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February 2016

Department of Art Faculty Exhibition

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until March 11, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

A Lord Hall Gallery art exhibition. Reception: Feb. 5, 2016

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9 a.m.–2 p.m. fee, 8–9 a.m. $10

AAUW 65th Annual Book Sale

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Church of Universal Fellowship,
82 Main St., Orono, ME 04473 United States
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The Penobscot Valley Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold its annual book sale on: Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St., Orono, ME. Hours: 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Early Admission: 8–9 a.m. $10.00. As usual, there will be a wide variety of used books for adults and children. Snacks will also be available. This traditional book sale is a nonprofit fundraiser of the Penobscot Valley Branch of the AAUW and…

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Oral Defense: Alexandria Garcia

February 8 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Rogers Hall,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Candidate for the Master of Science Degree in Animal Science. “Abatement of Streptococcus equi in Equine Compost.”

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Deep Roots/Old Strength

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until March 25, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Selected work of Michael H. Lewis.

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thick skinned

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 30, 2016
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Maine-based artist Dan Dowd exhibits a new series of wall-based assemblages that incorporate found fabric, rusted metal and rubber. Old woolen blankets, blemished rubber tires and sections of knit sweaters are layered and wrapped around found, wooden bases. Dowd’s compositions draw connections to the works of Joseph Beuys, Claes Oldenburg, Lee Bontecou and Robert Rauschenberg, each of whom utilized cloth in their sculptures and assemblages. The artist states, “I am interested in their markings — from when they were first…

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Studiolo

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 30, 2016
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Richard Whitten, who lives and works in Rhode Island, exhibits a stunning assortment of shaped paintings, whimsical sculptures and preparatory drawings that offer visitors a unique view into the creative process. The title of the exhibition, Studiolo, reveals much about the artist’s work as objects of inquiry. (A studiolo is a small room found in affluent fifteenth century homes, often elaborately decorated and set aside for study and contemplation.) Whitten’s paintings depict imagined machines within Romanesque and Renaissance style architecture.…

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Three-Sided Dream

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 30, 2016
University of Maine Museum of Art,
40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Miami-based artist Jon Davis’ exhibition features an array of compositions rooted in collage which incorporate images appropriated from throughout art history — from Michelangelo Merisa da Caravaggio to Thomas Eakins. Davis’ source materials are re-contextualized through his creative and forced association. “By taking art masterpieces and combining them with old found photographs, I am creating new narratives that address a myriad of emotions including fear and desire,” says Davis. Although oriented to the walls, the artist’s compositions have dimensional interplay;…

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French Table

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Monday until February 29, 2016
Department of Modern Languages and Classics,
Little Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469

Conversation in French. All levels of ability are welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch. Occurs weekly on Mondays when classes are in session.

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Changing the Narrative: How Do We Make Sustainable Food Systems Sustainable?

February 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Senator George J. Mitchell Center,
Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5710 United States

Speakers: Melissa Ladenheim, Mark Haggerty, François Amar, Danielle Walczak (fellow), Stephanie Welcomer, Linda Silka and John Jemison (Sustainable Food Systems Research Collaborative), and Tim Waring and Ethan Tremblay (School of Economics) This is an exciting time in Maine for sustainable agriculture and local food system work. Various stakeholders and organizations have made strides to grow the local food movement, but challenges remain in moving from practice to policy. Long term sustainability remains an issue as long as we hold deeply…

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Women’s Basketball vs New Hampshire

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cross Insurance Center,
515 Main St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States

For a full schedule, visit goblackbears.com/sports/w-baskbl/2015-16/schedule.

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