What's up on campus

Published February 14, 2007

Area universities and colleges offer educational lectures and programs open to the public. The Times lists these events in an occasional column. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Send information at least two weeks in advance to Catherine Cushing, the Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731.

Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave. S

St. Petersburg, 864-7979

Charles L. Mee's play Big Love will be presented at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Feb. 22-24; and at 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 25 at Bininger Theater. This remake of Aeschylus' Danaids tells of 50 brides who flee from their 50 grooms. Tickets are $10. Information: 864-8279.

Stephen and Timothy Quay's 2005 film The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday at Miller Auditorium. The horror film is about a doctor who abducts a beautiful opera singer to make her part of a mechanical musical contraption. Not suitable for children.

University of South Florida St. Petersburg

140 Seventh Ave. S

St. Petersburg

The public is invited to attend the Journalist and War Conference, 1-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, at Steidinger Auditorium, 100 Eighth Ave. SE.

Guest speakers include National Public Radio's Corey Flintoff, former BBC reporter Martin Bell and former New York Times South and Southeast Asia correspondent Barbara Crossette.

War Made Easy, a documentary by conference participant Norman Solomon, will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday at Davis Hall, Room 130. Information: 873-4857 or 873-4850.

St. Petersburg College

6605 Fifth Ave. N

St. Petersburg

SPC celebrates Black History Month with these events this week:

Harambee Black Student Union poetry forum, 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Administration Building, Room 180.

All About Soul Fashion Extravaganza, 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Music Center.

Book Discussion, James McBride's Color of Water, 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at West Community Library at SPC, Room 142.

For information, call 341-4345.