.Today’s Calendar

student organizations

Thursday April 26
? 4 p.m.
Pre-Law Society elections meeting. Interested in law school? Want to boost your resume? Consider taking a leadership position in the pre-law society. Please join us for more details. CH 488.

Saturday April 28
? 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
Bring in the spring with pink and green. Meet new people at this fundraising event. Proceeds will go towards implementing community service targets. Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. SMC Multicultural Center. $4-5.

? 1:15-2:45 p.m. Charles Kernaghan, executive director of the National Labor Committee, will host a lecture and discussion on building the anti-sweatshop movement. Sponsored by Students for Unity. SMC Ballroom.

performances on campus

Tuesday April 24
? Noon.
Free concert featuring the PSU Vocal Faculty. LH 75.

Thursday April 26
? Noon.
Free concert featuring the PSU Flute Ensemble. LH 75.

Tuesday May 1
? Free noon concert featuring the PSU Faculty. LH 75.

Thursday May 3
? Noon.
Free concert featuring Dan Balmer, jazz guitarist. LH 75.

Thursday May 3 through Sunday May 6
? 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.
TASO presents “Vanities,” a shart poignant comedy that chronicles the friendships of three young women. LH. $3.

Friday May 4 through Satruday May 5 and Tuesday May 8? 7:30 p.m. The PSU Opera Theater presents Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.” This production features a stellar student cast with a full orchestral accompaniment. LH. $7-17.

Saturday May 5
? 8 p.m.
Charlie King and Karen Brandow in concert. This duo sings songs to support labor, peace and social justice movements. $10 advance, $12 at the door.

Tuesday May 8
? Noon.
Free concert featuring Foti Lycouridis, classical guitar duo. LH 75.

queer awareness week

Tuesday April 24
? 3-5 p.m.
“Hermaphrodites Speak,” will be screened and a discussion will follow. SMC 290

? 7-9 p.m. Putting the “T” back in LGBT! A panel will debunk the myths of trans people and give an accurate look at trans persons and the trans movement. SMC 238.

Wednesday April 25
? 3-5 p.m.
Heterosexual privilege workshop. Marc Adams and Todd Tuttle will examine the 1049+ privileges that heterosexual married couples enjoy. SMC 238

? 5-6 p.m. Discussion on how it feels to be queer and a person of color. Meet at the Meetro Cafe, 1809 S.W. 11th Ave. (Bottom of King Albert building).

? 7-9 p.m. Fundamentally queer. Join author of “The Preacher’s Son,” Marc Adams, for a discussion about the book and growing up fundamentalist and gay. SMC 238.

Thursday April 26
? Noon-1:20 p.m.
Faculty and staff brown bag luncheon. Topic: Being out on campus. Primarily for faculty, but students may come to watch. SMC 238.

5-7 p.m. Sex toy workshop. SMC 238.

Friday April 27
? Noon-1:30 p.m.
Queers of color. Roundtable discussion with representatives from several community groups. SMC 238.

7-9 p.m. Leslea Newman, author of “Heather Has Two Mommies,” talks about censorship, homophobia and family values in the 21st century. SMC 238.

Saturday April 28
? 3-5 p.m.
“Queer Desires and Feminist Perversions: A Porn Writing Workshop,” is a three hour writing workshop with the goal of bold expression. SMC 238.

7 p.m.-midnight. Queer prom. Tickets are $6 in advance and $8 at the door. Call (503) 725-5681 for tickets.

odds and ends

Tuesday April 24
? 7:30 p.m.
The Nature Conservancy of Oregon presents Conserving Big Carnivores, lectured by Dr. Maurice Hornocker. The lecture will be held at the Crest Banquet Center at the Oregon Zoo. Call (503) 525-4281 for tickets.

Wednesday April 25
? 11:30 a.m.
Free lunch. Campus Ministry Building.

? Noon-2 p.m. ClubEd is having a brown bag lunch for undergraduates interested in teaching. There will be information available about graduate school, testing and scholarships. Faculty from the education department will attend to field questions from students. SMC 290.

