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Sounds of Homecoming Concert
Thursday, October 14 at the MSU Union Main Lounge from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Free, great live music brought to you by MSU’s own talented ensembles. Performances by: MSU Jazz Ensemble, Ladies First, Accafellas & Capitol Green and the Spartan Dischords. Special appearance by Sparty himself. Relax on comfy lounge furniture and enjoy free cider and donuts.
Presentation- “Getting Bi: Bisexual Women’s Indemnity and Community at MSU”
Thursday, October 14 at in the Iowa State Room on the third floor of the MSU Union from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Free. To register, call (517) 353-1635. Sponsored by Office of LGBT Concerns, Program in Women, Gender and Social Justice and Women’s Resource Center.
Flower Sale
Thursday, October 14 on the 1st floor concourse in the MSU Union.
Whether it’s for Homecoming or Sweetest Day, B/A Florist has a variety of carnations, roses, and white mums w/a green “S”. Buy a blooming gift for your special someone, a friend or for yourself.
Poetry Night- Sweetest Taboo
Thursday, October 14 at Erickson Kiva from 7-11 p.m.
Put on by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
[random1] African Studies
Thursday, October 14 in 201 International Center at 12 noon.
Institutions, investments and the uncertain future of agricultural research networks in west and central Africa with Brent Simpson.
“Firefly Dreams” Directed by John Williams on the Verge: New Directions in Japanese Film
Thursday, October 14 in B106 Wells Hall Room at 7 p.m. Region of focus Asia & Oceania.
Advice for Aspiring Authors
Thursday, October 14 at the East Lansing Public Library (950 Abbott Road) at 7 p.m.
Aspiring authors and would-be writers can learn what to do once their dreams of being published become a reality.
Jerry Sprague
Thursday, October 14 at Harper’s Restaurant (131 Albert Ave.) at 10:30 p.m., cover charge.
MercyMe Concert
Thursday, October 14 at the Breslin Center at 7:30 p.m., $27.50.
MSU Concert Orchestra- MSU School of Music
Thursday, October 14 at the Fairchild Theatre at 7:30 p.m., free.[page]
[random2] Wells Hall Movies
Friday, October 15-17
The Terminal at 7:15 & 9:40 p.m.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban at 8:30 p.m. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story at 7:45 & 9:30 p.m. Control Room (ELFS) at 7 & 9:15 p.m.
Green & White Ice CreamGiveaway
Friday, October 15 at the MSU Auditorium Field (near the Rock) from 12 – 2 p.m., free.
MSU Dairy Store Ice Cream for anyone wearing green and white. Get you Polaroid pictures taken with Sparty!
The 80s Homecoming Jam
Friday, October 15 at the Campus Center in the International Center from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight. Note: Location changed from MSU Auditorium.
Come rock out with Star Farm (80’s cover band) performing live. Contest for “Best dressed for the 80’s” and the grand prize is a banana seat bicycle. Win other 80’s memorabilia… make sure to dress 80’s-style.
International Coffee Hour
Friday, October 15 in Spartan Rooms B and C in the International Center from 4-6 p.m.
A great place to make friends, be involved, and start the weekend…and the coffee is free! Sponsored by Office of International Students and Scholars.
Comedian David Roche Performing
Friday, October 15 the Union from 7-9 p.m.
Put on by the Council for Students with Disabilities.
Motion City Soundtrack Tickets On Sale Now!
Friday, October 15, $5 student tickets available at Flat Black and Circular, CD Warehouse and UAB Office.
Show November 19th.[page]
[random3] Academy of St. Martin in the Fields- Wharton Center for Performing Arts
Friday, October 15 at the Wharton Center at 8 p.m., $20, $25, $32, $37.
Panayis Lyras- MSU School of Music
Friday, October 15 at the MSU Music Auditorium at 8 p.m.
Piano concert; free for students.
Robert VanderMolen- Schuler Books
Friday, October 15 at the MSU Main Library at 7:30 p.m.
Free; reads his poetry, always kinetic and always on the move.
