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What's happening at Dominican in Fall of 2014

At Dominican, we offer an exciting array of lectures and presentations, musical and dance performances, art exhibits, receptions and home athletics events. The following events are open to the general public and all members of the Dominican community. Most events are free, except where noted. Free parking on campus is available in the Conlan Recreation Center parking lot at the intersection of Grand and Acacia avenues. Contact information is included with each listing. For media queries please contact Sarah Gardner, 415-485-3239, sarah.gardner@dominican.edu or Dave Albee, 415-257-1308, david.albee@dominican.edu in Media Relations.

22 September 2014

4:45 PM

The Artist's Talk for Alice Shaw's "Heavy Metal" exhibit and Lena Wolff's "All for One for All" exhibit are being held simultaneously  in the San Marco Gallery in Alemany Library. Both exhibits are on display in San Marco Gallery during library business hours through October 25. For more information about “Heavy Metal” and "One for All for One" contact Sandi Chin, director of University Community Exhibitions, at  415-485-2453 or by emailing schin@dominican.edu or Sharon Bliss, San Marco Gallery Exhibition Coordinator, at sharon.bliss@dominican.edu. For the library’s hours of operation, call 415-257-0118 or visit www.dominican.edu/academics/resources/library.

 

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23 September 2014

8 AM

To energize the youth vote, Dominican has partnered with an innovative digital platform — TurboVote — that will allow students and others to quickly and efficiently register to vote or request an absentee ballot online from their local election authorities. Dominican political science students for National Voter Registration Day are canvasing campus at various locations,  including Caleruega Dining Hall Plaza,  with laptop computers, encouraging students, faculty, and staff to sign up at Dominican.turbovote.org. For more information, contact Alison Howard at 415-485-3298 or email alison.howard@dominican.edu.

 

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25 September 2014

10 AM

Join Rabbi Henry Shreibman in celebrating the Jewish High Holiday Rosh Hashanah  in the Veritas Interfaith Center in Edgehill Mansion. For more information, contact Lianni Castro at 415-482-3569 or email her at lianni.castro@dominican.edu.

NOON

The Penguins' men's  soccer team hosts Chaminade in its 2014 Pacific West Conference opening game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

4:30 PM

The Penguins' women's  soccer team hosts Chaminade in its 2014 Pacific West Conference opening game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

7 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Point Loma in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free.  For more information, call 415-482-3500.

7PM

The Honorable Cassie Doyle, Consul General of Canada in San Francisco,  is guest speaker for "Canada: Our Most Important Trading Partner" at a Marin chapter of the World Affairs Council of Northern California dinner program in the Creekside Room. Tickets are $45, $40 for Marin Chapter members. Admission is free for Dominican students and $7 for Dominican faculty and staff. Pre-paid reservations are required for guaranteed seating. Dinner reservations due by Monday, Sept. 22. For more information, visit the WAC website at www.worldaffairs.org or call 415-293-4601.

7:30 PM

Dominican's Big History program hosts "Gravitational Echoes," a multimedia performance featuring  Avay-i-Janaan, a Poetry Slam Collective (poets and musicians) in Guzman Lecture Hall. The event, free and open to the public, also includes a DJ and video.For more information, contact Jill Thomas, program coordinator, at 415-458-3746 or email jill.thomas@dominican.edu.

 

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26 September 2014

7 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts California Baptist in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free.  For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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27 September 2014

10 AM

Dominican students are admitted free of charge to the first Building Bridges of Understanding Series event of the year  in Creekside Room. Session One focuses on Faith Traditions and Social Justice with lyrics, melodies, hymns and songs with contributions to Civil Rights Movements and Cultural Expressions for Freedom. The gospel, blues and jazz presentation will include Mark Culbertson of the Dominican University Jazz Band. Tickets are $20 in advance, $30 at the door. To register or for more information, call 415-472-6959 or visit http://ias.org/buildingbridges/building-bridges-expressions-2014/

NOON

The Penguins' men's  soccer team hosts BYU-Hawaii  in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

2:30 PM

The Penguins' women's  soccer team hosts BYU-Hawaii  in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

7 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Azusa Pacific  in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free.  For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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28 September 2014

4 PM

Dominican full-time students are admitted free of charge and Dominican alumni, faculty, staff and part-time students will be admitted for discounted $15 tickets to Marin Shakespeare Company's presentation of "Romeo and Juliet"  on Dominican Day at the Forest Meadows Amphitheater on the Dominican campus. It is the final performance of the year celebrating Marin Shakespeare's 25th season. For more information, call 415-499-4488 or visit www.marinshakespeare.org.

