Tuesday, April 24, 2007 * Volume 24, Number 13

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art EVENTS  

The UMD Art and Design Students Juried Exhibition will be on display through May 6.

The UMD Art and Design Biennial Faculty Exhibition will be on display through May 13.

The UMD Student Art Exhibition will be on display through May 20. Concurrent with the annual juried exhibition of student art, this exhibition presents the work of student recipients of two important purchase awards: the Alice Tweed Tuohy Foundation Award, and the Chancellor’s Purchase Award. Curated by interns from the Tweed Museum of Art.

Adu Gindy's Into the Afterlife: The Price of Admission will be on display from
May 29August 5.

“Across Space and Time: Portrait Feature” selections from the Permanent Collection will be on display through December 22.

“Black, White and Red – All Over” illustration from the collection, will be on display from June 5 - October 21.

“Unsoiled,” a display of narrative ceramics, will be on display from June 5November 11.

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

music EVENTS
The Big Band Extravaganza will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 25.

A Vocal Jazz Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 27.

A Jazz Combo Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on May 1.

The Turkish-American Alliance Masterworks Concerts will be held at 7:30 p.m. on May 4 at the Ted Mann Concert Hall in Minneapolis. It will also be held at 7:30 p.m. on May 5 and at 3 p.m. on May 6.

Events are held in the Weber Music Hall unless noted. For information, call 726-8561.

theatre EVENTS
The play A Streetcar Named Desire will be performed from April 25 - 28. All shows start at 7:30 p.m. and are performed in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 726-8561.

athletic EVENTS
The UMD men's baseball team will play Winona State at 2 p.m. on April 27, St. Cloud State at 1 p.m. on April 28, and Concordia at 2 p.m. on May 2.

The UMD men's track team has the Bulldog Open at 4:30 p.m. on April 24, and the NCC Outdoor Championships will take place on May 11 at noon and May 12 at 11 a.m.

The UMD women's softball team will play St. Cloud State at noon on April 24.

The UMD women's track team has their Bulldog Open at 4:30 p.m. on April 24, and the NCC Outdoor Championships will take place on May 11 at noon and May 12 at 11 a.m.

For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.

EVENTS, lectures, workshops

The M.W. Alworth Planetarium is offering free, public shows every Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Upcoming shows include: Race to Space-Gemini, Apollo and the Moon Missions-II on April 25, Stargazing Tonight on May 2, and Arrowhead Astronomical Association-The AAS will do a presentation on May 9.
Private shows for 10 or more individuals can be scheduled by calling the planetarium at 726-7129. E-mail: planet@d.umn.edu or see http://www.d.umn.edu/~planet.

Pandemic Flu: Hype or Fear? John Kowalczyk, assistant professor of community health education at UMD will speak at 5 p.m. on April 25, in Bohannon Hall 90. He will discuss the historical background of pandemic influenza and what to do to be protected when the avian flu virus hits the U.S. For info, contact Health Services at 726-8155.

Urs M. Nater, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emory University School of Medicine, will present “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: biopsychosocial underpinnings of a complex illness” at noon on May 7, in SMed 130. For info, call Joan Olson at 726-6354.

A Technology on Tuesdays at Two presentation: Learn about InDesign Basics will be held at 2 p.m. on May 8 in the Visualization and Digital Imaging Lab, 154. For workshop descriptions and to register visit http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/ttt/ For more info contact Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975.

special EVENTS

An Egg Roll Sale will be held in front of the bookstore from 11-3 p.m. on April 25. The event is sponsored by Access For All.

Latin American Awareness Keynote Speaker: Marjorie Agosin, will speak at 7 p.m. on April 25 in the Kirby Ballroom. The event is sponsored by UMD Chancellor Diversity Grant, Department of Women’s Studies, Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource Center, Latino/Chicana Student Association, and Department of Foreign Language and Literatures.

The Brown Bag lunch “Toxic Free Makeup Workshop,” will be held at noon on April 25 in KSC 268. The event is sponsored by the Women’s Resource and Action Center and Department of Women’s Studies.

The Access For All end of the year party will be held from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. on April 25, in KSC 270D (AFA room). Free food and drinks will be provided.

Take Our Children to Work Day, “Revolutionizing the Workplace” will take place on April 26. It is sponsored by UMD Women’s Resource and Action Center, UMD Chancellor’s Office and Commission on Women.

The Feminist Majority Foundation/Young Women’s Leadership Conference will be held from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on April 28 in the Kirby Rafters. There is a $25 admission fee. Register online at: www.feministcampus.org/leadership
The workshop: “Meditation Exercises: Ease the Stress of Finals” will be offered at noon on May 2, in KSC 268.

For information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward, 726-8444 or swoodwar@d.umn.edu.

