March 2015 Events

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Sunday, March 1

Broncos women's tennis vs. Ferris State - West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 11 a.m. Free.
Broncos women's tennis vs. Hillsdale - West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 4 p.m. Free.

Monday, March 2

Art exhibit - ”Nature Loves Courage," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - ”Home: An Artists and Writers Project," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Breisach Faculty Research Colloquium - "Powers of Attorney and Mercantile Men in Colonial Boston," Dr. Sally Hadden, history, 2302 Friedmann Hall, noon to 1:30 p.m. Free.
Guest artist recital - Peter Miyamoto, piano, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, March 3

Art exhibit - ”Nature Loves Courage," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - ”Home: An Artists and Writers Project," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Open house - tour the Kalamazoo Islamic Center, 1520 West Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free; snacks provided.
Raise Your Voice Series - "Effecting Change Through Social Media," Soraya Chemaly, 2000 Schneider Hall, 7 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, March 4

Purim begins at sundown
Art exhibit - ”Nature Loves Courage," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - ”Home: An Artists and Writers Project," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Lyceum Lecture Series - "Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Energy for Sustainability," Dr. Bade Shrestha, mechanical and aerospace engineering, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Sichel Lecture Series - "International Dimensions of the Great Recession and the Weak Recovery," Dr. Kathryn Dominguez, University of Michigan, 2028 Brown Hall, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Bullock Performance Institute - Kontras Quartet, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Thursday, March 5

Art exhibit - ”Nature Loves Courage," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - ”Home: An Artists and Writers Project," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Friday, March 6

Bronco men's basketball vs. Central Michigan - University Arena, TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Spirit Day
Art exhibit - ”Nature Loves Courage," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Home: An Artists and Writers Project," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. Minnesota-Duluth - Lawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Saturday, March 7

Bronco women's basketball vs. Northern Illinois - University Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco hockey vs. Minnesota-Duluth - Lawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Sunday, March 8

Daylight Saving Time begins

Monday, March 9

Spring semester recess - through March 13

Tuesday, March 10

Spring semester recess - through March 13

Wednesday, March 11

Spring semester recess - through March 13

Thursday, March 12

Spring semester recess - through March 13

Friday, March 13

Spring semester recess - through March 13
Guest artist recital - Miguel Zenon, saxophone/jazz, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Saturday, March 14

Western Invitational Jazz Festival - University Jazz Orchestra, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Monday, March 16

Spring semester classes resume at 8 a.m.
Guest artist recital - Kip Hickman, trombone, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day
Ethics Lecture Series - "Vulnerability, Preventability and Responsibility: Exploring Some Normative Implications of the Human Condition," Dan Wueste, Clemson University, 159 Bernhard Center, 4 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, March 18

Lyceum Lecture Series - "Are Renewables the Right Alternative? A Critique of Alternative Energy," Dr. Brian Petersen, environmental and sustainability studies, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Bullock Performance Institute - Ensemble Dal Niente, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Thursday, March 19

Loew Lecture in Medieval Studies - "Illuminare: The Uses and Embellishment of Gold and Other Metallic Leaf and Inks in Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Painting," Nancy Turner, Paul Getty Museum, 1010 Fetzer Center, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. Free.
77th Annual
 Southwestern Michigan Vocal Festival - 77th Annual
 Southwestern Michigan Vocal Festival, Miller Auditorium, 7 p.m. Free.

Friday, March 20

Vernal equinox (first day of spring)
Entrepreneurship Forum - Daniel Jefferies, NewMind Group, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Economics Research Seminar Series - "Hotelling Under Pressure," Dr. Soren Anderson, Michigan State University, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. 
Biological Sciences Seminar Series - "The Role of Axon Guidance Molecules in Carcinogenesis and Metastasis," Dr. Jamie K. Alan, Central Michigan University College of Medicine, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through March 29) "Charlotte's Web," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Performance - Blue Man Group, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Saturday, March 21

University Theatre - presents (through March 29) "Charlotte's Web," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 1 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Performance - Blue Man Group, Miller Auditorium, 3 and 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Sunday, March 22

26th annual International Festival - Bernhard Center' second floor, 4 to 8 p.m. Free; nominal charge for food.

Monday, March 23

Breisach Faculty Research Colloquium - "St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum: Entrepreneurial Innovation, Revising the Usable Past and Adjusting to the Growing Authoritarianism of Putin's Russia," Dr. John Norman, history, 2302 Friedmann Hall, noon to 1:30 p.m. Free.
Concert - New Sounds Festival
: Kari Johnson, piano
, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, March 25

Lyceum Lecture Series - "Politics of Energy," Jack Schmitt, deputy director, Michigan LCV, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Sichel Lecture Series - "Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, the Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses-of History," Dr. Barry Eichengreen, University of California-Berkeley, 2028 Brown Hall, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free. 
Sichel Lecture Series - "Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, the Great Recession, and the Uses- and Misuses- of History," Dr. Barry Eichengreen, University of California Berkeley, 2028 Brown Hall, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Bullock Performance Institute - Birds on a Wire with guest composer Robert Carl, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Thursday, March 26

University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Frostic Reading Series - New Issues reading, Matt Burriesci and Lisa Williams, 157-157 Bernhard Center, 8 p.m. Free.

Friday, March 27

Broncos women's tennis vs. Ball State - Sorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
Economics Research Seminar Series - "K-Means Clustering and Panel Data Estimation," Alexander Houser, applied economics, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series - "Lesson from the Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale: 50 Years of Predation Research," Dr. John Vucetich, Michigan Technological University, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre - presents (through March 29) "Charlotte's Web," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Guest artist recital - Kate McGarry, jazz vocals, and Keith Ganz, guitar, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Saturday, March 28

University Theatre - presents (through March 29) "Charlotte's Web," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 1 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre - presents (through March 29) "Charlotte's Web," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 4 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra - presents "Fire and Water," Miller Auditorium, prelude 7 p.m., performance 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Concert - Gold Company Invitational Vocal Jazz Festival closing concert, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m.
 Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Sunday, March 29

Palm Sunday
University Theatre - presents (final show) "Charlotte's Web," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Broadway musical - "Peter and the Starcatcher," Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Concert - University Symphony Orchestra pops concert, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m.
 Free. 

University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events, downtown Kalamazoo, 5 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Monday, March 30

Economics Research Seminar Series - "The Effect of Maternal Employment on Child Obesity," Bezawit T. Agiro, applied economics, 0111 Moore Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.
Concert - WMU Drum Choir, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 5 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, March 31

Concert - WMU Trombone Choir, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.