March HappenINGs

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Student Events

Fridays and Saturdays – Pink Floyd: The Planetarium Show

Visit Abrams Planetarium and enjoy the album The Dark Side of the Moon set to stunning visuals in this highly anticipated Planetarium Show. Tickets are $4 per person or $2 for members. The event begins at 10 p.m. For more information, visit abramsplanetarium.org.

March 19 – Dress Like a Flapper Day

In conjunction with the exhibit, Up Cloche: Fashion, Feminism and Modernity, the MSU Museum invites everyone who is interested to visit the museum from 1 to 2 p.m. to learn how to make a dress using a 1920s pattern. For more information, visit museum.msu.edu.

March 20 – Tower Guard Shamrock 5k Run, Walk and Roll

The Shamrock 5k Run-Walk-Roll is facilitated by Michigan State Tower Guard, the sophomore honor society that serves students with disabilities through the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities at Michigan State University. These proceeds help in funding the equipment and resouces needed to operate the RCPD, and they make it possible for students using this center to have equal opportunity in education. To register, visit runsignup.com/Race/MI/EastLansing/MSUTowerGuardShamrock5k? 

March 25 – MSU Museum Wine Tasting Benefit

Come sample and savor an array of fine wines as the Greater Lansing Vintners Club and the Michigan State University Museum present the annual MSU Museum Wine Tasting Benefit, set for Friday, March 25 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. Live music, hearty appetizers, silent auction and more will be available for guests. Tickets to the event are $45 each. For more information, call (517) 432-4655 or email Mike Secord at secordm@msu.edu.

 

Arts

March 15 – Voicing Poetry II

The second annual collaboration between RCAH Center for Poetry and the Composition Studio at the College of Music features original poetry and musical compositions created in response to, and in concert with one another. This event will take place in the College of Music starting at 7:30 p.m. and is free to attend. For more information, email Laurie Hollinger at cpoetry@msu.edu.

March 15-20 – Motown the Musical

Motown the Musical is the true “American Dream” story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music. For show times and ticket info, visit whartoncenter.com.

 

Conferences, Lectures and Seminars

March 22 – Roundtable Discussion with David Grossman

David Grossman is a leading Israeli writer of his generation, and his work has been translated into more than 30 languages. He is the author of eight internationally acclaimed novels and two powerful journalistic accounds, as well as a number of children’s books and a play. This Q&A session with Grossman, Professors Aronoff, Aronoff, Weiland and Benziman about Grossman’s work and life will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. in Wells Hall B-342 and is free to attend. Following the roundtable discussion, Grossman will read from and discuss his latest work, “Falling out of Time.” For more information, email the Jewish Studies Department at jewishst@msu.edu

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