University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 28-Nov. 3
These are among activities scheduled Oct. 28-Nov. 3 at the University of Wyoming:
Monday, Oct. 28-Friday, Nov. 15 -- “Holocaust Panels/A History” will show in Gallery 234, Room 004, in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. A reception for the event is scheduled Monday, Oct. 28, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free.
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 3:10 p.m. -- History Professor Ronald Schultz will discuss “Colonial Mindscapes: Indigenous People, Colonizers, and Their Cognitive Worlds, 1400-1850,” in the College of Business Building, Room 24. Free.
Tuesday, Oct. 29-Saturday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m. -- Philosopher Ayn Rand comes to life in “An Evening with Ayn Rand,” a new play written and directed by Professor William Missouri Downs, Classroom Building, Room 302. Tickets cost $14 for the public, $11 for senior citizens and $7 for students.
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2:30-3:30 p.m. -- Biomusica concert featuring strings and flute, in the Berry Center lobby. Free.
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 8 p.m. -- Comedian and “The Heat” actor, Adam Ray, will perform in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.
Thursday, Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m. -- Safe Treat in the Wyoming Union. Trick-or-treating, games and activities will continue in the Greek houses, basement of Washakie Center, and in White Hall from 5:30-8 p.m. Free.
Thursday, Oct. 31, 4:10 p.m. -- Artist and scientist Katrina van Grouw will speak about her book, “A Very Fine Swan Indeed: Art, Science and The Unfeathered Bird,” in the Berry Center. A reception is scheduled for 3:40 p.m., and a book sale and signing will follow. For a schedule of van Grouw’s public events at UW, visit www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2013/10/the-unfeathered-bird-author-and-illustrator-to-visit-uw.html.
Thursday, Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. -- Wyoming Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble II concert, Arts and Sciences auditorium. Free.
Friday, Nov. 1, 10:30 a.m.-3:10 p.m. -- A panel of former U.S. ambassadors and State Department officials will examine the aims and challenges that the United States is facing in East Asia, Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.
Friday, Nov. 1, 6-8 p.m. -- Improv comedy workshop, Wyoming Union Senate Chambers.
Friday, Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m. -- “We’re the Millers” will be shown in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Additional screenings are at 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Free.
Friday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show. Cost is $3 for students and $2 for non-students. Enter through the southwest doors of the Physical Sciences Building.
Friday, Nov. 1, and Saturday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m. -- The award-winning American Brass Quintet will perform in the Buchanan Center for Performing Arts concert hall.
Saturday, Nov. 2, 7:30 a.m.- noon -- “Fall into Good Health” health fair, in the Wyoming Union. Many services and tests provided will be free of charge, and others will be available for a small fee.
Sunday, Nov. 3, 3 p.m. -- Faculty showcase recital featuring Lights along the Shore, in the Buchanan Center for Performing Arts concert hall. Free.
Philosopher Ayn Rand comes to life in the Department of Theatre and Dance production of “An Evening with Ayn Rand,” Tuesday, Oct. 29-Saturday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 302 of the Classroom Building. (Ayn Rand Institute)