Tuesday, May 9, 2006 VOLUME 23, NUMBER 15

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“Ceramic Images of a Frightening Past” by Daisy Brand will be on display through July 2.

“Light from Shadows:Cultural Critique Reflected in Personal Expression,” paintings by Stephen Lubovic, Po-Lin Tong Kosuth, Sterling Rathsack will be on display from through August 31.

“The Dispassionate Body, Paintings and Drawing of Figures in Still Life” by Philip Pearlstein will be featured through October 15.

“Across Space, Time, and Meaning” selections from Tweed’s collections will be on display through January 7, 2007.

Senior Student Show opening receptions will be held every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Exhibits by Gabriel Douglas and Jena Bodie will be on display through May 14.

The 2006 UMD Art and Design Student Exhibition will take place through May 7.

Saturday Afternoon Gallery Talks led by museum staff will be held at 2 p.m. on May 20 and June 24.

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

music and theatre EVENTS

Fooling the Beard, written by alumnus, Adam Hummel will be performed in Marshall Performing Arts Center from June 28 - July 2 and July 5 - 8. (Also, 2 p.m. on July 8.)

Enjoy chamber music by the Arrowhead Chorale and UMD music faculty on July 10, 17, and 31 in Weber Music Hall.

See and hear a new take on John-Michael Tebelak’s Godspell, with music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The rock opera, based on the Gospel of St. Matthew, will be performed in Marshall Performing Arts Center from July 13 - 16 and 18 - 22. (2 p.m. on July 23.)

Ryan Frane and Company, fresh from the Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland will perform on Sunday, July 24 in Weber Music Hall.

The Randy Lee Quartet promises a lively evening of homegrown jazz on Sunday, August 7 in Weber Music Hall.

Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Rigoletto will be performed in Marshall Performing Arts Center from August 10 - 12. (2 p.m. on August 13.)

Cosí fan tutte will be featured from August 16 - 19 at Weber Music Hall. Celebrate Mozart’s 250th birthday with Don Alfonso’s humorous challenge to two lovers to test the fidelity of their sweethearts.

“Opera Aria and Ensemble Performance” will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 20 in Weber Music Hall. Participants in the Opera Performance Program will perform arias and ensemble scenes from Italian and German operas.

Events will be held at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise stated. For more information, call 726-8561 or see www.d.umn.edu/sfa/sumarts/.

The Fine Arts Academy presents early childhood music and movement classes for infants and children. Register now for classes in June, July, and August. For more information call Lisa at 726-8672 or visit http://www.d.umn.edu/faa.

athletic EVENTS

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EVENTS classes

ITSS is offering the campus community on-line eClasses on Web Accessibility, Copyright and WebCT. lectures. Dreamweaver workshops will also be held. For more more information visit

EVENTS lectures/workshops

“Community Resources,” a WorkLife Elder Care Brown Bag, will take place from noon - 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16. Needs change continually as we age. Whether you are near or far from your elder, community resources can make life better. Explore service availability, costs, and benefits. The WorkLife Effectiveness Program is a system-wide effort to support faculty and staff in managing their work, family, and personal responsibilities. For any questions or more information, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/worklife/ or call 612-626-0774.

Go to http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/ to view a complete list of human resources workshops, lectures, and training. To register, email lwallace@d.umn.edu or fill out the online Registration Form at http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/regform.html

Stephanie Carlson, assistant professor of radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, will present “Image-guided gene and virotherapy for pancreatic cancer” at noon on Friday, May 19 in SMed 130. Carlson is an alumnus of the Medical School Duluth. Call Stacy Johnson at 726-6354 for more information. For the complete 2005-06 schedule and more information on this speaker, visit http://www.ahc.umn.edu/duluth/seminars/home.html.

See the ITSS list of training and workshops, including Web/CT classes at: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/workshop/.

special EVENTS

The 12th Annual Celebration of UMD Women will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10 in the Kirby Ballroom. The event includes a luncheon and guest speaker, poet and writer, Ellie Schoenfeld. To make a reservation, email dpeters1@d.umn.edu.

UMD Human Resources’ Wellness campaign is sponsoring the SFA Farmers Market this summer with fresh fruits, vegetables, cut flowers, and indoor/outdoor plants. The Farmers Market will open from 2 - 4:30 p.m. each Wednesday, including May 10, outside of Kirby Plaza until mid-September. All produce is locally and sustainably grown and many of the growers are also growing organically. To be added to a weekly email reminder list, email: shub@shubatsfruits.com. The reminder email will list growers and what they have for sale.

The 14th Annual Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards will be held on Wednesday, May 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the DECC. Reservations are $25 per person and can be made by calling 726-7298 or visiting online at www.umdced.com/labo. The reservation deadline is May 12.

A record-breaking 42 books have been nominated for the 18th annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards (NEMBA). Authors will be honored at an evening celebration, which will include a book fair, featured speaker Cheng-Khee Chee, the awards presentation, and a reception with pie and coffee. The event will be held from 6 - 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, at the UMD Library. Prizes of $300 will be awarded for the best book in each category Fiction/Poetry/Drama and Nonfiction/Art/Scholarship, and $100 will go to the authors of books chosen for honorable mention.

NEMBA is a free community event co-hosted by the UMD Library and Friends of the Duluth Public Library, with financial support provided by Northern Lights Books & Gifts. Barnes & Noble Booksellers will donate copies of the nominated titles to be given away in a free drawing.

For more information and a list of the nominated titles, visit the NEMBA Web site at http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/nemba/index.htm or call 726-7889.

Join the UMD Campus Women for a family event of train ride, stroll in Two Harbors, fun, food and prizes on Saturday, June 10. The train leaves Duluth at 10:30 a.m., with a two-hour layover in Two Harbors, and returns at 4:30 p.m. Contact Mary Jean Menzel at mmenzel@d.umn.edu or 726-6938, or Lita Wallace at lwallace@d.umn.edu or 726-7822 to register. See http://www.d.umn.edu/~cracklif/umdcampuswomen/ for more information.

Registration is open for a third season of “A View From the Lake” cruises. Water quality specialists from the University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program and the University of Wisconsin Extension are boarding the L.L. Smith, Jr. with citizens and the research vessel’s crew to discuss Lake Superior.

For $15, participants can consider research on climate change, stormwater, and mercury pollution in the context of community planning and decision making during the 3-hour boat tour. Register at http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/vfl/ or call 726-8106. Tours begin on Tuesday, June 13.

glensheen EVENTS

A “Mother’s Day Brunch” will take place on Sunday, May 14. There are three opportunities to dine at and tour Glensheen. See http://www.d.umn.edu/glen/subglen/calendar.htm for the schedule. Make reservations by Thursday, May 11 by calling 726-8980 or 1-888-454-4536.

“Two Mansions, One Mission” package tours will be offered on Sunday, May 21, providing a chance to see both Fairlawn and Glensheen Mansions for a reduced price. Tours begin at 9:30 a.m., with the final tour beginning at 4 p.m. For more information on Preservation Month package tours, call 726-8980 or (715) 394-5712.

Glensheen’s Saturday and Sunday tour hours will be from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. through May 26. Call 726-8921 for more information or see http://www.d.umn.edu/glen.

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