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University of Wyoming Calendar for April 27-May 3

April 24, 2015
two men and two women following a man on a stage set
Rehearsing a scene for the comic opera “Candide” are, from left, Ariana Hahl, Joshua Cooper, Bri Cordova, Luke Murray and Ryan Smith. The opera is scheduled to run April 29-May 2 at 7:30 p.m. on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts main stage. (Donald P. Turner Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled April 27-May 3 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, April 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Reflections Art Exhibition in Response to African Art, UW Art Museum.  Free.

Monday, April 27, 3:10 p.m. -- Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Julie Meachen, Des Moines University, S.H. Knight Geology Building Room 216. Free.

Tuesday, April 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Reflections Art Exhibition in Response to African Art, UW Art Museum.  Free.

Tuesday, April 28, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. -- WIND/WATR booth: Wyoming Conference on Aging, Little America Conference Center, Cheyenne. Learn about the many resources and services provided by WIND and WATR regarding age. Free.

Tuesday, April 28, 6 p.m. -- Backcountry Cooking Clinic, Outdoor Program office. Tickets are $5 for students, $7 for faculty/ staff. Limit 15 participants.

Wednesday, April 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Reflections Art Exhibition in Response to African Art, UW Art Museum. Free.

Wednesday, April 29, 3-4:30 p.m. -- Members of the Albany County legislative delegation will discuss key issues facing the state and county, Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Wednesday, April 29, 4:10 p.m. -- President’s Speaker Series presents Theresa Bogard, Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center Room 138. Free.

Wednesday, April 29-Saturday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. -- Leonard Bernstein’s comic opera, Candide, Buchanan Center for Performing Arts main stage. Tickets cost $8 for students; $13 for seniors; $16 for the public. For tickets and information, call (307) 766-6666, go online to www.uwyo.edu/finearts, or visit the Performing Arts box office or Wyoming Union information desk.

Thursday, April 30, 2 p.m. -- Intellectual Disability and Sexual Ableism: A book talk by Michael Gill, Classroom Building Room 129. Free.

Thursday, April 30, 3:10 p.m. -- Department of Anthropology Mulloy Lecture presents wind power expert Willett Kempton, “Wind Power: Technology, Policy and Social-technical Movements,” College of Business auditorium. Free.

Thursday, April 30, 7 p.m. -- Public debate on marijuana policy between UW and Regis University debate teams, College of Business Building Room 121. Free.

Thursday, April 30, 7 p.m. -- The UCross Experiment: Cross-Pollination of Arts and Sciences, Gryphon Theatre. Free.

Thursday, April 30, 7:30 p.m. -- The Big Dance: Cowboy Country Swing Club, War Memorial Fieldhouse. Help the Cowboy Country Swing Club break the world record for largest country swing dance. Free.  

Friday, May 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Reflections Art Exhibition in Response to African Art, UW Art Museum.  Free.

Friday, May 1, noon -- Geography Brown Bag Series presents Christy Briles, assistant professor at the University of Colorado-Denver Department of Geography and Environmental Science, Arts and Sciences Room 401. Free.

Friday, May 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Reflections Art Exhibition in Response to African Art, UW Art Museum. Free.

Friday, May 1, 3 p.m. -- Phi Beta Kappa initiation, keynote speaker Carol Frost, UW geologist and director of the Division of Earth Sciences at the National Science Foundation, Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, May 1, 6 p.m. -- Opening reception for Anna Edwards-Siess and Garrett Scarince student exhibitions, Visual Arts Building. Free.

Friday, May 1, 7 p.m. -- Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo, UW Hansen Livestock Teaching Arena. Tickets cost $5 per person, and students (with ID) and children under 12 are admitted free.

Friday, May 1, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “This Month’s Sky.” A Michael Jackson laser show follows at 8:20 p.m. Tickets cost $2 for students and $3 for nonstudents, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

Friday, May 1, 8 p.m. -- UW Concerts and Convocations presents Iron & Wine with special guest Gregory Alan Isakov, Arts and Sciences auditorium. Tickets cost $20 for students, $30 for the public.

Saturday, May 2, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. -- Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo, UW Hansen Livestock Teaching Arena. Tickets cost $5 per person, and students (with ID) and children under 12 are admitted free.

Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m. -- Rotaract 5k for Polio, LaPrele Park. Race entry fee $15; an additional $10 donation to receive a T-shirt.

Saturday, May 2, noon -- Cowpoke Open track and field meet, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex.

Saturday, May 2, 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever presents mentalist Reed Barrett, Wyoming Union lower level. Free.

Sunday, May 3, 1 p.m. -- Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo championship round, UW Hansen Livestock Teaching Arena. Tickets cost $5 per person, and students (with ID) and children under 12 are admitted free.


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