Thursday, March 5
WWI symposium — As part of Mississippi University for Women’s World War I symposium, Dr. Tom Velek speaks on “Blood and Guts but Little Glory: When Military Leadership Fails the Soldiers” at 6 p.m. in Nissan Auditorium in Parkinson Hall on The W campus. Free to the public.
Cherry Dunn recital — The public is invited to a recital by Dr. Cherry Dunn, soprano, of the Mississippi University for Women faculty. The program begins at 7:30 p.m. in Poindexter Hall on campus. Admission is free.
Thursday through Sunday, March 5-8
“Our Town” — The Columbus Community Theatre presents Thornton Wilder’s classic play in the Rosenzweig Arts Center Omnova Theater at 7 p.m. March 5-7, with additional 2 p.m. performances March 7-8. Tickets are $10. Purchase advance tickets for desired date at columbus-arts.org, or contact the Columbus Arts Council, 501 Main St., 662-328-2787.
Thursday and Friday,
Women of Color Summit — This two-day summit at Mississippi State’s Colvard Student Union is titled “Making a Global Impact: Empowering Women Through Self, Health and Wealth.” For information on planned events, visit oidi.msstate.edu/woc or contact Katherine Campbell or NaToya Hill, 662-325-2493.
Friday, March 20
Golden Gala — The Columbus Arts Council’s 50th anniversary Golden Gala begins at 6 p.m. at the Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St. Tickets are $50, available through March 13, and include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, live music, and silent and live auctions. Purchase online at columbus-arts.org, or call the CAC, 662-328-2787 Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, March 21
Italian Ideals — The Starkville-MSU Symphony Orchestra presents a concert of works by Italian composers and music inspired by Italy at Lee Hall on the MSU campus. The free concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24
Montalto recital — A recital by Mississippi University for Women faculty member Dr. Richard Montalto begins at 7:30 p.m. in Poindexter Hall on the MUW campus. Free to the public.
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