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At-A-Glance

April

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M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition. Featuring the paintings and illustrations of WestConn M.F.A. students. On display from noon to 4 p.m. weekdays from Thursday, March 31, through Thursday, April 14.

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Political science lecture. Greg Boyko, honorary counsel to Japan from Connecticut, will discuss Japan's economy. White Hall, Room 214, 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail benjamins@wcsu.edu.

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Graduate Open House. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 4:30 to 7 p.m.

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Breakfast. "Best Bunnies Appreciation Breakfast,” hosted by the WCSU English Society. Student Center, Room 202, 8:30 to 11 a.m. free and open to WCSU faculty, staff and students only. For more information, call (203) 671-6857.

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16th Annual Career Fair. Feldman Arena of the William O’Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Free and open to WestConn students, alumni, faculty and staff. For more information, call the CDC at x78263.

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Alumni Association annual meeting. Alumni Hall, 6 p.m.

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Baseball. WCSU vs. Purchase. Westside Athletic Complex, 3:30 p.m.

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Brown Bag Lunch series. “The Impact of Radio and Other Media on Popular Culture” by Adjunct Instructor Tom Zarecki. Student Center, Room 202, noon. Free and open to faculty, staff and students only. For more information, call x78600.

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Invention Convention. Campus Center Ballroom, 4:30 p.m. For more information, call (860) 614-6456.

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Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Open mic performers at 8 p.m., followed by the featured act, singer/songwriter Cheryl Engelhardt, at 9 p.m. Alumni Hall. For more information, call x79700.

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WCSU Opera. “Street Scene.” Performances at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, April 7 – 8, and at 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, in Ives Concert Hall. Tickets: $15, children 12 and under and seniors will be admitted for $10, and WCSU students with valid I.D. will be admitted free. For tickets and information, call x78499 or go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

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Theatre production. “I Love a Piano.” 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 8, at 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 10, in the Reimold Theatre. Ticket prices will be $15 for adults and $10 for senior citizens and students. Call the Berkshire Theatre Box Office at x78732 for information. To purchase tickets, call x7TIXX or visit www.wcsu.edu/tickets.

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CMEA reception. Hosted by the WCSU Alumni Association for graduates of the university who are attending the Connecticut Music Educators Association Conference in Hartford, Conn. Riverside Lounge of the Connecticut Convention Center, 6 p.m. Free and open to WCSU alumni only. For more information, call x78298.

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Softball. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

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Baseball. WCSU vs. Plymouth State. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

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Men’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Keene State. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

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Planetarium show & telescope viewing. Planetarium show at 7 p.m., followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 8 to 10 p.m. Westside Observatory & Planetarium. For more information, call x78672 or visit www.wcsu.edu/starwatch.

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AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

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Jazz Combos concert. Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m.

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Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

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AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 8:30 p.m.

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Reading. Featuring award-winning fiction writer, poet and essayist Paola Corso. Warner Hall, Room 103, 6 p.m.

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Civil War panel discussion. Haas Library Atrium, 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

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Wolf Conservation Center speaker. Featuring Atka, an Arctic gray wolf. Warner Hall, 1 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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Lecture and panel discussion. “Everything You Learned on Facebook is a Lie.” Warner Hall, Room 103, 1:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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Softball. WCSU vs. Trinity. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

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Lecture. “The Making of an Anthology” by WCSU Master of Fine Arts in Professional Writing graduate Anne Witkavitch. Warner Hall, Room 103, 4 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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Women’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Worcester State. Westside Athletic Complex, 7 p.m.

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John F. Azzariti Memorial Lecture. “Trulli: The Wonders of Puglia, Italy” by Patrizia Farina, WCSU world languages professor. Warner Hall, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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Panel discussion. "Online Journalism." Student Center, Room 201, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x73252.

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Baseball. WCSU vs. Albertus Magnus. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

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Newman Club dinner. Newman Center, 5 p.m. Free and open to WCSU students and staff only.

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Child Care Caberet. Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 7 p.m. The public is invited; tickets will be $15. WCSU students with valid I.D. will be admitted for $5. For more information, call x78266.

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Anti-death penalty seminar. Featuring anti-death penalty advocate Sister Helen Prejean. Ives Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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Men’s tennis. WCSU vs. Southern Maine. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

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Coffeehouse. Free for WestConn students, staff and faculty. Featuring an evening of board and/or card games. Alumni Hall, 8 p.m. For more information, call x79700.

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Poetry reading. Hosted by “Black & White,” the WCSU student literary journal. Alumni Hall, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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Poetry performance. Featuring composer Philip Swanson and poet J.D. Scrimgeour, who comprise the group Confluence, will perform the poem "Ogunquit." Alumni Hall, 6 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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Faculty Research Conference. Westside Campus Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, go to www.ctstateu.edu/faculty/conferences/#research

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Open House. William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Women’s lacrosse. WCSU vs. Southern Maine. Westside Athletic Complex, noon.

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AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 11 p.m.

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Master class. Members of Prometheus will work with soloists and chamber music groups in a Master Class setting. Ives Concert Hall, 10 a.m. Guests are invited to observe the master class. For more information, call x78350.

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Softball. WCSU vs. Mount St. Mary. Westside Athletic Complex, 1 p.m.

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Chamber Music concert. Featuring Prometheus. Ives Concert Hall, 3 p.m. Admission fees are $20, $15 for seniors, and free for students with valid I.D. For more information, call x78350.

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Sunday Mass. Alumni Hall, 5 p.m.

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Creative Process seminar. "Seminar on the Creative/Recreative Process for New Solutions.” 5 p.m. at a location to be announced on the Midtown campus. The seminar will be open to the public; admission fees are $20, $15 for seniors, and free for students with valid I.D. For more information, call x78350.

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AA meeting. “Young People’s Open Meeting.” Alumni Hall, 8:30 p.m.

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Percussion Ensemble concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

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Baseball. WCSU vs. ECSU. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.

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Softball. WCSU vs. Rhode Island College. Westside Athletic Complex, 5 p.m.

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Choir concert. Ives Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

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Take Our Children to Work Day. Alumni Hall, 8:45 a.m. For more information, call x78486.

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Workshop. "Sociolinguistic Workshop III - Field, Tenor, Mode: Linguistic Structures of International Literature." Berkshire Hall, Room 104, 2 p.m. To register, call x79245. Free and open to the public.

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Baseball. WCSU vs. Lehman. Westside Athletic Complex, 4 p.m.