This Week's Calendar
Thursday, Sept. 29
Volleyball vs. McNeese State University
Friday, Sept. 30
Soccer vs. Lamar University
SFA Soccer Field
Saturday, Oct. 1
Football vs. Sam Houston State University
NRG Stadium, Houston
Volleyball vs. Nicholls State University
Sunday, Oct. 2
Soccer vs. McNeese State University
SFA Soccer Field
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News & Announcements
Danceworks: Reflections production to feature SFA dance program, Repertory Dance Company
SFA’s dance program and Repertory Dance Company will showcase senior choreographic works and company pieces during its production of Danceworks: Reflections, which premieres at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 in Turner Auditorium.
A second showing is scheduled for 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 22. Tickets cost $8 for students, $10 for faculty and staff members and seniors and $12 for general admission and can be purchased at the door.
The production will feature six senior choreographic works and choreography from each dance faculty member. The show consists of nine dances total, each with a different theme.
SFA Gardens’ Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series to feature Arkansas container gardening specialist
SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, 2900 Raguet St. Dr. James A. Robbins will present “Reflections on the Changing World of Ornamentals in the USA.”
For the past 18 years, Robbins has been an extension specialist in commercial ornamentals at the University of Arkansas’ Division of Agriculture. His role is to support all green-industry businesses, including garden centers, wholesale growers and landscapers.
For more information, call (936) 468-4129 or email Damon Grant, research associate with the Department of Agriculture, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty and Staff Picnic date announced
The Faculty and Staff Picnic will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand Ballroom.
Join the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for morning coffee and snacks
Faculty and staff members are invited to join the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the ORSP office located in Dugas Liberal Arts North Building, Room 421, to enjoy coffee and snacks while learning about available internal grants.
Attendees are welcome to come and go as they please. For more information, call the ORSP at (936) 468-6606.
Ladyjacks to put undefeated Southland Conference record on the line
Entering the final leg of a seven-match home stand, SFA’s volleyball team aims to keep its 2016 Southland Conference record untarnished when the Ladyjacks take on McNeese State University at 6:30 p.m. tonight in Shelton Gym.
If the Ladyjacks win, they will be the second Southland Conference team to move to 3-0 in league play in 2016. The victory would mark the third consecutive season SFA volleyball has begun Southland Conference play with a 3-0 slate.
Concerto winners to perform with Orchestra of the Pines
SFA's Orchestra of the Pines will spotlight this year’s concerto winners in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, in Cole Concert Hall on campus.
Each work in the program, which is titled “A Musical Homage,” pays tribute to another work, according to Dr. Gene H. Moon, director of orchestras at SFA. The program opens with “Le Tombeau de Couperin,” a work by Maurice Ravel, who pays homage to the Baroque master, François Couperin, Moon said.
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.
Troutman exhibition reception to take place tonight
An artist’s reception for the exhibition “Christopher Troutman: Drawing and Narrative” is scheduled for 5 to 6:30 p.m. tonight in Griffith Gallery on campus.
The exhibition, which features Troutman’s beautifully rendered drawings portraying scenes from urban daily life, will continue showing through Oct. 14.
John Handley, director of galleries at SFA, describes Troutman as “a master draftsman, able to create visually compelling imagery that touches on the real and the imaginary.”
Hachidori Duo to present ‘Songs and Dances’ recital program tonight
The Hachidori Duo at SFA will present “Songs and Dances” when the ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Cole Concert Hall in the Wright Music Building on campus.
The Hachidori Duo includes husband-and-wife musicians Dr. Jennifer Dalmas, associate professor of violin and viola in the SFA School of Music, and Dr. Evgeni Raychev, cello instructor. Their recital is a feature of the School of Music’s Cole Performing Arts Series.
The photo below may look like an intricate puzzle or drawing, but it’s actually a corn maze in Lodi, Wisconsin.
This Smithsonian magazine article highlights five over-the-top themed corn mazes visitors are certain to marvel at and get lost in.