Persepolis author to give presentation at TTU on April 7

Marjane Satrapi, the author and illustrator of the graphic novel Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood will give a presentation on Tuesday, April 7. Satrapi’s autobiographical book tells about her life growing up in Tehran in the midst of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. The book has also been transformed into a film of the same title nominated for an Academy Award in animation. The presentation will take place at 7 p.m. in Derryberry Auditorium and will be followed by a question and answer session and a book signing.

Center Stage Events
Multicultural Evening will take place on Wednesday, April 8, at 6 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. The event will feature free authentic Italian cuisine, Polish dancing, and student cultural presentations.

TTU Music
Jacob Vidourek will perform an oboe recital on Sunday, April 5, at 1 p.m.

Derek Cunningham will perform a tuba recital on Sunday, April 5, at 2 p.m.

Box, Smith, and Yates will also hold a tuba recital on Sunday, April 5, at 3:30 p.m.

The Concert Choir will perform on Tuesday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m.

The TTU Percussion Ensembles will hold a concert on Wednesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m.

Second Instrument Night will be held on Thursday, April 9, at 7 p.m.

Joan Derryberry Art Gallery
The Environmental Installation of Shawn R. Skabelund will be on display in the Joan Derryberry Art Gallery until April 10.

Appalachian Center for Craft
The Faculty: Brady, Brock, Campbell, Coogan & Pitelka, A Variety of Contemporary Craft Media exhibit, will be on display in Gallery Two until April 14.

The Appalachian Center for Craft is located six miles off Hwy. 56 (Interstate 40, Exit 273) near Smithville. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The Joan Derryberry Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the University Center and is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Backdoor Playhouse is located in Jere Whitson Memorial Building. For more information, call 372-6595. Unless noted otherwise, all concerts are free and take place in the Bryan Fine Arts Building. The concert schedule is subject to change. For more information, call 372-3161.

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