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December 2016

Classes end

December 9

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Go Blue Day

December 9

Show your UMaine spirit and campus pride. The following days have been designated as UMaine’s 2016 Go Blue Days for the fall semester. Friday, Sept. 23 Friday, Sept. 30 Friday, Oct. 7 Friday, Oct. 14 Friday, Nov. 4 Friday, Nov. 11 Friday, Nov. 18 Friday, Dec. 2 Friday, Dec. 9 Wear blue and/or UMaine clothing to celebrate Black Bear pride.

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Multifarious: Artists in Flux — Opening Reception

December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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2016 Senior Capstone Art Exhibition. Celebrate the creative work of UMaine's Senior Art, Art Education and Art History students.  

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WiSe-Net Leak Detection System Launch Party

December 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Presented by the Emera Astronomy Center. Admission to the event is free, but tickets must be reserved online, by phone at 207.581.1341, or at the Emera Astronomy Center ticket box office prior to the show.  

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Mystery of the Christmas Star

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Journey back 2000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. Investigate possible dates for the birth of Christ and look at recorded sightings of significant historical and astronomical events during this timeframe. We’ll explore scientific explanations for celestial objects that could have been remarkable enough to cause the wise men to travel across the desert from Babylon to Bethlehem just to see a newborn…

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Men’s Ice Hockey vs American International College

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alfond Arena, Alfond Arena
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Fall Dance Showcase

December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 10, 2016
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick Artists

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 24, 2016
University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick Artists highlights a diversity of creative approaches and genres — from representational to conceptual — by artists from throughout New Brunswick. Also varied is the wide range of media in the exhibition that includes ceramic, photography, oil painting, assemblage, mixed media, sculpture and printing processes. The works in Contemporary Currents underscore the refreshingly pluralist nature of contemporary art across the globe. Like the briskly moving currents of divergent thoughts winding through today’s art world, these…

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Parallels: An Exhibition of the Work of Philip Frey

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 24, 2016
University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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The University of Maine Museum of Art presents an exhibition of the work of Maine artist Philip Frey that offers selections from his landscape, figural, interior, cityscape and abstract bodies of work. Philip Frey was born in Maine in 1967, graduated with a degree in painting from the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University in 1990 and has studied with master Maine artist Alan Bray. Frey's painting centers around the color and light of the landscape, cityscape, figure, interior as…

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Women’s Basketball vs Dartmouth College

December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Women’s Ice Hockey vs Union College

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alfond Arena, Alfond Arena
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Men’s Ice Hockey vs American International College

December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alfond Arena, Alfond Arena
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Click here for a complete schedule and to buy tickets.

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Fall Dance Showcase

December 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 10, 2016
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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For a more information and a full schedule of events, visit umaine.edu/spa/events/.

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Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Take a fun and lighthearted look at the myths and stories associated with the constellation Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. Orion comes to life in a fun-filled, animated accompanied by narrators Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse as we follow Orion’s adventures as he grows to manhood, battles mythical beasts, foils the plot of an evil king and wins the heart of Artemis, the beautiful moon-goddess. We learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the…

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Mystery of the Christmas Star

December 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Journey back 2000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the Star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. Investigate possible dates for the birth of Christ and look at recorded sightings of significant historical and astronomical events during this timeframe. We’ll explore scientific explanations for celestial objects that could have been remarkable enough to cause the wise men to travel across the desert from Babylon to Bethlehem just to see a newborn…

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Final exams begin

December 12

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Multifarious: Artists in Flux

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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2016 Senior Capstone Art Exhibition.  

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Therapy Dog Visits at Fogler Library

December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Therapy dogs and handlers will visit the Reserve Reading Room of Fogler Library to spend time with students, faculty and staff. The visits are free and open to the everyone at UMaine.

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Multifarious: Artists in Flux

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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2016 Senior Capstone Art Exhibition.  

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Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick Artists

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 24, 2016
University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick Artists highlights a diversity of creative approaches and genres — from representational to conceptual — by artists from throughout New Brunswick. Also varied is the wide range of media in the exhibition that includes ceramic, photography, oil painting, assemblage, mixed media, sculpture and printing processes. The works in Contemporary Currents underscore the refreshingly pluralist nature of contemporary art across the globe. Like the briskly moving currents of divergent thoughts winding through today’s art world, these…

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