Blood and corruption may not be for every moviegoer, but dark themes provide creative juice for film composer and UC San Diego alumnus Larry Groupé. “Straw Dogs,” with a score by Groupé, premieres nationally this weekend. Groupé will discuss his score at the late matinee showing this Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Krikorian Metroplex in Vista.
Two accomplished explorers — one who works in some of Earth’s highest places and the other who explores its depths — will describe their National Geographic adventures at a free public presentation at the University of California, San Diego, on Saturday, October 1.
Timothy Roemer, a University of California, San Diego alumnus, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and a 9/11 Commissioner, will be the keynote speaker at the Sept. 20 New Student Convocation on campus.
The University of California, San Diego Libraries will host their annual “Dinner in the Library” Sept. 15 to benefit the Libraries’ collections and services.
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