STAR shines spotlight on this week's events


STAR shines spotlight on this week's events

Here are this week's STAR events:

Monday Moves salsa lessons are tonight
There is still time to sign-up for Monday Moves. Beginner and intermediate salsa lessons are being offered by STAR. Beginner lessons will be held from 8 to 9 p.m., and advanced lessons from 9 to 10 p.m. on Monday nights in the third-floor gym of O'Shaughnessy Hall. Lessons are taught by instructors from the Dancer's Studio in St. Paul. Lessons begin tonight, Monday, Feb. 18, and will last for 10 weeks. Sign-up in the box office; cost is $10 for all 10 lessons.

Mentalist, Christopher Carter, performs Thursday
Prepare to be amazed! STAR hosts Christopher Carter at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in O'Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium. Carter was named "Performing Arts Entertainer of the Year" by Campus Activities Magazine in 2005. This event is free and open to the public.

Trip to Mystery Cafe's parody of American Idol is Frida
STAR presents a trip to see Mystery Cafe's parody of American Idol, "American Homicidol," Friday, Feb. 22, at the Crown Plaza Minneapolis North. The trip also will include a three-course meal.

The bus will leave the arches at 6:30 p.m. and return around 10 p.m. Tickets can be purchased today for just $5 (a $58 value) with a UST ID in the Box Office and Expeditions. Sorry, no guests. For more information, check out the Mystery Café Web site.

Free film Friday features 'American Gangster'
Looking to stay in this Friday? A free showing of "American Gangster" will begin at 8 p.m. in the auditorium, Room 126, John R. Roach Center for the Liberal Arts. Bring your own snacks.

In 1970s Harlem, Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) is a quiet, unassuming driver to one of New York City's most notorious drug lords. When his boss suddenly dies, Lucas steps into the power vacuum to become an even bigger crime kingpin. Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) is the hardnosed cop determined to bring Lucas to justice. The movie is based on a true story.