Tuesday, July 25, 2006 VOLUME 23, NUMBER 17

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art EVENTS  

TWEED MUSEUM
“Eastman Johnson: Paintings and Drawings of the Lake Superior Ojibwe” will be on display from June 27 through October 29. The display is from the collection of the St. Louis County Historical Society

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

“Eloquent Silences,” by Kyoung Ae Cho will be on display from August 15 through November 12. An Art & Design Lecture Series with Cho will be presented on September 19.

For Tweed information go to www.d.umn.edu/tma, contact tma@d.umn.edu, or call
726-8222.


music and theatre EVENTS

SIEUR DU LUTH SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL
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 and at 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.

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


EVENTS, lectures, workshops

HR WORKSHOPS
For more information, 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


special EVENTS

FARMERS MARKET
Featuring fresh fruits, vegetables, cut flowers, and indoor/outdoor plants, the Farmers Market will be sponsored again this year by the UMD Human Resources Wellness Campaign with the Sustainable Farmers Association. All produce is locally and sustainably grown. The event is held on campus every Wednesday through mid-September, from 2 to 4:30 p.m, at Kirby Drive in front of Kirby Plaza. To be added to a weekly email reminder list, email: shub@shubatsfruits.com. The reminder will list growers and what they have for sale.

RSOP EVENTS
The UMD’s Recreational Sports Outdoor Program is offering some great new programs for women and girls this summer. One program still available is Women on the Tower, August 10-13. Check it out at the website www.umdrsop.org. Spots are still open for programs. Call 726-7128 if you’d like to register.

FINNFEST 2008
Finnfest 2008, “Sharing the Spirit of Finland,” will be held July 23-27, 2008, at UMD and the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (DECC). Proceeds will support the Finnfest Scholarship, established from the success of Finnfest '92. An estimated 7,000 people are expected to attend the five-day celebration in 2008. Honorary chairs are award-winning architect David Salmela and celebrated chef Beatrice Ojakangas.


glensheen EVENTS

Glensheen's summer hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week. For more information email glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

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