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What's happening at Dominican in Winter/Spring of 2015

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.

28 February 2015

3 PM

Seniors in Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program perform in the annual  "Senior Project II"  in a matinee in Angelico Hall. Student choreography features members of  the BFA Class of 2015. General admission is $10 (cash only) at the door. Dominican students, faculty and staff with valid I.D. card 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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03 March 2015

5 PM

Vivian Chavez, Associate Professor of Health Education at San Francisco State University, is facilitator for "Embracing Cultural Humility," a free two-hour workshop in Guzman Lecture Hall. Participants will gain hands-on skills to be responsive, inclusive and full embodied. The workshop intends to build community by introducing a framework for working broadly and inclusively across various forms of identity (race, ethnicity, age, economic status, gender, sexual orientation, religion, class, physical/mental abilities, etc. For more information contact Julia van der Ryn, director of  Dominican's Service Learning program, at 415-458-3751 or email julia.vanderryn@dominican.edu.

 

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04 March 2015

8 AM

The Environmental Forum of Marin presents the opening of an exhibition entitled "San Francisco Bay Area: What Might Have Been" through September 14 in the Community Gallery on the second floor  in Alemany Library on the Dominican campus. The exhibit is on display during normal business hours. 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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07 March 2015

3 PM

The Dominican men's lacrosse team hosts Westminster in a non-league match at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex. Free admission. For more information, visit www.dominicanlacrosse.com or email penguins@dominicanlacrosse.com.

 

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14 March 2015

12:30 PM

Dominican's women's tennis team hosts a non-conference match with Sierra College  in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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15 March 2015

10 AM

More than 100 day and overnight camps -- including Dominican's Summer Sports Camps -- are featured at the Fourth Annual Marin Summer Activities and Camp Fair at Conlan Center. Families are welcomed to attend the free event to consider summer camp options for children from preschool to high school. Camp representatives will be available as well as tutors and summer  trip and travel program advisers. The first 250 families attending the camp fair  receive free goodie bags. Free pizza is served as well. For more information about the Marin Camp Fair call (415) 326-4760, email david@marincampfair.com or visit www.MarinCampFair.com. For more information about Dominican Sports Camps, contact Casey Gibson at (415) 482-3543, email summercamp@dominican.edu or visit www.dominican.edu/camps.

 

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17 March 2015

5:30 PM

The Opening Reception for Crystal Liu's "With Perplexity" is in the San Marco Gallery in Alemany Library. There will be at Artist's in-gallery talk from 4:45-5:30 p.m. The exhibit is on display in the San Marco Gallery on the first floor of the library from March 12 through April 18. For more information contact, 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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18 March 2015

7 AM

Sarah Gevirtz, Human Resources Business Engagement Manager for Intel Corporation, is keynote speaker in a Business Edge Briefing Series event. The breakfast meeting –" Succession Planning and Management: Preparing Your Organization's Sustainable Leadership"  -- is in the Creekside Room located at 100 Magnolia Avenue on the Dominican campus in San Rafael. Mike Cohill, President and CEO of Sutter Health West Bay; Patty Garbarino, President and CEO of Marin Sanitary; and Kristina Derkos, Senior Vice President  of Employee Relations and Development for Redwood Credit Union, are guest panelists. Tickets are $25 and include continental breakfast. For more information, call 415-485-3202. The event is sponsored by Redwood Credit Union and presented by Dominican University, North Bay Leadership Council and Stanton Chase.

 

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20 March 2015

7 PM

The Polynesian Club of Dominican hosts a luau  in Guzman Lecture Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Pre-luau tickets are available for $10 during lunchtime outside Caleruega Dining Hall, Tickets are $15 at the door. For more information, email duocpolyclub@gmail.com.

 

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21 March 2015

11:30 AM

Dominican's women's tennis team hosts a Pacific West Conference match with Holy Names in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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23 March 2015

11 AM

Dominican's women's tennis team hosts a Pacific West Conference match with Hawaii Hilo in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

3 PM

The Dominican men's lacrosse team hosts UC Santa Barbara in a non-league club match at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex. Free admission. For more information, visit www.dominicanlacrosse.com or email penguins@dominicanlacrosse.com

 

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24 March 2015

NOON

Dominican's softball team hosts a Pacific West Conference doubleheader with Hawai'i Pacific on Penguin Field in Forest Meadows on the University 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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25 March 2015

4 PM

The awarding of the Melba Beals Awards for Excellence in Diversity highlights Dominican's "Unity in Diversity" celebration. The agenda begins with a keynote address in Guzman Lecture Hall followed by an international foodfest in the Angelico Hall lobby. At 7 p.m., the awards ceremony starts in Angelico Hall followed by the Soul Candy XII, Dominican's annual live musical talent show. For more information on the Unity in Diversity program, contact Jaime Castner at (415) 257-1300 or email jaime.castner@dominican.edu. For more information on Soul Candy, contact Dr. Henry Shriebman at (415) 948-6659 or email henry.shriebman@dominican.edu.

