What's happening at Dominican in Winter of 2019

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.

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17 January 2019

5:30 PM

The Dominican women's basketball team hosts Academy of Art University in a Pacific West Conference game on NBBA Night in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children in 8th grade and younger with a paying adult are admitted free. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

7:30 PM

The Dominican men's basketball team hosts Academy of Art University in a Pacific West Conference game on NBBA Night in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children in 8th grade and younger with a paying adult are admitted free. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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24 January 2019

6:30 PM

Andrei P. Tsygankov, Professor of International Relations and Political Science at San Francisco State University, is guest speaker for "Russia, America, and the Changing World Order" at a Marin chapter of the World Affairs Council of Northern California dinner program in Caleruega Dining Hall, 100 Magnolia Avenue.  The dinner, part of the spring season of Marin chapter WAC lectures, is followed by dessert at 7:30 p.m. and the program at 7:50 p.m. 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/2F3FmvX.

 

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26 January 2019

9:30 AM

Dominican University of California is hosting a Campus Visit Day for prospective students. The program, intended for high school students and transfers looking to apply to Dominican, offers an array of events and activities that will help students determine just where they want to be. Students can attend information sessions on the admissions process, academic interest specific topics, financial aid, and so much more. Students will be able to ask questions from some of Dominican's current students, experience campus life during a guided tour, and taste Dominican's delicious food in the dining hall.To register, follow this link: https://admissions.dominican.edu/portal/cvd

 

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28 January 2019

7 PM

Jason Rezaian, former Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post, kicks off the 2019 Spring Leadership Lecture Series in Angelico Concert Hall on the Dominican campus. Rezaian, who was convicted – but never sentenced – of espionage in a closed-door trial in Iran in 2015, discusses his book Prisoner in conversation with comic and television host W. Kamau Bell. Rezaian, a native of Marin County, is now an opinion writer for the Post and contributor to CNN. Tickets, which include an autographed copy of Prisoner, are $45. To purchase tickets or for more information, click on this link: https://www.bookpassage.com/Rezaian. The lecture series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. 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 also can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican.

 

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30 January 2019

5:30 PM

The Dominican women's basketball team hosts Notre Dame de Namur in a Pacific West Conference game on Faculty Appreciation Night in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children in 8th grade and younger with a paying adult are admitted free. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

7:30 PM

The Dominican men's basketball team hosts Notre Dame de Namur in a Pacific West Conference game on Faculty Appreciation Night in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children in 8th grade and younger with a paying adult are admitted free. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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01 February 2019

11 AM

The Dominican women's tennis team plays its first home match of the 2019 season when it hosts Holy Names University in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center on campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500 or visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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02 February 2019

NOON

The Dominican men's lacrosse team opens its 2019 home season by hosting Chico State in a Western Collegiate Lacrosse League match on Saturday, February 9, at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex. Admission is free. For more information, contact Samuel.Vogel-Seidenberg@dominican.edu

 

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10 February 2019

11 AM

The Dominican women's softball team opens its 2019 schedule with a non-conference doubleheader versus Humboldt State at Penguin Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on 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 or visit dominicanathletics.com

 

3 PM

The Del Sol String Quartet returns to Dominican to perform in the 2018-19 Guest Concert Series in Angelico Concert Hall. The Sunday concerts, sponsored by Dominican’s Department of Music, Dance, and Performing Arts, start at 3 p.m. in Angelico Concert Hall. Free parking is available in the nearby Conlan Center lot off Grand Avenue in San Rafael. Founded in 1992, the San Francisco-based Del Sol String Quartet – featuring violinists Benjamin Kreith and Dominican alum Rick Shinozaki ’89, cellist Kathryn Bates, and Charlton Lee on viola – is two-time winner of the top Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming. They will be joined on stage by pianist June Choi Oh, of Dominican for the Finzi piece. The performance of the Johnston quartet will be presented with a multimedia installation by Matthew Garcia, also a Dominican faculty member. 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 2018-19 Guest Concert Series schedule, call 415-482-3579, email music@dominican.edu or follow this link: https://bit.ly/2PNgMBv.