Ice Skating Event
Friday, October 15 at the Munn Ice Arena from 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
Put on by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Spartan Spectacular- MSU
Saturday, October 16 at the Breslin Student Events Center at 8 p.m., $7.50 and $9.50.
Music by the Spartan Marching Band, MSU Wind Symphony and the faculty Jazz Octet.
UAB Presents…The Second City 45th Anniversary Tour
Saturday, October 16 at the Fairchild Theater at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 (two per MSU ID) and are available through the Wharton Center Box Office. One of the most popular comedy troupes in the nation, The Second City Chicago.
Pug-O-Ween Party- PETCO Foundation Saturday, October 16 at 510 Frandor Avenue from 2-4 p.m. and a $2 donation.
Pug costume contest, put-imposter contest, Halloween parade and prizes.
Family Weekend- Pep Rally and Tailgate Saturday, October 16 at the Jenison Field House from 7 a.m.-end of game.
Put on by the Student Alumni Foundation.
Homecoming Brunch
Sunday, October 17 in the MSU Union Ballroom from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Enjoy the last day of Homecoming weekend with a relaxing brunch. $10 advance ticket and $12 at the door. Call 517-355-3495.
Art and Antiques Appraisal Fair- Capital Area Literacy Coalition
Sunday, October 17 at the Hannah Community Center (819 Abbott Road) from 3-6 p.m.
$10 admission per appraisals; limit of four appraisals, event is a fund-raiser for the Capital Area Literacy Coalition.
Diego Rivera Jazz Quartet
18 at Harper’s Restaurant from 7-11 p.m., free.
Deanna Latson speaking on “Eating Right, Looking Good, Feeling Great”
Tuesday, October 19 at the Auditorium from 7-8:30 p.m.
Put on by the Interfraternity/Panhellenic Council.[page]
[random4] World View Lecture Series, Twyla Tharp Tuesday, October 19 at the Wharton Center at 7:30, free for students.
Choreographer/Author Twyla Tharp has created more than 130 dances, choreographed five Hollywood movies, and directed and choreographed two Broadway shows. Tickets only available at the Wharton Center Box Office and only two per MSU ID.
“The Poetry Compositions of Wu Wei Ye” Zhang Peiheng (Fu Dan University, Shanghai) Lecture
Tuesday, October 19 at the Auditorium in the Kellogg Center at 7:30 p.m.
Region of focus Asia & Oceania.
Sino-US Cooperation on the War on Terrorism since 9/11: Targeting Muslim Terrorists in China, Asia Since 911: Convergences and Polarities
Wednesday, October 20 in Wells Hall at 4 p.m. Speaker: Dru Gladney (University of Hawaii). Asian Studies Center 2004 Fall Colloquium Series.
Political Forum/Discussion
Wednesday, October 20 TBD from 6:30-8:30 p.m. by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
“The Post 9/11 Challenge in Latin America and its Implications for Academic Exchanges” by Dr. Alan Adelman, Director, Institute for International Education-Lecture
Wednesday, October 20 in 305 International Center from 3-4:30 p.m.
Hosted by the Center for Latin America and Caribbean Studies.
Films of Ingmar Bergman: “Wild Strawberries”
Wednesday, October 20 at the East Lansing Public Library at 7 p.m.
1957, 90 minutes, Swedish with English subtitles, a professor reviews the disappointments in his life while traveling by car to receive an honorary degree.
Yerba Buena- Wharton Center for Performing Arts
Wednesday, October 20 at the Auditorium Building at 7 p.m., $10 students.
Free lessons, salsa dance party and live concert.
Lip Sync Competition Wednesday, October 20 at the Union Ballroom from 7-9 p.m.
Put on by Delta Gamma.
Multicultural Self-Awareness: a Workshop for People Committed to Creating Healthy Environments for Employees, Clients, Customers or Students
Thursday, October 21 at the Nisbet Building, Room 10 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., cost $190.00.
For more information visit http://www.hr.msu.edu/HRDCalendar/.
Jerry Sprague
Thursday, October 21 at Harper’s Restaurant at 10:30 p.m., cover charge.

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