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University of Wyoming Calendar for July 22-28

July 18, 2019
two people dancing on a stage
Dancers perform during last year’s UW Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival. Two public performances are scheduled during this year’s dance festival. The Student Showcase concert will be Tuesday, July 23, at 7 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The gala concert will take place Saturday, July 27, at 4 p.m. in the Arts and Sciences auditorium. (Donald P. Turner Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled July 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

Tuesday, July 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- UW’s American Heritage Center will host “Taco Tuesday with Taco John’s” to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Taco John’s. The event will feature free Taco John’s tacos (while supplies last) and Cheyenne Frontier Days giveaways. Visitors also can view the Taco John’s exhibition on display in the main lobby of the Centennial Complex through July 31. Free.

Tuesday, July 23, 7 p.m. -- UW Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium full-dome movie, “Dawn of the Space Age.” 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, July 23, 7 p.m. -- UW Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival students will share dances they have learned at their respective schools or studios during the Student Showcase concert in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, July 24, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Country band Tie Hack will perform for the UW Summer Concert Series on Simpson Plaza. Free.

Wednesday, July 24, 5:30 p.m. -- UW art Professor Ashley Carlisle will present “Seeds of Possibility: In search for art at the Royal Kew Botanical Gardens” at the Centennial branch of the Albany County Public Library. Her talk is part of the UW Center for Global Studies’ “What in the World?” summer program. Free.

Thursday, July 25, 6 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host a film screening of “Plein Air in Thin Air” with Laramie artist Joe Arnold. A moderated discussion will follow with adventurer Mark Jenkins, UW writer-in-residence. An optional exhibition preview of “Western Explorations: The Wyoming Arts Council Biennial Fellowship Exhibition 2018 and 2019” will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the galleries. Free.

Friday, July 26, 8 p.m. -- UW Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium show, “Constellations Across Cultures.” 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.”

Saturday, July 27, 11 a.m. -- UW Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium show, “Heroes, Villains and Emus.” 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.”

Saturday, July 27, 4 p.m. -- The UW Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival concludes with a gala concert in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The concert features the works of the faculty set on the festival participants and performances by members of the Limón Dance Company. Tickets are $12 for the public and $10 for senior citizens and students. Tickets are available at the UW Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts box office, by calling (307) 766-6666 or going online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Saturday, July 27, 8 p.m. -- The UW Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium will host a laser show, featuring music by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. 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.”

Dinosaur skeletons, ancient mammal fossils and other exhibits are on display in the UW Geological Museum. The museum is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

The UW Department of Botany’s Williams Conservatory is open to the public Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

Contact Us

Institutional Communications

Bureau of Mines Building, Room 137

Laramie

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2929

Email: cbaldwin@uwyo.edu

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