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University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 27-Nov. 2

October 24, 2014
woman seated at harp
New UW faculty member Hillary Schefter will be the harp soloist during the UW Symphony’s performance Thursday, Oct. 30.

These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 27-Nov. 2 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Oct. 27 -- Patrick Earle Hammie exhibition opens in the Visual Arts Building Main Gallery.

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 4 p.m. -- Renowned professor of surgery Raymond Onders will discuss successes in treating ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease), Room 427 of the College of Health Sciences Building. Free.

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 5 p.m. -- Freelance writer and amateur birder Kent Nelson gives a public reading of his work, "The Spirit Bird," Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center Room 138. Free.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 3:10 p.m. -- Panel discussion on “The EU, China and the U.S. as Global Actors in Energy and the Environment,” Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. -- Mock trial involving the Johnson County War sponsored by the College of Law and Spence Law Firm, College of Law Room 178. Free.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 8 p.m. -- Electro-pop duo Cherub performs in the College of Education auditorium. The opening acts are Gibbz and Ghost Beach. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Free, but space is limited.

Thursday, Oct. 30, noon -- UW historic preservation plan public meeting, Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom. The plan also will be presented at Laramie Plains Museum’s Alice Hardie Stevens Center from 6:30-8 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 30, noon -- Learn about “Alcohol, Wyoming Law and You,” Wyoming Union Family Room. Free pizza.

Thursday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m. -- Fall of the Berlin Wall public talk and reception for researcher Jason Owens, about the 428 Namibian children whose sojourn (1979-1990) in East Germany was cut short when the wall fell, Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m. -- Visiting artists Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe talk about photography in the Visual Arts Building Room 111. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Symphony performs Debussy and the classics in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets cost $10 for the public, $6 for students and $7 for senior citizens. Tickets are available at the UW Wyoming Union and Performing Arts box offices, or by calling (307) 766-6666.

Friday, Oct. 31, 3 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. Colorado State University at the Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Tickets cost $8 for the public, $5 youths (3-18 years) and free for students.

Friday, Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m. -- Safe Treat offers trick-or-treating activities in the Wyoming Union. Free.

Friday, Oct. 31, 6:30, 9 and 11:30 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever shows film, “As Above So Below,” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. -- Humorist David Sedaris entertains in the Arts and Sciences auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $40.50 for rows 5-20; $30.50 for rows 21-36; and $20.50 for balcony seating.

Friday, Oct. 31, 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever hosts a dessert murder mystery party in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free, but tickets are required.

Saturday, Nov. 1, 6 p.m. -- After hours at the UW Art Museum, a place for professionals to mingle. Free.

Sunday, Nov. 2 -- Student exhibitions by Holly Wood and Nico Bourkas go on display in the Visual Arts Building.

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