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Notices and Events

Here's a short listing of notices and events. For a comprehensive listing of FAU events be sure to check the Calendar of Events and watch your in boxes on Monday and Thursday mornings for Announcements.

Announcing Festival Repertory Theatre 2006

This year, the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters' Department of Theatre will present “Oklahoma!,” “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “American Songbook: Cole Porter.”

Showtimes for “A Streetcar Named Desire” in the Studio One Theatre, Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the Boca Raton campus are:

Friday, June 23 @ 8 pm
Saturday, June 24 @ 8 pm
Sunday, June 25 @ 2 pm
Thursday, July 6 @ 8 pm
Saturday, July 8 @ 2 pm
Sunday, July 9 @ 2 pm
Friday, July 14 @ 8 pm
Saturday, July 15 @ 8 pm
Thursday, July 20 @ 8 pm
Saturday, July 22 @ 2 pm
Sunday, July 23 @ 2 pm

Showtimes for “Oklahoma!” in the University Theatre, Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the Boca Raton campus are:

Friday, June 30 @ 8 pm
Saturday, July 1 @ 8 pm (Reception to precede show)
Sunday, July 2 @ 2 pm
Tuesday, July 4 @ 4 pm (Special celebration with fireworks)
Friday, July 7 @ 8 pm
Saturday, July 8 @ 8 pm
Thursday, July 13 @ 8 pm
Saturday, July 15 @ 2 pm
Sunday, July 16 @ 2 pm
Friday, July 21 @ 8 pm
Saturday, July 22 @ 8 pm

Showtimes for “An American Songbook: Cole Porter” in the University Theatre, Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the Boca Raton campus are:
Friday, July 28 @ 8 pm
Saturday, July 29 @ 2 pm and 8 pm
Sunday, July 30 @ 2 pm
ALSO at the LLS Maltz Auditorium, Jupiter campus on Saturday, August 5 @ 2 pm and 8 pm

FAU faculty/staff/students/alumni: $16
For the general public:
Single Ticket: $20; full repertory ticket: $50
(early-bird, before May 31: $16; $45)
Group of 10 or more: $16 per ticket
Season ticket for groups of 10 or more: $40
Children 12 and under: $10
Reception, Saturday, July 1: $45

Available at 800-564-9539 or www.fauevents.com or in person at FAU’s University Center Box Office (in-person, box office charges may apply). For more information, call 561-297-3810. Look for more details in next month's Update.


Nursing Welcomes Ayurvedic Physician and Accupressure Therapist

Dr. Tejinder Mohan Aggawal, GAMS, MBBS, an ayurvedic physician and accupressure therapist, will lecture on complementary and alternative therapies, health promotion and disease prevention on Thursday, May 25, from 1 to 2 p.m. The free lecture will be held in room 116 of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Building.
For more information, contact Ruth McCaffrey at ext. 7-2945 or rmccaffr@fau.edu.


Fine Arts Shows Feature Students' Best

The Spring Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Show in the Schmidt Gallery runs through Friday, May 26, and the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Show in the Ritter Gallery will runs through Friday, May 5. Both galleries are located on the Boca Raton campus. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m., and Saturday 1 to 5 p.m. Both exhibitions hosted by the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters' Department of Visual Arts and Art History are free and open to the public.

The MFA exhibition presents the works of four graduate students: Brenda McCabe, who works in mixed media; Nancy Deutscher and Diana Jaffe, who work in painting; and Brian Somerville, who works in ceramics. The BFA exhibition presents the works of 29 graduating seniors receiving their bachelor of fine arts degrees in studio art and graphic design. Featured artwork is executed in painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics and graphic arts. All exhibiting artists will be in attendance at each reception to discuss and answer questions about their creative works.

For additional information regarding the exhibition, contact the University Galleries at 561-297-2966.


TOPS Summer Camps

FAU's Teaching Outstanding Performers (TOPS) music camps are coming this summer. Spots in choral camp (grades 9-12), piano camp (grades K-12) and woodwind camp (grades 6-12) are available. All camps take place in June or July at the Boca Raton campus. A placement audition is required for piano camp. Auditions will be set up on a first-come, first-served basis. Scholarships are available for piano students. For a detailed schedule and more information, visit www.fau.edu/tops.


Weight Watchers "At Work" Program
Starting Soon

Weight Watchers is offering an "At Work" program on the Boca Raton campus for employees at a discount. Starting Tuesday, May 16, meetings will be held every Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. in the education building, room 123. The cost of the program is $170 for 16 weeks for new members. For current members, lifetime members not at goal and members over the age of 62 to cost is $160.

To sign up for the session, contact Deb Brooks at brooks@fau.edu or ext. 7-2401. You must reserve a space prior to the first meeting on May 16.

Having the program on campus is very convenient and the cost of the At Work program is substantially less than regular Weight Watchers meetings. The session runs through Aug. 29.


Corporate Express to Showcase Wares

Corporate Express will host an event featuring give-aways in the bookstore courtyard on the Boca Raton campus from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24. Click here for up-to-date information about business services at FAU.


BocaRatoons at the MacArthur Campus

"BocaRatoons: Editorial Cartoons by Ray Russotto for the Boca Raton News" will run through May 10 and offers a hilarious collection of editorial cartoons dealing with topics local, national and international, all flavored with that particularly "Boca" viewpoint. Cartoonist Russotto muses over the origins of South Florida weather, the demise of the International Museum of Cartoon Art and battles over citrus canker -- all in good spirit. The exhibit is presented on the first floor of the MacArthur Campus Library. For more information, call 561-799-8530 or visit www.library.fau.edu/npb/npb.htm.


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