Events

Thursday, Jan. 25

Performing Arts: Poetry Reading

Tony Lopez will read his poetry at 4:30 p.m. in the Visual Arts Building. The University Events office and the literature department are sponsoring the event. For more information, call the University Events office at (858) 534-4090.

Film: “”Meet the Parents””

Ben Stiller stars in the film which will be shown at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. in the Price Center Theater. Tickets are $2.

Seminar: Dashen Memorial Colloquium

Professor Edward Witten will present the “”2001 Dashen Memorial Physics Department Colloquium on Quark Confinement and Black Holes.”” The event is sponsored by the physics department and will take place at 4 p.m. in the Mandeville Center Auditorium. The event is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, call (858) 822-1468.

Saturday, Jan. 27

Performing Arts: Paivikki Nykter and Janos Negyesy

Faculty violinists will perform Bartok’s violin duos at 8 p.m. in the Mandeville Center recital hall. UCSD’s music department is sponsoring the event which is open to the public. General admission is $8 and student admission is $6. For more information, call (858) 534-4830.

Recreation: Sea Kayaking with the Birch Aquarium

The Birch Aquarium at Scripps is sponsoring the event which is open to the public. Admission is $40. For more information and exact location, call (858) 534-7336.

Tuesday, Jan. 30

Donation: UCSD Blood Drive

UCSD Human Resources is sponsoring the event taking place at 10 a.m. in the Price Center Auditorium. The drive is open to the public and each person donating blood will receive a San Diego Blood bank T-shirt. For more information, call (858) 534-0286.

Film: “”Fantasia 2000″”

The redone Disney classic will be shown at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. The film is open to the public and tickets are $2.

Forum: Improving the Chemotherapy Experience

The UCSD Cancer Center is sponsoring the event which will take place at the UTC Westfield Shoppingtown Forum Hall at 5:30 p.m. The event is open to public and admission is free. For more information, call (858) 657-8735.

Wednesday, Jan. 31

Seminar: Politically Incorrect with the Diversity Peer Program

This forum will allow students to ask questions about anything related to diversity in a safe environment. The Cross Cultural Center, Warren college and the Student Council [A.S. Council?] are sponsoring the event which will take place at 6 p.m. in the Canyon Vista Room at Warren college. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (858) 534-9689.

Performing Arts: Masters of Persian Classical Music featuring Shajarian, Alizadeh and Kalhor

This evening of traditional Persian music from Iran is sponsored by the University Events office. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Mandeville Center. The event is open to the public. General admission is $35 and student admission is $18.