UMD will participate in Take Our Children To Work Day held from 8 a.m. - noon on April 26 in the Kirby Ballroom. The 2007 theme is “Revolutionizing the Workplace.” For more information visit http://www.d.umn.edu/mlrc/wrac/events/take_to_work/ or contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.

The Spring into Shape trail run will take place at 10 a.m. on April 28 in the Bagley Nature Area. The cost is $12 for UMD students and $15 for others. Register by 2 p.m. on April 26 to guarantee a t-shirt. Race day registration is also welcome at Bagley. For more information contact Kathy Fuhs at 726-7128.

The Video+Animation+Games Symposium will be held from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. on April 27 in the UMD Kirby Student Center Ballroom. This community-wide event is free and open to the public. The symposium showcases video, animation and gaming technologies and scholarship in an effort to promote understanding of the advances in the mediums of video, animation and games. For more info visit http:// www.d.umn.edu/vdil/news/index.html or call the Viz Lab 726-8093 or Superior Educational Television, Jay Cole 213-3939.

A benefit for the Cruden-Riggs GLBT Scholarship Fund will be held at noon on Monday, April 30 in 268 Multicultural Center. The suggested donation is $36. Cake has been donated by The Exchange, and coffee from Jitters. The DVD, Ellen DeGeneres Here and Now, will be shown.

The Athletic Department will hold its annual rummage sale from 8 - 11 a.m. on May 1, in the lobby of SpHC. For more information contact Lynne L. Erickson at 726-7518.

The UMD Commission on Women Annual Luncheon Honoring Women, will be held from 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. on May 2 in the Kirby Ballroom. The featured speaker is UMD alumna Karen Diver, chair, Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa. Frank Montano will play Native American flute music prior to the main program. RSVP to dpeters1@d.umn.edu by April 27.

Ask a scientist about the mystery of the missing smelt from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. on May 1 at the Blue Water Café in Grand Marais or from 7 - 8 p.m. on May 2 at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Café in Duluth. For more information contact Marie Zhuikov at 726-7677.

The 12th Annual UMD Undergraduate Research/Artistic Showcase will be held from noon - 4 p.m. on May 3, in the Kirby Ballroom. There will be poster, computer, and speaking presentations by students showcasing their research or creative projects. The opening ceremonies will be at noon with comments by Chancellor Martin, Vice Chancellor Magnuson, and Associate Vice Chancellor Hedman. Refreshments will be served. For additional information, call Char Mahai at 726-7103.

May's CLA Third Friday Presentation features Larry Knopp, Department of Geography and associate dean of the graduate school, “Queering the Map: The Productive Tensions of Colliding Epistemologies” from 3 - 4:15 p.m. on May 4, in the Library Rotunda. Social time will begin at 3, with the presentation starting at 3:10. For more information contact Jerry Pepper at 726-7274.

Shawn Colvin, Iris Dement and Pat Donohue will perform a KUMD anniversary concert at the DECC on Friday, May 4 at 7:30 pm at the DECC Auditorium. All seats are $27. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 218-727-2121, Duluth Younkers, all Ticketmaster locations and in person at the DECC ticket office.
On May 5, KUMD will celebrate 50 years of broadcasting. Join past volunteers and members for a day’s worth of events including an open house at the KUMD studio and a live broadcast from the Marshall Performing Arts Center featuring Jim Hall, Hattie and the Black Frames, Azure du Jour, and the Randy Lee Quartet. Afterward a dinner and program will be held. For more information, contact Station Manager Mike Dean at 218-726-8097, 1-800-566-5863 or mikedean@kumd.org.

Summer camp activities, music, stories, and crafts are designed to nurture children’s natural curiosity at Kindermusic camp. A variety of summer camp themes presented to infants and children up to seven years of age and their parents are offered in Kindermusik camp from May 22 through July 31. Find registration info at www.d.umn.edu/faa or call 218-341-7587.

Community music private lessons for all ages and levels in the areas of piano, jazz piano, voice, brasswinds, woodwinds, and strings are offered by the Fine Arts Academy. Music programs are fully accredited by the National Association of School of Music. For information, call Kathy at 726-7011.

These camps explore making art with the computer an exciting creative tool. Students will work individually and collaboratively on a series of projects that integrate traditional art media (painting, drawing and collage) into digital media (digital photography, animation, sound sampling and video editing.) Macintosh computers and current software such as Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand will be used. No experience with these software programs is necessary for participation in the camp. Beginners are welcome and the art camp is for kids ages 10-14. For information visit www.d.umn.edu/faa.

glensheen EVENTS
Glensheen is hosting Mother's Day Buffets at 9 a.m., noon, and 4 p.m. on May 13. Start off with a self-guided tour.

Become an interpreter at Glensheen. A great resume builder, this job allows interpreters to interact with visitors from around the world while offering tours of Glensheen. Apply online at https://employment.umn.edu/

Glensheen’s winter hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information e-mail glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

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