Three weekends of 'Arabian Nights'
Kateri Chambers as
Photo by Rob Douglas
Theatre Hopkins opens its final
production of the season, Mary Zimmerman's adaptation of
The Arabian Nights, this week on the Homewood
Zimmerman, best known for her Tony Award-winning Ovid's
Metamorphoses, has also adapted The Odyssey and
Argonautika, recently seen at Washington's Shakespeare
Composer Kevin Clark, who received his master's degree from
Peabody last month, has created an original musical score for
this production. The cast, led by Peabody graduate Kateri
Chambers as Scheherazade, includes Peabody musicians Anna
Meadors and Imani Mosley. It also features Mick Simon, Laurel
Burggraf, Jim Knost and Dyana Neal.
The production runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through
June 29. See Theater.
Wed., June 11, 7:15 p.m. The JHMI Office of Cultural
Affairs presents its Summer 2008 Directors Series, featuring
the films of Joel and Ethan Coen. This week: Blood Simple.
Mountcastle Auditorium. EB
Fri., June 20, 8:30 p.m. Hopkins Summer Outdoor Films
opens with The Simpsons Movie. Sponsored by the Office of
Summer and Intersession Programs. Bring lawn chairs or
blankets. Live music begins at 7:30 p.m. Food and drink can
be brought or bought (no alcoholic beverages permitted).
Keyser Quad (rain location: Shriver Auditorium). HW
Tues., June 10, 4 p.m. "Inhalation of Ultrafine
Titanium Dioxide Augments Particle-Dependent Microvascular
Dysfunction," an Environmental Health Sciences lecture by
Vincent Castranova, West Virginia University. Co-sponsored by
Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing and the EHS Student
Organization. W1030 SPH. EB
Mon., June 23, 4 p.m. "The Male Predicament," a Center
for a Livable Future lecture by Theo Colborn, University of
Florida, Gainesville. Co-sponsored by the MidAtlantic Public
Health Training Center and the Applied Public Health Program.
W1214 SPH. EB
Mon., June 9, 10 a.m. "The Role of Parental Monitoring
During Childhood in Young Adult Alcohol Involvement," a
Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Lilian Ghandour.
845 Hampton House. EB
Mon., June 9, 3 p.m. "Effects of a Mass Media
Intervention on HIV-Related Stigma and Fear: Radio Diaries
Program in Malawi," a Health, Behavior and Society thesis
defense seminar with Alisha Creel. 244 Hampton House. EB
Tues., June 10, 10 a.m. "Autism, Autoimmunity and the
Environment: A Case-Control Study of Biomarkers of Nervous
System and Thyroid Autoimmunity, Interaction with Airborne
Pollutants and Risk for Autism," an Epidemiology thesis
defense seminar with Keely Cheslack-Postava. W1214 SPH. EB
Tues., June 10, noon. "Insulin Resistance: A
Phosphorylation-based Uncoupling of Insulin Signaling," a
Biological Chemistry seminar with Yehiel Zick, Weizmann
Institute of Science, Israel. 612 Physiology. EB
Wed., June 11, 1 p.m. "Exploring Factors That Increase
STI Risk Among Russian-Speaking Sex Workers in Tel Aviv and
Moscow," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Rachel
Weber. W2017 SPH. EB
Fri., June 13, 10:30 a.m. "Utilizing Patient and
Population Level Models to Validate Therapeutic Strategies
for Aortic Aneurysm Disease: Overcoming Barriers in
Translational Research," a Graduate Training Program in
Clinical Investigation thesis defense seminar with Benjamin
Brooke. W2029 SPH. EB
Mon., June 16, 9 a.m. "Preoperative Use of Dual
Antiplatelet Therapy and Statins in Coronary Artery Bypass
Surgery and Risk of Postoperative Surgical Site Infections
and Blood Infections at Johns Hopkins Hospital," an
Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Elena
Blasco-Colmenares. W4030 SPH. EB
Tues., June 17, noon. "N-Linked Glycosylation and
Cancer Detection," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Hui
Zhang, SoM. 612 Physiology. EB
Fri., June 13, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 10th Annual Johns
Hopkins Autoimmunity Day. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB
Fri., June 20, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Annual Johns Hopkins
University Picnic. (See "In
Brief," in this issue.) Johns Hopkins@Eastern.
Fri., June 13, and Sat., June 14, 8 p.m., and Sun., June
15, 2 p.m. Theatre Hopkins presents The Arabian Nights,
with an original musical score by Peabody composer Kevin
Clark. Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW
Workshops and Training
Center for Training and Education workshops for faculty
and staff. Register at:
Thurs., June 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Crucial
Conversations," with instructors Debbie Sampson and Pam
Somers. B103 Johns Hopkins@Eastern.
Mon., June 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Speak Like a Pro II,"
with Karen Storey. B102 Johns Hopkins@Eastern.
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