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UC Riverside chancellor at convocation

The Riverside City College Convocation will take place on Sept. 30 at 9:30 a.m. in the A.G. Paul Quadrangle.

UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy P. White is the scheduled speaker. He is internationally known for his work in muscle plasticity, injury and aging,

Warp speed to the Metropolitan Showcase

Star Trek: The Exhibition is now showing at the Metropolitan Showcase.
It is open daily 12-8 p.m. and features costumes, props and setpieces from the various “Star Trek” TV shows and movies. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children and seniors.
The Metropolitan Showcase is located at 3800 Main St. on the corner of Main Street and University Avenue. 
‘Go, Go, Go’ see ‘Joseph’

Performance Riverside is opening its 2010-2011 season with the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

This rock opera tells the biblical story of Joseph of Canaan and features show-stopping numbers “Close Every Door,” “Any Dream Will Do” and “Go, Go, Go Joseph.”
The show will be in the Landis Performing Arts Center on Sept, 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 2 p.m.
Tickets range from $27-$48 and can be purchased at the box office, by phone at 951-222-8100 or at

West meets east

The Riverside City College Study Abroad Program is heading to Beijing, China during the spring 2011 semester.
The trip is from March 3-May 14 2011 and offers courses in political science and philosophy.
The cost of the program is $6,499, which includes round trip airfare, transportation to and from the airport, shared accomodations, breakfast and lunch, walking tours, medical and travel insurance and orientation materials.
For more information contact Jan Schall at or Bill Despres at or stop by Quad 100.

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