April 8, 2003, Volume 20 number 14
The Annual UMD Art and Design Student Exhibition will be presented through May 4. This annual juried exhibition features the work of UMD Art and Design students in a variety of mediums. An Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony will take place at the Tweed Museum of Art on Saturday, April 12 from 6 - 8 p.m.
The Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop will be held from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 19 at the Tweed.
For more information regarding exhibitions and lectures, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.
Painter Rogella (Gina) Diaz will give a presentation at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.
Multi-media artist Jan Estep will present at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.
For more information call Mary Rhodes at the Tweed
Museum of Art at 726-7823.
UMD SPRING MUSIC SCHEDULE
All Jazz! UMDs four jazz combos offer a range of jazz styles at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 in the Weber Music Hall.
Jazz Ensemble I & II recreate the memorable music from the life and times of "the crooner," Frank Sinatra in a Big Band Extravaganza at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 21 in the Weber Music Hall.
Faculty artists Rachel Inselman, soprano; Jeanne Doty, piano; and Theodore Schoen, clarinet, combine in an exciting tribute to the art song literature of the musical past and present at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 21 in the Weber Music Hall.
The Twin Cities based Zeitgeist performs contemporary music at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 in the Weber Music Hall.
The Weber Ovation Series brings the Turtle Island Quartet and the Ying String Quartet, two dramatically different and internationally acclaimed ensembles, to UMD at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 in the Weber Music Hall.
UMD's Concert Chorale & Chamber Orchestra presents an afternoon of Baroque music at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 in the Weber Music Hall.
Vocal Jazz Ensembles: Chill Factor and Lake Effect will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 in theWeber Music Hall.
UMDs Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will present Signatures at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 4 in the Weber Music Hall, performing the music of Hindemith, Grainger, Ives, and Schumann, composers who have left a distinctive signature on wind ensemble repertoire.
Choral Masterworks: J.S. Bachs Mass in B Minor, one of Bachs greatest achievements, will be performed by the UMD Music Alumni soloists, University Singers, UMD Symphony Orchestra, and Duluths Arrowhead Chorale at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, and at 3 p.m on Sunday, May 11 in the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.
For more information contact the UMD Music Department
For more information call the UMD Theatre Department at 726-8564.
SUPERIOR SCIENCE FOR YOU
Marion Thurnauer, Director of the Chemistry Division of Argonne National Laboratories, will present the opening lecture. For information contact Joanne M. Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
URBAN STUDIES BROWN BAG SERIES
ALWORTH OCCASIONAL LECTURE
ALWORTH INSTITUTE BROWN BAG SERIES
Traveling Abroad with Teens, will be
presented by Deborah Petersen-Perlman, director of UMDs Equal Opportunity
Office and associate professor of Communication, at noon on Wednesday,
April 30 in 25 Campus Center. Petersen-Perlman will give an account
of her travels throughout Europe with her teenage children.
ROYAL D. ALWORTH, JR. ANNUAL MEMORIAL LECTURE
BALANCING CLARITY AND POLITENESS IN INTERACTIONS
SMAWK Saturday Morning Art Workshops
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS: JOURNEY, JARGON, AND
The Richard I. Bong World War II Heritage Center will be the topic presented by Cristabel Grant at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 in the fourth floor library rotunda, room 460.
Alaska will be presented by Audrey and Milt Monicken at noon on Wednesday, April 16 in the fourth floor library rotunda, room 460.
BAEUMLER-KAPLAN HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL
There will be a dress rehearsal of With Perfect Faith, at 3 p.m. in the Weber Music Hall followed by a dinner honoring composer Allan Friedman on Friday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. at Temple Israel. Originally from Duluth, Friedman earned his BA in music at Duke University, he also studied at the University of Natal, Durban in South Africa. He received his Masters Degree in Musicology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Currently he is in his second year of the Boston University Doctor of Musical Arts program in choral conducting. Call Temple Israel at 724-8857 for dinner reservations no later than April 4.
Ann Howard Jones, of Boston University, will interact with the UMD and UWS student chapters of American Choral Directors Association on Saturday, April 12 at UMD.
The Minnesota debut of Allan Friedmans cantata, entitled With Perfect Faith, will be directed by UMDs Stanley Wold and performed by UMD Chamber Singers, featuring Rachel Inselmann, at 3 p.m. on April 13 in the Weber Music Hall.
