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University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 5-11

November 1, 2018
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University of Wyoming student actors rehearse a scene from “Rhinoceros,” the UW Department of Theatre and Dance’s next production. The play will run Nov. 6-11 in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre. (Donald P. Turner Photo)

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

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 p.m. -- UW Creative Writing MFA Program students will host writer Steven Dunn for a question-and-answer session at the Cooper Carriage House. Dunn also will give a fiction reading at 7 p.m. at Night Heron Books, located at 107 E. Ivinson Ave. in Laramie. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 6 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum presents Tibetan-born artist Tashi Norbu. Partnering with local musicians, Norbu will create a large mural in a short time span, as a type of performance art, in the UW Art Museum’s Rotunda Gallery. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m. -- UW Planetarium show, “This Month’s Sky.” Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 204, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics/ and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m. -- UW Pokes Vote will host an election watch party in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 6-Saturday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Rhinoceros” in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre. Tickets cost $14 for the public, $11 for senior citizens and $7 for students. Tickets cost $5 for opening night, Tuesday, Nov. 6. Tickets are available at the Performing Arts box office and the Wyoming Union information desk, by calling (307) 766-6666 or going online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 8 p.m. -- Cowboy basketball vs. the University of California-Santa Barbara, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 12:10-12:50 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators,” an informal gallery walk-through. Museum curators will lead the conversation, featuring Tibetan-born artist Tashi Norbu. Lunch will be provided following the gallery walk-through. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl basketball vs. Chadron State College, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Thursday, Nov. 8, 5:15 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host a meditation session with Tibetan-born artist Tashi Norbu. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 8, 6 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host a painting workshop with Tibetan-born artist Tashi Norbu. Registration for the workshop costs $10 and is limited to 25 participants, ages 16 and older. Interested individuals can register at www.uwyo.edu/artmuseum/exhibitions/current/tashi-norbu-live-painting

Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m. -- StudioWYO presents Laramie bands Moral Panic and The Locals in The Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Wind Symphony presents “Fire and Light” in the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public, $7 for senior citizens and $6 for students. Tickets are available at the Performing Arts box office and the Wyoming Union information desk, by calling (307) 766-6666 or going online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Friday, Nov. 9, noon-1 p.m. -- The UW School of Energy Resources Fall Speaker Series presents Richard Middleton, a researcher at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Middleton’s talk will take place in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch will be provided. Free. 

Friday, Nov. 9, 4:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Anthropology Fall Seminar Series presents Julia Haines, a researcher for Google. Haines will discuss “Multi-Dimensional Ethnography: Bringing Machine-Produced Data into the Ethnographic Perspective” in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. Free.

Friday, Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m. -- The UW Mountain Women Belly Dance Club will perform in the UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources auditorium. The event is free, but the club has a suggested $3 donation. The club also will accept two cans of food in exchange for a raffle ticket for a club shirt.

Friday, Nov. 9, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- The 7220 Entertainment Films Committee will screen “Crazy Rich Asians” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. -- UW Planetarium show, “The Art of Space.” Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 204, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics/ and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Friday, Nov. 9, 8 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series presents “Balcony of the Sea” in the Performing Arts recital hall. Free.

Saturday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. -- UW Planetarium show, “Past Pluto: Exploring the Supermassive.” Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 204, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics/ and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2 p.m. -- The UW Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Rhinoceros” in the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre. Tickets cost $14 for the public, $11 for senior citizens and $7 for students. Tickets are available at the Performing Arts box office and the Wyoming Union information desk, by calling (307) 766-6666 or going online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

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