October at TAMIU features Art, Music, Lectures, Athletics

October at TAMIU Offers
Art, Music, Lectures, Athletics

This October, Texas A&M International University will be the host to several on-campus events full of music, art, lectures and athletics. 

Highlights include the 3rd Annual AutMus Fest as well as other music performances by Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra, and a Steinway Piano Recital. 

Also, the A.R. Sánchez Distinguished Lecture Series continues Oct. 11 with “Einstein in the 21st Century” featuring Dr. Alan Lightman in the TAMIU Center for the Fine and Performing Arts
Recital Hall.

October TAMIU Arts events include:

TAMIU’s Center for Fine and Performing Arts will be the host to music recitals and art gallery exhibitions.

Oct. 11 will be the final day to visit the exhibit “Mutations,” ceramic sculptures, drawings and paintings by Georgia Tambasis.

Oct. 18 will be the opening reception to the latest gallery exhibition “Bon Voyage Monsoons de Pileon,” a multi- media installation by Richie Budd in Center for Fine and Performing Arts Gallery. Reception is from 5-8 p.m. Gallery hours are from 12-5 p.m. Monday thru Thursday.

October TAMIU Music events include:

3rd Annual AutMus Fest on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 2 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. on TAMIU front lawn (University Boulevard).  AutMus is a celebration of music and offers a variety of artists and genres. Food and refreshments will be available, as will fun games and activities for children. AutMus Fest is presented by the TAMIU Alumni Association. More information is available at autmusfest.com

Saturday, Oct. 20 – Voice Studio Recital, Center for Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall at 4 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 20 – Steinway Piano Recital Series featuring Kate Stevens, Center for Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall at 8 p.m.

Sunday, Oct 28 – Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra “Epic Moments”- TAMIU Center for Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall at 4 p.m.

For more information, please call the department of fine and performing arts at 326.2654 or visit tamiu.edu/coas/fpa/coe

October TAMIU Lectures include:

Thursday, Oct. 11 - the A.R. Sanchez Distinguished Lecture Series continuing with “Einstein in the 21st Century” featuring Dr. Alan Lightman, Oct. 11 in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall at 7 p.m.  Additional information is available at tamiu.edu/coas/documents/AR_Sanchez07-08.pdf

Wednesday, Oct. 17 - the Center of Western Hemispheric Trade will present the first of the 2007/2008 Keynote Speaker Series featuring Dr. Stephen P. Magee with “Politicians vs. Lawyers and the Decline and Fall of the Great Superpowers” in Western Hemispheric Trade Center, room 111 at 7:30 p.m.

For more information about any of the lectures in the Series, please call 326.2820, visit offices in the Western Hemispheric Trade Center, room 206, or e-mail cswht@tamiu.edu.

Numerous October TAMIU Dustdevils Athletics events are offered:

General admission tickets for home games are $5, $3 for students, and free for anyone with a TAMIU ID. For more information, call 326.2891 or visit goDustdevils.com


Tuesday, Oct. 2 – Southwestern at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 3 – St. Edward’s at 7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 4 – Texas A&M/Kingsville at 7 p.m.

Women’s Soccer

Thursday, Oct. 4 – UT Permian Basin at 3 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 6 – Dallas Baptist at 1 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 25 – Dallas Baptist at 1 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 27 – UT-Permian Basin at 1 p.m.

Men’s Soccer

Friday, Oct. 26 – St. Edwards at 3 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 28 – West Texas A&M at 1 p.m.

A full year-long calendar of selected TAMIU events is available at tamiu.edu/calendar

A searchable calendar is accessed at tamiu.edu/calendar. University office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu

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