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What's Happening: Calendar

 by Stephanie Berger
 published on Thursday, April 27, 2006


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-Main Event-
Red Bull Flugtag
Saturday, April 29

It's no secret that a certain member of the SPM staff has an affinity (a.k.a an addiction) for Sugar Free Red Bull. Regardless of our desire to promote this lifeblood, the Flugtag looks like some serious fun. The name means "flying day" in German, and that's exactly what will be going on -- if by flying, you mean plummeting off a 30-foot ramp into Tempe Town Lake. More than 30 entrants have built "human-powered flying crafts" to compete in the Flugtag, and many wear outrageous costumes, perform skits and have their own musical soundtracks. Awards are given to the winners, but entertainment is free for all onlookers. Check it out at Tempe Town Lake -- gates open at 11 a.m., with the first "flight" departing at 1 p.m.

-Music-
Final Friday Fundamentality
Friday, April 28
7 p.m.
See Soul Plasma, Focus, Arhythmatik, Span Phly, DJ 501 and DJ Physix in the basement of the Memorial Union for free. www.arhythmatik.com/shows

Annual McDowell Music Festival
Friday, April 28 - Saturday, April 29
Friday starting at 2 p.m.,
Saturday starting at 12 p.m.
See The Black Crowes, Los Lobos, Ozomatli, Marshall Tucker Band, Burning Spear, SonVolt, Jonny Lang, The Pistoleros, Traveler, Walt Richardson and the Peaceful Warriors. All at WestWorld of Scottsdale (16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale). Tickets are $45-$90 at ticketmaster.com.

Avenged Sevenfold
Tuesday, May 2
5:30 p.m.
See the band with Coheed, Cambria and Eighteen Visions at Mesa Amphitheatre (263 N. Center St., Mesa), Tickets are $27.50 in advance, $29 day of show. For more information, call (480) 644-2560.

Taproot
Tuesday, May 2
6:30 p.m.
See the band with Evan's Blue and From Satelite at the Marquee Theatre (730 N. Mill Ave.,Tempe), Tickets are $13 in advance, $16 day of show. Call (480) 829-1300 for more information.

Guttermouth
Sunday, April 30
7 p.m.
See the band with Casket Life, the Revenge and Pour Habit at the Clubhouse (1320 E. Broadway Road, Tempe). Tickets are $12, call (480) 967-7977 for more information.

-Dance-
Sharing Unimaginable Worlds - Spring Concert
Thursday, April 27 -
Sunday, April 30 7:30 p.m.
(Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
and 2 p.m. (Sunday)
Galvin Playhouse
(51 E. 10th Street, Tempe)

Come see the ASU dance school's spring concert, guest choreographed by Claudia Lavista, artistic director of Delfos Danza, one of the top modern dance companies in Latin America.
Tickets are $5 for students, online at herbergercollege.asu.edu/mainstage or at (480) 965-8562.


-Theater-
The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?
Friday, April 28 - Sunday. May 14
Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

See Edward Albee's parable of love, which focuses on what looks like a conventional upper-middle-class marriage, only to discover extreme themes and controversial issues under the surface. At the Herberger Theater (222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix). Tickets are $20-$40, more information at 602) 254-7399.

-Lectures-
Bioethics Film Series
Thursday, April 27
5:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
See the film "Safe," about human health and environmental toxins, and enjoy guest lecturer Randel Hanson from the School of Justice and Social Inquiry. Life Sciences E-104, free.

Readings and discussion in the Bengali language
Saturday, April 29
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Bengali author Nabaneeta Dev Sen

-Volunteer-
Fighting Death in the Desert
The Leadership Scholarship Program
Sunday, April 30

The group will be collecting food and donations to send to the migrant aid centers that house and aid the migrants along the Arizona/Mexico border.
www.nomoredeaths.org



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