BYU event calendar 2/28 – 3/5

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The events calendar is published on Tuesday. Please send event information to at least two days before the calendar prints. Items will be printed as space allows. For events go to 411.byu.edu.

Tuesday

The BYU Performing Arts Series presents “The Rivalry” performed by L.A. Theatre Works at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $18-22 ($7 off with BYU or student ID, $3 off for senior citizens or BYU alumni) and available in the Fine Arts Ticket Office, 801-378-4322 or at byu.edu/hfac.

Wednesday
Luis Horacio Najera, an investigative reporter from Mexico, will speak at 3 p.m. in the HBLL Auditorium about his activities covering the Mexican drug wars and his thoughts on press freedom.

BYU’s Department of Theatre and Media Arts will perform “Little Eyolf” by Henrik Ibsen from Feb. 29 to March 10 in the Margetts Theatre. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. with matinees at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 3 and Saturday, March 10. Tickets are $14 for the general public with $2 off for BYU alumni and senior citizens and $6 with a student ID.

The BYU School of Music will host the BYU Jazz Festival featuring BYU Jazz Voices, Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, Synthesis Big Band and more Feb. 29 to March 3. For ticket prices and to purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Tickets Office at 801-422-4322 or visit byuarts.com/tickets.

Thursday

Fifteen Mormon scholars will present at the “Exploring Mormon Conceptions of the Apostasy” conference on March 1-2. The presentations will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium on Level One. For the conference program, see sites.google.com/site/mormonconceptionsofapostasy/. This conference is free and open to the public; no registration is required.

BYU’s Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, BYU Trombone Choir, guest artist Dan Barrett and “76 Trombones” will be featured in concert at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, 801-422-4322 or at byuarts.com/tickets.

The Bean Life Science Museum in conjunction with the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies will screen “Lords of Nature,” an extraordinary new documentary. The museum will host the screening beginning with a public reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by the screening at 7 p.m. in the museum auditorium.  Following the documentary, a panel of experts will lead a Q-and-A discussion.  This event is free to the public.  For more information see their website mlbean.byu.edu.

Friday

Featuring the current cast and at least one new face, Humor U has four shows this weekend: Friday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and on Saturday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. All shows are in the Maeser Auditorium and tickets are available at the WSC Info Desk for $4 each. Tickets at the door are $5.

Saturday

BYU Swing Kids Presents “Undercover Swing: A Charity Swing Dance Event” in 270 of the Richard’s Building. Tickets are $4 for BYU Swing Kids members/guests and $7 for non-members. This event is part of BYUSA’s care week and proceeds go to the Twin Towers Orphan Fund, which helps children who lost parents on 9/11. Dress is vintage, 1930s style. The Nate Anderson Band will provide live music.

Israeli-born violist Yizhak Schotten will be the guest artist at BYU’s annual William Primrose Memorial Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

BYU Women’s Services and Resources will host a White Tie Ball Saturday, March 3, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and admission is $28 per couple. The event will raise funds in support of Women’s Services’ “Voices of Courage” campaign through an elegant evening of dinner, dance and entertainment by vocalist Alex Boye. “Voices of Courage” is an abuse prevention campaign that will be discussed periodically throughout the evening.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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