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USA National Gymnastics Championships <i>Tomorrow</i> This ad could be construed as a shameless plug for the sports section, but it bears mentioning regardless. Starting Thursday, SPU will host the 2007 USA National Gymnastics Championships for a three-day event full of high bars, balancing on the beam, and the gravity-defying vault. <i>Thursday through Saturday.</i> Times vary. […]

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Maji Mazuri Benefit <i>Tomorrow</i> Take a weekday break at the Maji Mazuri Benefit Concert and Dessert tomorrow evening at First Free Methodist Church, which features a variety of bands comprising current SPU students and alumni. <i>Tomorrow.</i> Suggested donation $10. 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fine Arts Center, First Free Methodist Church, 3200 Third Ave. W. […]

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Debra Dean Reading <i>Tomorrow</i> Novelist and adjunct English professor Debra Dean debuts her first novel, "The Madonnas of Leningrad," this week at the Art Center Gallery. It is told from the perspective of an Alzheimer’s patient who worked at Leningrad’s Hermitage Museum during World War II. and has already been selected as a New York […]

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Invisible Children <i>Tomorrow</i> The production and distribution team of the moving "Invisible Children" documentary that describes the experiences of child soldiers in Uganda will visit campus tomorrow for part two of the forum from last year. Sponsored by the African Connect Student Union. <i>Tomorrow.</i> Free. 7-8:30 p.m. Demaray Hall 150. Concert and Chamber Choirs <i>Friday</i> […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby <i>Tomorrow</i> Sorry boys, this one is just for the ladies. The fifth annual women’s forum on sex, aptly named "Let’s Talk About Sex," will be held tomorrow night, with a couple of hours full of very frank discussion. <i>Tomorrow.</i> Free. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Upper Gwinn. SPU Men’s & Women’s Choirs <i>Friday</i> […]

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SPU Jazz Ensemble Concert <i>Tomorrow</i> Bill Park directs the always-fantastic SPU Jazz Ensemble tomorrow evening for their winter concert. <i>Tomorrow.</i> Free. 7:30-9:30 p.m. McKinley Hall Bach Theatre; for more information, call the Fine Arts office at (206) 281-2205. SPU Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert <i>Tomorrow</i> Continuing with the musical theme, Thursday night also features the SPU […]

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"Grossology" Exhibit <i>Thursday</i> For the insanely curious, or just the slightly interested, Pacific Science Center has opened its latest exhibit (probably geared toward 6-year-old boys, but who cares) called "Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body." The exhibit explores the "how" behind some of the yuckiest and messiest things our bodies do. Runs everyday […]