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Tuesday, April 24
Baseball at Texas Christian University
6:30 p.m.
Fort Worth

Men's golf at three-day Southland Conference Championship
McKinney

Friday, April 27
Baseball at Southeastern Louisiana University
6 p.m.
Hammond, Louisiana

SFA Planetarium
"Ocean of Space"

7 p.m.
Math Building planetarium

Softball vs. McNeese State University
6 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Saturday, April 28
Baseball at Southeastern Louisiana University
2 p.m.
Hammond, Louisiana

Softball vs. McNeese State University
Noon and 2 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Sunday, April 29
Baseball at Southeastern Louisiana University
1 p.m.
Hammond, Louisiana


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Dr. Patrick Jenlink to present in Regents Lecture Series tonight

Dr. Patrick Jenlink, SFA’s 2017-18 Regents Professor, will present at the Regents Lecture Series at 5:30 p.m. tonight in the Janice A. Pattillo Early Childhood Research Center, Room 212.

Jenlink’s lecture titled, “Dare Educators Build a New Social Order?,” focuses on the challenge for educator preparation programs to prepare future teachers and leaders who embody a passion for public concern, including issues of oppression, poverty, and economic and political injustices.

This is the 13th in a series of lectures delivered by SFA faculty members selected as Regents Professor.

The SFA Office of the Provost and the University Lecture Series Committee sponsor the event. There is no charge for admission, and refreshments will be served during a reception following the lecture.

For more information, call (936) 468-2605.
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Men's golf

Third place heading into the second round of the 2018 Southland Conference men's golf championship

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SFA bands to present annual Concert in the Park

The SFA bands will present the annual Concert in the Park Sunday, April 29, in the wooded area along Vista Drive and in front of the Wright Music Building.

The concert begins at 2 p.m. and is free to the public. All four SFA concert bands will perform.

A meeting of the Lumberjack Band Alumni Association will be held in the Band Hall following the concert.

Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma, honorary band service fraternity and sorority, will sell hamburger plates beginning at 1 p.m. Plates are $5 each and will include a burger, chips and beverage.

For more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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Wind Symphony to present ‘Red Sky’ concert

SFA’s Wind Symphony will present “Red Sky,” a concert featuring the music of J. Clifton Williams, Anthony Barfield and Steven Reineke, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 30, in Turner Auditorium.

Dr. Deb Scott, professor of trombone in the SFA School of Music, will perform on Barfield’s composition for trombone and band, “Red Sky.”

“‘Red Sky’ is, in the composer’s words ‘a mere representation of The Big Bang Theory,’” said Dr. David Campo, associate director of bands at SFA and director of the Wind Symphony.

"As history tells us, the Big Bang is a theory that explains how the universe expanded from one single point. This work focuses on space, matter and energy as a whole," according to the composer's website.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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Rockin’ Axes to perform music from ’90s through new millennium

SFA’s Rockin’ Axes will perform music of “The ’90s and the New Millennium” when the student group performs at 7:30 p.m. May 3 in Cole Concert Hall.

Among the selections to be performed is Bruno Mars’ “Chunky,” “Hysteria” by the English rock band Muse, and “A Thousand Years” by singer-songwriter Christina Perri.

The Rockin’ Axes also will perform a difficult tune by the American progressive metal band Dream Theater as well as tunes by Sade, Incubus, Stone Temple Pilots and Tori Amos.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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Orchestra of the Pines to perform music of Webern tonight

SFA’s Orchestra of the Pines will perform a program featuring great string repertoire at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Cole Concert Hall.

The program features a not-so-well-known work – a love song titled “Langsamer Satz” by Anton Webern, a 20th century composer known for his work in the 12-tone compositional technique.

“The 12-tone composition technique was designed to prove that all notes are created equal and thus each given the greatest harmonic and melodic sounds,” said Dr. Gene H. Moon, director of orchestras. 

Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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Festival opening tonight features new works by playwrights Heifner, O’Neal, Swindley

East Texans can be among the first to hear the newest works by three acclaimed playwrights during SFA’s School of Theatre’s 2018 Festival of New American Plays scheduled through Saturday, April 28.

This biennial event showcases the work of some of the best playwrights in the nation in a five-day festival during which each selected play is presented twice in staged readings by SFA theatre students, according to Jack Heifner, SFA School of Theatre’s playwright-in-residence, director of the festival and one of the featured authors.

All festival performances will be in the Downstage Theatre of the Griffith Fine Arts Building. For more information, visit theatre.sfasu.edu.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $7.50 for students and youth. For tickets, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or click here.
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At the ripe old age of 80,000 years, the Pando clonal colony is thought to be the oldest living organism.

With its 107 acres of tree-filled forest, which scientists believe to be the same basic organism connected by a single network of roots, the grove of quaking aspen also is thought to be the second largest organism after the fungal mats in Oregon.

Shoots come up from roots in older parts of the forest, which passes on the organism's good traits and helps the tree prosper.

To read more, click here.

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