Livingston lecture at Sacramento State
Dancers, a music video and a rap battle are all part of communications studies professor Christine Miller’s presentation at 3 p.m. at the University Union’s Redwood Room. Miller, at Sacramento State since 1987, will deliver the John C. Livingston Faculty Lecture, “Higher Education Innovation Meets the Mash-Up.” The lecture began in 1959, was discontinued in 1971 and reinstated in 1985. It is named in honor of Jack Livingston, a government professor. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Elk Grove police to meet with community
The Elk Grove Police Department is holding a community meeting at 6 p.m. at Joseph Sims Elementary, 3033 Buckminster Drive, to talk about crime issues in the Beat 1 policing area, which is roughly south of Laguna Boulevard and west of the railroad tracks.
High-speed spending scrutiny
Money funneling into the state’s high-speed rail project will come under scrutiny again as the California High-Speed Rail Authority hears a report from its Finance and Audit Committee detailing the $2.5 billion spent on the project since 2006. The meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. in Hearing Room 1 at 700 H St.
Sierra College hosts ‘Rise Up!’ event
The Rocklin campus of Sierra College once again will bring students and faculty together to protest violence against women and children at an event from noon to 12:30 p.m. Afterward, a free showing of the movie “The Hunting Ground” will be shown in the Dietrich Theatre from 12:35 to 1:50 p.m. The movie is about rape on college campuses. A second showing, including a panel of law enforcement experts, will begin at 7 p.m. The showings are free, but there is a $3 parking fee on campus.
Things to do
- Vivian Lee, a jazz singer and recording artist, will appear with her trio from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Sacramento’s Central Library, 828 I St. The concert is in celebration of Black History Month.
- The Gregory Kondos Gallery at Sacramento City College hosts a free exhibit of art from faculty at Sacramento State from noon to 4 p.m. The exhibit, which continues through March 4, features work from faculty members Rachel Clarke, Andrew Connelly, Sarah Flohr, Ian Harvey, Tom Monteith, Robert Ortbal and Scott Parady. The gallery is at the college’s Fishbacher Art Building, Room 123.