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.
MONDAY, MAY 3
Center for Writers features Dara Wier
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: International Center auditorium.
EVENT: Acclaimed poet and author Dara Wier will hold a reading as part of the Center for Writers lecture series. For information call 601-266-6823.
TUESDAY, MAY 4
Symphony season ends with special performance
WHEN: 7 p.m..
WHERE: Bennett Auditorium
EVENT: Alexandre Burssilovsky returns to dazzle and delight with his violin virtuosity in an American premiere to close out the 89th Symphony season. 601-266-6823.
THURSDAY, MAY 6
Graphic Design Senior Exhibit opens
WHEN: 5 p.m.
WHERE: Southern Miss Museum of Art.
EVENT: Seniors majoring in graphic design will showcase their work in an opening reception. For information call 601-266-6823.
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, MAY 6-8
Repertory Dance Company to present concert
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. on May 6-7; 2 p.m. on May 8
WHERE: Theatre and Dance Building on campus
EVENT: An exploration of what it means to be human will be the predominant theme for the concert which features the work of five theatre and dance students . For information call 601-266-4161.
SATURDAY, MAY 8
Softball Centennial celebration planned
WHEN: 1 p.m.
WHERE: Southern Miss Softball Complex
EVENT: As part of the university’s ongoing Centennial Celebration, the Southern Miss softball program will be honored during the Legacy of Athletics tribute. For information call 601-266-4503.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at www.usm.edu.