Volume CXXXII, Number 22
April 25, 2003
Bowdoin Polar Jazz Band
Need to get away from all the rock and roll playing on campus?
Then come hear the smooth sounds of your fellow peers tootin'
Howell House, 8:00 p.m
Tea Time Concert
Student Chamber Performances
Come watch your fellow peers perform serveral classical pieces.
Gibson Hall, Room 101, 4:00 p.m.
Start Ivies weekend off right with this event. The legendary house
brings several bands to campus for your listening pleasure. Performing
will be Jim Weeks Philharmonic, Kobayashi Trio, Geoff Pike, Versatile,
and from Boston, Endway and Innate.
Baxter House, 4:00 p.m.
Contradance for Peace
Dance the night away for a good cause. $5-10 suggested donation.
All proceeds go to Oxfam disaster relief in Iraq.
Smith Union, Sargent Gym, 7:30 p.m.
George Bandy II
"The Sustainable Campus: The Next Educational Revolution"
George Bandy II has made a life committment towards sustainable
development. He has worked at the University of Texas-Houtson
as a sustainable development officer. He is the chair of the Atlanta
chapter of the USGBC and a member of the steering committee of
the Higher Education Network for Sustainability and the Environment.
He has also consulted for many environmental groups including
the EPA and the American Institute of Architects. He currently
serves as manager of sustainable strategies at Interface Research
V.A.C., Kresge Auditorium, 12:30 p.m.
Spring Dance Performance
Come see your fellow peers fluidly and gracefully take the stage.
Tickets are available at Smith Union Information Desk.
Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall, 8:00 p.m.
Earth Week Coffee House
Join the Evergreens in this final Earth Week event. There will
be student performers, music, and plenty of coffee.
Jack Magee's Pub, 7:00 p.m.
Time to Dance
Turntablists go to work and will be spinning jungle, trip-hop,
and house music for your dancing pleasure.
Smith Union, Jack Magee's Pub, 10:00 p.m.
Daniel Stepner & his Violins
Daniel Stepner, a virtuoso who plays both baroque and modern violins,
will be performing pieces by Bach, Biber, as well as 20th century
pieces on a modernized version of the violin. Tickets for this
show are $10 and are available at the Smith Union Information
V.A.C., Kresge Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.
Take in some sun as you listen to great bands play. Performers
include the Samples, Helicopter Helicopter, Inflatables, Caricaturist,
and Bowdoin's very own Siren.
The Quad, 1:30 p.m.
Concert Band Performance
Take a break from work and relax with the music.
V.A.C., Kresge Auditorium
Tekken and Counter-Strike Tournaments. Entrance: $5 for Tekken,
$10 for Counter-Strike.
Howell House Basement
One on One with Mother Theresa
Author Susan Conroy will be at Bowdoin to discuss her summer with
Mother Theresa and the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta. Topics
from her book Mother Theresa's Lessons of Love and Secrets of
Sanctity will be the main subjects of the talk.
V.A.C., Kresge Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.
Mr. Christopher R. Hill '74
The U.S. ambassador to Poland comes to Bowdoin to speak about
his career path that has included ambassador to Macedonia, serving
on the National Security Council, and Polish country officer in
the Department of State.
Moulton Union, Lancaster Lounge, 3:00 p.m.
Memorial Hall, Room 108, 7:00 p.m.
Get Out More Day
The Outing Club in conjuction with Backpacker Magazine will present
a series of workshops and presentations to motivate the outdoor
enthusiast in you.
Outdoor Leadership Center
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Clifton G. Olds, Edith Cleaves Barry Research Professor of the
History and Criticism of Art presents, "Illusion and Reality
in Japanese Gardens."
V.A.C., Beam Classroom, 4:10 p.m.
"Fish Tales and Tourist Traps: The Changing Coastlines of
California and Maine"
Environmental historian, Dr. Connie Chiang, will be presenting
a public lecture on her current research examining the history
of coastal tourism in California and Maine. Her talk will focus
on the change from fisheries to tourism in Monterey, CA and Boothbay,
V.A.C., Beam Classroom, 7:00 p.m.
Holocaust Rememberence Day
Professors Cerf, Riezenbaum, and fellow faculty and staff come
together to make a pledge never to forget the lives lost and lessons
learned from this tragic event in history.
Massachusetts Hall, Faculty Room
"The Nature of the Mind"
Tibetan Lama Tulku Thubten will give a talk about the abstract
working of the human mind.
Russwurm Afro-Am, 7:00 p.m.
Reveil-Waking Up French
Filmmaker Ben Levine will discuss his upcoming film.
Sills Hall, Room 117, 4:00 p.m.
"Entering the Public Landscape: American Land Art Since
Senior Megan MacNeil presents a lecture about her year-long independent
V.A.C., Beam Classroom, 7:30 p.m.
Vague Spring Dance Show
If the spring dance performance was not enough then come watch
Vague as they burn up the stage with their hot new pieces.
Smith Union, Morrell Lounge, 8:00 p.m.
Airplane Safety Lecture
Lee Grodzins, a physics prefessor at M.I.T., will discuss the
past and present logistics of airport security. Cookies and beverages
Low Keys and High Notes
The Bowdoin Chamber Choir performs for your listening pleasure.
Druckenmiller Atrium,7:30 p.m.
Senior Pub Night
Jack Magee's Pub, 9:00 p.m.
Come listen to the musical talent of Anne Barmettler '03 and Arlyn
Gibson Hall, Room 101, 7:30 p.m.
Painting by Mason Miller '05