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Service night, Brahms Festival recital kick off week’s events

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During the UH Law Center’s group advising session, students may ask any number of questions to a member of the admissions staff. | Jack Chaiyakhom/The Cougar

Gather your pens, highlighters and planners to note down this week’s informative events.

Students on campus any day this week have the opportunity to attend the Metropolitan Volunteer Program’s Service Night, the Brahms Festival opening recital, the Blake Rayne Exhibition, a conversation about hip-hop and masculinity and a UH Law Center admissions group advising session.

Monday: Metropolitan Volunteer Program’s Service Night

Skyline Room – Student Center South, Room 223

6 – 8 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the homeless, dog toys for Houston BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions, cards for veterans and hospital patients and no-sew blankets for Star of Hope. The event is sponsored by the Metropolitan Volunteer Program and is free to attend. Contact Chris Pinto at 832-842-6234 for more information.

Tuesday: Brahms Festival: Opening Recital

Dudley Recital Hall

7:30 – 9 p.m.

There will be four evenings of vocal and keyboard chamber music by Johannes Brahms featuring UH faculty and guest artists. There will also be lectures by Andrew Davis, College of the Arts interim dean and director of Moores School of Music, before each concert. Works include Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103, Die Mainacht and Botschaft, to name a few.

General attendance costs $12 and students/seniors’ tickets are $7. Contact the Moores School of Music Box Office at 713-743-3388 to purchase tickets.

Wednesday: Blake Rayne Exhibition

Blaffer Art Museum

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Javier Sánchez Martínez, Cynthia Woods Mitchell curatorial fellow at Blaffer Art Museum, organized “Blake Rayne,” which is the first solo museum presentation dedicated to the work of the New York-based artist. It showcases 10 years of practice through more than 30 works that include paintings, silkscreens, sculptures and more. Known for shaping current painting debates, Rayne considers how the art form is responding to shifts in technology, labor conditions and temporal paradigms.

Thursday: A Conversation About Hip-Hop and Masculinity

Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion – M.D. Anderson Library

1 – 2 p.m.

Presented by UH Libraries and UH Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program,“A Conversation About Hip Hop and Masculinity” will be a conversation between scholars – Professor Mark Anthony Neal of Duke University and Professor Anthony B. Pinn of Rice University. There will also be a pop-up exhibit of photographs from the Peter Beste and Lance Scott Walker Houston Rap Collection with an introduction from archivist Julie Grob.

Friday: University of Houston Law Center Admissions Group Advising Session

University of Houston Law Center Office of Admissions

1 – 2 p.m.

The UH Law Center Office of Admissions is hosting a small group advising session to help applicants learn more about UH Law Center programs and the admissions process. The session is specifically organized to answer attendees’ questions. Tours of the Law Center are also available immediately before the group advising session at noon.

Students can RSVP by calling 713-743-2280.

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