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By SUZANNE SCRUGGS

© St. Petersburg Times, published April 6, 2001


EVENTS: UT presents the 10th Annual Brian Claar Classic at 1:30 p.m. today at the Heritage Harbor Golf and Country Club in Lutz. This event is named after the Hall of Fame golfer who graduated from UT in 1981, and he is a member of the PGA Tour. All of the tax-deductible proceeds will benefit the Tampa Alpha Scholarship Fund. Cost is $125 individual registration, sponsorships are also available. Call Tom Meachum (727) 533-8484 or Natalie Preston (813) 253-6268.

ART: UT is hosting the annual juried student art exhibition today through April 26. An opening reception honoring the artists will be from 7-9 p.m. today in the Scarfone/Hartley Galleries on campus. Evelyn Craft, director of the Arts Center in St. Petersburg, will award $3,000 in cash prizes to students for works among the paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, mixed media, sculpture and ceramics in the exhibition. Admission is free. Call Dorothy Cowden (813) 253-6217. HCC presents "The Green Man Returns -- An Installation For Spring" today through April 15 in the Ybor campus art gallery. The show features the cast and sculpted glass artworks of HCC sculpture professor Susan Gott. Gott's sculptural glass embodies her interest in mythological imagery, symbolism and traditions from historic and ancient cultures. The Green Man installation investigates and reinterprets this ancient image of creativity through life-size glass floor sculptures and wall installations. Gott is a glass artist and educator who owns and operates the Phoenix Glass Studio in Tampa. She earned an MFA in sculptural glass from Kent State University and studied glass at Pilchuck, Haystack and Penland schools. Call (813) 253-7674.

USF is hosting the 25th Annual Juried USF Student Art Exhibition through April 20 in the contemporary art museum on campus. The exhibition features the work of USF graduate and undergraduate students in all media. Call (813) 974-4133 or (813) 974-2360.

THEATER: USF's Department of Theatre presents The Life and Death of Marilyn Monroe by German playwright Gerlind Reinshagen at 8 p.m. today and April 7-12 in Theatre 2 on campus. The play is a surreal wild ride through the glitzy, glamorous Hollywood circus of moguls, stars, lovers, agents, columnists and fans. Admission is $8 adults, $4 students and seniors. Call (813) 974-2323.

UT presents live theatre "Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel." The single character performance of Maggie-Laundress at the Tampa Bay Hotel 1920, played by Gloria Bailey, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Henry B. Plant Museum. Admission is $5 adults, $3 children. Call (813) 254-1891, ext. 23.

DANCE: UT presents the Student Dance Happening at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Martinez Sports Center on campus. The concert features rock ballet, modern, tap and jazz styles. The event travels around campus led by guides. This event is free. Call Susan Taylor Lennon (813) 253-3333, ext. 3745.

LECTURE: USF welcomes guest lecturer, Gloria Duran from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at the USF Tampa library, fourth floor. Duran, a literature professor, University of Connecticut and Yale College (retired), lectures on the works of Carlos Fuentes and author of Archetypes of Carlos Fuentes. Call (813) 974-3547.

MUSIC: USF's School of Music will host a saxophone studio recital at 2 p.m. Sunday in the music recital hall (FAH 101). The recital features students of Valerie Gillespie. The recital is free.

USF's Music School is hosting a concert by the USF Faculty Chamber Players at 8 p.m. Monday in the music recital hall (FAH 101). $4 general admission, $3 students and seniors. Call (813) 974-2323. USF's Music School hosts a concert with the USF Jazz Chamber Ensembles at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the music recital hall (FAH 101). $4 general admission, $3 students and seniors. Call (813) 974-2323. USF's Music School hosts a concert by the USF Percussion Ensemble at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 12 in Theatre 1. Robert McCormick will be the conductor. The program will feature the music of Texas-based composer Daniel Adams. The program includes a percussion-theater work by London-based composer Steven Montague. $4 general admission, $3 students and seniors. Call (813) 974-2323.

- Send information for the Campus Calendar to Suzanne Scruggs, St. Petersburg Times, 1000 N. Ashley Drive, Suite 700, Tampa, FL 33602, or fax it to her at (813) 226-3381.

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