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University of Wyoming Calendar for April 21-27

April 18, 2014
People rehearsing performance
Students rehearse for the Department of Theatre and Dance production of the popular musical “Working,” scheduled April 22-26 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 at 2 p.m. on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts main stage. (Donald P. Turner)

These are among activities scheduled April 21-27 at the University of Wyoming:

Tuesday, April 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Annual Earth Day barbecue hosted by Wyoming Collegiate Cattlemen’s Association and the AGR Fraternity, Prexy’s Pasture. Free. For a complete schedule of Earth Week events, click here.

Tuesday, April 22, 5-9 p.m. -- “Red Desert to Hoback Mule Deer Migration” reception and photo exhibition, Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. Free.

Tuesday, April 22, 1:30-3 p.m. -- Author Ann Patchett will speak and sign books, College of Education auditorium. Free.

Tuesday, April 22, 4:30 p.m. -- George Lipsitz, professor of black studies and sociology at the University of California at Santa Barbara, discusses "Decorating the Way to Other Worlds: Expressive Culture in a World of Crisis," College of Business auditorium. Free.

Tuesday, April 22-Saturday, April 26, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 27, 2 p.m. -- The Department of Theatre and Dance presents the popular musical “Working,” Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts main stage. For tickets and information, visit the Performing Arts or Wyoming Union box offices, call (307) 766-6666, or go online at

Wednesday, April 23, 5-6:30 p.m. -- Eminent Writer in Residence Dinaw Mengestu public reading, UW Art Museum. Free.

Wednesday, April 23, 6:30 p.m. -- Earth Week’s “DamNation” film screening, Gryphon Theatre, 710 E. Garfield St. Free.

Wednesday, April 23, 8 p.m. -- Musician Gregory Alan Isakov in concert, College of Education auditorium. Free.

Thursday, April 24, 7 p.m. -- Peter Kalivas, internationally acclaimed leader in the field of drug addiction research, discusses “Why do we like drugs so much?” in Room 214 of the Classroom Building. Free.

Thursday, April 24, 7:30 p.m. -- “A Choral Collage” featuring performances by the Bel Canto Women’s Choir, Happy Jacks and the Singing Statesmen, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Friday, April 25, 3:30 p.m. -- Initiation of new members of Phi Beta Kappa, Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, April 25, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Scale of the Universe” followed at 8 p.m. by “Best of U2.” Tickets for each show cost $3 for adults, $2 for students and free to children under 12. Enter through the southwest doors of the Physical Sciences Building.

Saturday, April 26, noon-4 p.m. -- More than 300 UW and community college students will present their projects during Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day, Classroom Building and Wyoming Union. Free.

Saturday, April 26, 5 p.m. -- Amanda Cooper Heyer junior clarinet recital, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Saturday, April 26, 7:30 p.m. -- Guest pianist recital by David Witten, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

A variety of exhibitions can be seen at the UW Art Museum in the Centennial Complex, 2111 Willett Drive, open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Mondays from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free.


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