 

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01 October 2014

8 AM

The photography of  Bay Area artist Stella Kalaw opens in the upstairs gallery in Alemany Library  through December 19. The exhibit -- Family Spaces: A Filipino American's Personal Exploration of Place -- coincides with October's Philippine History Month celebrations. France Viana is the guest curator. For more information contact Sandi Chin, director of University Community Exhibitions, at  415-485-2453 or by emailing schin@dominican.edu or Sharon Bliss, San Marco Gallery Exhibition Coordinator, at sharon.bliss@dominican.edu. For the library’s hours of operation, call 415-257-0118 or visit www.dominican.edu/academics/resources/library.

 

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02 October 2014

NOON

The 2014 Fall Series for "Bridging the Cultural Gap: Muslim non Muslim Dialogue" begins in Creekside Room on the Dominican campus. The series, a cooperative program of Dominican's Campus Ministry and the International Association of Sufism, offers dialogue, roundtable discussions, panel presentations, personal stories and insights in hope to bring about mutual understanding and continuous dialogue among Muslim and non Muslim students. For more information, call Lianni Castro at 415-482-3569 or email lianni.castro@dominican.edu or call Sister Christina Atienza at 415-257-0142 or email christina.atienza@dominican.edu.

 

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03 October 2014

7PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts BYU-Hawaii in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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04 October 2014

7 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Chaminade in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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06 October 2014

7 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Hawaii Hilo  in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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07 October 2014

7:30 PM

To celebrate "100 Years of Poetry and Peace," Haydn Reiss' film "Every War Has Two Losers" is being shown at the Dominican Sisters Gathering Space, 1520 Grand Avenue in San Rafael. The event is co-sponsored by Dominican's School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences plus the Santa Sabina Center and is open to the public. "100 Years of Poetry and Peace" commemorates the beginning of World War I and the 100th birthday of William Stafford, American poet and pacifist. For more information or to register call 415-457-7727, email info@santasabinacenter.org or visit www.santasabinacenter.org.

 

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08 October 2014

7 AM

Mary O'Neill, MA, MFT, and Training Consultant, is keynote speaker in the second Business Edge Briefing Series event of the year at Dominican. Joanne Peterson from Human Resources for the County of Marin and Andy Ramos from Redwood Credit Union are guest panelists for the program entitled "Why Emotional Intelligence Rules in Business: Let a Top EQ Coach Show You How to Use it." The breakfast meeting is in the Creekside Room located at 100 Magnolia Avenue on the Dominican campus. Tickets, which include breakfast, are $25 and can be purchased by visiting www.businessedgebriefing.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 415-485-3202. The Breakfast Edge Briefing is presented by the Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS), North Bay Leadership Council and Stanton Chase International.

10:30 AM

The Penguins' women's soccer team hosts Notre Dame de Namur in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus in San Rafael. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

1 PM

The Penguins' men's soccer team hosts Notre Dame de Namur in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus in San Rafael. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

4 PM

Friends and colleagues of the late Neal Wolfe, longtime Dominican professor, are meeting for a memorial gathering that begins with a service in the Garden Room in Edgehill Mansion and concludes with a reception following on the Edgehill Mansion lawn. For more information, contact Jaime Castner at 415-257-1300 or email jaime.castner@dominican.edu.

8 PM

A public presentation by poets Kim Stafford (poet and essayist son of William Stafford) and Maxine Hong Kingston (recent recipient of the 2013 National Medal of Arts) is staged at the Dominican Sisters Gathering Place, 1520 Grand Ave. in San Rafael . Joan Baronow, poet and Dominican professor, is facilitating the presentation. The event is co-sponsored by Dominican's School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences plus the Santa Sabina Center and is open to the public. "100 Years of Poetry and Peace" commemorates the beginning of World War I and the 100th birthday of William Stafford, American poet and pacifist. For more information or to register call 415-457-7727, email info@santasabinacenter.org or visit www.santasabinacenter.org.

