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September 26, 2003

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For Frodo fans
Sept. 28, 1 p.m.
Sun Room, MU
Lord of the Rings fans can hear the goods on Gollum (or at least his creator) as Joseph Pearce discusses "J.R.R. Tolkien: The Man and the Myth." Pearce is writer-in-residence and professor of literature at Ave Maria College in Michigan.

Like father, like son
Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m.
$20 public, Maintenance Shop
Slide on into the weekend with musician T.S. Monk and his jazz sextet, as they perform numbers from Monk's newest recording, Crosstalk. Monk is the son of the late jazz great Thelonious Monk.

Fleet street
Oct. 3, 5:30 p.m.
ISU cross country course, Hayward Avenue and Mortenson Road
Watch poetry in motion as Iowa State hosts the 2003 ISU Memorial Cross Country meet. The women's 4,000-meter run will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men's 4,000 or 6,000-meter run beginning at 6 p.m.

Hi-yo, Silver!
Oct. 8-24
Gallery 181, College of Design
Twenty-five faculty artists celebrate 25 years of the College of Design in "Silver Reflections." This art exhibit produced by retired ISU design professors will feature drawings, paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, models, mixed media, fiber art and musical instruments.

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