A selective guide to campus events • From 93106, the UCSB faculty and staff newspaper
APRIL 13 - 27, 2009
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MONDAY 13

Tulpan
7:30 p.m., Campbell Hall
Kazakh filmmaker Sergey Dvortsevoy's documentary tells of a young nomad who returns to his brother-in-law's yurt. Tickets are $5 and $6.

A former Kazakh soldier hopes to become a shepherd in ?Tulpan,? which screens in Campbell Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 13. x3535 for ticket information.



TUESDAY 14

Education from Chiapas to Mexico City
4 p.m., MultiPurpose Room, Student Resources Building
Patricia Hernández discusses popular education in Zapatista indigenous communities. Free.

Welcoming the Wild
5 p.m., 1610 Broida Hall
Artist Fritz Haeg will discuss his Edible Estates and Animal Estates projects A reception will follow at 6:30 p.m. at the UCSB Community Garden Greenhouse. Free.

Bill Bryson
8 p.m., The Granada Theater
The author will share his, eccentric and eloquent wit. For ticket information, call x3535.


WEDNESDAY 15

Five Changes for a New Millennium
3 p.m. Meditation, 5 p.m. Workshop, Student Resource Building
Caitríona Reed will explore the five changes that can lead to individual and community transformation. Free.

The Gift of Diabetes
6 p.m., MultiCultural Center Theater
Brion Whitford's documentary explores how we can redefine medicine by taking control of our own healing process. Free.

Robert Thurman & Pico Iyer
7:30 p.m., Campbell Hall
Robert Thurman and Pico Iyer present a public conversation on "Why the Dalai Lama Matters." For ticket information, call x3535.

ROBERT THURMAN & PICO IYER 7:30 p.m., Campbell Hall Robert Thurman and Pico Iyer present a public conversation on ?Why the Dalai Lama Matters.? For ticket information, call x3535.



THURSDAY 16

Wealth of Selves
4 p.m., 3824 Ellison Hall
Edwina Barvosa will discuss her book "Wealth of Selves: Multiple Identities, Mestiza Consciousness and the Subject of Politics." Free.

The Landscape of the Maya Forest
4 p.m., McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB
A panel discussion including UCSB archaeologist Anabel Ford focuses on the bounty of Maya Forest. Free.

Emerson String Quartet
8 p.m., Campbell Hall
The Grammy Award-winning musicians bring their classical and contemporary repertoire to Santa Barbara. For ticket information, call x3535.

Acclaimed for their dynamic artistry and technical mastery, Emerson String Quartet performs at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, in Campbell Hall. x3535 for ticket information.



FRIDAY 17

Gran Torino
7 p.m. and 10 p.m., I.V. Theater
Tickets are $4 at the door. Screens again at 10 p.m. on April 20.

improvability
8 p.m., Embarcadero Hall, 935 Embarcadero Del Norte
UCSB's comedy troupe presents Fan Appreciation Night. Free.


SATURDAY 18

Rocío Martínez and John Ballerino
8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall
Soprano Rocío Martínez and UCSB faculty pianist John Ballerino present works by Catalan composers. Tickets are $5 and $15 at the door.

Klezmer Performance
8 p.m., MultiCultural Center Theater
Richard Bernard's OY!Stars perform authentic Yiddish dance music. Tickets are $5 and $15 at the door.


SUNDAY 19

Four Seasons Lodge
3 p.m. Campbell Hall
A bungalow colony of Holocaust survivors meets for the last time in Andrew Jacobs' film. Free.


MONDAY 20

Catalan Scenes
9 a.m., McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB
A symposium demonstrates the vitality of Catalan culture. Free.

Spatial@UCSB Brown-Bag Forum
Noon, 6824 Ellison Hall
Lisa Weckbacher will discuss "The Role of Visualization in Geometric Problem Solving." Free.

Dan Wheetman
4 p.m. Mosher Alumni House
The playwright and musician will speak on "Songwriting." Free.

Gender Equality in Electoral Politics
4 p.m., 3824 Ellison Hall
Richard Fox will discuss the qualifications gap and gender equality in electoral politics. Free.

UCSB Jazz Ensemble and UCSB Percussion Ensemble
8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall
UCSB student composers will premiere new works.Tickets are $7 and $15 at the door.

The Honorable Tony Blair
8 p.m., Arlington Theater
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will speak on "The Road Ahead: Faith and Reconciliation in a Time of Global Interdependence." For ticket information, call x3535.

THE HONORABLE TONY BLAIR 8 p.m., Arlington Theater Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will speak on ?The Road Ahead: Faith and Reconciliation in a Time of Global Interdependence.? For ticket information, call x3535.



