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October 24, 2003

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Ringside with Mick Foley
Oct. 29, 8 p.m., Stephens
He had three personalities in the ring (Cactus Jack, Mankind, Dude Love) and a few more outside (best-selling author, actor, talk show personality). Former pro-wrestler Mick Foley will talk wrestling and writing.

Computer pioneer, crystal ball
Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., Stephens
What John Vincent Atanasoff began in the basement of the Physics Building decades ago, computer pioneers like Gordon Bell have nurtured into the Information Age. On the occasion of Atanasoff's birthday, Bell (now a senior Microsoft researcher) will talk about JVA and what's next in the digital world.

Giant puppets
Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m., Stephens
Giant, life-size puppets, Engelbert Humperdinck's operetta, and nifty special effects spice up the tale of two siblings and a witch in Theatre Sans Fil's Hansel and Gretel.

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