Western Herald – Things to do in Kalamazoo (Feb. 25-March 3, 2013)

Things to do in Kalamazoo (Feb. 25-March 3, 2013)

Aaron LaRoy
News Reporter

There are several events in Kalamazoo to wrap up the month of February and begin the month of March.

Feb. 25
-The Ohio State University Bassoonists will be performing a free concert at Dalton Center Recital Hall at 5 p.m.

-There is an information session for those interested in becoming Fall Welcome Student Ambassadors from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in room 105 of the Bernhard Center.

Feb. 26
-Travis Netzer is going to play the tuba in Dalton Center Recital Hall at 5 p.m.  Free to the public.

-Edward Simon, a jazz pianist and composer, will offer a free concert at Dalton Center Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

-Funk Potion No. 9 will play at the Union Cabaret and Grille beginning at 9 p.m.

Feb. 26-27
-“Hair” will be coming to Miller Auditorium.  Shows on Tuesday and Wednesday night begin at 7:30 p.m.  For tickets, call Miller Auditorium at (269)387-2300 or (800)228-9858.  The ticket office is also open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or visit their website.

Feb. 27
-The Evaluation Cafe this week will be led by Dr. Chris Coryn.  The discussion will be about “Evaluating Large-Scale Research Funding Policies and Procedures: Lessons from an Evaluation of the Swiss National Science Foundation.”  This is a free weekly event, held in 4410 Ellsworth Hall at noon.

-Dr. Ann Miles is going to present a lecture; “Fragile Lives: Women and Chronic Illness in Ecuador.”  The free lecture begins at noon in 3025 Brown Hall.

-The Lyceum Lecture Series will welcome Dr. Duane Hampton to the Lee Honors College lounge at noon to speak about climate change.  His lecture is entitled, “What’s the Worst That Could Happen?”

-Aaron Cluster will play trombone in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.  The free concert begins at 5:30 p.m.

-Martha Councell-Vargas and Jennet Ingle will play the flute and oboe, respectively, at Dalton Center Recital Hall.  The concert is free to the public and begins at 7:30 p.m.

-The Campus Activities Board will welcome Dakaboom, a musical comedy duo, to the Bernhard Center North Ballroom from 8-9 p.m.  Admission to the show is $1 with a Bronco ID, $2 without.

Feb. 28
-A weekly discussion of the book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” continues at 11 a.m. in the Trimpe Building Multicultural Center.  The discussion is free to attend, but RSVP is required by calling (269)387-6324.

-Bronco women’s basketball against Toledo will tip-off at 7 p.m. in University Arena.  Get tickets by calling (888)4-WMU-TIX or go to wmubroncos.com.

-Jay Baron Nicorvo will be reading portions of his poetry in room 208 of the Bernhard Center.  The reading is free to attend and begins at 8 p.m.

-The WMU Octet will take the stage at the Union Cabaret and Grille at 8 p.m.

March 1-Spirit Day
-No classes, but all WMU offices will be open during their normal hours.

-Art Hop.  Visit several downtown shops to see the artwork.  The West Michigan Glass Art Center will be participating in Art Hop and will also be presenting glassblowing demonstrations.  Free.  5-9 p.m.

-The Kalamazoo Wings will face off against the Cincinnati Cyclones at 7:30 p.m.  Purchase tickets at the Wings Stadium ticket office or visit kwings.com

-The Marci Linn Band will perform at 9 p.m. at the Union Cabaret and Grille.

March 2
-WMU women’s tennis will play against Purdue at 1 p.m.

-The WMU women’s tennis team will play another match against Oakland at 6 p.m.

-The Turnips will perform their music at the Union Cabaret and Grille beginning at 9 p.m.

March 2-3
-Kalamazoo 10 will be showing “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” for free at 9 a.m. and again at 10 a.m.

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