TUESDAY 21

This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Video Games
7:30 p.m., Student Resource Building
Rene Weber will discuss video games and his brain imaging research on video game violence. Free.

Music for Spaces
8 p.m., UCSB Music Bowl
Ron Sedgwick's multimodal musical experiment honors Henry Brant's spatial music tradition. Free.


WEDNESDAY 22

Jeans for Justice!
1 p.m., Student Resource Building Patio
A rally to protest an Italian High Court decision to overturn a rape conviction because the victim was wearing jeans. Free.

Spatial@UCSB Brown Bag Forum
Noon, 6824 Ellison Hall
Kevin Lafferty will discuss "Spatial and Temporal Trends in Global Malaria: How Do Climate, Climate Change and Economics Interact?" Free.

The Tibetan Science of Healing
5 p.m., McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020
Barbara Gerke will discuss Tibetan medicine. Free.

Hijos de la Guerra
6 p.m., MultiCultural Center Theater
This documentary examines the circumstances that have fueled the rise of the Mara Salvatrucha, the world's largest street gang. Free.

Oliver Sacks
7:30 p.m., Campbell Hall
Neurologist Oliver Sacks will discuss "Creativity and the Brain." For ticket information, call x3535.

UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music
8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall
Jeremy Haladyna directs a program that includes a composition written and performed by UCSB flutist Jill Felber. Tickets are $7 and $15 at the door.


THURSDAY 23

Keep on Saving
4 p.m., 1302 Marine Sciences Building
Sheldon Garon will discuss "A Transnational History of How Other Nations Forged Cultures of Thrift When America Didn't." Free.

UCSB Create
8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall
A concert by UCSB's electroacoustic research lab features the premiere of a new work by Curtis Roads. Tickets are $7 and $15 at the door.

FRIDAY 24

Dalai Lama
9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Events Center
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will speak on "The Nature of the Mind" at 9:30 a.m. and on "Ethics for Our Time" at 2 p.m. Sold Out.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will be on campus Friday, April 24 for two sold-out lectures.



Women in the Sciences!
Noon, Women's Center Conference Room
Women interested in math or science are invited to chat with graduate students in the sciences, math, and engineering.

Media Garden
7 p.m., 1145 Music
Salman Bakht is the force behind this media art exhibition and performance planned out as site architecture. Free.

Kundun
7 p.m. & 10 p.m., I.V. Theater
Tickets are $4 at the door.

Compaņia Nacional de Danza 2
8 p.m., Campbell Hall
The dance company from Spain combines contemporary ballet with technical mastery. For ticket information, call x3535.

Compaņia Nacional de Danza 2, created by renowned choreographer Nacho Duato, comes to Campbell Hall at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 24. x3535 for ticket information.



The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
8 p.m., IV Theater
Six bureaucrats try to enjoy their dinner despite interruptions in this screening of Luis Buñuel's witty tale. Tickets $4 at the door.

improvability
8 p.m., Embarcadero Hall, 935 Embarcadero Del Norte
UCSB's comedy troupe performs. Tickets are $3 and $5 at the door.


SATURDAY 25

Career Guidance from Communication Alumni
3 p.m., Phelps Hall Classrooms
Communication alumni discuss their careers and offer guidance to current communication majors and pre-majors.

Communication Undergrad - Alumni Networking
4:30 p.m., Phelps Hall Courtyard
Communication majors and pre-majors are invited to an undergraduate-alumni networking reception.

Communication 25th Anniversary Reception
5:30 p.m., Mosher Alumni House
The Department also will mark its 25th anniversary with an Alumni Reception.

Zach Gill
7:30 p.m., Campbell Hall
The UCSB alumnus and ALO band member returns to campus. For ticket information, call x3535.


SUNDAY 26

The Honorable Louise Arbour
3 p.m., Campbell Hall
The former Canadian Supreme Court justice and former chief prosecutor of the U.N. tribunals for war crimes in Yugoslavia and Rwanda, will speak on "Peace, Justice and Politics on the International Scene." Free.

The Honorable Louise Arbour



MONDAY 27

Sonny Rollins
8 p.m., Campbell Hall
Jazz immortal Sonny Rollins, who first recorded in 1949, is back by popular demand. For ticket information, call x3535

Sonny Rollins

EXHIBITIONS
The Sacred Art of Tibet
Through June 14
University Art Museum

Exhibit of Paintings by Julika Lackner
Through April 30
Faculty Club

Affinitas
Through September 30
University Art Museum