TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
The exhibition Sarah Bauer, Nun-dro
will run through January 12. Bauer is an assistant professor of Art and
Design at UMD and a new media/multimedia artist who has shown in the U.S.
Arts Intersectwill be presented at 7 p.m. on January 10 and
11, 2003 in the Tweed Museums Sax Sculpture Gallery. This performance
event will be a 3-D collage of live dance, music, painting and poetry,
set within the Tweeds atrium space. Artists from the UMD community
include: Choreography, poetry and Gel Babies projected room-size
by Lisa McKhann (Project Lulu, and past-adjunct faculty of Modern Dance);
Original piano by Andrew Floberg (UMD Department of Music alumnus); Silk
painting by Lee Zimmerman (adjunct faculty of Electrical Engineering);
Set and light design by Jeffrey Petersen (award-winning student of UMD
Theatre Department); Dancers Renée Moe, Missy Peschman, & Ramona
Treuer (alumna of UMD dance); Poetry by Mary Kay Rummel (UMD Education
Department). Plus: Spoken word by Marilyn Mayry and Althea McBurrows;
Costume design by Jan Chronister and Dancer Jill Hall. A $5 donation is
The exhibit Body of Clay - Soul of Fire: Richard Bresnahan and Art
from the Saint Johns Pottery will be on exhibit from January
14 - March 23. A reception and short lecture will be held at the at 6
p.m. on February 4 in the Tweed. Body of Clay - Soul of Fire
features 46 works by artists associated with St. Johns Pottery over
the past twenty years, including works by eleven artists sponsored by
the Grotto Foundation, and by twenty artists who have held Jerome Foundation-sponsored
residencies at the pottery studio. Some of their work echoes Bresnahans
style with its subtle coloration and irregular splashes of natural ash
glaze achieved from being fired in the studios wood-fired kiln.
Others reflect the independent directions taken by artists after working
at the studio. Richard Bresnahan presents an artist lecture on February
4 at 10 a.m. in the Tweed Museum of Art. The exhibition is accompanied
by the recently released 230-page book Body of Clay, Soul of Fire: Richard
Bresnahan and the Saint Johns Pottery, written by Matthew Welch
The book is available for purchase in the Tweed Museum Store.
For more information regarding exhibitions and
lectures, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.
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A benefit performance of Blur will be presented on Sunday, January
19 to help defray the costs to send UMD Theatre students to the regional
competition at the University of Northern Iowa. The performance is at
7:30 p.m. on the mainstage of the Marshall Performing Arts Center. Benefit
tickets are available at $15 and UMD students tickets at $7. Call the
UMD Box Office at 218-726-8561 or 218-726-8564.
The School for Scandal
The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan will run February
13 - 16 and 19 - 22, at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The School for Scandal
has been considered one of the greatest comedy of manners in the English
language and is one of Sheridans masterpieces. The School for
Scandal exposes our human foibles through a rich group of characters
and is guaranteed to have you laughing at yourself. For ticket information
The Department of Chemistry invites you to the Fifth Annual Undergraduate
Symposium on April 11 - 12, in the UMD Ballroom. Senior students majoring
in Chemistry or Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will present research.
Marion Thurnauer, Director of the Chemistry Division of Argonne National
Laboratories, will present the opening lecture. .
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS
Duluths Office of Human Rights presents What Is It and Why
Do We Need It? at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, in the Griggs
Center. Maureen Bye, Duluths first Human Rights Officer, will discuss
efforts by the city of Duluth to enforce the 2001 Human Rights ordinance.
Bye served on Duluths City Council, as the executive director of
the Arrowhead Food Bank, and most recently completed training as a mediator
in civil or family law disputes as qualified by the Supreme Court of Minnesota.
Tim Schandel presents The Depot That Endured,
on Wednesday, January 29, at 1:15 p.m. in Kirby Ballroom C.
Learn the 110-year history of this Duluth landmark from Schandel, a life-long
resident of Duluth and a 25-year employee of the Lake Superior Railroad
UMD faculty member Ann Anderson is joined by Judith
Arnold to present Sophisticated Ladies, on Wednesday, February
12, at 1:15 p.m. in Kirby Ballroom C, as a salute to women composers.
Both women are accomplished musicians and performed this recital program
in the Tweed last year.
University for Seniors Lectures are commonly held
on Wednesday afternoons, are free and open to the public. A question and
answer session follows each 45 minute lecture. For more information contact
Carole Schweiger at 726-7637.
LET'S HAVE A BALL
The Recreational Sports and Outdoor Program will be throwing a Lets
Have A Ball party on Tuesday, December 31, from 4 - 8 p.m at the
Sports and Health Center. There will be skating, swimming, rollerblading,
rock climbing, basketball, volleyball, face painting, obstacle course,
moon-walk, and family films shown throughout the evening. For more information
The sights and sounds of the holiday season will greet you at Glensheen
Historic Estate, which is decorated for the holidays. Holiday brunches
will be offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday in December.
Take a self-guided tour and enjoy the festive décor throughout
Glensheens main house, then settle down in the winter garden for
a holiday brunch. Self-guided tours start at 9:30 a.m., brunch begins
at 10:30 a.m. Reservations are required.
Guided tours are offered at Glensheen from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday,
Saturday and Sunday throughout the winter months. Call 726-8910 or toll-free:
888-454-GLEN (4536) for more information.
NEW YEAR'S EVE
This New Years Eve, Tuesday, December 31, enjoy a self-guided tour
through Glensheens decorated main house and then settle down in
Glensheens dining room for an elegant dinner. The first seating
will start at 4:30 p.m. with a self-guided tour and 5:30 p.m. dinner.
The second seating will start at 7 p.m. with a self-guided tour and an
8 p.m. dinner. Call 726-8910 to make your reservation.
MARDI GRAS 2003 AT GLENSHEEN
The UMD School of Fine Arts presents Mardi Gras 2003 at Glensheen on Friday,
February 28 from 6 to 10 p.m. This event includes music, theater,
art & design, silent auction, French-Acadian cuisine and an ambiance
in the tradition of New Orleans. Prepaid reservations are required and
will be limited. Call 726-8921 for more information.
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