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We Run the City 5K/10K Race

We Run the City is an annual 5K run/walk & 10K run is a rivalry race between USC and UCLA that supports Special Olympics Southern California. Official timing will be carried out for this race by Run Racing, a premier event production company based in Southern California. Their events include the JetBlue Long Beach Marathon, Dana Point Turkey Trot, Holiday Half Marathon, and many more. 

Alumni, faculty, fans, staff, and students of USC and UCLA will compete for bragging rights and the We Run the City trophy.

2017 Advances in GI Cancer Symposium

This two-day course is a series of lectures demonstrating the opportunities and challenges that personalized therapy brings to gastrointestinal cancers. USC faculty experts will focus on current advances in the following topics: rapid technological advances in endoscopy and EUS, molecular advances refining diagnosis and spawning new therapies, as well as development of new surgical procedures. The purpose of the symposium is to update physicians with multidisciplinary approaches to developing integrated care plans, for diagnosis and personalized cancer therapy for patients with gastrointestinal cancer. Participants can attain and integrate new practical information and knowledge into their clinical pratices to improve patient care and patient outcomes. 

USC Thornton Opera Presents Handel’s Alcina

USC Thornton Opera Presents Handel’s Alcina
1 p.m.: Pre-Opera Discussion
2 p.m.: Opera Performance

ADMISSION:
Admission is free to USC students, staff, and faculty. Tickets will be available at the door with valid ID.

Tickets will also be available for purchase at the USC Ticket Office.
General Admission: $18
For more info and to purchase tickets, click here or call (213) 740-GOSC.

For additional performance times, visit music.usc.edu/alcina.

DESCRIPTION:
Love reigns supreme on the lush island of the sorceress Alcina and her sister, Morgana. A pair of mortals, however, is about to undo the spells that hold Alcina’s lovers captive. And only then will Alcina discover that she is genuinely in love with her most recent prisoner. George Frideric Handel’s brilliant score perfectly tells the sexy story of obsession and selfishness undone by true love and faithfulness. Encounter this moving but long-forgotten eighteenth-century opera seria in a performance by the USC Thornton Opera. A pre-performance discussion between Maestro Brent McMunn and Resident Stage Director Ken Cazan will consider Handel’s brilliant setting of this tale of the loss of love—and power.

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Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by the USC Thornton School of Music.

Admission is free to USC students, staff, and faculty. Tickets will be available at the door with valid ID.
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Remembering Dean Joan Metcalf Schaefer

Join us to celebrate the life and legacy of Jean Metcalf Schaefer, USC Dean of Women Emerita (September 20, 1921 - September 3, 2017) whose serevice to USC students spanned generations of Trojans.

Life Celebration at 1:30pm with a reception immediately following at Town and Gown.

Please respond by Friday, November 10, 2017 online at dornsife.usc.edu/deanjoan or by telephone 213.740.5746

 

 

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USC Thornton Opera presents George Frideric Handel's "Alcina"

Love reigns supreme on the lush island of the sorceress Alcina in George Frideric Handel’s dazzling Baroque opera seria, Alcina, a vividly-rendered tale of power and obsession. Handel’s brilliant score depicts a seductive tale of selfishness undone by true love, as a pair of mortals breaks the spells that hold Alcina’s lovers captive. Encounter this moving, but long-neglected work in a new production by the USC Thornton Opera.

Thursday, November 16, 8PM*
Friday, November 17, 8PM
Saturday, November 18, 8PM
Sunday, November 19, 2PM (Pre-performance lecture, 1PM)

A pre-performance discussion on Sunday, Nov. 19 between maestro Brent McMunn and resident stage director Ken Cazan will consider Handel’s operatic setting of Ludovico Ariosto's 16th Century epic poem. Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative.

For more information and additional performance times, visit music.usc.edu/opera.

*Please note that the original performance dates listed in USC Thornton's printed Events Calendar have since been updated to the dates you see here. 

Free for USC students, faculty, and staff with valid ID. General public, $18. Seniors, alumni, and non-USC students, $12. For tickets, call (213) 740-4672 or click the link below.

USC School of Dramatic Arts Presents: EURYDICE

Ruhl’s Eurydice is a lush and wildly imaginative retelling of the classic myth of Orpheus, told through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice journeys to the land of the dead, where she reunites with her adoring father and struggles to remember her lost love. With contemporary characters, ingenious plot twists, and breathtaking visual effects, the play is a fresh look at a timeless fable.

Discounted parking is available for $10. Please inform the gate officer you are attending a School of Dramatic Arts performance.

Tickets purchased in person at the USC Ticket Office: students, $8; faculty and staff, $8; seniors, $10; general public, $15. Tickets purchased by phone of online are subject to an additional $2 per ticket fee and a $1 order fee over the entire order.

USC School of Dramatic Arts Presents: THE WILD PARTY

Vaudeville siren Queenie has grown tired and resentful of her relationship with Burrs, a clown. To test its limits, Queenie throws the wildest party New York has ever seen. But as their alluring and reckless friends start to arrive and the booze flows freely, the decadent evening turns increasingly dark and deadly. The Wild Party is a raging hymn to excess, sexuality and chaos, and a searing examination of 1920s America.

Discounted parking is available for $10. Please inform the gate officer you are attending a School of Dramatic Arts performance.

Tickets purchased in person at the USC Ticket Office: students, $10; faculty and staff, $10; seniors, $12; general public, $20. Tickets purchased by phone of online are subject to an additional $2 per ticket fee and a $1 order fee over the entire order.