 

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13 February 2019

6 PM

The Barowsky School of Business at Dominican be hosting an information session for prospective MBA and MBA with Concentration in Healthcare Leadership graduate students in Magnolia House, 226 Magnolia Avenue in San Rafael. To RSVP, please click on the following link: https://bit.ly/2HcLwf8 For more information about Dominican’s MBA program and the Barowsky School of Business call 415-458-3737 or email bsb@dominican.edu. To enroll in the MBA program, call Admissions at 415-485-3206 or email graduateprograms@dominican.edu or jana-miray.hinz@dominican.edu.

 

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15 February 2019

7 PM

Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program presents the debut of its Senior Project I in Angelico Concert Hall. The annual showcase features student choreography created by the Class of 2019. General admission tickets for $10 are available for purchase at the door. Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free of charge with a valid University I.D. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

 

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16 February 2019

2 PM

The Dominican women's basketball team hosts Fresno Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game on "Pink Zone Day" for cancer awareness in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children in 8th grade and younger with a paying adult are admitted free. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com 

3 PM

Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program presents the second showing of its Senior Project I in Angelico Concert Hall. The annual showcase features student choreography created by the Class of 2019. General admission tickets for $10 are available for purchase at the door. Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free of charge with a valid University I.D. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

4 PM

The Dominican men's basketball team hosts Fresno Pacific in a Pacific West Conference game on "Coaches Vs. Cancer Day" for cancer awareness in the Conlan Center. General admission tickets are $5. Children in 8th grade and younger with a paying adult are admitted free. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com

 

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17 February 2019

NOON

The Dominican women's softball team hosts an "Alumni Day" Pacific West Conference doubleheader versus Notre Dame de Namur at Penguin Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex on 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 or visit dominicanathletics.com.

NOON

The Dominican women's tennis team hosts American River College in a non-conference match in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center on campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500 or visit dominicanathletics.com

 

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22 February 2019

7 PM

Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program presents the debut of its Senior Project II in Angelico Concert Hall. The annual showcase features student choreography created by the Class of 2019. General admission tickets for $10 are available for purchase at the door. Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free of charge with a valid University I.D. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

 

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23 February 2019

3 PM

Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program presents the second showing of its Senior Project II in Angelico Concert Hall. The annual showcase features student choreography created by the Class of 2019. General admission tickets for $10 are available for purchase at the door. Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free of charge with a valid University I.D. For more information, contact Wallace Harvey at 415-482-3579 or email wallace.harvey@dominican.edu.

5:30 PM

The Dominican women's basketball team hosts Holy Names University in a Pacific West Conference game on "Senior Day" in the Conlan Center. Senior members of the Lady Penguins' team will be honored in a pre-game on-court ceremony. General admission tickets are $5. Children in 8th grade and younger with a paying adult are admitted free. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

7:30 PM

The Dominican men's basketball team hosts Holy Names University in a Pacific West Conference game on "Senior Day" in the Conlan Center. Senior members of the Penguins' team will be honored in a pre-game on-court ceremony. General admission tickets are $5. Children in 8th grade and younger with a paying adult are admitted free. All Dominican students, faculty, and staff are admitted free as well with a valid Penguin Pass. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com.

 

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03 March 2019

3 PM

The popular Tilden Trio from Marin County return to Angelico Concert Hall  to close the 18th season of the Guest Concert Series at Dominican. The Sunday concerts, sponsored by Dominican’s Department of Music, Dance, and Performing Arts, include free parking in the nearby Conlan Center lot off Grand Avenue in San Rafael. Founded in 2004, the Tilden Trio is comprised of Juilliard School classmates Sarn Oliver, who is first violinist for the San Francisco Symphony from Mill Valley, Peter Wyrick, Associate Principal Cellist for the San Francisco Symphony from Mill Valley, and pianist June Choi Oh of Corte Madera, who is chair of Dominican’s Music, Dance and Performing Arts department. The Honolulu Music Examiner has described the Tilden Trio as “a mesmerizing display of great music making.” At Dominican, the Tilden Trio are scheduled to perform Brahm's Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78, Josef Suk's Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 2, and Dvořák'sPiano Trio No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 90 “Dumky” 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. For more information on tickets and the 2018-19 Guest Concert Series schedule, call 415-482-3579, email music@dominican.edu or follow this link: https://bit.ly/2PNgMBv.

 

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06 March 2019

6:30 PM

The Opening Reception for "Street Photography" -- featuring works by members of the Marin Photography Club -- is in the Joseph R. Fink Science Center Gallery on the campus of Dominican University of California. The exhibit is on display through October 7. For more information about the science building and operating hours, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2RNcLRw. For more information about "Street Photography", contact Sandi Chin, Director of University Community Exhibitions, at schin@dominican.edu or call 415-482-2453.

