ASP FREE BOWLING NIGHT - Double Decker Lanes and Associated Student productions team up to offer a night of free bowling to SSU students with school ID. ASP Free Bowling Nights. Tues., Oct. 1, 10 p.m. - midnight. Double Decker Lanes. http://www.sonoma.edu/as/asp/more/bowling.shtml.
THE ROLE OF MAO-B IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE - Julie Andersen, Buck Institute for Age Research. Mon., Sept 28, 3 - 4 p.m. Darwin 107.
LIBRARY WORKSHOP: ARTICLES, BOOKS & BEYOND - (left) Articles, Books & Beyond is a workshop designed to lead students through the joy of finding top-notch full-text articles online, locating books & movies and setting up your online access to all things library. Mon., Sept 28, 4 - 4:30 p.m. Tues., Sept 29, 3 - 3:30. Schulz 2016A. http://library.sonoma.edu/research/workshops.html.
LIBRARY WORKSHOP: SCANNING - Learn to efficiently scan photos and documents to help you build great visuals for your project. Covers Adobe Acrobat, PDF's, and scanning multiple items into one document. Mon., Sept 28, noon - 12:30 p.m. Schulz 2016C. http://library.sonoma.edu/research/workshops.html.
FROM THE DEEP SEA TO YELLOWSTONE HOT SPRINGS - Jose de la Torre, San Francisco State University, discusses the physiology, diversity and distribution of ammonia-oxidizing archaea. Biology Colloquium. Tues., Sept. 29, 12 - 1 p.m. Darwin 103. (707) 664-2189. http://www.sonoma.edu/biology/home/colloquium.shtml.
M1 SPEAKS OUT - M1, one half of underground political hip hop act Dead Prez, will speak on his recent trip to Gaza. Presented by Associated Student Productions, Project Censored, Students for Media Democracy and the Media Freedom Foundation. Tues., Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m. Student Union MPR. Peter Phillips. (707) 664-2588.
GO GLOBAL! STUDY & WORK ABROAD FAIR - The Go Global! Study & Work Abroad Fair is a wonderful opportunity to check out the various options for studying, working and volunteering abroad! Over 30 organizations will be on campus for this once a year fair to talk to students about their international options. Tues., Sept. 29, 10 a.m. http://www.sonoma.edu/welcomeweek/week6.shtml.
THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY IN A DEMOCRACY - Author Andy Merrifield explores the role of intelligence agencies in a democratic society and their influence on a country's wars. War and Peace Lecture Series. Tues., Sept. 29, 4 - 5:15 p.m. Warren Auditorium, Ives 101. http://www.sonoma.edu/a&h/WP_Calendar.htm.
NOTIONS OF DISCRETE CURVATURE AND THEIR APPLICATIONS - Shobhana Murali, University of California at Berkeley, examines some notions of discrete curvature and discusses how they can lead to interesting applications, including concentration of measure. Weds., Sept. 30, 4 p.m. Darwin 103. M*A*T*H* Colloquium. (707) 664-2368. http://www.sonoma.edu/math.
MEMS IN THE 21ST CENTURY - Mike Powers, Agilent Technologies, addresses the future of MEMS. Engineering Science Lecture. Thurs., Oct. 1, 4 - 5:15 p.m. http://www.sonoma.edu/engineering/lecture_series/.
"DANCING AT LUGHNASA" BY BRIAN FRIEL - (right) Theatre Arts professor and director Stephanie Hunt goes behind the scenes of Brian Friel's classic play, which opens at SSU on Thurs., Oct. 8. Research & Creative Works Forum. Thurs., Oct. 1, noon - 12:55 p.m. Schulz 3001. http://www.sonoma.edu/a&h/AHForum.htm.
Music and Theater
TRIO NAVARRO - (left) Marilyn Thompson (piano), Roy Malan (violin) and Jill Rachuy Brindel (cello) play Rebecca Clark's passionate Piano Trio of 1921, Robert Kahn's post-Brahmsian Serenade Op. 73, and Smetana's Piano Trio in G Minor. Sun., Sept. 27, 4 p.m. Ives 119. $8 seniors/students, $10 faculty/staff, $12 general (707) 664-2353. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/77218.
Antoniy Kakamakov Recital - Bulgarian-born classical guitarist Antoniy Kakamakov offers a master class, which will be free and open to the public. Additionally, he will perform a solo recital featuring works by J.S. Bach, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Antonio Jose and Segio Assad. Fri., Oct. 2. Master class 4 p.m. Concert 7:30 p.m. Ives 119. Recital tickets $12 general, $10 SSU faculty/ alumni/ staff, $8 seniors/students, SSU students FREE. (707) 664-2353. http://www.sonoma.edu/performingarts/perf/.
TULPAN - (left) (2008) Sergey Dvortsevoy's exploration of a desolate area in Kazakhstan where people who live in yurts herd their flocks was a winner of Cannes Film Prix Un Certain Regard. (Kazakh w/ English subtitles). Sonoma Valley Film Institute. Sun., Sept 27, 4 p.m. Warren Auditorium. (707) 664-2606. http://sonoma.edu/sfi/schedule.html.
TOUCH OF EVIL - (1958) Orson Welles' masterpieces of sleaze about a corrupt border town sheriff. Sonoma Valley Film Institute. Fri., Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Sun., Oct. 4, 4 p.m. Warren Auditorium. (707) 664-2606. http://sonoma.edu/sfi/schedule.html.
USED - University Art Gallery hosts a gala reception to open USED, an art exhibit exploring nontraditional materials that were intended for purposes other than making a work of art. Five California artists- Jedidiah Caesar, Christine Lee, Kristina Lewis, Scott MacLeod and Scott Oliver- are featured. Open Fri., Sept 11 - Sun., Oct 18. Tues. - Fri., 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., noon - 4 p.m. Carla Stone. (707) 664-2205. http://www.sonoma.edu/artgallery/.
LIVE-DANCE-PAINT - (right) Ceija Stojka's "Live-Dance-Paint" exhibit depicts her life as a traveling Romani woman before and after World War II, the trauma she and other Roma experienced in the Nazi concentration camps of Auschwitz, RavensbrÅck, and Bergen-Belsen, and the hope she has for future generations to overcome oppression. Open Mon., August 17 - Fri., Oct. 30. Mon. - Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat., noon - 5 p.m. Karen Brodsky. (707) 664-4240.