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This Weekend at USD (Oct. 23-25)

Thursday, October 22, 2009

fwart-photoFriday, Oct. 23

Family Weekend: Check out a complete weekend schedule of educational, informative and fun activities for all USD students and their families to enjoy. Begins at 9 a.m.

The Big Read: The USD Bookstore hosts a book discussion group from noon to 1:30 p.m. The Big Read’s featured book is Ernest J. Gaines’ A Lesson Before Dying. The Big Read is sponsored locally by USD and the Black Storytellers of San Diego, Inc.

Career Opportunities with a Liberal Arts Degree: Four USD alumni panelists — Bob O’Connell ’82, Todd Gloria ’00, Noreen Ippolito ’90 and Harry Ryan ’92 will discuss their unique career paths, followed by a question-and-answer session and networking. Free. 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Degheri Alumni Center boardroom.

Cabaret: USD Theatre Arts adjunct faculty member Carrie Klewin directs. 7:30 p.m. in Camino Hall’s Shiley Theater. $11 general admission, $8 for students and seniors. The USD Undergraduate Theatre Arts Department will host a Cabaret-inspired post-show discussion titled, “Conflict on Stage: Exposing Sex and Violence.” Monica Stufft, assistant professor of Theatre Arts, serves as moderator.

Cross Country: USD men’s and women’s teams at Titan Invitational, Fullerton, Calif. Women’s race at 4:45 p.m., followed by the men’s race at 5:15 p.m.

Women’s Soccer: Loyola Marymount at USD, Torero Stadium, 7 p.m. General admission tickets are $5.

Saturday, Oct. 24

Cabaret: USD Theatre Arts adjunct faculty member Carrie Klewin directs. 7:30 p.m. in Camino Hall’s Shiley Theater. $11 general admission, $8 for students and seniors. A pre-show reception with Dean Mary Boyd and faculty members will take place in the Founders Hall Foyer at 6 p.m. Coffee and dessert will be served.

Women’s Volleyball: USD at Portland, Portland, Ore., 1 p.m.

Football Tailgate Party: A pre-game tailgate party will take place from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Sports Center parking lot. Barbecue fare and sodas, beer and wine are available. $15 for the first adult, $10 each additional adult and $5 for children ages 12 and younger.

Football: Jacksonville at USD, Torero Stadium, 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for reserved seating, $10 for general admission adult and $8 for general admission children (ages 4-12).

Saturday Night Live: Clint Armstrong will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Life Pavilion’s Plaza Mayor.

Sunday, Oct. 25

Family Weekend Mass/Closing Reception: USD’s Family Weekend concludes with Sunday mass at Founders Chapel beginning at 10:45 a.m. All faiths are welcome. A closing reception follows in the Camino/Founders patio area; light refreshments will be served. The Parents of the Year Award and the Award of Excellence will be presented.

Women’s Soccer: Pepperdine at USD, Torero Stadium, 1 p.m. General admission tickets are $5.

Cabaret: USD Theatre Arts adjunct faculty member Carrie Klewin directs. The final performance starts at 2 p.m. in Camino Hall’s Shiley Theater. $11 general admission, $8 for students and seniors.

Concert: A USD Chamber Music concert will be held at 2 p.m. in Founders Hall’s French Parlor. Angela Yeung (cello), Eric Leong (violin) and Byron Chow (piano) will perform works by Beethoven, Cesar Franck and Bedrich Smetana. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for seniors, USD faculty, staff and alumni and $5 for students with valid ID.

Men’s Soccer: USD at Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, 3 p.m.

Mass: Founders Chapel offers its normal evening services at 7 and 9 p.m.

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