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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.

31 January 2015

5:30 PM

Dominican's women's basketball team hosts Fresno Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. 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.

7:30 PM

Dominican's men's basketball team hosts Fresno Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. 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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01 February 2015

10 AM

Dominican's women's golf team hosts the Dominican Women's Golf Spring Invitational at Peacock Gap Golf Club in San Rafael. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

 

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07 February 2015

9 AM

Dominican students are invited to attend “Women, Money, and Spirit,” an all-day symposium in Guzman Lecture Hall reflecting on the spiritual meaning of money in women’s lives. The event is co-sponsored by Dominican’s School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and Gender Studies’ program. There will be no charge for admission for Dominican students with valid University I.D. Admission is on a sliding scale of $20 to $100 and scholarships are available. To register, visit http://womenmoneyspirit.com/. For more information, call Dr. Kate Levinson at 415-717-7576 or log onto info@womenmoneyspirit.com.

2 PM

The Opening Reception for "The Struggle for Human Rights and Beyond: The Historical Photographs of David Johnson"  is in the Joseph R. Fink Science Center Gallery.  The exhibit of photos by Johnson -- Ansel Adams' first African American student, -- will be on display from Feb. 7 through June 7 during normal operating hours in the science center on Dominican's campus: 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, contact Sandi Chin, Director of University Community Exhibitions, at 415-485-2453 or by emailing schin@dominican.edu.

 

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14 February 2015

10 AM

Dominican's women's tennis team makes its 2015 home season debut in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center on the University campus in a Pacific West Conference match vs. Academy of Art on Valentine's Day. For more information, call 415-482-3500.

11 AM

Dominican's softball team play its inaugural games as it dedicates its new field -- Penguin Field -- by hosting Hawaii Hilo in a Pacific West Conference doubleheader on Valentine's Day Saturday, February 14, 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.

5:30 PM

Dominican's women's basketball team hosts Holy Names in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. 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.

7:30 PM

Dominican's men's basketball team hosts Holy Names in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. 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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15 February 2015

NOON

Dominican's softball team hosts a Pacific West Conference doubleheader with Hawaii Hilo 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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16 February 2015

5:30 PM

Dominican's women's basketball team hosts Academy of Art in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center on Senior Night. 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.

7:30 PM

Dominican's men's basketball team hosts Academy of Art in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center on Senior Night. 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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18 February 2015

7 AM

Julie Abrams of the Bay Area Women Leaders Network is keynote speaker in a Business Edge Briefing Series event -- " Women's Entrepreneurship: Fastest Growing Small Businesses are Latina-Owned Firms" --  in the Creekside Room. Cecilia Zamora, Executive Director of the Latino Council and Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Sol Hernandez, owner of Sol Food, are guest panelists. Tickets are $25 and include continental breakfast. To purchase tickets, visit www.businessedgebriefing.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 415-485-3202.

 

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20 February 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.

7 PM

Seniors in Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program perform in the annual  "Senior Project I"  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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21 February 2015

10 AM

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

NOON

Dominican's softball team hosts a non-conference doubleheader with Central Washington 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.

3 PM

Seniors in Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program perform in the annual  "Senior Project I"  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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22 February 2015

3 PM

The 14th season of the Guest Concert Series in Angelico Hall resumes when Eileen Moon, who is Associate Principal Cellist of the New York Philharmonic, performs with Sarn Oliver, who is a first violinist of the San Francisco Symphony. They are joined on stage by pianist June Choi Oh, chair of Dominican's Department of Music, Dance and the Performing Arts,who spent her formative years in New York City studying and performing, as did Oliver. All three performers in the “Trio of New York and San Francisco” are graduates of the Juilliard School. 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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25 February 2015

7 PM

Sociologist Dr. Christine Carter, happiness expert at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, speaks in Guzman Lecture Hall to discuss her new book, The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work. Tickets for the event—sponsored by Dominican's Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) and the Women Leadership and Philanthropy Council at Dominican—are $30 and include a complimentary signed copy of  The Sweet Spot. For more information or to purchase"The Sweet Spot" contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling (415) 927-0960 extension 1 or by visiting bookpassage.com.

 

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26 February 2015

7 PM

Darren C. Zook, an expert in the Asia-Pacific region who teaches in the field of Political Science and Area Studies at UC Berkeley,  is guest speaker for "Indonesia Beyond Expectations: A Muslim Democracy in Southeast Asia" 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. reservations required for guaranteed seating. Dinner reservations required by February 23. For more information, visit the WAC website at www.worldaffairs.org or call 415-293-4601.

 

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27 February 2015

7 PM

Seniors in Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program perform in the annual  "Senior Project II"  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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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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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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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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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.

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.

 

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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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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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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 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

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

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

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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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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