Tuesday, July 26, 2005 VOLUME 22, NUMBER 16

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art EVENTS

TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
The exhibition of large toy-like sculptures 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.

There will be an opening reception to welcome the exhibit “David Ericson: Always Returning. The Life and Work of a Duluth Cultural Icon” from 2 - 4 p.m. on August 28.

The exhibit, “UMD’s Swenson Science Building: Architect, Engineer, Artist” runs from August 30 through October 9.

For Tweed information contact tma@d.umn.edu or call 726-8222.

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DULUTH WRITERS’ WORKSHOP: IN PRAISE OF THE BOOK
UMD is hosting the Duluth Writers’ Workshop and several free events will be offered as part of the session.

Three Duluth Poets, Louis Jenkins, Connie Wanek, and Barton Sutter will read their work during the kick-off presentation at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 11 in Griggs Center. Lake Superior Writers is co-sponsoring the event.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Robert Olen Butler will read at 7 p.m. Friday, August 12 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters.

One of Nebraska’s most highly regarded poets and the country’s newest Poet Laureate, Ted Kooser, will read in the Weber Music Hall. The reading is free and will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 13.

A Literary Panel with Ted Kooser and Carol Bly will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 14 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters.

Patricia Weaver Francisco, the author of Telling: A Memoir of Rape and Recovery will read at 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 14 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters.

UMD Professor Joseph Maiolo will read at 7 p.m. on Monday, August 15 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters.

For more information, e-mail lblustin@d.umn.edu, call 218/726-6111 or see the Continuing Education website, http://www.d.umn.edu/ce/html/writers.html.

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

glensheen EVENTS

The Glensheen Follies, presented as part of Glensheen’s Centennial Celebration and produced by Allen Fields, director of the Minnesota Ballet, runs through September 5. The backdrop is Glensheen at the turn of the last century and the show includes music, dance and comedy. Eight shows will be offered each week at the following times: Fridays, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The matinees are free with paid tour admission.

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.

Free concerts by the lake continue each Wednesday through August. Music from Jim Melde Big Band and others begin at 6:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs!

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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