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Media Advisory: This week @ Southern Miss: Nov. 2-8, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, November 02, 2009
Contact Van Arnold - 601.266.5568   


The following events are being held at various locations in Hattiesburg and present both interview and photo opportunities for the media. You may also want to include some of these in your community or entertainment calendars. For news media who may have questions about interviews or photo opportunities, contact the Office of University Communications at 601-266-4491.

TUESDAY, NOV. 3

Renowned playwright to present at University Forum
WHEN
: 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Bennett Auditorium on Hattiesburg campus
EVENT: Carolyn Gage, regarded internationally as a leader in the field of lesbian-feminist performance art and literature will perform her award-winning “The Second Coming of Joan of Arc.” For information call 601-266-4533.

Charity baseball game to benefit national organization
WHEN
: 6 p.m.
WHERE: Pete Taylor Park
EVENT: PIKE  charity baseball game to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. For information call 601-266-4403.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4

Student Leadership Blood Drive planned
WHEN
: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
WHERE: Student Union lobby
EVENT: In conjunction with United Blood Services All donors receive homemade cookies, a free T-shirt and will be registered to win a hunting trip valued at $1,650.” For information call 1-800-880-0743.

C-SPAN Civics Bus to visit campus
WHEN:
1-3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Between Joseph Greene Hall and Liberal Arts Building on S. 31st Ave.
EVENT: Bus travels to university campuses to discuss three topics with students and faculty – media literacy, educational resources available at C-SPAN and internship opportunities for students. For information call 601-266-4315.

THURSDAY, NOV. 5

Pulitzer winners to discuss Hurricane Katrina, recovery efforts
WHEN
: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Gonzales Auditorium in the Liberal Arts building
EVENT: Former Times-Picayune editor Jed Horne and Times-Picayune photographer Ted Jackson will offer a discussion titled, “Counting on Catastrophe: Katrina’s Unlearned Lesson.” For information call 601-266-6823.

Fall Dance Concert fall series begins
WHEN
: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mannoni Performing Arts Center
EVENT: Southern Miss Repertory Dance Company in their season debut in an evening of new dance pieces choreographed by faculty and students. For information call 601-266-6823.

FRIDAY, NOV. 6

Fall Dance Concert fall series continues
WHEN
: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mannoni Performing Arts Center
EVENT: Southern Miss Repertory Dance Company in their season debut in an evening of new dance pieces choreographed by faculty and students. For information call 601-266-6823.

SATURDAY, NOV. 7

Fall Dance Concert fall series continues
WHEN
: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mannoni Performing Arts Center
EVENT: Southern Miss Repertory Dance Company in their season debut in an evening of new dance pieces choreographed by faculty and students. For information call 601-266-6823.

Southern Miss teams up for ‘Amnesty Day’
WHEN
: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
WHERE: Bobby Chain Municipal Airport
EVENT: Southern Miss is co-sponsoring with the City of Hattiesburg, City of Petal, Forrest and Lamar counties and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality the “Right Way to Throw Away Day”, better known as “Amnesty Day.’ This event is an opportunity for individuals to properly dispose of household items that typically cannot be place in municipal or county pickups. For information call 601-266-5687.

SUNDAY, NOV. 8

Fall Dance Concert fall series continues
WHEN
: 2 p.m.
WHERE: Mannoni Performing Arts Center
EVENT: Southern Miss Repertory Dance Company in their season debut in an evening of new dance pieces choreographed by faculty and students. For information call 601-266-6823.

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