Pop Entertainment and ASMSU present Ben Kweller
Thursday, October 28 in the MSU Auditorium at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $15.
“Beyond the Low Carb Craze”
Thursday, October 28 in Spartan Room C in the International Center.
Free presentation with Beth Spyke, Sparrow Community Health Education. To register, call (517) 353-2596 or email healhtyu@msu.edu. Sponsored by Healthy U.
“She and He,” directed by Susumu Hani and hosted by the Women on the Verge: New Directions in Japanese Film
Thursday, October 28 in B106 Wells Hall at 7 p.m.
The region of focus is on Asia and Oceania and is 110 minutes. Sponsored by the Asian Studies Center.
ASPIRE’s Art on the Path
Thursday, October 28 at the Kresege Art Center from 12-5 p.m.
Display of art work by student and other area artists, free pumpkin carving and more. For artists interested in submitting work, send an email to aspire@msu.edu with your name, phone number and address, a description of all pieces, and the amount of space needed (maximum of five pieces).
Jerry Sprague
Thursday, October 28 at Harper’s Restaurant at 10:30 p.m.
Cover charge.
CASID/WID Friday Forum – Starting Small Businesses in Slovakia: A Way Out of Poverty and Unemployment
Friday, October 29 in 201 International Center at 12 p.m.
Free lecture with speaker Lea Uhrinova, MSU Humphrey Fellow sponsored by the Center for Advanced Study of International Development.
International Coffee Hour
Friday, October 29 in Spartan Rooms B & C in the International Center from 4-6 p.m.
The weekly event is a great place to make friends, be involved and start the weekend, and the coffee is free. Sponsored by the Office for International Students and Scholars.
“Swing” — Romance languages Film Series
Friday, October 29 at 206 Old Horticulture from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Don’t miss this heartfelt love story/homage to Gypsy jazz about a boy who wants to learn to play like Django Reinhardt. French movie subtitled in English. Free, sponsored by the Spanish and Portuguese Department
MSU Clarinet Day; The Complete Clarinet: A Celebration of the Instrument and its Repertoire
Saturday, October 30 in the Music Building from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
A full day of recitals and master classes, including a recital by Caroline Hatig, clarinet, and Deborah Moriarty, piano. For those wishing to perform at a master class session, please indicate a time of registration. Free to register, call (517) 353-5340.
Diego Rivera Jazz Quartet
Monday, November 1 at Harper’s from 7-11 p.m.
La Casa Dance Class
Monday, November 1 in the McDonel Hall kiva from 7-10 p.m.
Check out some Latin beats, learn Salsa, Merengue and Bachata, and meet new friends. Sponsored by Department of Romance and Classical Languages for free.
MSU School of Music presents Natalia Khoma
Monday, November 1 at the MSU Music Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Free.
Election Day
The Department of Theatre presents “The Women of Lockerbie” by Deborah Brevoort
November 2-7 at the Auditorium Arena Theatre.
Nov. 2-6 performances at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the door.
ASN Fall Colloquium Series: Social and Political Change in Asia Since 9/11: Convergence and Polarities
Tuesday, November 2 in 303 International Center from 4-5:30 p.m.
“Post-9/11 Bello-ism: Mixing Filipino Politics and World Forums”
Peter Chua (San Jose State University) sponsored by the Asian Studies Center.
“Divine Intervention” On Deaf Ears: Films from Occupied Palestine Series
Tuesday, November 2 in B104 Wells Hall at 7:30 p.m.
A love story takes place between two Palestinians: a man living in Jerusalem and a woman living in Ramallah. A complicity of solemn desire begins to generate violent repercussions and, against the odds, their angry hearts counter-attack with spasms of spectacular fantasy. (Winner: Jury Prize, 2002 Cannes Film Festival) sponsored by the Students for Palestinian Rights, Free.
Wednesday, November 3 at the East Lansing Public Library at 7 p.m.
Powerful, brilliantly acted drama examines how married concert violinists are morally challenged by a civil war that rages across their island. The film is in Swedish with English subtitles. Free event.
Charla seminar series: “Press Coverage of Law Enforcement, Violence and Crime in Mexico”
Wednesday, November 3 in 201 International Center from 3-4:30 p.m.
Given by Francisco J. Almaraz, editor of “Metro” Newspaper, and Alfredo Rodriguez, co-editor of Estado de Mexico Suburban News, Grupo Reforma Fellows, Mexico City. Sponsored by Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies for free.
The Cuckoo – Russian Film Series
Wednesday, November 3 in C214 Wells Hall
September 1944, in a land torn apart by war, a Finnish sniper is labeled a coward by his compatriots; as punishment, he is nailed to a rock and left to his own devices. Not long after, a disgraced Russian Captain, en route to his court martial, is injured in an accident. They are taken in by Anni, a young, resourceful war widow, who offers shelter to one while nursing the other back to health. None of them understands the other’s languages, but it doesn’t seem to matter. Isolated, the three unlikely roommates – a Finn, a Russian, and a Lapp – overcome both comic and tragic misunderstandings to form a passionate three-way relationship.

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