Thursday, December 6th

Time Event Title
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Annual Fall Art and Artisan Fair

The Fall Art and Artisans Fair features wares from HSU's Printmaking Club, Jewelry Club and a variety of Art Department artists. Items include prints, paintings, photographs, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture and more. A great way to support emerging artists and finding gifts for the holidays. Proceeds support the gallery exhibition program and guest artists. Sponsored by the HSU Art Department.
4:00 pm

Mathematics Colloquium

Science B
"Subdividing: Secrets of Musical Rhythm and Tonality" presented by Craig Kurumada, ASC, Mathematics and Computer Science, HSU and musician.

Our own culture plays a great role in conditioning our perception of normalcy in music and rhythm. In this talk, Kurumada will introduce new ways of viewing rhythm and tonality. Through a demonstration of Asian and Balkan music and dance, Kurumada will provide the audience with tools to
expand their appreciation of the ways humans make music. No background in music theory or dance ability is necessary.

Craig Kurumada earned his BA in Linguistics from the University of Utah. He has studied and performed Balkan music for 25 years and is a member of the international folk band, Chubritza.
5:00 pm

Dylan Williams, Senior Recital, Percussion

Fulkerson Recital Hall
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

A Wild American Forest Film Screening

Arcata Playhouse
Join us for a screening of "A Wild American Forest," a film about the Klamath Mountain region and discussion with Susan Harrison, an expert on serpentine soils from UC Davis.

Harrison will share her current research in the Klamath—revisiting plots set up by Robert Whittaker in the 1960’s. The California Native Plant Society, NorthCoast Environmental Center, Humboldt State University Natural History Museum, and Backcountry Press are co-sponsoring the event in conjunction with the Geos Institute who funded the film.
7:30 pm

Shakuntala

Gist Hall Theater
The HSU Dept. of Theatre, Film & Dance presents a new adaptation of the magical love story from India, Shakuntala, a family-friendly holiday show in Gist Hall Theatre on the HSU campus in Arcata for two weekends: November 29-December 1, and December 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on Dec. 2 and Dec. 9. , from the HSU Box Office (826-3928) or at the door.

The adaptation of this Sanskrit classic is by HSU professor and playwright Margaret Thomas Kelso who describes it as a “very sweet fairy tale--with the usual ominous complications-- that everyone can enjoy, including children.”

With a premiere adaptation, original music by HSU Music professor Brian Post, and directed by HSU professor Rae Robison, this is a unique production of a popular favorite in India seldom seen anywhere in the U.S.
8:00 pm

AM Jazz Band

Fulkerson Recital Hall
Big band tunes by Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus, plus an original composition by Armando Rivera. Directed by Dan Aldag.
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Jane Hirshfield Poetry Reading

Kate Buchanan Room
HSU is honored to present a poetry reading by one of America's greatest living poets.

Ms. Hirshfield's honors included fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Academy of American Poets. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and The Nation magazines, among others.

Her latest collection of poetry, entitled "Come, Thief," was published in 2011.

Ms. Hirshfield's appearance is sponsored by the Department of English and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Aug 20th-Dec 31st

Six Rivers Planned Parenthood Medical Outreach Clinic

HSU Campus
Sep 12th-Dec 12th

Private Pilot Ground School

Nelson Hall East
Nov 6th-Dec 6th

HSU Holiday Food Drive and Hunger Fighter Challenge

Various locations around campus
Nov 27th-Dec 23rd

Works by the Giant Squid: A Print Makers Collective

First Street Gallery
Nov 27th-Dec 7th

Wilderness First Responder Training

Arcata, CA

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