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Saturday, 6 Feb 2016
DRAKE Men's Basketball vs. UNI - 1:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ DRAKE KNAPP CENTER Home
Masterclass: Asaf Zohar\, piano [Fine Arts & Performances]
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center
Senior Recital: Gwen Cartwright\, soprano [Fine Arts & Performances]
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium
Junior Recital: Madison Moran and Zachary Decker\, musical theatre [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center
Sunday, 7 Feb 2016
DRAKE Women's Basketball vs. Missouri State - 2:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ KNAPP CENTER Home
Senior Recital: Sean Galligan\, baritone [Fine Arts & Performances]
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium
International Film: Molière (2007\, Dir. Laurent Tirard) [Academics]
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Aliber 101 Imprisoned for debt, famous playwright Molière is rescued by an aristocrat who needs his help in order to seduce a young marquise. Sponsor: Evans Foundation, World Languages and Cultures, and The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship at Drake.
Junior Recital: Jordan Stammers\, soprano [Fine Arts & Performances]
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium
Faculty Recital: Leslie Marrs\, flute [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium
Monday, 8 Feb 2016
RaySociety - Behavioral Economics with Tom Root [Academics]
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization. Contact info: 515-271-1847, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
Closing Reception for "Are We Global Yet? The Art and Politics of Public Space (including the virtual)" [Fine Arts & Performances]
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Anderson Gallery  
Keys to Excellence Piano Series presents: Nicholas Phillips [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium Keys to Excellence Piano Series was created to raise awareness of Drake's fundraising efforts for the purchase of 70 brand new Yamaha pianos for the music department. Sponsored by Yamaha, West Music, Civic Music Association, and Drake University.
Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016
DRAKE Men's Basketball vs. WICHITA STATE - 7:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ DRAKE KNAPP CENTER Home
RaySociety - Energy for Future Presidents with Klaus Bartschat [Academics]
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization. Contact info: 515-271-1847, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
TIME CHANGE: Drake Honor Jazz Band Festival Concert [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Performing Arts Hall
RaySociety - Great Readings Discussion Group with Bruce Martin [Academics]
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization. Contact info: 515-271-1847, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
My Holocaust Story: A Message of Determination\, Perseverance\, Faith and Hope - Marion Blumenthal Lazan [Academics]
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Sussman Theater\, Olmsted Center Lazan provides a moving firsthand account of the Blumenthal family’s life in Germany from the events preceding Kristallnacht to imprisonment in concentration camps, and liberation in April 1945. Sponsored by Hillel and The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship.
Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016
RaySociety - Becket on DVD: From Script to Stage with Jack Jenkins [Academics]
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization. Contact info: 515-271-1847, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
Cultural Night feat. Drake students & students from partner university in Uganda [Academics]
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Olmsted Center\, Parents Hall Enjoy an evening and cultural exhibition featuring music, dance , storytelling, and more. Presentations and demonstrations from Drake students who have participated in the Uganda study abroad, members of Drake's African Student Association (ASA), and their counterparts from Uganda's Makerere University Business School.
Convergence Meeting [Academics]
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Olmsted Center - Lower Level Come join like-minded students to help develop a multi-disciplinary center where people who create things (writers, musicians, artists, designers, venturers, etc.) can meet and collaborate on innovative projects. The lower level of Olmsted is reserved at 6:00 p.m., February 10 for a discussion of a Convergence or Fusion Center for Drake people who want to make things or things happen. There will also be food and beverages.
Thursday, 11 Feb 2016
RaySociety - Things You Are Dying To Know with Robert Oberbillig [Academics]
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization. Contact info: 515-271-1847, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
The Comparison Project: "Community Interfaith Dialogue" by Robert Aubrey: Chaplain\, David Kaufman: Rabbi\, Yogesh Shah: Associate Dean [Academics]
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Iles Funeral homes\, Dunn's Chapel\, 2121 Grand Ave\, DSM
Turner Center Jazz Orchestra presents: Jazz for Lovers and Friends [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center Admission charged. For more information and tickets, please go to http://turnercenterjazzorchestra.org/Turner_Center_Jazz_Orchestra.html
Friday, 12 Feb 2016
DRAKE Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State - 7:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Normal Ill. Away
DRAKE Softball vs. Saint Louis - 5:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Cedar Falls Iowa Neutral
DRAKE Women's Golf vs. FGCU Eagle Invitational [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Estero Fla. (Stoneybrook Golf Club) Neutral
Saturday, 13 Feb 2016
DRAKE Men's Basketball vs. Southern Illinois - 3:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Carbondale Ill Away
DRAKE Softball vs. Green Bay - 2:45 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Cedar Falls Iowa Neutral
DRAKE Softball vs. Nebraska - 10:15 AM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Cedar Falls Iowa Neutral