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    6 Events You Shouldn’t Miss

    Many students have begun the countdown until the end of the semester (50 including weekends) but there are plenty of opportunities in the upcoming weeks to keep busy.

    Earth Jam 2011

    Hosted by DEAL

    When: March 25, 4:30 p.m.

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    Where: Helmick Commons

    Free music festival promoting awareness of environmental issues featuring five live bands. The Student Activities Board will be there with supplies to make potted plants.

    “Let Freedom Leak”

    Sponsored by Hawley Lectureship Foundation, Honors Program, Honors Student Council

    When: March 28, 7 p.m.

    Where: Sheslow Auditorium

    Rock critic, author and Emerson College journalist-in-residence Tim Riley will discuss free speech and the conflicts and consequences of war.

    “Standing On My Knees”

    A Drake Theatre Production

    Student Director: Ben Raanan

    When: March 24 & 26, 8 p.m. and March 27, 2 p.m.

    Where: Studio 55

    This play by John Olive centers around Catherine, a schizophrenic trying to attain normalcy. She’s joined by her friends and new love interest.

    “Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You”

    A Drake Theatre Production

    Student Director: Moira Nash

    When: March 25, 8 p.m.

    Where: Studio 55

    This biting comedy by Christopher Durang features a nun explaining the basics of Catholicism, but the audiences learns of the trauma resulting from Sister Mary’s unchanging dogma.

    Downtown Networking

    Hosted by Student Alumni Association

    When: March 31, 5 -7 p.m.

    Where: Meredith Corp. downtown campus, bussing from Olmsted. Evening includes music, food and the chance for SAA members to meet and network with some of Des Moines’ leading professionals from a variety of fields.

    BFA Exhibitions

    Bachelor of Fine Arts


    When: Opens April 8, 5 p.m.

    Where: Anderson and Weeks Galleries

    Opening reception  for “Resonance.”  The Weeks Gallery is also hosting a BFA exhibition, something unique for this space.  “Prose,” by Rachel Crown also opens April 8.

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