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Sunday, November 03, 2013
11:00 AM- 5:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Exhibition: Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention
107-day event: 8/31/2013 - 12/15/2013
Location: Ulrich Museum of Art, McKnight Art Center East

"Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention" is an exhibition of the works of more than 40 international artists in a wide range of media. Harnessing technology and inspired by nature's amazing design concepts, the show's innovative, eye-capturing art helps us understand and appreciate the life-or-death interdependence between the 10-20 million species on earth, including humans and the quality of the environment we share.

For more information, call 316-978-3664 or email ulrich@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by: Ulrich Museum of Art details...

Women's Basketball: Wichita State vs. Southwest Baptist (Exh.)
Location: Charles Koch Arena

Current Wichita State students can pick up free tickets with a valid Shocker ID card at the University Bookstore, Heskett Center or at the ticket office in Charles Koch Arena.

Reserved: $10
General admission adult: $8
General admission discount: $6*#
General admission group: $5**

# Faculty and staff members are eligible to receive discounted price for women's basketball season and single game tickets (limit of 2 tickets).
* Discount applies to children 2-12 and adults over the age of 65
** Group discount for purchases of 10 or more tickets in advance of the gates opening

For more information and for tickets, call the Wichita State Athletics Ticket Office at 316-978-FANS(3267), find them in the southwest corner of Charles Koch Arena or visit www.goshockers.com.
The ticket office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and an hour and a half prior to games.
Open to the public. details...

3:00 PM- 4:30 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Faculty Artist Series presents Phillip Black, Tuba
Location: Wiedemann Hall

Originally from Indiana, Professor Phillip Black has been with Wichita State University since 1986. He holds degrees from Ball State University and the University of New Mexico. He has been the principal tubist for the Wichita Symphony Orchestra since coming to WSU, and he is also a member of the Wichita Brass Quintet. Black is a noted teacher and performer who has been featured in numerous regional Tuba and Euphonium Conferences throughout the United States. He has been a reviewer for the "new materials" section of the International Tuba/Euphonium Journal since 2001. He can be heard performing with the Galliard Brass Ensemble on recordings from the Music Heritage Society Label.

This recital will feature a new work he helped commission, James Grant "10 Blind Dates for Solo Tuba" - 2013, Kendall Prinz "Diversions" for tuba and piano - 2009 James Barnes "Concerto for Tuba" - 1997, and Johannes Brahms "Four Serious Songs" - 1896 which were published and presented to him on his last birthday.

James Barnes asked Phillip to consider playing his concerto after hearing him perform on a recital last year at the University of Kansas. The Prinz and Brahms works were selected after hearing performances at the Great Plains & Midwest Tuba Euphonium Regional Conferences where he was also performing Faculty Recitals in May 2013.

Tickets are $7 with discounts available and are available for purchase now at http://www.wichita.edu/j/?2522. For more information, call the WSU Fine Arts Box Office at 316-978-3233.

Doors open a half hour before show time. The Box Office is open one hour before show. Please plan to arrive early to avoid lines.

Open to the public.
Sponsored by: The WSU School of Music
$ details...

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