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Events:

All-Campus Art Show: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter. Artwork by MacArthur Campus students, faculty and staff will be on display from May 15 through August 11. Displays will be in the Student Resources (SR) Atrium and Library Gallery. For more information, call (561) 799-8000.

CONSTRUCT: Monday, May 1 through Thursday, August 31 at the Wimberly Library, 2nd Floor and Jaffe Book Arts Gallery, 3rd Floor. “Inspired by the sounds of jack hammers, cement pumps, and nail guns operating on compressed air, and by the sight and gritty feel of white dust coating our display cases, the Jaffe Collection has put together an exhibit of artists’ books that deal with the topic of construction,”said John Cutrone, book arts coordinator. The “CONSTRUCT” exhibit takes a broad view of the idea of construction, and includes books with architectural elements, books that explore concepts of construction, books that open into rooms and spaces… even a book by a Russian Constructivist artist. The exhibition is free and open to the public. For additional information, call (561) 297-0226 or visit www.jaffecollection.org, where you can tour the exhibition virtually.

Spirit of America: A Celebration of American Independence in music, Sunday, July 2 at 3 p.m. at FAU’s University Center, Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium FAU Libraries’ “Spirit of America” concert, a celebration of American Independence, will feature the 20-piece Klezmer Company Orchestra and a guest vocalist. They will perform classical, folk, Broadway music, and American marches, including works by Copland, Ives, Foster, Joplin, Cohan and Sousa. “Before American composers produced a great body of work for our country, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson were listening to and playing the works of Mozart – the most popular composer of the time,” said Aaron Kula, conductor, Klezmer Company Orchestra. “Mozart’s famous “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” will open the concert.” The program will include “Appalachian Spring,” “Turkey in the Straw,” “Liberty Bell Hoe Down,” ” My Old Kentucky Home,” “Ring, Ring De Banjo,””You’re a Grand Old Flag,” “I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy,” and the rousing “Stars and Stripes.” Additional support for the “Spirit of America” concert is provided by FAU’s Lifelong Learning Society. Tickets are $15 and $12. For reservations, call (800) 564-9539 or visit www.fauevents.com.

“A Streetcar Named Desire”: Friday, June 23, 2006 at 8 p.m. at the College of Arts and Letters Studio One Theatre, Boca Raton campus. A performance of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer-Prize winning drama. For tickets and information call (800) 564-9539 or visit www.fauevents.com. Also showing on the June 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. and 2 p.m. respectively.

“Oklahoma!”: Friday, June 30 at 8 p.m., College of Arts and Letters University Theatre, Boca Raton campus. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic family musical. For tickets and information call (800) 564-9539 or visit www.fauevents.com.

An American Songbook: This revue of the music of Cole Porter – the bon-vivant who was the master of the sophisticated popular song – includes “Begin the Beguine,” “Let’s Misbehave,” “It’s De-Lovely,” “Night & Day,” “Anything Goes,” “Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love),” “Just One of Those Things,” “In the Still of the Night,” and many moreselections from his prolific and productive career. The show is Friday July 28 at 8 p.m. and again for three more consecutive days. For further show times and ticket information visit www.fauevents.com.

Battle of the Bands: Moonfarm and 30 other bands battle for a shot at $50,000, Sunday, June 18 at 7 p.m. Come watch the fight at Murphy’s Law, 5703 Seminole Way, Hollywood. For more information, call (954) 791-4782.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited: Who knows if it’ll match the Fogerty original, but Friday, June 23 at 8 p.m. come and hear their best efforts. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach. For tickets and information, call (561) 832-7469 or visit www.kravis.org.

Steely Dan and Michael McDonald: Be sure to pack your yuppie parents for this one. Wednesday, August 9 at the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Casino. For info and outrageously priced tickets (support those aging rockers!) call (954) 797-5331 or visitseminolehardrockhollywood.com/entertainment.Socialist Party USA: Hey kids, wanna talk politics? If you are interested in improving your country, think about attending a meeting! Contact Marc for more information: [email protected]

Scholarships:

More information for the following scholarships can be found at fau.edu/finaid

FAU Faculty & Staff Legacy Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to qualified children and grandchildren of FAU current, retired, emeritus faculty and staff members. Applicants must be enrolled as a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student and have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Preference is given to students who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is renewable. There is NO deadline to submit this application.

Louise Wood Memorial Breast Cancer Scholarship: Applicant must be a full time or part time Broward student who is either a recent survivor of, or currently being treated for breast cancer. The student must be in good standing, maintain a 2.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and submit a short 300-word essay about their selves. In the essay, please state whether you currently have or have had breast cancer.

Dania Beach Scholarship: This scholarship is open to admitted students to FAU with a primary address from the City of Dania. Students must also maintain a 3.0 GPA, enroll in a full-time degree-seeking program and demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship: The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers a competition for awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for US undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. For more information regarding eligibility, scholarship timelines, application deadlines and others, please refer to http://www.iie.org/programs/gilman/index.html.

Broward Shell Club Scholarship: This scholarship is available for undergraduate or graduate students majoring in the field of marine biology at local colleges or universities. The guidelines for the award are very simple. The student’s coursework should include some aspect of malacology (taxonomy, habitat studies, pollution effects, DNA analysis, etc.) and the applicant will be requested to make a presentation to the Club about their research and how the award assisted them in their goals. Please stop by the Financial Aid office on the Boca campus to obtain a copy of the application.

Jobs:

Field Assistant: Local real estate investor needs reliable, part-time assistant, with car to put out signs in specified areas on Friday afternoons and retrieve signs on Sunday afternoons. Pay is $1.50 per sign. Put out 50 signs collect $75 dollars. It only takes a couple of hours, MAX. I will also pay you $5 dollars for each lead you find on vacant houses and I’ll pay you a $250 bonus if I buy them. Work your own schedule. No experience necessary. Please call (561) 703-9647.

Administrative Assistant: West Boca Home Owners Association. 10 hours per week. Salary is negotiable based upon experience. Please call (561) 883-5240.

Data Entry: Looking for someone with accurate data entry skills to work in our fast-paced finance department. Qualified applicants must be extremely detail oriented, able to multi-task and have a pleasant phone voice. At least 2 years customer service required. 500 a week with paid holidays and benefits. Job is in Deerfield. Call Ms.Roberts @ (954) 771-7777 x.77669.

Companion Helper: Widow, 97 and son need help. Own room & board, salary. Good second job. Please call (954) 663-4568.

Digital Photographer: Photographer needed for real estate. No experience necessary, will train. Must own a PC. Please email to [email protected]

MISCELLANEOUS:Townhouse for Rent in Deerfield Beach: three bedroom right off Sawgrass Expwy. 24-hour security guard. Two pools, tennis, basketball, volleyball court. Call Kim (954) 428-8345.