Thursday April 26
? 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Free vehicle law class for bicyclists. This clinic will instruct bicycle riders about Oregon’s vehicle law from a bicyclist’s perspective. SMC 338.

Wednesday May 2
? 1-5 p.m.
Fifth annual teaching and learning with technology fair. Booths will be on display that exhibit innovative technologies used in teaching. SMC Ballroom.

Friday May 4 and Saturday May 5
? 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
“Working Out West,” is a conference that will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the rich heritage of working class solidarity. Call (503) 725-3295 for more information.

? 8 p.m. The dance department at Reed College, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., presents its spring student concert featuring choreography by students and Gregg Bielemeier. Tickets $1-4.

screenings on campus

Wednesday April 25
? 7 p.m.
The Foreign Language and Literature department will screen “Sugar Cane Alley.” CH 53.

Friday April 27 and Saturday April 28
? 8 and 10 p.m.
The Film Committe presents “Hi Fidelity” and “Meet the Parents.” $2-4. Call (503) 725-4470 for more information. Fifth Avenue Cinemas.

Wednesday May 2
? 7 p.m.
“Keeping the Faith” and “Santo Forte” will be screened as a part of the Margaret Mead Traveling Film and Video Festival. CH 53.

weekly events

Every Monday
? Noon.
Bible study. Bill Moyer’s study of Genesis. Watch a video. Read the text. Learn from one another. Call (503) 226-7807, Ext. 105 for more information. Campus Ministry Building.

Every Tuesday
? Noon-1 p.m.
Human Resource Management Association meeting. New members welcome. Come hear about current events in HR, listen to a guest speaker and more. SMC 229.

? 2 p.m. Bible study and worship. Join us for our weekly gathering of International and American students. Worship, prayer and relevant teaching in a multi-ethnic setting. SMC 333.

? 5 p.m. Evening prayer. A worship service of readings, prayer and meditation. Make sabbath space in your week. Campus Ministry Building. Call (503) 226-7807, Ext. 104 for more information.

? 5:30 p.m. Las Mujeres de la Raza meeting. General meeting for those that are interested in issues that effect chicanas/latinas. Come find out about events, conferences and volunteer opportunities. If you can’t make the meetings we can keep you posted via e-mail. For more information call (503) 725-5665. SMC Student Development Lobby.


Wednesday April 25
? 3-4 p.m.
Introduction to interviewing workshop. This one-hour presentation includes tips on ways to prepare, what to expect in interviews, and a discussion of frequently asked questions. Career Center, USB 402.

? 6:30-9 p.m. Upscale Automotive, will present a workshop on How to Maintain Your Car in the 21st Century. To register call (503) 692-0846.

Saturday May 5
? 11 a.m.
Free rape prevention seminar. Learn realistic self-defense designed to bring one to a high level of personal safety. For more information call (503) 295-2262.

lectures on campus

Friday April 27
? 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Professor Chris Triggs of University of Auckland, New Zealand, will present DNA Databases: Do They Help or Hinder? SBA 160.

Thursday May 3
? 7:30 p.m.
G. Thomas Edwards of Whitman College will present A Webfoot in the Land of Cotton: The Civil War in Popular Culture. SMC 325.

literary readings

Tuesday April 24
? 7:30 p.m.
Renowned Buddhist teacher and counselor Ken McLeod will present his book “Wake Up to Your Life.” McLeod shows people how to break free of their illusions by paying attention and being fully present. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 3723 S.E. Hawthorne.

Thursday April 26
? 7:30 p.m.
Mark Epstein explores the psychological well-being that comes with primal experience of the uninterrupted flow of authentic self, in his book “Going on Being.” Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside.

music around town

Sunday April 22
? 8 p.m.
The Reed College chamber orchestra, chorus and Collegium Musicum will present “Music of Joy and Sorrow,” a concert featuring music by Mozart and Sibelius. 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd.