 

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26 March 2015

12:30 PM

Dominican's women's tennis team hosts a Pacific West Conference match with Notre Dame de Namur in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

7 PM

Dr. Neil Joeck, who served on the State Department's Policy Planning Staff and later became Director for Counter Proliferation Strategy at The White House,  is guest speaker for "Assessing Obama's Foreign Policy Legacy"  at a Marin chapter of the World Affairs Council of Northern California dinner program in Creekside Room. Cost  for dinner and the program is $40 for WAC members and Dominican students/faculty/staff, $45 for non-members. Or $7 for dessert and the program for WAC members and Dominican students/faculty/staff, $10 for non-members. Dominican students can attend the program for free. For more information, visit the WAC website at www.worldaffairs.org or call 415-293-4601.

 

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27 March 2015

4:30 PM

Dominican faculty members Suresh Apavoo, Mojgan Behmand, Mairi Pillegi and "surprise guests" are hosting "Cooking For A Cause" at the Sisters Gathering Space. The benefit event, which will feature cooking demonstrations, small bites, a cookbook and a silent auction for wine, will support Campus Ministry's 2016 Uganda Immersion Trip. For more information, contact LeeAnn Bartolini at leeann.bartolini@dominican.edu or call 415-257-1357.

 

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28 March 2015

11 AM

Dominican's women's tennis team hosts a non-conference match with California Lutheran in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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29 March 2015

9:30 AM

Dominican's women's tennis team hosts a Pacific West Conference match with Dixie State in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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31 March 2015

NOON

Dominican's softball team hosts a Pacific West Conference doubleheader with Chaminade on Penguin Field in Forest Meadows on the University 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

Former United States Representative Barney Frank opens the 12th season of the Institute for Leadership Studies'  Spring Leadership Author Series in Angelico Hall.  Frank, who served Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1981 to 2013, appears in conversation with Dominican President Mary B. Marcy to talk about his candid and witty political memoir, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage. Tickets to the Angelico Hall event are $35 and include an autographed copy of  Frank. 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 events 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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01 April 2015

7 PM

Award-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro appears in conversation with acclaimed author Dave Eggers in Angelico Hall.  Tickets are $35 and include a signed copy of Ishiguro’s new novel, The Buried Giant. For more information or to purchase The Buried Giant contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling (415) 927-0960 extension 1 or by visiting bookpassage.com. The event is sponsored by Dominican’s School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in partnership with Book Passage, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and the Institute for Leadership Studies.

 

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02 April 2015

11 AM

Dominican's women's tennis team hosts a non-conference match with Cal State Stanislus in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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03 April 2015

NOON

Dominican's softball team hosts a Pacific West Conference doubleheader with Notre Dame de Namur on Penguin Field in Forest Meadows on the University 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 April 2015

NOON

Dominican's softball team hosts a Pacific West Conference doubleheader with Academy of Art on Penguin Field in Forest Meadows on the University 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 April 2015

7:30 PM

Seniors in Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program ARE featured in the "Senior Showcase" at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.  It is the annual celebration of the BFA in Dance Class of 2015, including second-year students from the LINES Ballet Training Program. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

 

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11 April 2015

11 AM

Dominican's women's tennis team hosts a non-conference match with Sonoma State on Senior Day in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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13 April 2015

7 PM

Academy Award-winner Diane Keaton speaks at the Institute for Leadership Studies'  2015 Spring Leadership Author Series in Angelico Hall. The actress, director, producer, and screenwriter, winner the Oscar for Best Actress in 1977,  discusses her book Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty. Tickets to the Keaton event, which include an autographed copy of Let’s Just Say It Wasn't Pretty, are $35. 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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14 April 2015

7 PM

New York Times bestselling author Erik Larson speaks at the Institute for Leadership Studies'  2015 Spring Leadership Author Series in Angelico Hall. Larson, who penned four New York Times bestsellers, including In the Garden of Beasts and The Devil in the White City, comes to Angelico Hall with his newest suspense nonfiction, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. Tickets are $35 and include a signed copy of Dead Wake. 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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17 April 2015

10 AM

Led by the Honors Program at Dominican and its team "Happy Feet", a "Relay for Life" -- a 24-hour team event to fight cancer --  in the Conlan Center gymnasium. To form or join a team or for more information, contact maurice.brady@students.dominican. edu, emily.beach@students.dominican.edu, frida.ceja@students.dominican.edu or alissa.matus@students.dominican.edu.

