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Novi Trio

The Novi Trio, featuring Assistant Professor Krista Jobson on flute, Professor Joel Pagan on viola and Lecturer I Hector Rodriguez on guitar, will perform at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Complex on the Edinburg campus. The concert will feature music from Brazil, Cuba, Puerto Rico and other countries in a wide range of musical styles. Admission is free. For more information, call 882-7025.

Tuesday

Harpsichord Festival

Students, faculty and guest artists will perform early music on the School of Music’s own harpsichord. The event will feature pieces composed by Bach, Scarlatti and others at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Complex Auditorium on the Edinburg campus and Nov. 13 in the Texas Southmost College Arts Center in Brownsville. Admission is free. For more information, call 882-7025.

Movember

Phi Kappa Theta will host Movember to raise awareness about men’s health, testicular and penile cancers and mental disorders that men face from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Union Commons (Brick Wall B) on the Edinburg campus. For more information, call 867-5047.

Vaqueros Vote

The Student Union Commons on the Edinburg campus will serve as an Hidalgo County polling site for the Texas constitutional amendments election from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  For more information, call the Hidalgo County Elections Department at 318-2570.

Wednesday

Percussion Ensemble

The UTRGV Percussion Chamber Ensemble, under the direction of music Professor Mark Joseph Ramírez and part-time Lecturer Ron Schermerhorn, will perform works by Ramírez, Michael Burritt, Nigel Westlake, Irwin Bazelon, Steve Reich and others at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Complex on the Edinburg campus. Admission is $5. For more information, call 882-7025.

Piano concert

Sean Chen, an American award-winning pianist, will perform at 7 p.m. in the Texas Southmost College Arts Center in Brownsville. General admission is $15, $10 for senior citizens and $5 for students. The performance will take place at the same time Thursday in the Performing Arts Complex Auditorium on the Edinburg campus. For more information, call 882-7025.

Thursday

Student Chamber Ensembles

The Student Chamber Ensemble recital will feature the UTRGV Flute Ensemble, under the direction of Lecturer I Brielle Frost, and the UTRGV Clarinet Ensemble, under the direction of Associate Professor Jonathan Guist. The Flute Ensemble will perform three works by Christopher Caliendo, Phyllis Avidan Louke and David Marlatt. The Clarinet Ensemble will feature student soloists Kornel Juhasz and Tiffany Nerio accompanied by the ensemble in a performance of Amilcare Ponchielli’s showpiece for two clarinets. They will also perform works by Theresa Martin, Peter Schickele and Felix Mendelssohn. Admission is $5. For more information, call 882-7025.

Constitution Lecture Series

Dr. Lawrence Gelman, an author and political commentator, will present a lecture titled “The Constitution vs. the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution of the CSA” at 2:30 p.m. in Student Academic Center 2.129 on the Edinburg campus. The presentation is part of the Gelman Constitutional Scholars free discussion series. Students who attend have the opportunity to win one of two $250 cash awards. Food will be provided. For more information, call 665-8287.

Friday

Mariachi Aztlán Concert

The Mariachi Juvenil Aztlán and Ballet Folklórico will perform traditional Mexican folk music, including Sones Jaliscienses, Huapangos, Canciones Rancheras and Baladas Románticas at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Complex Auditorium on the Edinburg campus. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 665-3447 or 665-3422. The concert will take place at the same time Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the same location.

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

The Department of Theatre will perform William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’  at 7:30 p.m. in the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre on the Edinburg campus. General admission is $15 and $5 for students, faculty and staff. For more information, call 665-3888.

League of Legends Tournament

South Texas Summoners will host a League of Legends tournament from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Academic Center on the Edinburg campus. Registration is from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, email utrgv.sts@gmail.com. 

–Compiled by Steven Hughes

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