TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
UMD Department of Art and Design Student Exhibition
The annual juried exhibition of works by UMD art students, featuring their
best efforts in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, graphic design,
photography, and mixed media will be on display through May 9. Jurors
will be John Steffl, Duluth arts curator, instructor and administrator,
and Mike Cina, designer from Minneapolis/St. Paul.
An exhibition opening reception and the annual announcement of exhibition
awards and Department of Art and Design scholarships will be held at the
Tweed Museum of Art on Wednesday, April 14 from 6 - 8 p.m. At that
time, Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin, Jack Bowman, School of Fine Arts Dean
and others will announce over $2500 in awards to students, along with
scholarships for the upcoming year.
Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration, The Holocaust as Subject
The Holocaust as Subject: Samuel Bak, Ellen Rothenberg, Art Spiegelman,
and Debbie Teicholz will be on display at the Tweed Museum of Art
through June 13.
In collaboration with the Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Lecture
Series at UMD, the Tweed Museum of Art has organized an exhibition of
four contemporary artists whose works address Holocaust-related themes.
Stephen Feinstein, the University of Minnesotas Director of the
Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies on the Twin Cities campus will
make a presentation on Holocaust Memorials on April 15, at 7 p.m.
in the Tweed Museum of Art Lecture Gallery.
There Once Was Town, a documentary film about a small village in Lithuania
called Eishystock whose Jewish citizens were nearly exterminated will
be shown on April 18, at 7 p.m. in Bohannon 90. A panel discussion
will follow the film.
Painter Samuel Bak, one of the featured artists in the Holocaust
as Subject exhibition, will present the Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust
Commemoration keynote address at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, in
the Kirby Ballroom.
Prospettive Dall Italia
Prospettive Dall Italia an art exhibition featuring
original art from Palermos Accademia di Belle Arti, will be on display
April 28 - June 15 at the North Shore Bank of Commerce, 131 W.
Superior Street, Duluth. The opening reception will be held April 28
from noon - 2 p.m. at the North Shore Bank of Commerce.
Senior Show Receptions are held at 4 p.m. every Tuesday during the academic
year. Each Tuesday a different Art and Design Department student exhibits
work in the Studio Gallery. For Tweed information contact email@example.com
or call 726-8222.
Art and Design Lecture Series
Ellen Rothenberg, instructor from The School of the Art Institute in Chicago,
will present a lecture on her Anne Frank Installation at 6 p.m. on Wednesday,
Stefano Lo Presti, Director and Professor of Art and the Academia di Belle
Arti in Palermo, Italy, will present a lecture at 4 p.m. on Wednesday,
For Tweed information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 726-8222.
SPRING MUSIC SCHEDULE
All Jazz! will be presented by UMDs four jazz combos
on April 14 at 7:30 p.m.
The UMD Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band present Prego!
on April 18 at 3 p.m.
UMDs Vocal Jazz Ensembles Chill Factor and Lake
Effect will be joined by Chicago artist T. Monique on April 25
at 7:30 p.m.
The UMD Chamber Winds will perform on May 5 at 7:30 p.m.
A Finire will be presented by UMDs Concert Chorale,
University Singers, and Chamber Singers on May 7 at 7:30 p.m.
All above events will be held in the Weber Music Hall. Call the Box Office
at 726-8877 for tickets and information.
Verdis classic opera La Traviata will be performed by students and
faculty from UMD and the Conservatorio Statale di Musica, Palermo, Italy
at 8 p.m. April 29 - May 1 and at 2 p.m. on May 2
at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center.
Tickets can be purchased through TicketMaster at (218) 727-2121.
TWIN CITIES GAY MENS CHORUS
The Twin Cities Gay Mens Chorus will perform at 3 p.m. on May
9, in the Weber Music Hall to benefit the GLBT scholarship fund. Tickets
are $10. For tickets and information contact Cheryl Reitan, email@example.com,
at 726-8996 or Angie Nichols, firstname.lastname@example.org, at 726-7300.
UMD Theatre will debut the never before performed childrens musical,
The Secret of the Talking Bird, at the Marshall Performing Art Center
at 7:30 p.m. from April 22 - 24 and April 28 -May 1 with
a 2 p.m. matinee on April 25. When a dark spell is placed on a
once-mighty kingdom and a queen is wrongfully imprisoned, only one person
can help: the Talking Bird. To reach him, Angelina and her brothers must
climb the tallest mountain in the land, battling lions, giants and two
evil aunts, aided only by three eccentric hermits.
Seminars will be held at 4 p.m. in 175 Life Science on Thursdays (unless
otherwise indicated). Coffee will be served at 3:50 p.m.
Cameron Davidson, Department of Geology, Carleton College, Northfield,
Minnesota, presents Deformation, Metamorphism, and Pluton Emplacement
at Transpressional Plate Boundaries: Examples from the Bergell Alps and
SE Alaska on April 16 at noon in 150 Chemistry.
