Movember events around the city

Here's a round-up of the Movember events (that I've come across) happening in the city. Also, don't forget that there's still a few days left to enter my Movember Moustache Mitten contest, as well as a chance to win a pair of Gala Parté tickets.

LCSA's Cowboy Cabaret fundraiser this Friday
The Lethbridge College Students' Association is holding a Cowboy Cabaret fundraiser for Movember this Friday at 7PM at the Barn. For $2, you get 3 great country acts (The Coal Creek Boys, Armond Duck Chief, and Alyssa McQuaid) and pulled pork sandwiches slow roasted by Engineering students. Anyone who wears a moustache, real or fake, also gets drink discounts. There will be a silent auction, as well as door prizes.

ULeth Art Society Movember Live Art & Silent Auction this Thursday
This Thursday at 7PM at Essies Nightclub, the University of Lethbridge Art Society is holding the event free with a non-perishable food bank item, otherwise a minimum of $2 donation will be accepted. Wine and cheese, student friendly drink specials, live entertainment (Lustre Cream, DJ Soulflower, and Grandola), local handcrafted goods and artwork, and live painters. There will be a silent auction, as well as door prizes.

'Stache Bash this Friday
The Lethbridge Journal and Bo' Diddly's Pub & Grill in association with Think Tank Events & DJ Booda Promotions present 'Stache Bash, with costume contests, silent auction, door prizes, as well as live entertainment (Boogie Patrol and Papa King Trio). Event begins Friday at 8PM at Bo' Diddly's.

Last Lecture now online

Last LectureLast week, Jenn blogged about ULSU’s “Last Lecture” speaker event, which was held on March 25th. For those of us who missed it, or weren’t allowed on campus because they alledgedly flashed a couple of female students (I swear it was my doppelganger), the presentation is now available online.

The Last Lecture (via iTunesU)

If you could only have one more chance to speak?

Wednesday March 25th the ULSU presents the second annual Last Lecture. As it was founded last year by the 2007/ 2008 Vice President Academic for the ULSU I thought it would be only suiting to sit down with him, mono a mono, and have a grand ‘ole chat about what he envisioned and how he thinks it has played out. Now, I was just too consumed with this week’s BoingBoing guest blogger to sit down and actually talk to Jason so I just asked Jason to interview himself. The following is a direct transcript of that interview.

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Lethbians for change

Changing the World: Student Speaker’s Challenge.

An idea conceived by several community members and a student in the early days of a crisp, clear and earthly fall. The United States was entering into a black hole of financial mismanagement, an environmental crisis in Alberta’s backyard was receiving international focus and Canada’s democratic process was being called into question. It seemed that the end was near. It still seems like the end is near but with witty political slogans and copycat poster makers, North Americans seem to have calmed down just a little. Which is it a bit of a concern, this right here is not the time to calm down, this is the time to pay close attention to what the future has in store. Changing the world, a difficult concept, how big does change need to be?

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