The Truman State University Concert Percussion Ensemble I, under the direction of Michael Bump, will present its Spring Concert at 8 p.m. April 15 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. Entitled “Time In Motion: The Art of the Percussive Gesture,” the concert’s program will feature percussion music that explores the many and varied means of gesture inherent in percussion performance. Audience members will find the consequential element of theater in this music quite interesting. The program will also feature junior percussion major, Brett Morris, winner of the 2012 Michael Hooley Memorial Percussion Award, in a new work for solo timpanist and percussion ensemble. Admission is Free. For more information, contact Bump at 660.785.4052 or

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will host its monthly meeting
at 4:30 p.m. April 16 at the University Club House, 516 E. Patterson. Contact Marc Becker at or call 660.785.6036 for more information.

Service Recognition Luncheon RSVPs
are due by April 17 to Human Resources. This annual event recognizes Truman employees celebrating an anniversary year of service. Tickets are $10. Individuals being recognized will receive a complimentary ticket.

Howard Wight Marshall, noted fiddler and scholar of Missouri fiddle music, will perform from 5-7:30 p.m. April 17 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. He will be joined by Truman student Richard Shewmaker. Marshall will also be signing copies of his book, “Play Me Something Quick and Devilish,” available for purchase at the Truman Bookstore. This event is sponsored by Folklore Studies and the Truman Bookstore.

Truman French students will perform “Exercices de style”
in French, with English subtitles provided, at 8 p.m. April 17 and 18 in the Student Union Building Down Under. For more information, contact Patrick Lobert at

The Physics Colloquium
will continue at 4:30 p.m. April 18 when Jackson DeBuhr of the Department of Physics at the University of California-Berkeley presents “Coevolution of Galaxies and Black Holes: Numerical Studies of AGN Feedback.”

The Global Issues Colloquium
will continue at 7 p.m. April 18 in Magruder Hall 2001 when Anton Daughters, assistant professor of anthropology, presents “Globalization at the Ends of the Earth: Rural Livelihoods and Wage Labor in Southern Chile’s Archipelago of Chiloé.”

The Wind Symphony I Concert
will take place at 8 p.m. April 18 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

The Music Department Spring Gala
will take place at 7:30 p.m. April 27 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. A broad range of ensembles will be featured.

The local Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Spring Fever
8 a.m.-4 p.m. on April 27 at the Crossing Church, 810 E. Shepherd, with special student hours from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jimmy John's will be handing out samples to students with an ID. There will also be Minute to Win It games and great prize giveaways including an iPad and headphones. Tickets for students are just $1 and there is a $1 off coupon for Bellacino's on the back of each ticket to be used at a later date. For more information contact the Chamber at 660.665.3766.

Many Truman faculty, staff and students are involved in helping raise money and gathering canned food for multiple local organizations. One of those organizations is the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri at Walmart is splitting $3 million to 100 different food banks across the county and the decision on who gets that money is based upon the number of votes each one gets from now until April 30. A person can vote every day. To vote, go to and for “Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri.”

A schedule of this week’s Truman Athletics events can be found here.
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