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UW Calendar for April 27-May 3
April 27, 2009 — These are among the activities scheduled at the University of Wyoming from Monday, April 27, through Sunday, May 3.
Monday, April 27-Wednesday, April 29, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Theatre and Dance presents operas "Gianni Schicchi" by Giacomo Puccini and "The Medium" by Gian Carlo Menotti, Fine Arts Center main stage. Tickets cost $7 for students, $11 for seniors and $14 for the public.
Wednesday, April 29, and Thursday, April 30 -- Acclaimed visual artist Hong Chung Zhang will present an open portfolio of her work Wednesday from 9-10:30 a.m. in Room 226 of the Fine Arts Center and will give a public lecture Thursday in Room 111 of the Fine Arts Center. Free
Thursday, April 30, 2-6 p.m. -- The Celtic Heritage Society will sponsor traditional Highland games in Fraternity Mall.
Thursday, April 30, 2:15 p.m. -- The Science and Mathematics Teaching Center will host speaker David Greenwood, a leading scholar on place-based education, Room 105 of the Classroom Building.
Thursday, April 30, 7:30 p.m . -- The UW Symphonic Band free concert, Fine Arts Center concert hall.
Friday, May 1, 7 p.m. -- International mountaineer and adventurer Jamie Clarke will discuss his past adventures and plans for his fourth climb of Mount Everest, Room 214 of the Classroom Building. Free.
Friday, May 1, 7 p.m. Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo, Cliff and Martha Hansen Livestock Teaching Arena. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students age 12 years and older and free to UW students and children under 12.
Friday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. -- Conducting class free concert, Fine Arts Center concert hall.
Saturday, May 2, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 3, 1 p.m. -- Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo, Cliff and Martha Hansen Livestock Teaching Arena. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students age 12 years and older and free to UW students and children under 12.
Saturday, May 2, 1-6 p.m. -- UW's 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Day. Oral presentations will be in the Classroom Building form 1-5:30 p.m. and poser presentations will be in the Wyoming Union Family Room from 4:30-6 p.m.
For updates on UW events and activities call (307)-766-5000 or go online at www.uwyo.edu/calendar. Visit www.uwyo.edu/finearts for Department of Theatre and Dance and Department of Music event information and tickets.
"My Parents" is among the works by acclaimed artist Hong Chun Zhang, who will speak at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, April 29, and Thursday, April 30, as part of the Department of Art's Visiting Artist Speaker Series.
Posted on Monday, April 27, 2009