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UW Calendar for Nov. 16-22

November 13, 2009
Pianist Lise de la Salle performs with the Symphony Orchestra Thursday and presents a solo Cultural Programs concert Friday.

These are among the activities scheduled at the University of Wyoming during the week of Nov. 16-22.

Monday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. -- International Week events open with the Chinese film "Getting Home" in the Wyoming Union West Yellowstone Ballroom as part of the Global Lens Film Series. Free.

Monday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Civic Chorus and Community Band concert in the Fine Arts Center concert hall. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m. -- The International Studies Scholars Lecture Series will host a forum in the Wyoming Union West Yellowstone Ballroom focusing on understanding the consequences and opportunities of rapid social change in China. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 11:30 a.m. -- UW pharmacy and engineering students host a "Chili Cook-Off" in Simpson Plaza to raise money for clean water and medical supplies for a Kenyan community.

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. -- International Week Global Lens Film Series continues with the Iranian film "Those Three" in the Wyoming Union West Yellowstone Ballroom. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 17-Saturday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Theatre and Dance presents "Six Songs From Ellis" on the Fine Arts Center Main Stage. Tickets cost $14 for the public, $11 for senior citizens and $7 for students.

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. -- The Wyoming Humanities Council will host "Laramie: Inspired by Yellowstone," presented by Greg Nickerson, Alice Hardie Stevens Center at the Laramie Plains Museum. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, noon-3 p.m. -- Open house at the Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC) on the third floor of the College of Agriculture building. Free. To see the complete WyGISC schedule visit

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. -- A student geography bowl will be held as part of Geography Awareness Week in the Wyoming Union Gardens. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. -- The fourth and final episode of the PBS series "Art:21" will be screened at the art department's new gallery, Gallery 211, located at 211 S. 1st Street in downtown Laramie. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. -- Academy Award-nominated Nepalese film "Himalaya" will be shown in the College of Education auditorium. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m. -- Dedication of the renovated William Robertson Coe Library will take place at the library. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m. -- Kenneth Foote of the University of Colorado, Boulder, will discuss "European Memory: Conflict and Commemorations Across and Beyond Borders" as the keynote speaker for Geography Awareness Week, Room 133 of the UW Classroom Building. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m. -- The Global Lens Film Series concludes with the Brazilian film "Mutum" in the Wyoming Union East Ballroom. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Symphony Orchestra will present "Spartacus" featuring pianist Lise de la Salle, in the Fine Arts Center concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public, $7 for seniors and $6 for students.

Friday, Nov. 20, 4 p.m. -- Matthew Liebmann, anthropology professor at Harvard University, will discuss "Now the God of the Spaniards is Dead: The Archaeology of Pueblo Revolution and Revitalization in 17th Century New Mexico" in Room 150 of the Anthropology Building. Free.

Friday, Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Cultural Programs Fall Concert Series will continue with pianist Lise de la Salle in the Fine Arts Center concert hall. Tickets cost $18 for the public and $15 for students and seniors.

Friday, Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m. -- Mr. Wyoming pageant to benefit the Albany County Red Cross chapter, College of Agriculture auditorium.

Saturday, Nov. 21, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- The UW Outdoor Program will host the "Outdoor Gear Swap" in the Wyoming Union ballroom.

Saturday, Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m. -- International Week concludes with an "International Etiquette Dinner" in the Wyoming Union ballroom. Free, but tickets required, and will be available at the Wyoming Union Information Desk Wednesday, Nov. 18, and Thursday, Nov. 19, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or as long as tickets remain.

Saturday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Music Department Faculty Recital Series continues with "Masterpieces for the Cello: Works by Beethoven, Debussy and Ravel" featuring cellist Beth Vanderborgh, with pianist Rubia Santos and violinist John Fadial. Tickets cost $7 for the public and $5 for students and seniors.

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2009

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