 

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07 March 2019

12:30 PM

The men's and women's quarterfinals of the 2019 Pacific West Conference Basketball Championships will be contested in the Conlan Center. Dominican University of California is hosting the post-season tournament for the first time.The top six women's and men's basketball teams in the 12-team conference standings  qualify for the three-day tournament. The women's and men's tournament champions will earn an automatic berth in the NCAA Division II post-season tournaments. Information will be released soon about pre-sale tickets available for purchase online, for both general admission single tickets and all-tournament passes. Fans will be able to purchase tickets online and print them at home to present at the door at the Conlan Center. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com or call 415-482-3500.

 

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08 March 2019

12:30 PM

The men's and women's semifinals of the 2019 Pacific West Conference Basketball Championships will be contested in the Conlan Center. Dominican University of California is hosting the post-season tournament for the first time. Information will be released soon about pre-sale tickets available for purchase online, for both general admission single tickets and all-tournament passes. Fans will be able to purchase tickets online and print them at home to present at the door at the Conlan Center. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com or call 415-482-3500.

 

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09 March 2019

2 PM

The men's championship game of the 2019 Pacific West Conference Basketball Championships tips off in the Conlan Center. Dominican University of California is hosting the post-season tournament for the first time.The winner earns an automatic berth in the NCAA Division II post-season tournament. Information will be released soon about pre-sale tickets available for purchase online, for both general admission single tickets and all-tournament passes. Fans will be able to purchase tickets online and print them at home to present at the door at the Conlan Center. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com or call 415-482-3500.

4:30 PM

The women's championship game of the 2019 Pacific West Conference Basketball Championships tips off in the Conlan Center. Dominican University of California is hosting the post-season tournament for the first time.The winner earns an automatic berth in the NCAA Division II post-season tournament. Information will be released soon about pre-sale tickets available for purchase online, for both general admission single tickets and all-tournament passes. Fans will be able to purchase tickets online and print them at home to present at the door at the Conlan Center. For more information, visit dominicanathletics.com or call 415-482-3500.

 

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30 March 2019

9 AM

The Department of Counseling Psychology at Dominican is hosting a Continuing Education Workshop -- "Beyond Binary Gender Identities and Patterns of Projection for Couples" -- on the Dominican campus. The workshop, which includes six hours of CE credit, will be led by Vince Nevins, PhD, LMFT. Cost is $180, $150 for early registration before March 16. Dominican alumni, faculty, and students receive discounted prices of $150/$100 or $120/$80 if they register early. To register or for more information, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2Gzy4S For additional info, email or call Rani Devadasan at rani.devadasan@dominican.edu or 415-485-3266.

 

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11 April 2019

7 PM

Former Barack Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett speaks at Dominican in the Spring 2019 Leadership Lecture Series. Called “The Ultimate Obama insider” by the New York Times, Jarrett talks about her political career in Chicago and her role as the longest serving senior advisor for the 44th President of the United States in her book Finding My Voice. Tickets are $45 (which includes autographed copy of Finding My Voice) and can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican. Or by following this link: https://bit.ly/2SGxIe2 The series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall off Acacia Avenue. 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.

 

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02 May 2019

6 PM

New York Times columnist and political commentator David Brooks speaks at Dominican in the Spring 2019 Leadership Lecture Series.  In his new book The Second Mountain, Brooks explores the four commitments that define a life of meaning and purpose. The bestselling author of The Road to Character is one the nation’s leading writers and appears regularly on the PBS NewsHour and Meet the Press. Tickets are $45 (which includes autographed copy of The Second Mountain) and can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican. Or by following this link: https://bit.ly/2CYlE2q The series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall off Acacia Avenue. 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.

 

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06 May 2019

7 PM

Philanthropist and businesswoman Melinda Gates speaks at Dominican in the Spring 2019 Leadership Lecture Series. Co-chair of the world’s largest philanthropy, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the global advocate for women and girls discusses her heroes and her awakening to the link between women’s empowerment and the health of societies in her book The Moment of Lift. Tickets are $35 (which includes autographed copy of The Moment of Lift) and can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican. Or by following this link: https://bit.ly/2VDBSo The series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall off Acacia Avenue. 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.