James Grant, Department of Geological Sciences, UMD, presents A
Career in Gourmet Geology or Some Like It Hot on April 22.
Matthew Boyd, Department of Anthropology, Lakehead University, Thunder
Bay, Ontario, Canada, presents Paleoindians and Proglacial Lakes
on the Canadian Prairies on April 29.
For more information contact the UMD Geology Department
EDDY LECTURE: COLLABORATION FOR KIDS
The Edwin H. Eddy Lecture Series workshop, Collaboration for Kids:
A Winning Combination, will be held from 5 - 7:45 p.m. on Friday,
April 16 and from 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. on April 17 in 200
Chemistry. The workshop is focused on the foundations of collaborative
teamwork and will identify the roles of professionals and families within
the collaboration team. Discussion, led by Trishia Self, will summarize
the Systems Theory and Psycho-geometrics and how they relate
to the dynamics of collaborative teams. ASHA CEUs available.
Contact Michelle Tessier at 726-7974 or e-mail email@example.com or e-mail
Jessica Cassellius at firstname.lastname@example.org for registration form or additional
information. Sponsored by the Edwin H. Eddy Foundation.
ALWORTH BROWN BAG SERIES
Alworth Institute Brown Bag series begin at noon and are free and open
to the public. For more information contact Cindy Christian at 726-8616.
Max Herbach, a Duluth resident, was just a baby when he and his parents
fled the Nazis as they invaded Belgium. He will present Push
Me Toulec! How Eight Adults and Three Children Survived the
Nazi Holocaust on Thursday, April 22 in Kirby Ballroom A.
On the very day the Nazis invaded Belgium, the Herbach family abandoned
their Antwerp home and fled, a mere step ahead of certain capture. They
raced through France under difficult circumstances on a harrowing journey
that ended in Brazil a year later. Herbach recounts the great escape,
documented in his mothers memoirs.
Tineke Ritmeester, associate professor in UMDs Womens Studies
Department will present The Netherlands in the New Europe
on Thursday, April 29 in Chemistry 200. Ritmeester recently spent
a month in the Netherlands. She will share her observations concerning
ongoing social and political changes in the country that point to an Americanization
of Dutch society. Ritmeester is a native of the Netherlands who has lived
in the United States for many years.
The Klaus P. Jankofsky Medieval and Renaissance Fifth Annual Lecture will
be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 23 in the Fourth Floor Library
Rotunda with a reception following from 5 - 6 p.m.
William Eamon, Regents Professor of History, Department of History at
New Mexico State University, La Cruces, NM will present a lecture entitled
The Kittens Have Opened Their Eyes: Popular Science and Political
Protest in 16th-Century Italy. The fourth annual Jankofsky Essay
Award will also be presented. For information contact Carol Bock, email@example.com.
The University for Seniors Journey Jargons feature slides and personal
experiences of University for Seniors members trips. Lectures follow
Journey Jargons, and both are free and open to the public. Journey Jargons
are held in 309 Kirby Plaza.
Ralph Wheaton presents Baltic Capitals + Berlin + Moscow at
noon on Wednesday, April 28.
An officer from the Duluth Police Force will discuss Identity Theft
at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28. He will present anecdotes
as examples and will provide tips on how to avoid becoming a victim.
MINIMAL INVESTMENT; MAXIMUM RETURN
A mini-session on UMDs New Library Catalog System will be presented
by Pam Enrici, reference librarian, from 10 - 10:30 p.m. on Thursday,
April 15. Learn navigational shortcuts and how to use all the U
of M catalogs at the same time. Register with Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975.
WOMENS HISTORY EVENTS
MODERN MARRIAGE PANEL DISCUSSION
A panel discussion on Gay Marriage and the Modern American Family
will be presented at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14 in 120 Solon
Participants will include: Earl Austin, Northland Gay Mens Center;
Larry Knopp, UMD Geography Department; Ashley Lundstrom, UMD Student;
Bruce Mork, UMD Sociology-Anthropology Department; Beth Olson, Gay Parent;
and Tom Powers, Department of Political Science as Moderator.
The event is sponsored by the UMD Diversity Commission and UMD GLBT Services.
For more information contact Tom Powers, firstname.lastname@example.org, at 726-8697.
WOMENS HISTORY EVENTS
The Iron Range Womens History Project will be presented
by Aimee Brown at noon on Wednesday, April 21 in 355 Kirby.
Michigan Womyns Music Festival will be presented by
Tineke Ritmeester at noon on Wednesday, May 5 in Kirby 355. For
information call 726-6292.
GRAPHIC DESIGN SHOW OPENING
The graphic design program at UMD is holding Design@UMD 2, its second
annual senior graphic design student exhibition in Minneapolis, through
April 16 at Oslund and Associates at 115 North Washington Avenue in Minneapolis.
