Tuesday, April 6, 2010 * Volume 27, Number 12 | PDF
ART + DESIGN LECTURES
Story Time at the Tweed is held every Thursday at 10 am for children ages three to five.
Family Art Hour will be held from 10 am-noon on Apr. 8 with "Moovin' and Groovin" and on Apr. 9 with "Spring" for children of all ages and their families.
The exhibition "Is He Dead?" with works Jean-François Millet in conjunction with the UMD Theatre performance of Is He Dead? by Mark Twain will be on display through May 2.
"Andy Warhol: Pop and Polaroid," a select set of Warhol Polaroids and black and white prints, will be on display through May 16.
"Art for Hire: Prints from the Minnesota WPA," lithographs by Minnesota artists employed by Works Progress Administration, 1933-1943, will be on display through May 16.
The exhibition, "A Flow of Ideas: Selections from the Permanent Collection," includes 70 artworks. They demonstrate how related works of art, when viewed together, may best reveal common themes. It will be on display through July 11.
"Form and Surface: Selections from the Glenn C. Nelson Collection" will be on display through Nov. 7.
Senior student shows will be featured throughout the year, including: Chris Hagen from Apr. 6-11; Erin Schlueter from Apr. 13-18; Andrew Nagahashi from Apr. 20-25; and Lori Buoen Beyer from Apr. 27-May 2.
All events will be held in Weber Music Hall unless otherwise noted.
The Vocal Jazz Cabaret starring Lake Effect and Chill Factor with Tina Thielen-Gaffey, director, will perform on Thurs., Apr. 8; Fri., Apr. 9; and Sat., Apr. 10 at 7:30 pm.
A Faculty Artist Recital: Kelly Anderson, bass-baritone, and Regina Zona, soprano, will take place on Sat. Apr. 11 at 3 pm.
A Faculty Artist Recital: Gene Koshinski, solo percussion, will be held on Mon., Apr. 12 at 7:30 pm.
The Chamber Orchestra—both faculty and students—with director Jean R. Perrault will perform the most memorable music by Johann Sebastian Bach on Fri., Apr. 16 at 7:30 pm.
A Guest Artist Recital: Saxton Rose, bassoon, will be held on Mon., Apr. 19 at 7:30 pm.
Ovation Guest Artist Series will feature Nicolas Mallarte, piano, the winner of several international competitions on Tues., Apr 20 at 7:30 pm.
Jazz Ensembles I and II with directors Ryan Frane and Tom Pfotenhauer will perform on Wed., Apr. 21 at 7:30 pm.
The New Music Festival celebrates its first decade of annual events with the arrival of the The Luna Nova New Music Ensemble. The group will perform multimedia works to help celebrate the first decade of annual events on Fri., Apr. 23 at 7:30 pm.
The Midwest premiere of Jeremy Beck's one-act opera will be held on Sat., Apr. 24 at 7:30 pm, along with a vocal music recital by UMD faculty and students.
Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band with directors Daniel W. Eaton and Mark Whitlock will perform on Sun., Apr. 25 at 3 pm.
The UMD Percussion Ensemble with Gene Koshinski, director, will perform Wed., Apr. 28 at 7:30 pm.
The winners of the 9th Annual Concerto Competition will perform with the UMD Symphony Orchestra and Jean R. Perrault, director, on Sat., May 1 at 7:30 pm.
Yuri Klaz, conductor of Winnipeg Singers and Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir joins UMD Choral Ensembles and directors Tina Thielen-Gaffey and Stanley R. Wold to perform a concert, Spotlight on Russian Choral Music, on Sun., May 2 at 3 pm.
A Faculty Artist Recital: "Coast to Coast: New Music for Bassoon," a performance by Jefferson Campbell, will be held on Mon., May 3 at 7:30 pm.
For more information about music events, call 726-8561, or see http://www.d.umn.edu/music.
Is He Dead? written by Mark Twain and directed by Ann Aiko Bergeron will be performed on Apr. 22-24 and Apr. 28-May 1 at 7:30 pm, and Apr. 25 at 2 pm in the Mainstage Theatre. The play is presented in conjunction with a Tweed Museum of Art exhibit of Jean-François Millet's work.
For info, call the UMD Box Office at 726-8561 or see http://www.d.umn.edu/theatre.
For more information, contact the UMD Athletic
Office at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.
"Stargazing Tonight" will be presented on Apr. 7 and May 5 and 7.
"Astronomy Lessons from Star Wars" will be presented on Apr. 9 and Apr. 28.
The Arrowhead Astronomical Society presents a show on Apr. 14 and May 12.
"The Destructive Forces of Black Holes!" will be presented on Apr. 16.
"Physics" will be presented on Apr. 21.
"Supernovas" will be presented on Apr. 23.
"UFO's: Are We Alone?" will be presented on Apr. 30.
Annual programs, special events for kids and daytime and night viewing for Astronomy Day will be held all day on May 1.
Private shows are available by appointment for groups of 10 or more. See list of shows at http://www.d.umn.edu/planet/programs.
Karen Gran, assistant professor, Department of Geological Sciences, will present "Two decades of channel evolution following the eruption of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines" on Thurs., Apr. 8 at 3:30 pm.
Bruce Yardley, professor, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds (UK), will present "Mineralogical Society of America" on Wed., Apr. 14 at 4 pm.
Martha Tappen, associate professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Minnesota, will present "Hyenas, homo erectus, and sabre-tooths, oh my!: What happened at the Dmanisi Site 1.77mya?" on Thurs., Apr. 29 at 3:30 pm.
