CSUB News

 
NEWS FROM CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, BAKERSFIELD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 2, 2003
CONTACT: Becky Zelinski, 661/664-2138, bzelinski@csub.edu
or Mike Stepanovich, 661/664-2456, mstepanovich@csub.edu
 

April events at CSUB

Performing Arts

April 5  California State University, Bakersfield and Bakersfield College Composers Concert. Students from both colleges will present original musical compositions. CSUB Doré Theatre, 8 p.m. General admission $5. Tickets available at the door only. For more information, please call the Performing Arts Department at CSUB, (661) 664-3093.

April 6  Musica da Camera String Quartet presents the ìSeven Last Words of Christî by Josef Haydn. This CSUB concert marks the Bakersfield debut of the musical presentation and meditation on Christís crucifixion. St. Paulís Episcopal Church (corner of 17th & B streets), 7 p.m. Free admission. For more information, please call the Performing Arts Department at CSUB, (661) 664-3093.

April 12  Musica da Camera concert presents ìThe Music of Felix Mendelssohn.î A rare opportunity to hear Reformation Symphony with guest soloist Mary Bellah. CSUB Doré Theatre, 8 p.m. General admission, $10; students and senior citizens (over 60), $7; and children under 12, $3. Advance tickets are available at Russoís Books in the Marketplace and at the door on the day of the show. For more information, please call the Performing Arts Department at CSUB, (661) 664-3093.

April 18  Another Look at Lawrence Tibbett: Americaís First Crossover Artist. Join CSUB music professor Jerome S. Kleinsasser in a discussion about Bakersfieldís renowned operatic baritone. Heíll discuss Tibbettís rise to fame and follow his forays into popular entertainment ranging from an Academy Award nomination to a starring role in Americaís foremost pop music program, ìYour Hit Parade.î

Sponsored by the CSUB History Forum. Refreshments will be served and admission is free. CSUB Music Building, Room 112, 3:30 p.m. For more information, please call the Performing Arts Department at CSUB, (661) 664-3093.

April 25  An Evening of Opera Scenes. The CSUB Singersí Opera Theatre presents scenes from top operas including Amadeus Mozartís ìMagic Flute,î ìDon Giovanniî and ìMarriage of Figaro;î Georges Bizetís ìCarmen;î Leonard Bernsteinís ìTrouble in Tahiti;î Gioacchino Rossiniís ìCinderella;î Federico Moreno Torrobaís ìLuisa Fernanda;î and Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kernís ìShowboat.î

The scenes are staged and costumed and performed primarily in English. CSUB Doré Theatre, 9001 Stockdale Hwy., Bakersfield, Calif. , 7:30 p.m. General admission, $8; students, $5. For more information, please call the Performing Arts Department at CSUB, (661) 664-3093.
 

Art Exhibit

April 8-April 24  ìImages of Manzanar.î A photo exhibition depicting the Japanese-American internment from 1942 to 1945 presented by CSUB photography professor, Mike L. Heivly. There will be an artistís reception on April 15 from 5 to 6:30 p.m., followed by a seminar.  CSUB Todd Madigan Gallery, 9001 Stockdale Hwy., Bakersfield, Calif. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Parking is $1.50. For more information, contact the Todd Madigan Gallery Information Line at (661) 664-2238.
 

FACT Open House

April 5  CSUB Facility for Animal Care and Treatment Open House. Students and faculty give tours and demonstrations at the Facility for Animal Care and Treatment. Visitors can purchase native plans and souvenir, see a variety of local birds of prey, touch an owl and learn about FACTís animal rescue and bird foster parent program. Proceeds benefit FACT.

CSUB Environmental Studies Area, 1 to 4 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call (661) 664-3167.
 

Global Affairs Wine Tasting and Beer Garden

The Global Affairs Club at California State University, Bakersfield is hosting its seventh annual Wine Tasting and Beer Garden, Saturday, April 12, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the CSUB Walter Stiern Library Dezember Reading Room. There will be food, live entertainment and a guest speaker. General admission is $20; students with identification, $10. For tickets, more information or to make a donation, please call the CSUB Political Science Department at (661) 664-2141.