What's Happening at JMU?

From: Public Affairs

March 30-April 5

Want to know what's happening at JMU this week? Here are some of the highlights. For a full listing of events, head to www.jmu.edu/calendars.

March 31: Gallery Talk, 10:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Prism Gallery, Festival Conference and Student Center: Guest artist Cathy Murphy discusses her photo-documentary, “Marching Through History with Cesar Chavez and the Farm Workers,” which is on display through May 1 in the Prism Gallery; in her work, Murphy shows the most famous moments of the labor movement and some of the most private, as Chávez is seen as a family man, dancing with his daughter at her wedding and practicing yoga; the exhibit also features the 1975 march through the state of California known as the 1,000 Mile March; free.

March 31: "Wealth Starts at Home," 5:30 p.m., Transitions, Warren Hall: Black Student Alliance sponsors the program about saving for the future and handling finances during and after college; refreshments and giveaways available; for information, contact Bianca Newton at newtonba@jmu.edu; free.

March 31: The Russian National Ballet Performing "Cinderella," 7:30 p.m., Wilson Hall Auditorium: The ballet company presents the full three-act production of the classic story; tickets are $10, $25 and $30; for ticket reservations, call the Masterpiece Season box office at 568-7000 or 877-201-7543 (toll free).

April 1: "Generation Debt," 7 p.m., Transitions, Warren Hall: Program features youth finance expert Peter Bielagus, author of "Getting Loaded: A Complete Personal Finance Guide For Students and Young Professionals"; sponsored by the University Program Board; for information, contact UPB Director Rachelle McCracken at 568-7892 or mccracra@jmu.edu.

April 2-4: Contemporary Dance Ensemble Concerts, 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Latimer-Shaeffer Theatre, Duke Hall: Showcases new work by JMU dance students, faculty members and guest artist James Martin of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts; tickets for this, one of the last large dance events of the season, are $8 and $10; for ticket reservations, call the Masterpiece Season box office at 568-7000 or 877-201-7543 (toll free).

April 4: ISA Annual Culture Showcase, 7-9 p.m., Memorial Hall Auditorium: The International Student Association's Annual Culture Show features performances from all around the world to showcase JMU's diverse student body to the public; parking is available on location; for more information, contact jmuisa@hotmail.com; free.

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