March Calendar of Events at Bucknell University

EXHIBITS

Now to March 27. Samek Art Gallery, main gallery. “Of Rage and Redemption: The Art of Oswaldo Guayasamin.” Guayasamin’s work focuses on difficult subjects including the horrors of war, the injustices of inequality and discrimination, and the rights of women, children and indigenous peoples. This exhibit is part of the university’s “Peace & Resistance” program series.

March 1 through April 30. Bertrand Library. “A Tercentenary Celebration of Samuel Johnson’s Work,” with a first edition of Johnson’s A Dictionary of the English Language and other fine and rare editions from Bertrand Library’s Special Collections, James A. Russell Exhibit Area, lower level one. This exhibit is held in conjunction with The Charles H. Watts II Humanities Institute, “Johnson at Bucknell: A Tercentenary Celebration” March 23 and 24.

FILMS

March 20. Hilltop Film Series. “The Night of San Juan,” directed by Jorge Sanjinès, Bolivia, 1971, 8 p.m. Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center.

March 27. Hilltop Film Series. “Keys to the House,” directed by Gianni Amelio, Italy, 2005, 8 p.m., Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center.

LECTURES

March 2. Physics and astronomy department talk. “Hidden extra dimensions and short-distance gravity,” Eric Adelberger, University of Washington, Seattle, 7 p.m., Olin 268.

March 3. History department lecture. “The 13th Labor of Hercules: Building the Panama Canal,” Julie Greene, University of Maryland, 7 p.m., Forum, Elaine Langone Center.

March 19. WRC panel discussion. “Women of War,” 7 p.m., Trout Auditorium, Vaughan Literature Building. Participants include international students from war-affected countries and American students/staff whose families have served in the military. Rescheduled from Feb. 17.

March 22. Lecture and Concert. Penn State University Baroque Ensemble, 1:30 and 3 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.

March 26. Peace & Resistance series. “The Serial Killer and the Rebel: The Curious Case of the Man-Eating Negro aka El Negro Incognito,” Carlos Jauregui, Vanderbilt University, 7 p.m., Forum, Elaine Langone Center.

March 31. Bucknell Forum series. Ayaan Hirsi Ali, author and women’s rights advocate, 7:30 p.m., Trout Auditorium.

March 31. Student Lectureship series. “Heads vs. Feds: The Debate over the Legalization of Marijuana,” Steve Hager, editor, High Times magazine, and DEA veteran Robert Stutman, 7 p.m., Weis Center. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for Bucknell students, faculty, and staff with Bucknell ID. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. for the community if seats remain open at that time.

MUSIC

March 1. “Winter Habitats,” Bucknell Improvisation Intensive Ensemble, 1 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.

March 3. Evangelical Benefit Concert. Symphonic Band, 7 p.m., Weis Center.

March 4. Jazz at Bucknell series. Fred Hersch, solo jazz piano, 8:30 p.m., Bucknell Hall. (Hersch’s performance replaces the previously advertised performance by The Orrin Evans Trio.)

March 17. Jazz Recital. Music for trumpet, flugelhorn and jazz piano trio with Bucknell faculty Phil Haynes and Barry Long, 8 p.m., Bucknell Hall.

March 20. Concert. Ludacris, 9 p.m., Sojka Pavilion. Tickets: $35, available in the Bookstore, at the Weis Center, by phone at 570-577-1000 or online at http://www.bucknell.edu/boxoffice.

March 21. Senior Recital. Rachel Resnick, violin, 4 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.

March 21. Performance. Bucknell Opera Company, 7:30 p.m., Weis Center.

March 22. Lecture and Concert. Penn State University Baroque Ensemble, 1:30 and 3 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.

March 22. Faculty Recital. Leslie Cullen, flute, 7 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.

March 23. Concert. Jim Balagurchik, jazz piano, 7 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.

March 24. Gallery Series. Barry Long and Friends, 7 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.

March 25. Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series. A classic jazz piano trio with Steve Rudolph, piano, Drew Gress, bass, and Phil Haynes, drums, 8 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.

SPORTS

March 1. Elite Six Invitational – women’s water polo vs. Michigan 11 a.m., vs. Hartwick, 3:30 p.m.; Erg Armageddon – rowing, Davis Gym; women’s lacrosse vs. Robert Morris, 1 p.m.

March 5. Women’s tennis vs. Towson.

March 17. Men’s lacrosse vs. Denver, 4 p.m.

March 18. Women’s lacrosse vs. Binghamton, 4 p.m.

March 20. Baseball vs. Canisius, 3 p.m.

March 21. Baseball vs. Canisius (2), noon; women’s lacrosse vs. Lafayette, 1 p.m.; men’s and women’s tennis vs. Villanova, TBA.

March 22. Baseball vs. Canisius, 1 p.m.

March 24. Men’s lacrosse vs. Towson, 7:30 p.m.

March 25. Baseball vs. Bloomsburg, 3:30 p.m.; softball vs. Drexel (2), 3:30 p.m.

March 28. Men’s and women’s tennis vs. New Jersey Institute of Technology, noon; baseball vs. Army (2), noon; men’s lacrosse vs. Holy Cross, noon; women’s lacrosse vs. Holy Cross, 3 p.m.

March 29. Baseball vs. Army (2), noon.

Patriot League Tournaments: men’s basketball quarterfinals* March 4, semifinals* March 8, championship* March 13; women’s basketball championship* March 11. For more information, see http://patriotleague.collegesports.com/ *Bucknell will host if it is the higher seed.

Athletic events are free, except for football and basketball; call 570-577-1000 for football or basketball ticket information. For complete Bucknell athletics schedules and results, see http://www.BucknellBison.com.

THEATRE

March 27. Weis Center Series. L.A. Theatre Works presents “The War of the Worlds” and “The Lost World,” theatrical recreations of period radio live studio broadcasts, 8 p.m., Weis Center. Tickets: $20.

WORSHIP SERVICES

The following services are held each week during the school year, with the public invited to attend:

Catholic Mass: Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Rooke Chapel; Sunday, 4 p.m., Rooke Chapel. No Mass March 7, 8, 14, or 15: Spring Break.

Episcopal Eucharist: Wednesday, noon, Meditation Chapel. No Service March 11: Spring Break.

Jewish Services: Kabbalat Shabbat Service and Dinner, Friday at 5:30 p.m., Berelson Center for Jewish Life, 632 St. George St. No Service March 6 or 13: Spring Break.

Mindfulness Meditation: Friday, 3 p.m., Meditation Chapel, Rooke Chapel. No Meditation March 13: Spring Break.

Interdenominational Worship Service: Sunday, 11 a.m., Rooke Chapel.

March 1. Tim Dugan, Interim University Chaplain, speaking. Student musicians.

March 8. No Service: Spring Break.

March 15. No Service: Spring Break.

March 22. Tim Dugan, Interim University Chaplain, speaking. Rooke Chapel Choir and Rooke Chapel Ringers.

March 29. Tim Dugan, Interim University Chaplain, speaking. Student musicians.

HOURS

Bertrand Library (570-577-1881): Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Friday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 1 a.m., or as posted: http://www.bucknell.edu/x1263.xml

Bookstore (570-577-1128): Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., no Sunday hours. http://www.bucknellbookstore.com. Closed March 7: Spring Break.

Campus Box Office (570-577-1000): Weis Center lobby, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Elaine Langone Center Box Office [Bookstore] (570-577-1000): Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Samek Art Gallery (570-577-3792): Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.; and by appointment.

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