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April 2017

Spartans vs. Zombies

April 9 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm
Free

SVZ is a giant game of tag that takes over the MSU campus for one week. ​ Students equip themselves with foam dart blasters, orange bandannas, and a healthy dose of paranoia to survive the growing zombie apocalypse. ​ SVZ is East Lansing's giant version of a classic college game played on campuses worldwide. An MSU tradition, we had over 300 players last year. ​ The game is priced for college students (it's free). Get more information. This year, it…

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A Free Digital Society, a Quello Lecture by Richard Stallman

April 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
145 CAS Building, 404 Wilson Road
East Lansing, 48823 United States
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A Free Digital Society Quello Lecture by Dr Richard Stallman Abstract There are many threats to freedom in the digital society. They include massive surveillance, censorship, digital handcuffs, nonfree software that controls users, and the War on Sharing. Other threats come from use of web services. Finally, we have no positive right to do anything in the Internet; every activity is precarious, and can continue only as long as companies are willing to cooperate with it. Biographical Sketch Dr. Richard…

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Karl Gude Free Drawing Workshop at MSU

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 175, ComArtSci, 404 Wilson Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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Would you like to learn how to draw more than just stick people? Here is your chance to understand how artsits see the world and break down what's in front of you into component parts that can be captured on paper. Join us for this two hour workshop taught by former Newsweek artist Karl Gude. All are welcome, not just students. First hour will be drawing from life, second hour cartooning.

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Screening and Q&A with Academy Award winner Elise Conklin

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
145 CAS Building, 404 Wilson Road
East Lansing, 48823 United States
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  Elise Conklin has become a popular name around campus within the past year. The MSU senior and WKAR student-intern made an impact by winning a 2016 Student Academy Award for her documentary: "From Flint: Voiced of a Poisoned City." Come hear how Elise won one of the film industry's most prestigious awards on Wednesday, April 19th from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. in ComArtSci room 145. Watch the film and join Elise, her crew and advisor Bob Albers while…

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INOCENTE Documentary Film Screening

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
MSU Main LIbrary Green Room W449, 366 W Circle Dr
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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A screening of the film INOCENTE followed by a Q&A with Inocente and Academy Award winning producer Susan MacLaury. Presented by the Department of Media and Information, the Film Studies program, the School of Journalism, the Chicano/Latino Studies Department, the Julian Samora Research Institute, Media Sandbox, the College Assistance Migrant Program, the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, and the College of Arts and Letters Questions? Email hsucarle@msu.edu

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An Evening with Academy Award Winning Producer & Director Damon Russell!

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
MSU Main LIbrary Green Room W449, 366 W Circle Dr
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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Free

This Thursday spend time with Academy Award winning producer and director, Damon Russell! 7:30pm in the Main Library (4th floor, W449). There will be a screening and discussion of the short films Curfew and Cul de Sac.

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May 2017

Bob Albers Retirement Celebration

May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WKAR Studio A, Communication Arts and Sciences, 404 Wilson Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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An extraordinary era on campus is coming to a close as Bob Albers will be retiring this summer. His many contributions and his commitment to MSU and Media Sandbox will be recognized at several special events.  ComArtSci, the Department of Media and Information, and WKAR will celebrate his contributions as a teacher and mentor with a special event on Monday, May 1, 2017, to which you are most welcome (please RSVP at http://bobalbers.eventbrite.com). While Bob knows about this retirement party in…

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MSU GameDev Showcase 2017

May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Room 154 ComArtSci, 404 Wilson Road
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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Free

On Thursday May 4th we will be hosting our end of year student game showcase! The best game projects developed by students during the past academic year at MSU will be available for you to play. There will be a People's Choice and Best in Show award at the end of the showcase, so be sure to stay 'till the end! Friends and family are welcome, and May the 4th be with you!

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East Lansing Art Festival

May 19 @ 8:00 am - May 21 @ 5:00 pm
Downtown East Lansing, East Lansing, MI 48823 United States + Google Map

The mission of the ELAF is to enhance the sense of community and appreciation of art, culture and creativity in East Lansing and the greater Lansing region. The East Lansing Art Festival debuted in 1964 as Greenwich Village Days, a sidewalk art sale designed as a project for a student advertising club at Michigan State University. Later, the ELAF was presented as an event to spark interest in downtown East Lansing as a premier place to shop. In the 54…

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June 2017

LoungeBrite – Idea Sharing and Generating

June 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gravity Works, 1132 N Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48906 United States
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$6.27

An open space for sharing ideas in creative design and web development OpenSpace events follow a very small set of rules that allow people to interact with each other in a creative and productive way. Sessions are decided by the attendees when the event first starts, and are encouraged to move to a different session if they feel they are not getting enough out of their current session. Visit the website to register!

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