Friday 27 and Saturday April 28? 10:30 p.m. The Goddess Perlman delivers one rocking show, she is a cross between Bette Midler, Frank Zappa with a touch of Sonny and Cher. Back Door Theatre, 4319 S.E. Hawthorne. $10-15.

Saturday April 28
? 2 p.m.
Michael Stirling, Didjeridu performer and composer performs “Didjeridu: The Sound of Aborginal Australia.” The Community Music Center, 3350 S.E. Francis St. For more information call (503) 823-3177.

health services

? The Family Center Outreach, a program of Volunteers of America, has opened their doors in Southeast Portland to provide services to women and their children who are survivors of domestic violence. This new community resource provides free support groups and drop-in services. For more information contact Natalie at (503) 771-5503.

? If you are a woman who has a physically abusive female partner, call the 24-hour crisis line, (503) 281-2442, or women-battered-by-women support groups at (503) 232-7805 or (503) 289-6869, ext. 11. NH basement.

ongoing volunteer opportunities

? The Volunteer Alert is back. Check out the opportunities to help REACH and contact us to sign up or to get more information. Go to www.reachcdc.org for more details.

? Hyalite is a non-profit organization that needs volunteers with good skills in mentoring youth ages 12-17. For more information call (503) 220-8282.

? Street Roots is organizing a campaign to establish a campground for homeless people in Portland. The Out of the Doorways campaign meeting is every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the Martial Arts Gallery at 18 N.W. Third. Please join us in our struggle for justice for homeless people in Portland. For more information call (503) 228-5657.

? The Metropolitan Human Rights Center is seeking knowledgeable and experienced people interested in becoming volunteer trainers on issues regarding diversity, human rights and much more. Please contact Michelle Neal at (503) 823-5284 if interested.

? Oregon Partnership is an organization dedicated to changing lives through substance abuse prevention, education and referrals. They are currently looking for volunteers to work on their various programs. For more information call (503) 244-5211.

? Clackamas Women’s Services has many opportunities for compassionate, open-minded women who want to help women and children survivors of domestic and sexual violence. You may also be able to earn college credit if you are a current student. We are currently seeking volunteers for days, evenings or weekends. For more information call (503) 654-2807.

? Wish you could do something to help end domestic and sexual violence? The Bradley-Angle House is looking for volunteers to work its 24-hour crisis line, staff emergency shelter and transitional houses, work with children’s groups and serve on the board of directors. They are also seeking volunteers to do administrative and maintenance work. The Bradley-Angle House provides quality service for women and children of all races, religions, sexual orientations, ages and backgrounds. Ongoing education regarding homophobia, racism and oppression is required of all staff volunteers. Please call and donate your services at (503) 282-9940. Make a difference!

? Shelter/Domestic Violence Resource Center is looking for caring individuals to volunteer and make a difference in the lives of women and children. There are many opportunities to share your skills and all are invited to apply. No prior experience is necessary as comprehensive training is provided. If you are interested, please contact Rebecca at (503) 640-5352.

? Transition Projects has a year-round need for hygiene items like soap, shampoo, and razors, as well as blankets. Volunteers are needed year-round to help serve and supply food at the Clark Center and also the Glisan Street Shelter. Call (503) 823-5845 for more information.


Now through Saturday June 9
? Author Molly Gloss will teaches Writing Fiction as A Profession, a workshop for writers who have moved beyond the uncertain beginnings. For more information call (503) 725-3711. $375.

? Now accepting submissions for the annual Juried Student Show. To submit, bring six slides, an artist’s statement and a proposal for your show to the Littman Gallery. The prize is $200, plus a solo show in the Littman Gallery in August 2001. For more information call (503) 725-5656.

? Due to an increase in Saturday classes and activities at PSU, we will no longer be able to provide free parking on Saturdays beginning Feb. 3. Daily permits will be available for $3 with attendants in structures one and three. For more information call (503) 725-4412.

? Students: Would you like to teach a class on your favorite topic? Contact the Chiron Studies Program at (503) 725-5662. Deadline for proposals for Winter term 2002 is May 1.