 

 

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09 October 2014

9 AM

Poet Kim Stafford leads the first day of a weekend Autumn Writing Retreat "You Must Revise Your Life: Finding and Founding Peace in the Spirit of William Stafford" at the Santa Sabina Center, 25 Magnolia Avenue in San Rafael. The retreat runs through Sunday. The event is co-sponsored by Dominican's School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences plus the Santa Sabina Center and is open to the public. "100 Years of Poetry and Peace" commemorates the beginning of World War I and the 100th birthday of William Stafford, American poet and pacifist. For more information or to register call 415-457-7727, email info@santasabinacenter.org or visit www.santasabinacenter.org.

7 PM

Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator from New York, opens the 2014 ILS Fall Lecture Series in Angelico Hall. After President Barack Obama nominated Hillary Rodham Clinton as Secretary of State in 2008, New York Governor David Patison appointed Gillibrand to fill Clinton’s seat in the New York delegation.
In 2012, Gillibrand was re-elected to a full six-year term with 72 percent of the vote, the highest margin for any statewide candidate in New York.  Tickets are $30 and include a complimentary signed copy of Senator Gillibrand's book Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. For more information or to purchase the book, contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling (415) 927-0960 extension 1 or visiting bookpassage.com. The Fall Lecture Series is presented by Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage.  Free parking is available on campus in the nearby Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand avenues.

 

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10 October 2014

4 PM

Celebrating its academic excellence, Dominican recognizes more than 200 outstanding scholars at Convocation 2014  in Angelico Hall. Led by Dominican President Mary B. Marcy and Provost Steven Weisler, the symbolic ceremony extends special recognition to Dominican sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have been named to the Dean’s List in consecutive semesters. In addition, Dominican honors outstanding freshmen who have been awarded the highest academic achievement, Trustee Scholar. In addition, President Marcy accepts the Pacific West Conference Academic Achievement Award. This is the fifth consecutive year the University has won or shared the PacWest’s top academic prize. Friday's scheduled Family Weekend events include a Student Services and Activities Fair in Guzman Lecture Hall from 2-3:30 p.m. and a President's Reception on the Anne Hathaway Lawn from 5-6 p.m. immediately following Convocation.

 

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11 October 2014

8:30 AM

Dominican Convocation/Family Weekend 2014 resumes with  a continental breakfast at Conlan Center followed by the Dominican Experience session from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Guzman Lecture Hall, academic sessions from 10:45-11:45 a.m. and a barbecue luncheon on the Caleruega Dining Hall Plaza at noon. Dominican men's and women's soccer teams have home matches scheduled at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. versus Fresno Pacific on Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on Saturday.

1 PM

The Penguins' men's soccer team hosts Fresno Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus in San Rafael. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

3:30 PM

The Penguins' women's soccer team hosts Fresno Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus in San Rafael. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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12 October 2014

8:30 AM

Dominican Family Weekend concludes when Campus Ministry hosts a Campus Challenge: Day of Service until noon. For more information, contact Jennifer Krengel at 415-458-3785 or email jennifer.krengel@dominican.edu.

3 PM
The 14th season of the Guest Concert Series begins with renowned San Francisco Conservatory of Music musician Jean-Michel Fonteneau performing  a cello recital in Angelico Hall.  The Sunday concerts, sponsored by Dominican’s Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts, start at 3 p.m.  Free parking is available in the nearby Conlan Center lot off Grand Avenue in San Rafael.  The concert is free to students under the age of 18 including middle school and elementary school children if accompanied and supervised by an adult.  In addition, community college students with a valid I.D. and music and art teachers in grades K-12 will be admitted free of charge along with Dominican faculty, staff and students with a valid I.D. Single-event tickets, which are only available at the door 30 minutes prior to scheduled performances, are $18 for general admission and $15 for seniors over 60. For more information on tickets and the 2014-15 Guest Concert Series schedule, call 415-482-3579, email concerts@dominican.edu or visit http://www.dominican.edu/events.

 

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16 October 2014

7 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Holy Names in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free.  For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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17 October 2014

2 PM

Former United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta speaks in the 2014 Fall Lecture Series at Dominican's Angelico Hall. The speaker series is presented by Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage.  Tickets are $40 and include a complimentary signed copy of Panetta's book Worthy Fights. For more information or to purchase the book, contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling (415) 927-0960 extension 1 or visiting bookpassage.com.

