Tuesday, June 28, 2005 VOLUME 22, NUMBER 15

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The exhibition of large toy-like sculpture by Amy Youngs and Amy Toscani, “Strategic Dysfunction-Parables of Fabrication: Narrative Sculpture,” will continue through July 31.
The exhibit “Aerial Perspectives: Photographs by Jan Karon” will run through October 9.
The exhibitions, “Recent Acquisitions: Prints and Works on Paper” and ‘Selections from the Potlatch Collection of Royal Canadian Mounted Police Illustrations” will continue through September 25.
For Tweed information contact tma@d.umn.edu or call 726-8222.

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The Split Rock Arts Program, a College of Continuing Education program, is now accepting registrations for it’s summer workshops in creative writing, visual art, design, and creativity enhancement. Week long and three-day workshops are held from June 26 to August 6 on the University’s Twin Cities’ campus and at the University’s Cloquet Forestry Center, near Duluth. University of Minnesota faculty and staff, including graduate students with current academic staff appointments, are eligible to take Split Rock workshops for credit at reduced-tuition rates through the Regents’ Scholarship and Academic Tuition Waiver. Visit www.cce.umn.edu/splitrockarts; e-mail srap@cce.umn.edu; or call 612-625-8100 for more information.

special EVENTS

Planetarium shows are at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium.
For more information call 726-7129.

An afternoon of golf, a silent auction, prizes, and food, the Medical School Duluth 2005 Golf Classic, will be held at the Black Bear Golf Course in Carlton, the four-person scramble will be held on Wednesday, July 20 with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m., social hour at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit medical student scholarship and research.
Contact veverett@d.umn.edu for more information.

Branch Out 2005 will be at the UMD Library, August 10 and 11. Branch Out is a conference for Library Paraprofessionals and Support Staff. For more information, please contact Marcia Semerau at msemerau@ duluth.lib.mn.us or check out the website at www.branchout.mn.org

glensheen EVENTS

Glensheen’s Centennial Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 2. Construction on Glensheen began in 1905 and 100 years later, Glensheen is celebrating with a free Ice Cream Social from 2-5 p.m. Unlike any old fashioned ice cream social that’s come before it, this is an opportunity watch artisans demonstrating the skills from the turn of the last century, check out the Congdon’s incredible carriage collection, enjoy the theatrics of a time-gone-by, play games, and celebrate summer. See the Glensheen Follies, which is a groundbreaking reenactment at 3 p.m. Contact Glensheen at 726-8910 for additional information

A Benefit Performance and Starlight Tour will be held on Saturday, July 2, from 6 - 8 p.m. This is a special celebration, with a benefit performance, refreshments, and a starlight tour. The special $25 ticket price will benefit Glensheen’s programs and restoration work.

The Glensheen Follies, presented as part of Glensheen’s Centennial Celebration and produced by Allen Fields, director of the Minnesota Ballet, opens on July 2 and runs through September 5, 2005. The curtain rises to a stage set at the turn of the last century. The backdrop is Glensheen, and the show includes music, dance and comedy. Eight shows will be offered each week at the following times: Fridays, 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 8 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The matinees are free with paid tour admission. The evening performances are $12 per show.

Glensheen’s popular Concerts by the Lake Series continues every Wednesday in July. Concerts are scheduled for Wednesday, July 6, July 13, July 20, and July 27, and are free and open to the public. Guests are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets, or picnic for a family event.

The Festival of Fine Art and Craft will be held from 9 a.m. -5 p.m. on Saturday, August 27. Enjoy music and the talented creations of our region’s finest artists.

The Historic Glensheen Estate will be open for tours daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 726-8921 for more information or see http://www.d.umn.edu/glen

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