TODAY JAN 21
The University of Miami’s Department of Art & Art History and The New Gallery, in collaboration with Africana Studies, will hold a special opening reception for Africa/A Harvest of Quiet Eyes from 7-9 p.m. at The New Gallery. The exhibition runs through Feb. 12 and is free and open to the public.
SUNDAY JAN 23
Jazz Concert on the Green, performed by University’s Studio Jazz Band, will be from 3-5 p.m. on the University Green. All students are welcome to bring blankets for picnics and concessions will also be available.
The Rock Climbing Club will hold a meeting for any students interested at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Wellness Center.
MONDAY JAN 24
The Toppel Orientation for juniors and seniors is all week long, with five sessions on career programs and events, features of CaneZone, internships, job search resources, and more. Call 305-284-5451 to RSVP.
The Tau Rho Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will hold is opening ceremony for Delta week at the UC Patio at noon.
TUESDAY JAN 25
United Black Students will host “Black Men Who Have It All,” a dinner and discussion, at 8 p.m. at the Faculty Club as part of Wake Up! Make the Dream a Reality, a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
THURSDAY JAN 27
Spring Involvement Fair will be from 11-2 p.m. in the UC Patio. Student organizations will be passing out information for those interested in participating.
FRIDAY JANUARY 28
The first ‘Canes Night Live of the semester, Art Love and Rock ‘n’ Roll will be from 7-11pm on the UC. There will also be a student art exhibit hosted by the Art Students League. Following the event will be a Tsunami Relief benefit concert at the Rat until 1am featuring several live bands.
MONDAY JANUARY 31
The Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies is hosting a lecture by Dr. Robert Rockaway, Professor of Jewish History at Tel Aviv University on ‘But He Was Good To His Mother’: The Lives And Crimes Of Jewish Gangsters from 8 – 10 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. at The Miller Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. To RSVP call 305-284-6882
Black Awareness Month, BAM 2005 “Going BLACK,” begins and will continue through the month of February.
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 3
The Screaming Monkeys will hold a tsunami relief open mic marathon. All proceeds will go to the American Red Cross International Relief Fund. Participants can read works by artists from the tsunami stricken region or can also read an original work. Readers will attain sponsors for each poem or story they read.