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University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 20-25

January 20, 2009
Poster for The Kite Runner
Screenings of "The Kite Runner" will be at 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday in the Wyoming Union Family Room.

These are among the public events scheduled at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, Jan. 20, through Sunday, Jan. 25.

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 4 p.m. -- Popular Jazz musician Irvin Mayfield discusses "Jazz Talks Social Justice," Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom. Free.

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Cultural Programs presents Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Fine Arts Center concert hall. Tickets cost $25 for students and senior citizens and $30 for others.

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m. -- UW women's basketball, Wyoming vs. TCU, Arena-Auditorium.

Thursday, Jan. 22, 5 p.m. -- Chicago Tribune columnist Dawn Turner Trice lecture, "The 'R' Word: Using Journalism to Open a Civic Dialogue on Race and Culture," Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Thursday, Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m. -- Former UW women's basketball coach Margie McDonald discusses "Diversity in Sports, Title IX," Wyoming Union ballroom. Free.

Friday, Jan. 23, 5 p.m. -- Former ACLU president Nadine Strossen discusses "Social Justice Through Advocacy and Activism: Conversations About Current Civil Liberties, Challenges and Controversies," Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom. Free.

Friday, Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m. -- Screening of "The Kite Runner," 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., discussion to follow the 6:30 p.m. showing, Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m. -- Renowned tap dancer Ellie Sciarra will give an informal performance of her repertory dance piece, Fine Arts Center Studio Theatre. Free.

For updates on UW events and activities call (307) 766-5000 or go online at Visit for Department of Theatre and Dance and Department of Music event information and tickets. 


Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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