 

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22 October 2014

7 PM

Renowned surgeon, author and public health expert Dr. Atul Gawande speaks in  the 2014 Fall Lecture Series at Dominican's Angelico Hall.  Tickets are $30 and include an autographed copy of Being Mortal.  The Fall Lecture Series is presented by Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage.  For more information or to purchase the book, contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling (415) 927-0960 extension 1 or visiting bookpassage.com.

 

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23 October 2014

7 AM

Julie Abrams, a national leader in microfinance and women’s issues, is keynote speaker in a Business Edge Briefing Series event  in the Sonoma Room at Redwood Credit Union Headquarters, 3033 Cleveland Avenue, in Santa Rosa The breakfast meeting is " Women's Entrepreneurship: Fastest Growing Small Businesses are Latin Owned."  Tickets, which include breakfast, are $25 and can be purchased by visiting www.businessedgebriefing.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 415-485-3202. The Breakfast Edge Briefing with Abrams is sponsored by Redwood Credit Union and presented by the Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS), North Bay Leadership Council and Stanton Chase International.

NOON

The Penguins' men's soccer team hosts Hawai'i Pacific  in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus in San Rafael. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

2:30 PM

The Penguins' women's soccer team hosts Hawai'i Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus in San Rafael. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

7 PM

Reese Erlich, award-winning journalist and author, is guest speaker for "Syria: Are There Any Good Options?" at a Marin chapter of the World Affairs Council of Northern California dinner program in the Creekside Room. Tickets are $45, $40 for Marin Chapter members. Admission is free for Dominican students and $7 for Dominican faculty and staff. Pre-paid reservations are required for guaranteed seating. Dinner reservations due by Monday, Sept. 22. For more information, visit the WAC website at www.worldaffairs.org or call 415-293-4601.

 

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24 October 2014

7 PM

Members of Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program give the first of two annual "Fall Performances"  in Angelico Hall. Under the direction of BFA in Dance program director Marina Hotchkiss, the talented students will perform original choreography. Admission is $10, cash only, at the door. Dominican students, faculty and staff with a valid University ID, will be admitted free of charge. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey  at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

25 October 2014

NOON

The Penguins' men's soccer team hosts Notre Dame de Namur in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus in San Rafael on Senior Day. Seniors on Dominican team will be recognized and honored in a pre-game ceremony on the field. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

2:30 PM

The Penguins' women's soccer team hosts Hawaii Hilo   in a Pacific West Conference game at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on the Dominican campus in San Rafael on Senior Day.  Seniors on the Dominican team will be recognized and honored in a pre-game ceremony on the field. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

3 PM

Members of Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program give the second of two annual "Fall Performances"  in Angelico Hall. Under the direction of BFA in Dance program director Marina Hotchkiss, the talented students will perform original choreography. Admission is $10, cash only, at the door. Dominican students, faculty and staff with a valid University ID, will be admitted free of charge. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey  at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

 

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01 November 2014

1 PM

Chef, restaurateur, and media personality Mario Batali speaks in  the 2014 Fall Lecture Series at Dominican's Angelico Hall. Batali, bestselling author and world renown chef, makes his first appearance at Dominican. His newest book is America — Farm To Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers. It celebrates American farmers, their high quality products, and their culture: defined by hard work, integrity, and pride. Tickets are $40 and include a complimentary signed copy of America — Farm to Table. Batali appears on the Angelico Hall stage in conversation with Liam Mayclem, Emmy award-winning host and producer of KCBS’ Foodie Chap segments.  The Fall Lecture Series is presented by Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage.  For more information or to purchase the book, contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling (415) 927-0960 extension 1 or visiting bookpassage.com.

 

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03 November 2014

8 AM

The Penguins' men's golf team will host the Dominican Fall Invitational Tournament at the Meadow Club in Fairfax. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

NOON

The 2014 Fall Series for "Bridging the Cultural Gap: Muslim non Muslim Dialogue" begins in Creekside Room on the Dominican campus. The series, a cooperative program of Dominican's Campus Ministry and the International Association of Sufism, offers dialogue, roundtable discussions, panel presentations, personal stories and insights in hope to bring about mutual understanding and continuous dialogue among Muslim and non Muslim students. For more information, call Lianni Castro at 415-482-3569 or email lianni.castro@dominican.edu or call Sister Christina Atienza at 415-257-0142 or email christina.atienza@dominican.edu.

