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UMaine Medicine Seminar Series: Dr. Robert Wheeler

January 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Robert Wheeler, associate professor of microbiology at UMaine, will present a talk titled “Opportunistic Fungal Infections: Danger in Vibrant Color” as part of the UMaine Medicine Seminar Series. Networking reception, light refreshments and cash bar from 4–5 p.m. All are welcome.

Áróra: Tales of the Northern Lights

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until January 31, 2020

An immersive full-dome experience about the exquisite beauty of Auroras. Take a journey across time and space to understand the science behind the phenomena and to experience the stories of our ancestors. Guided by the lullaby of the Dawn Goddess, this cinematic adventure invites the audience to join the dance of these eerie lights over remote Icelandic landscapes, learn why they appear, and explore numerous legends of these incredible phenomena. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for adults, $5 for…

The Wall — Pink Floyd

January 24 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until January 31, 2020

Pink Floyd’s progressive eighth album is put to stunning visuals that will send you to the moon. The album remained on Billboard charts for an amazing 741 weeks, longer than any other record in history. Experience “The Wall” like never before. The character Pink is the world-weary focus of this concept album as he slowly isolates himself from society, represented by the metaphorical “Wall” of the album title. Rock out with this all-time classic album. Tickets are $8 for general…

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 26, 2020

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 animation accompanied by narrators Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse. 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 sky, forever…

Littlefield Visiting Artist Series — John Stass, Minimalism … “Enough is Enough”

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

This program will consist of a workshop demonstration by sculptor John Stass on creating mid-century modern minimalist works in wood on Jan. 29, in the UMaine Sculpture Studio from noon–2:30 p.m., followed by a lecture and discussion related to Minimalism in the arts on Jan. 30 in Lord Hall, room 200 from 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. By exploring its roots through painting, sculpture, photography and more —an attempt will be made to link the core tenants of Minimalism in affecting contemporary…

Áróra: Tales of the Northern Lights

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until January 31, 2020

An immersive full-dome experience about the exquisite beauty of Auroras. Take a journey across time and space to understand the science behind the phenomena and to experience the stories of our ancestors. Guided by the lullaby of the Dawn Goddess, this cinematic adventure invites the audience to join the dance of these eerie lights over remote Icelandic landscapes, learn why they appear, and explore numerous legends of these incredible phenomena. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for adults, $5 for…

The Wall — Pink Floyd

January 31 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until January 31, 2020

Pink Floyd’s progressive eighth album is put to stunning visuals that will send you to the moon. The album remained on Billboard charts for an amazing 741 weeks, longer than any other record in history. Experience “The Wall” like never before. The character Pink is the world-weary focus of this concept album as he slowly isolates himself from society, represented by the metaphorical “Wall” of the album title. Rock out with this all-time classic album. Tickets are $8 for general…

Lucia: The Secret of Shooting Stars

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Vladimir, a polar bear, and James, a penguin, travel into space aboard the Polaris to study polar auroras. Hit by a meteorite, they crash at the foot of a pre-Columbian pyramid and meet Lucia, a hummingbird who is passionate about rocks. She tells them about a legend evoking “stones of light.” Meteorites, shooting stars, these “stones of light” intrigue them all. Searching for answers, they board for the moon, then the asteroid belt, and finally land on a comet nucleus.…

Pre-Performance Reception and Lecture on Arthur Miller’s ‘All My Sons’

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A pre-performance reception and lecture by Dick Brucher on Arthur Miller's "All My Sons."

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join two children on a magical journey through the solar system, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the solar system. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view the calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at…

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