University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of April 3 to 9
The University of Lethbridge has several events lined up this week that may be of interest to your readers, viewers and listeners. Members of the media who are interested in covering these events are encouraged to contact the individual event organizer directly.
Annual Kappa Sigma Headshave
Tuesday, April 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Atrium, University Centre for the Arts
The Kappa Sigma Headshave has raised more than $250,000 in the last decade for the Canadian Cancer Society. This year’s head shave is dedicated to Sutton Bowers (BA ’09), who passed away last October.
Contact: James Pantangco, 587-370-0387, email@example.com
Music at Noon Series: Studio Showcase
Tuesday, April 4, 12:15 to 1 p.m., W570, Recital Hall
This final Music at Noon Series performance for the semester features select senior music students.
Contact: Fine Arts, firstname.lastname@example.org
Clothes-stealing, scarf-dragging, and slipper-changing: dress and the early Christian martyr
Tuesday, April 4, 1:40 p.m., M1035, Markin Hall
Dr. Erin Vearncombe from Princeton University will talk about her research, which examines the role of clothing in the construction of Christian identity in the early Jesus movement.
Contact: Bev Garnett, 403-380-1894, email@example.com
Prentice Institute Brown Bag Series — Chk-a-dee-dee-dee and other lines of flight
Friday, April 7, noon to 1:30 p.m., L1102, Library
Mickey Vallee, a professor of Cultural Studies at Athabasca University, will talk about soundscape ecology, an emerging field based on a keen awareness of biodiversity protection. It focuses on analyzing sounds to assess the spaces between life forms in the environment. Vallee will discuss the ways soundscape cartographers use sound to trace the contours of environments.
Contact: Nancy Metz, 403-380-1814, firstname.lastname@example.org
Culture Vulture Saturdays — Magnificent Saline Vistas
Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Atrium, University Centre for the Arts
In celebration of International Earth Day on April 22, participants will be asked to look back on the Group of Seven landscape painters for inspiration for their own landscape painting using salt water and paint to create textured landscapes.
Contact: Art Gallery, email@example.com
Summer Colour Fun Run
Sunday, April 9, noon to 5 p.m., the Grove
The Summer Colour Fun Run in support of Volunteer Lethbridge has inflatable obstacles, colour stations and free burgers and hot dogs. Participants will be showered with colour powder at one-kilometre intervals in this five-kilometre run/walk.
Contact: Maureen McCann, SCFR@volunteerlethbridge.com
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Caroline Zentner, public affairs advisor
403-394-3975 or 403-795-5403 (cell)