NOON

Dominican's softball team hosts a Pacific West Conference doubleheader with BYU-Hawaii on Penguin Field in Forest Meadows on the University 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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19 April 2015

NOON

Dominican's softball team hosts a Pacific West Conference doubleheader with Holy Names on Senior Day  on Penguin Field in Forest Meadows on the University 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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23 April 2015

4 PM

Dominican celebrate its graduates who have earned both bachelor's and master's degrees from the University at the inaugural Scholarly and Creative Works Conference. The first day of the two-day event begins with addresses by Dominican President Mary Marcy and a TBA keynote speaker at Guzman Lecture Hall followed by oral presentations, performances and poster presentations until 8:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jaime Castner at 415-257-1300 or email jaime.castner@dominican.edu.

 

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24 April 2015

9:30 AM

Dominican celebrate its graduates who have earned both bachelor's and master's degrees from the University at the inaugural Scholarly and Creative Works Conference. The second day of the two-day event begins with oral and poster presentations in Guzman Lecture Hall before breaking for lunch at 12:30 p.m.in Caleruega Hall that features a lunchtime performance by the Dominican Jazz Ensemble. At 7 p.m. students in Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program perform in Angelico Concert Hall followed by at an Associated Student of Dominican University (ASDU) event. For more information, contact Jaime Castner at 415-257-1300 or email jaime.castner@dominican.edu.

7 PM

Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program stages the first of two weekend performances for its annual "Spring Showcase" in Angelico Concert Hall. The Spring Showcase is the culmination of the academic year and will feature new works by Tanya Bello, Gregory Dawson, Arturo Fernandez and Julia Stiefel. General admission is $10 (cash only) at the door. Dominican students, faculty and staff with valid I.D. card are admitted free of charge. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

 

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25 April 2015

1 PM

The Dominican men's lacrosse team hosts Santa Clara in a MCLA Western Collegiate Lacrosse League club match at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex. Free admission. For more information, visit www.dominicanlacrosse.com or email penguins@dominicanlacrosse.com.

3 PM

Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program stages the final of two weekend performances for its annual "Spring Showcase" in Angelico Concert Hall. The Spring Showcase is the culmination of the academic year and will feature new works by Tanya Bello, Gregory Dawson, Arturo Fernandez and Julia Stiefel. General admission is $10 (cash only) at the door. Dominican students, faculty and staff with valid I.D. card are admitted free of charge. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

 

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26 April 2015

3 PM

The Farallon Quintet makes it  Angelico Concert Hall debut and closes the curtain on the 14th season of the Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California. 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.

7:30 PM

New York Times columnist David Brooks speaks at the Institute for Leadership Studies'  2015 Spring Leadership Author Series in Angelico Hall. Brooks, a political and cultural commentator, appears with his newest book The Road to Character: The Humble Journey to an Excellent Life. An autographed copy of  The Road to Character is included in the $35 ticket price. 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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01 May 2015

8 PM

The Dominican Chorale and the Department of Music, Dance and Performing Arts at Dominican presents the first of two spring concerts at the Church of Saint  Raphael, 1104 Fifth Avenue, in San Rafael. A second spring concert is scheduled on Monday, May 4, at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Petaluma. 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 dominican.edu/chorale or at the door. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

 

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14 May 2015

7 PM

Former General Electric Company CEO Jack Welch appears in conversation with his wife, Suzy, when they  speak at the Institute for Leadership Studies'  2015 Spring Leadership Author Series at Dominican's Angelico Hall. on Thursday evening, May 14. Welch, who was chief executive at GE from 1981-2001, and his wife will discuss their book The Real-Life MBA: Your No-BS Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career. Tickets are $40 and include a signed copy of The Real-Life MBA. 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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19 May 2015

7 PM

Author Daniel Alarcón concludes the 12th season of the  Institute for Leadership Studies' 2015 Spring Leadership Author Series in Angelico Hall. Alarcón, named in 2010 as one of the best 20 writers in America under the age of 40 by The New Yorker, appears in conversation with KQED “Forum” host Michael Krasny. They discuss Alarcón’s book At Night We Walk in Circles, the 2015 One Book One Marin selection. For more information, contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling (415) 927-0960 extension 1 or visiting bookpassage.com.


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