For more information about the Baeumler-Kaplan
Memorial Events visit http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/holocaust/
SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH
A Mock Rape Trial will be presented at noon on Thursday, April 10 in the Kirby Lounge. With the Honorable Judge Martin presiding, this event will show the UMD community what a trial for rape looks like. Jurors will be selected from the audience.
Rally and speak out about violence against women on Thursday, April 24, at 6 p.m. at the Duluth YWCA. The march for Take Back the Night will leave from the YWCA at 7:30 p.m. and go to Lake Place Park.
Janet Pribyl is hosting a Womens Music Program on 103.3 KUMD on Sunday, April 27 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Tune in for a special hour of music related to sexual assault and domestic abuse awareness.
For more information on these events contact the Womens Resource and Action Center 726-6292 or 726-8444.
RECREATIONAL AND OUTDOOR SPORTS SPRING ACTIVITIES
Practice building and evaluating anchors that are solid and wont let you down from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, April 11 in the Indoor Climbing Center. Participants must have prior knowledge of placing rock protection.
Paddle the historically rich Bois Brule River in northern Wisconsin from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 12. While paddling, learn the geologic past and rich Voyageur history of this beautiful world-renowned river. Meet in the SpHC lobby.
An introduction to lead climbing will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, April 12 in the Indoor Climbing Center. Cover techniques for evaluating hazards, managing risks, and racking up for the climb. Practice your skills with a mock lead using traditional gear placement in the Climbing Center. Participants must have prior knowledge of climbing and placing rock protection.
Spring Fun and Adventure Day Camp will be held from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. April 14 - 17, for students grades 1- 4. The camp mission is to provide a variety of activities to stimulate the mind, body, and spirit including indoor rock climbing, swimming, ice activities and more. Registration is limited.
Boulder for free at UMDs newest addition to the climbing wall from 9-11 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16. Check out what bouldering is all about or get ready for the outdoor bouldering season. Meet at the UMD Indoor Climbing Center.
An aid climbing clinic will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 in the Indoor Climbing Center. Learn about the basic equipment and techniques for aid climbing and practice a mock aid climb in the Indoor Climbing Center. Prior experience in lead climbing is helpful for this workshop.
For more information or registration call Recreational Sports and Outdoor Programs at 726-6533 or visit www.umdoutdoorprogram.org.
WOMENS RESOURCE AND ACTION CENTER SPRING
Geography on Masculinist Construction of Germany in the Love Parade, with Olaf Kuhlke, will be presented at noon on Monday, April 14 in 355-57 Kirby.
Women ROCK!! History of Women in Mountaineering, with Kajia Webster, will be presented at noon on Monday, April 21 in 355-57 Kirby.
Painting the Piano: Norwegian Sisters, Harriet Backer and Agathe Backer Grondahl, with Alison Aune and Jeanne Doty, will be presented at noon on Wednesday, April 23 in the Tweed Museum Lecture Gallery.
Communication, Womens Experiences with Abusive Communication in Organizations, with Diane Sloan, will be presented at noon on Monday, April 28 in 355-57 Kirby.
For more information contact the Womens Resource and Action Center 726-6292 or 726-8444.
LATIN AMERICAN AWARENESS CELEBRATION
Regional Coordinator for Witness for Peace Upper Midwest, John Pegg presents Cuban: A Contrast in Realities, on Tuesday, April 15 at noon in 355 Kirby. Following his participation in a delegation of 100 citizens to Colombia in March 2001, John returned with a vision of organizing people to work for justice and peace in Latin America. Since then, he lead a delegation to Colombia in March of 2002, and another to Cuba in January 2003.
Discovering Dominga, a film by Patricia Flynn, will be shown at noon on Thursday, April 22 in 355 Kirby. This documentary relates the story of a young Iowa woman who discovers she is a survivor of one of the most horrific massacres in Guatemalan history, committed in 1982 against Maya Indian villagers who resisted a dam project funded by the World Bank. The film follows her remarkable journey of transformation and discovery as she returns to Guatemala in search of her heritage and ultimately joins efforts to bring the perpetrators of the massacre to justice and to promote peace and reconciliation in her native country.
For more information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.
RESOURCES FOR TOUGH TIMES
For more information and registration call 726-8657 or email email@example.com
SPRING INTO SHAPE
Call 726-7128 for registration and information. Profits will benefit the Jim Morrissey Youth Fitness and Adventure Foundation.
MOTHERS DAY, MAY 11
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