WAR AND PEACE IN THE ARTS - English Professor Tim Wandling explores artists portrayals of war and peace, followed by an open mic for students to share their reflections on the series. War and Peace Lecture Series. Tues., Dec. 15, 4 - 5:15 p.m. http://www.sonoma.edu/a&h/WP_Calendar.htm
Music and Theater
CHAMBER WIND AND PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES - Personnel from the SSU Symphonic Winds comprise the Chamber Wind and Percussion ensembles. Repertoire ranges from the bench mark divertimenti by Mozart to new works by students playing everything from snare drums to brake drums. Directed by Andy Collinsworth and Jennifer Wilsey. Free. Sun., Dec. 13, 4 p.m. Ives 119.
JAZZ ORCHESTRA - The debut of SSU's 16-piece Jazz Orchestra features classic and contemporary big band music - something for everyone, from Duke Ellington to Jim McNeely - and featuring original tunes by director Doug Leibinger. $12 general admission, $10 faculty/ alumni/ staff, $8 seniors/students, SSU students free. Sun., Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m. Warren Auditorium.
I THINK I SEE WHAT YOU MEAN BY THAT - Ten talented merging sculptors from Art Professor Jann Nunn's sculpture class exhibit their work, exploring themes ranging from the abuse of water to the use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Thurs., Nov. 19 - Sun., Jan. 20, 2010. Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat. and Sun., noon - 5 p.m. University Library Art Gallery. http://library.sonoma.edu/about/gallery.html