What's happening at Dominican in Winter of 2020

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 and free parking on campus is available in the Conlan Recreation Center parking lot at the intersection of Grand and Acacia avenues. For media queries contact Sarah Gardner, 415.485.3239, [email protected] or Dave Albee, 415.257.1308, [email protected] in Media Relations.

 

29 January 2020

6:30 PM

John Pomfret, a former Washington Post reporter who spent seven of his 20 years as correspondent in China, is guest speaker for "The U.S and China: On A Brink Of A New Cold War?" at the Marin chapter of the World Affairs Council of Northern California dinner program in the Creekside Room, 100 Magnolia Avenue. The dinner is followed by dessert and the program. Dinner reservations are required. Dominican students can attend the program for free. For more information, visit the WAC website at www.worldaffairs.org, call 415-293-4601, or follow this link: https://bit.ly/2FYXtRX

 

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01 February 2020

2 PM

The Dominican women's basketball team hosts Fresno Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com If you cannot attend the game, listen to the live broadcast on Penguin Radio: https://radio.dominican.edu/

4 PM

The Dominican men's basketball team hosts Fresno Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com If you cannot attend the game, listen to the live broadcast on Penguin Radio: https://radio.dominican.edu/

 

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03 February 2020

5:30 PM

The Dominican women's basketball team hosts Holy Names in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com If you cannot attend the game, listen to the live broadcast on Penguin Radio: https://radio.dominican.edu/

7 PM

Award-winning author and philanthropist Isabel Allende opens the Spring 2020 Leadership Lecture Series at Dominican in Angelico Concert Hall. The series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. Allende, author of more than 20 books that have been translated into more than 42 languages and sold more than 74 million copies worldwide, returns to Dominican to discuss her newest book, "A Long Petal of the Sea," in conversation with KQED “Forum” host Michael Krasny.Tickets are $45 and includes signed book with a choice of English or Spanish edition. To purchase tickets, follow this link: https://www.bookpassage.com/allende. All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall. Doors open one hour prior to the programs. Free parking is available in the Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues. Tickets to ILS Lecture Series events can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican.

7:30 PM

The Dominican men's basketball team hosts Holy Names in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com If you cannot attend the game, listen to the live broadcast on Penguin Radio: https://radio.dominican.edu/

 

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05 February 2020

7 PM

Best-selling author and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter John Carryrou appears in the Spring 2020 Leadership Lecture Series at Dominican in Angelico Concert Hall. The series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. An award-winning Wall Street Journal financial reporter for 20 years, Carreyrou will talk about his latest book, Bad Blood, about Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, once considered the next Steve Jobs, and the biggest corporate fraud since Enron. Tickets are $40 and include signed book. To purchase tickets, follow this link: https://www.bookpassage.com/carreyrou. All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall. Doors open one hour prior to the programs. Free parking is available in the Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues.Tickets to ILS Lecture Series events can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican.

 

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06 February 2020

5:30 PM

The Dominican women's basketball team hosts Concordia in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com If you cannot attend the game, listen to the live broadcast on Penguin Radio: https://radio.dominican.edu/

7:30 PM

The Dominican men's basketball team hosts Concordia in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com If you cannot attend the game, listen to the live broadcast on Penguin Radio: https://radio.dominican.edu/

 

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08 February 2020

NOON

The Dominican women's tennis team plays its first home match of the 2020 spring schedule by hosting Stanislaus State in a non-conference match in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center on campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500 or visit dominicanathletics.com

5:30 PM

The Dominican women's basketball team hosts Hawaii'i Hilo in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com If you cannot attend the game, listen to the live broadcast on Penguin Radio: https://radio.dominican.edu/

7:30 PM

The Dominican men's basketball team hosts Hawai'i Hilo in a Pacific West Conference game in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com If you cannot attend the game, listen to the live broadcast on Penguin Radio: https://radio.dominican.edu/

 

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15 February 2020

NOON

The Dominican softball team plays its first home games of the 2020 spring schedule by hosting Pacific West Conference rival Concordia in a non-conference doubleheader on Penguin Field on campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500 or visit dominicanathletics.com

1 PM

The Dominican men's lacrosse team plays its first home match of the spring schedule by hosting Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in a Western Collegiate Lacrosse League match at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex. Admission is free. For more information, contact [email protected]

 

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01 March 2020

3 PM

Israeli pianist Alon Goldstein performs in the 19th season of Dominican University’s Guest Concert in Angelico Concert 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. Goldstein's piano recital will feature selections from Beethoven, Schubert, Debussy and Janacek. He is admired for his musical intelligence, sensitive artistry and dynamic personality. He made his orchestral debut at the age of 18 with the Israel Philharmonic under the baton of Zubin Mehta and returned a few seasons ago with Maestro Herbert Blomstedt. All Guest Concert Series concerts are 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 students, faculty, and staff with a valid I.D. Single-event tickets, which are only available at the door 30 minutes prior to scheduled performances, are $20 for general admission and $17 for seniors over 60. Season subscription series tickets are $60, $50 for seniors over 60. For more information on tickets and the 2019-20 Guest Concert Series schedule, call 415-482-3579, email [email protected]

 

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04 March 2020

7:30 AM

Hae Yuon Kim and Leslie Belingheri, the Creative Director and Marcom Strategist, respectively, Mission Critical Creative are keynote speakers at a Business Edge Briefings Series event in the Creekside Room on the Dominican campus in San Rafael. The breakfast meeting program -- "Brand Personality" -- begins with registration/check-in followed by the program.  Tickets are $25, which include breakfast. To register, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2RMkQno. For more information, call 415-485-3202, email [email protected] or visit https://bsb.dominican.edu/concentrations/business-edge-briefings/

 

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16 March 2020

7 PM

Author and activist Glennon Doyle appears in the Spring 2020 Leadership Lecture Series at Dominican in Angelico Concert Hall. This event is soldout, To be placed on waiting list, email [email protected] The lecture series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. Author of the No. 1 New York Times bestselling memoir Love Warrior and president of Together Rising, Doyle will discuss her newest book, Untamed. All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall. Doors open one hour prior to the programs. Free parking is available in the Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues. Tickets to ILS Lecture Series events can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican.

 

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22 March 2020

2 PM

The Closing Reception for the art exhibition featuring the paintings of Tracy Grubbs and Marie Van Elder is in the San Marco Gallery inside Alemany Library on the Dominican campus. The paintings are on display through April 3 in the San Marco Gallery during normal library business hours. The library gallery hours at Dominican are 8 a.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. to midnight on Sunday.  For more information about Alemany Library, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2ExFhiH. For more information about the Grubbs/Van Elder exhibit, please contact Sharon Bliss, San Marco Gallery Exhibition Coordinator, at [email protected]