More information can be found at http://www.design.d.umn.edu/
FOREIGN LANGUAGES FILM SERIES
The Foreign Languages Department is hosting a foreign film series entitled
Basic Instincts: Aggression and Desire. Movies are shown at
4:30 p.m. in 480 Humanities. The following films will be introduced by
a faculty member: April 19, Belle Epoche (Fernando Trueba, 1992);
May 3, Leila (Dariush Mehrjui, 1996). For information contact Gesa
Zinn at email@example.com.
SPRING PLANETARIUM SHOW SCHEDULE
The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium holds free public shows at the planetarium
every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Guest speaker Alec Habig, UMD Physics
Department, presents The life and death of stars on May
5. Undergraduate planetarium assistants offer the remaining shows.
For more information contact the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium at 726-7129.
LATIN AMERICAN AWARENESS
Adelaida Trujillo and Patricia Castaño present Documentary:
War Takes on Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom.
Adelaida and Patricia are directors of a 15-year old independent production
company that turned the cameras on themselves to expose tough reality
in their violent, war-ravaged homeland of Columbia. A discussion will
be facilitated by John Pegg, who led a Witness for Peace delegation in
The 15th Annual Fiesta will be held Saturday, April 24, from 6
- 11 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom.
Entertainment will be provided by the Los Alegres Bailadores, Mariachi
Mexican 2000, and El Grupazo. Tickets can be purchased in the Kirby Student
Center, across from the bookstore
For information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.
SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH
A new documentary video, Rape Is? will be presented at noon
Friday, April 16 in Solon Campus Center 6. The film explores the
meaning and consequences of rape and looks at rape from a global and historical
A Mock Rape Trial will be presented at noon on Wednesday,
April 28 in the Kirby Lounge. The Honorable Judge Gerald Martin
will preside over UMDs annual Mock Rape to raise awareness about
issues relating to consent, psychological and social effects of rape,
and the legal process.
Take Back the Night will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 29
at the YWCA, 02 W 2nd Street, Duluth, with pre-march activities, including
information, food and entertainment. The march will begin at 7 p.m. Take
to the streets to declare freedom for women and children from violence
and oppression. For more information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at
Feminism in the Twin Ports: Women Speak For
a Sane World will be presented by Kay Vander Horck, Kathy Anderson,
and Mary Newcomb at noon on Wednesday, March 31 in Kirby 355. Women
Speak For a Sane World is a circle of women dedicated to researching and
acting on issues of social, political, economic and environmental justice,
working together to find alternative solutions to key issues of our time.
The UMD Baseball team will have the following home games this spring:
a double-header against Northern State on April 17 at 1:30 p.m.;
and a double-header against Northern State on April 18 at noon.
The UMD Track team will host the Bulldog Open at 4 p.m. on April 21.
For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see
VIZ LAB PRESENTS
All presentations are held in the Visualization and Digital Imaging Lab,
154 MPAC, and are free and open to the public.
On Thursday, April 15 from noon - 1 p.m., Matt Zagrabelny will
present Using the VDILs Beowulf Cluster.
On Wednesday, April 21 from 1:30 - 3 p.m. Lisa Valdez, Cassie Li,
and Sandy Pederson will present Techno Know-How.
On Friday, April 30 from noon - 1 p.m. Nigel Wattrus will present
Modeling Lake Superior Bathymetry with Fluent.
On Friday, May 7 from noon - 1 p.m. Robert Appleton will present
Anatomy of a Digital Portrait.
For more information contact Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975.
SPRING INTO SHAPE 5K
The 16th Annual Spring Into Shape 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk on the trails
and roads around the UMD campus will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, April
24. Check in begins at 9 a.m. at the Sports and Health Center Lobby.
For more information and registration call 726-7128 or visit www.umdrsop.org.
ITALIAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL
The Italian American Festival celebrates an exchange of art, academics,
and culture between Duluth, MN, and Palermo, Italy.
The Italian opera, La Traviata, will be performed in Duluth April 29
- May 2 and again in Palermo in August.
The Crossing the Waters: Italian American Connections conference
to be held April 29 - May 1, will feature prominent speakers on
the Italian American experience.
The crowning event of the Italian American Festival 2004 will be the Italian
American Heritage Celebration in Duluth on May 1 with special activities
presented by Italian heritage clubs including entertainment, Italian culinary
treats, an evening Heritage Banquet, and a concert of Italian American
music. For more information, see the web site at http://www.italiafest.us.
Winter tours run through May. The estate is open Fridays through Sundays
from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Bedroom slipper tours will be offered on Saturdays
at 1:45 p.m.
A Birthday Tea and Fashion show will take place on April 29 and
April 30 in honor of Clara Congdons 150th Birthday. A tour will
begin both days at 3 p.m. with tea at 4 p.m.
Call 726-8910 or toll-free: 888-454-GLEN (4536) for more information.
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