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University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 5-11

October 2, 2015
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UW student Riley Wisler rehearses a scene from the UW production of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” that can be seen Oct. 6-11 in the Performing Arts Center Thrust Theatre. (UW Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 5-11 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Oct. 5-Friday, Oct. 9 -- This week is Mental Health Awareness Week hosted by the University Counseling Center. For a full list of events, visit www.uwyo.edu/ucc.

Monday, Oct. 5, 3:10 p.m. -- The Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Dennis Newell, Utah State University professor. He will discuss “Thermal Springs of the Cordillera Blanca, Peru: Geochemical Evidence for Mantel-crust Fluid Connections in a Flat-slab Subduction Zone Setting” in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Monday, Oct. 5, 4 p.m. -- Adrian Locke, senior curator for the Royal Academy of Arts in London, will discuss “The Politics of Exhibiting Native American Art” in the American Heritage Center Stock Grower’s Room. Free.

Monday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m. -- Artist and musician Dickie Landry presents “Trialogue,” an original music, dance and art collaboration, in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Free.

Monday, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m. -- The Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series presents “Swinging With Strings” featuring the Ben Markley Trio. This event is in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. Free.

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m. -- Dickie Landry presents an art talk in the Visual Arts Building, Room 111. Free.

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Theatre and Dance fall season opens with “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” Oct. 6-10 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center Thrust Theatre. Tickets cost $14 for the public, $11 for senior citizens and $7 for students. For tickets and information, visit the Wyoming Union information desk or the Performing Arts Center box office, call (307) 766-6666, or go online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 8 p.m. -- The Student Activities Council hosts a trivia night in the Union Gardens. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 5 p.m. -- Rainbow Leadership Series presents “Living Your Values” in the Wyoming Union, Room 202. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 5 p.m. -- Grand opening of the Performing Arts Center. Tours of the facility begin at 5 p.m., followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 6 p.m. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Air Force in the UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m. -- Studio WYO presents Seattle band iji with Fort Collins, Colo., band Whisper Wolf in the Union Gardens. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Symphony Orchestra presents “Porgy and Bess” in the Performing Arts Center concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public; $7 for senior citizens, UW faculty and staff; and $6 for UW students. Tickets are available at www.uwyo.edu/finearts or by calling (307) 766-6666. Tickets also are available at the Wyoming Union information desk and Performing Arts box office.

Friday, Oct. 9, noon -- School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Katie Li, UW assistant professor of chemical and petroleum engineering. She will discuss “Nanocatalysts and Separation Technologies for Advanced Energy Conversion and Produced Water Treatment” in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch provided. Free.

Friday, Oct. 9, 3 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. New Mexico, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, Oct. 9, 5 p.m. -- The Department of Art and Art History presents the Pipeline Art Project Panel: “Interactions of Land, Art, and History in Wyoming.” This event will take place in the Visual Arts Building, Room 111. A reception will follow at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 9, 5 p.m. -- Panel with POWERSWITCH in the Visual Arts Building, Room 111. Free.

Friday, Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever presents “Minions” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free to UW students with ID.

Friday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Saturn: the Ringed Giant.” A tour of the STAR Observatory follows at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for nonstudents, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

Friday, Oct. 9, 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever presents pop-comedy singer Kevin Yee in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 10 -- Earth Science Week activities begin. For a full list of events, visit www.wsgs.wyo.gov.

Saturday, Oct. 10, 7:30 a.m. -- “Fall into Good Health” Health Fair in the University of Wyoming Union, second floor. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. -- The Big Event service activity. Volunteers will meet in Simpson Plaza. For more information, visit www.uwyo.edu/union/slce/service/the-big-event.html.

Saturday, Oct. 10, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. New Mexico in the UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. -- SFJAZZ Collective performs “The Music of Michael Jackson.” This event is in the Performing Arts Center concert hall. Tickets cost $25.50 for the public; $20.50 for senior citizens, UW faculty and staff; and $10.50 for UW students. Tickets are available at www.uwyo.edu/finearts or by calling (307) 766-6666. Tickets also are available at the Wyoming Union information desk.

Sunday, Oct. 11, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. San Diego State, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.


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