, February 9

23rd Annual University of Puget Sound Piano Festival

Festival will feature an Outstanding Youg Artist Competition with $1,200 in Cash Prizes and Recital Performance by Competition Finalists.

Festival open to intermediate-andadvanced-level piano students in middle school and high school, and auditors of all ages.

Festival guest artist is Willam Ransom, Emery UniversityFestival Website

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Office of Public Events, 253.879.3555,

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Avalanche Course

Avalanche Awareness and Level 1 Course sponsored by Puget Sound Outdoors and led by Ridge Explorations. Participants can choose from a 2 day Avalanche Awareness course or a 3 day Level 1 course. The classroom portion will be on Saturday Feb. 9 from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. For more information go to: Students can sign up and receive a discount code at the Expeditionary Prices: Awareness course $215; Level 1 Course: $340 general…

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Kittredge Gallery Exhibit

Large Gallery: Yuki Nakamura and Robert Campbell; Small Gallery: Contemporary Drawings Show

MORE INFORMATION Contact:  Kittredge Gallery, 253.879.2806,

Gallery Hours: 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Mon. through Fri. noon–5 p.m., Sat.

Closed Sundays, holidays, semester breaks, and summers

Tickets: free

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Accessibility Information: 253.879.3236,

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