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
were John Steffl, Duluth arts curator, instructor and administrator, and
Mike Cina, designer from Minneapolis/St. Paul.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 726-8222.
Art and Design Lecture Series
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 email@example.com or call 726-8222.
SPRING MUSIC SCHEDULE
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, firstname.lastname@example.org,
at 726-8996 or Angie Nichols, email@example.com, at 726-7300.
UMD Theatre is presenting 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 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.
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.
Matthew Boyd, Department of Anthropology, Lakehead University, Thunder
Bay, Ontario, Canada, presents Paleoindians and Proglacial Lakes
on the Canadian Prairies at 4 p.m. on April 29 in 175 Life
For more information contact the UMD Geology Department at 726-8385.
ALWORTH BROWN BAG
Tineke Ritmeester, associate professor in UMDs Womens Studies
Department, will present The Netherlands in the New Europe
at noon on Thursday, April 29 in 200 Chemistry. 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.
For more information contact Cindy Christian at 726-8616.
WOMENS HISTORY EVENT
Michigan Womyns Music Festival will be presented by
Tineke Ritmeester at noon on Wednesday, May 5 in Kirby 355.
For information call 726-6292.
FOREIGN LANGUAGES FILM SERIES
The Foreign Languages Department is hosting their final film in the foreign
film series entitled Basic Instincts: Aggression and Desire.
Leila (Dariush Mehrjui, 1996) will be shown at 4:30 p.m. May 3
in 480 Humanities.
For more information contact Gesa Zinn at firstname.lastname@example.org
DENNIS BRISSETT MEMORIAL LECTURE
Daniel Martin, Department of Sociology and Anthropology will present Voices
From the Grave: Interviews With Parents of Murdered Children at
3 p.m on May 4 in 142 UMD School of Medicine.
Martin is the recipient of multiple teaching awards including the Panhellenic
Association Outstanding Professor Award, and has been an active member
in Oxford Citizens for Peace and Justice, Professors for Peace, and Results:
An International Citizens Lobby Against Childhood Poverty.
A reception will follow the lecture in the School of Medicine atrium.
For more information contact Janelle L. Wilson at 726-6364.
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.
SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH
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, 202 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
For more information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.
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 Friday, April 30 from noon - 1 p.m. Nigel Wattrus presents Modeling
Lake Superior Bathymetry with Fluent.
On Friday, May 7 from noon - 1 p.m. Robert Appleton presents Anatomy
of a Digital Portrait.
For information contact Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975.
ITALIAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL
The Italian American Festival celebrates an exchange of art, academics,
and culture between Duluth, MN, and Palermo, Italy.
Crossing the Waters: Italian American Connections conference
will be held April 29 - May 1 and 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. Special activities
will be presented by Italian heritage clubs including entertainment, Italian
culinary treats, an evening heritage banquet, and a concert of Italian
American music. For more information, visit http://www.italiafest.us
Jesse Schomberg, coastal communities and land use planning extension educator
with Minnesota Sea Grant, will present, Linking Land Use to Water
Quality on the North Shore at 7 p.m. on May 11 at Hartley
Nature Center (3001 Woodland Ave). Schomberg will discuss how land use
and development affects local water quality, and what we can do to protect
our shared water resources.
A reception will follow the talk. For more information, visit Liquid Science
online www.seagrant.umn.edu/speakerseries/ or contact Minnesota Sea Grant
by e-mail email@example.com or phone 726-8106.
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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