Paul Marinos, professor, School of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, will present "Rock mass characterization; A vehicle to translate geology into the design of engineering structures" on Thurs., May 6 at 3:30 pm.
For more information on these events contact the Department of Geological Sciences at 726-8385.
BROWN BAG LUNCHES
"The Sarajevo Haggadah: A Symbol of Interfaith Cooperation" will be presented by Leonore Baeumler, UMD Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee, and Deborah Petersen-Perlman, associate professor of communication, UMD, on Thurs., Apr. 15 at noon in the UMD Library Rotunda.
For more information, see http://www.d.umn.edu/alworth/.
The Zeitgeist Spiritual Deli will host Vagina Café on Sat., Apr. 10 from 1-5 pm at 3 West Superior Street.
A Sexual Assault Awareness Month Rally and Speak Out will be held on Fri., Apr. 16 from 4-7 pm. The march will begin at Superior Burger King, heading down Main Street to the Government Center and back on Hammond Ave. to the community gardens for a jam band, speak-out, food, and bonfire.
GLBT Lobby Day is Wed., Apr. 21. A bus leaves from Ordean Court at 7:15 am and returns to campus around 5:30 pm. For more information, email email@example.com.
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day will take place on Thurs., Apr. 22. Contact the Women's Resource & Action Center at 726-6292 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for further information.
"Faces of the Displaced in Colombia" presentation and exhibit will be held on Thurs., Apr. 29 from noon-1 pm in Kirby 268.
"Take Back the Night" will be held on Thurs., Apr. 29 from 5-9 pm at the Washington Center, 310 N 1st Ave W.
Asian Culture Show "Asianknowledgy" will take place on Sat., May 1 from 6-9 pm in the Kirby Ballroom.
The Vagina Monologues will be featured on Apr. 16 and 17 at 7 pm in Boh. 90.
The film Crude: The Real Price of Oil, directed by Joe Berlinger, will be featured on Mon., Apr. 19 at noon in KSC 273B followed by discussion.
Rudo y Cursi, directed by Alfonso Cuaron, will be featured on Mon., Apr. 26 at noon in KSC 273B.
A Brown Bag film and discussion on Searching for Angela Shelton will take place on Wed., Apr. 28 at noon in KSC 273B.
"Empowered Asian American Women in Media", a panel of three Asian American women who will be sharing insights of their careers in the media field, as well as the aspirations, struggles, and cultural influences affecting their path to their careers will be held on Tues., Apr. 13 at 7 pm in Montague 80.
"Train Your Brain: ADD and Loving It" will be presented on Wed., Apr. 14 from 3:30-5 pm in KSC 273B.
The Brown Bag Lunch "Sexual Assault on College Campuses" will be presented by Sarah Fries of PAVSA (Program to Aid of Victims of Sexual Assault) on Wed., Apr. 14 at noon in KSC 268.
"Memoirs of a Vietnam Soldier" with speaker Son Duong will be presented on Wed., Apr. 21 at 6 pm in SCC 120.
"Me, You, and Healthy Too! Healthy Relationships Panel" will take place on Thurs., Apr. 22 at 7 pm in the Kirby Lounge.
"LGBTQ Roles within the Hmong Life Cycle: Accepted?" will be presented by guest speaker Kevin Xiong on Tues., Apr. 27 at 6 pm in SCC 120.
For questions or more information on these events email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 726-6522.
BOULDER LAKE EVENTS
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training featuring instructor Larry Weber will be held on Apr. 27, May 4, 8, 11, 18, 22, 25, and June 1.
For more information see www.boulderlake.org.
STUDY ABROAD EVENTS
For more information see http://www.d.umn.edu/ieo/.
"Thyroid Hormones: The Highs and the Lows" will be presented on Thurs., Apr. 8 at noon in KSC 323. For more information contact Lisa Wallace at email@example.com.
STRESS AND ANXIETY MANAGEMENT
"Mind Over Mood: Strategies for thinking your way out of stress and anxiety" will be presented on Wed., Apr. 14 from 1-2:30 pm in Kirby 311. Tools will be introduced to help students learn more effective and positive ways to think and thus to change their mood.
For more information contact Dori Decker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS EVENTS
"Journey Jargon: Cambodia Up Close" will be presented by Clarice Roseen on Mon., Apr. 19 at 11:30 am in KPlz 311.
"Reflections on Music in the 21st Century" will be presented by Justin Rubin on Mon., Apr. 26 at 11:30 am in the Kirby Rafters.
For info contact Clara Weitz at email@example.com.
VIZ LAB ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
CIVIC ENGAGMENT EVENTS
Shelley Billig, RMC Research Corp., will present "Evidenced Based Research of Service-Learning Breakout Sessions" during a panel presentation of service-learning leaders on Thurs., Apr. 15 from 1-7 pm.
Andrew Furco, University of Minnesota associate vice president for public engagement, will present "Nuts & Bolts of Service-Learning Breakout Sessions" on Fri, Apr. 16 from 8:30 am-4 pm.
For more information, see http://www.wicampuscompact.org/lsrslc.php.
POW WOW AT UMD
STORMWATER POLLUTION UPDATE
CHANCELLOR MARTIN RECEPTION
TECH TALK PLUS
THE WRITE NOW HOUR
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS COUNSELOR
The historic Congdon estate, Glensheen mansion, is open for tours Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am-3:30 pm.
For information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 218-726-8910.
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