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Listings for Jan. 29

Get Out of Your Room …

A legend is honored

If you’ve never been to the opera, come to the Pavarotti Tribute on Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. in the Carol and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the Boca campus. Listen to the tenor singing of a musical legend come alive and enjoy the acoustics of a 60 piece orchestra. Warning: you may become addicted to opera. For tickets or more info, visit www.fauevents.com.

Answer the door, it’s the future!

Have you been freaking out about your career lately? Wonder who you’ll be and what you’ll be doing 10 years from now? Come to the FAU Spring 2009 Career Day & Technical Fair hosted by the Career Development Center on Feb. 5. Get rid of some serious career confusion. With today’s struggling economy, you can’t afford to miss this opportunity. For more info, call 561- 297-3536 or visit www.fau.edu/cdc

La Boheme

Craving some live entertainment? Come to the successful and popular opera La Boheme at 8 p.m. on Feb. 18 in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the Boca campus. Be prepared to be swept into the city of Paris and relish the drama. For more info or for tickets, visit www.fauevents.com.

Forms in Space

Like beauty, abstract art is in the eye of the beholder. Enjoy William Leizman’s artwork in the Student Resources Atrium on the Jupiter campus now through Feb. 13. Who knows, maybe it’ll provide some insight into your own mind. For more info, contact Margaret Allen at 561-799-8105 or [email protected]. 

Get Off Campus …

Billy Joel at Hard Rock 

If you’re in the mood to hit the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, make sure you make time for rocking out to Billy Joel on Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. or Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. You can party with and like a rock star! For more info or for tickets, visit www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com or www.ticketmaster.com. 

A fair warning 

It’s 17 days of festival fun, but its days here are numbered. Enjoy the remaining days of the South Florida Fair now through Feb. 1 at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach. It’s a perfect outing for friends, family or a couple looking to enjoy games, rides, food and contests. You’ll forget you’re in Florida. For more info, call 561-793-0333 or visit www.southfloridafair.com. 

Jazz plus art equals free fun 

Listen to some jazz while you enjoy artwork at downtown Delray Beach’s Art & Jazz on the Avenue on Thursday, Jan. 29. It’s a perfect opportunity for socializing and shopping — so get out there. For more info, visit www.downtowndelraybeach.com. 

Get a Gig …

Chic-Fill-A looks for team members

Looking for a flexible job that’s nearby? Apply to be a team member at the Chick-fil-A located in the Town Center mall in Boca. It’s close to the Boca campus, and you might benefit greatly from employee discounts. To apply, visit www.snagajob.com.

Bed Bath and Beyond cashiers

Searching for a part-time job? Apply to be a cashier at the Bed Bath & Beyond in Boynton Beach. Though it may not be near the Boca campus, at least you’ll be exposed to some tension-relieving aromatherapy. To apply, visit www.snagajob.com. 

Get Free Money …

Attention biomed students

You can earn up to $1,000 if you’re a full-time undergraduate or graduate biomedical student pursuing a career in scientific/biomedical visual communications. The BioCommunications Association’s scholarship is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. To apply, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.bca.org. Don’t forget your proof of enrollment, transcript, portfolio and letter(s) of recommendation.  The deadline is March 31.

Imagine-neer the $$$

If you’re majoring in engineering or manufacturing, you could win a renewable $2,000 scholarship. You must be a sophomore, junior or senior and have a 3.0 GPA and at least 30 credit hours. The Arthur and Gladys Cervenka Scholarships give preference to students at Florida institutions, so hurry up and apply! The deadline is Feb. 1.  For more info, visit www.sme.org/foundation. 

Random Listing of the Week …

One person’s loss is another person’s gain

The struggling real estate market has recently led to the foreclosure of many homes. But someone’s loss can be your gain. Real Estate Disposition Company (REDC) is holding public foreclosure auctions all over Florida for houses that must be sold on Feb. 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15 and 16. Attend an open house and register to attend the auctions and bid. For more info, visit www.ushomeauction.com or call 800-793-6107. 

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