 

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08 November 2014

3 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Notre Dame de Namur in a Pacific West Conference match  in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free.  For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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09 November 2014

2 PM

The Opening Reception and Artist's Talk for "Heart of the Matter: The Art of Foad Satterfield" is in Alemany Liibrary. The exhibit is on display in the San Marco Gallery through December 15. Satterfield has been Professor of Art at Dominican for the past 34 years. In "Heart of the Matter," he draws his inspiration from the Yucatan Peninsula and Costa Rica as well as parks and urban landscapes from Yosemite to northern California's east bay. For more information contact Sandi Chin, director of University Community Exhibitions, at  415-485-2453 or by emailing schin@dominican.edu or Sharon Bliss, San Marco Gallery Exhibition Coordinator, at sharon.bliss@dominican.edu. For the library’s hours of operation, call 415-257-0118 or visit www.dominican.edu/academics/resources/library.

3 PM

The 14th season of the Guest Concert Series resumes with leading American pianist Kevin Kenner performing  a piano recital in Angelico Hall.  The Sunday concerts, sponsored by Dominican’s Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts, start at 3 p.m.  Free parking is available in the nearby Conlan Center lot off Grand Avenue in San Rafael. The concert is free to students under the age of 18 including middle school and elementary school children if accompanied and supervised by an adult.  In addition, community college students with a valid I.D. and music and art teachers in grades K-12 will be admitted free of charge along with Dominican faculty, staff and students with a valid I.D. Single-event tickets, which are only available at the door 30 minutes prior to scheduled performances, are $18 for general admission and $15 for seniors over 60. For more information on tickets and the 2014-15 Guest Concert Series schedule, call 415-482-3579, email concerts@dominican.edu or visit http://www.dominican.edu/events.

 

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11 November 2014

7 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Fresno Pacific in a Pacific West Conference match in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free.  For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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12 November 2014

7 AM

Kit Yarrow, an award-winning consumer research psychologist, a professor, author and consultant, is
keynote speaker in a Business Edge Briefing Series event at Dominican.  The breakfast meeting –" Decoding the Consumer Mind" -- begins at 7 a.m. in the Creekside Room located at 100 Magnolia Avenue on the Dominican campus. Tickets, which include breakfast and an autographed copy of Yarrow's book "Decoding the New Consumer Mind,", are $45 and can be purchased by visiting www.businessedgebriefing.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 415-485-3202. The Breakfast Edge Briefing with Yarrow is sponsored by Redwood Credit Union and presented by the Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS), North Bay Leadership Council and Stanton Chase International.

 

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13 November 2014

7 PM

The Penguins' women's volleyball team hosts Academy of Art  in a Pacific West Conference match on Senior Night  in the Conlan Center gymnasium on the Dominican campus. Seniors on Dominican's team will be recognized and honored in a pre-game ceremony on the court. Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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21 November 2014

8 PM

The Winifred Baker Chorale of Dominican University presents the first of two fall concerts at the Church of Saint  Raphael,, 1104 Fifth Avenue, in San Rafael. A second fall concert is scheduled on Monday, November 24, at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Petaluma. Under the direction of Dr. Craig Singleton, WBC  will be performing Sunrise Mass - a recent composition by Ola Gjielo;  Jubilate Deo in D by Henry Purcell; and Four Spirituals arranged by Moses Hogan: My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord,  Battle of Jericho, We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace, and Elijah Rock General admission is $15. Students and seniors (65 and older) are $10. Children 18 and under as well as Dominican students and faculty (with ID) are free. Tickets may be purchased online at duwbc.org/tickets or at the door. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

 

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04 December 2014

8 PM

Legendary musician Carlos Santana speaks in  the 2014 Fall Leadership Lecture Series at Dominican's Angelico Hall. The singer, songwriter, and guitarist appears with his long-anticipated memoir The Universal Tone. Tickets are $35 and include an autographed copy of The Universal Tone. The Fall Lecture Series is presented by Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage.  For more information or to purchase the book, contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling (415) 927-0960 extension 1 or visiting bookpassage.com. All lectures are open to the public. Free parking is available on campus in the nearby Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand avenues.


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