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October 2021

Halloween: Celestial Origins

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Vampires, witches, goblins, and other spooky creatures. What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes, or something more … Be it ghoulish or ghostly, Halloween is an astronomical holiday. Experience the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” From Celtic roots around the harvest and bonfires to modern celebrations, see why the night is celebrated as one of spirits from beyond and sweet treats. See how Samhain and All Saints Day would eventually…

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Anon(ymous)

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 16, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Al Cyrus Pavilion Theatre, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The UMaine School of Performing Arts Division of Theatre and Dance presents Anon(ymous) by Naomi Iizuka. Directed by assistant professor of theatre and English Rosalie Purvis, Anon(ymous) is a contemporary re-imagining of Homer’s Odyssey presented as an international, multimedia production. Separated from his mother, a young refugee called Anon journeys through the United States in search of his family, encountering a wide variety of people — some kind, some dangerous, and some cruel. At a time when our country is…

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The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

"The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium" features a dazzling display of lights paired with music from the legendary band. Join us for an hour-long magical tour through a selection of their greatest hits, including songs like A Hard Day's Night, Come Together, A Day in the Life, Yellow Submarine, and more. Journey across the universe without having to leave your seat, here at the Versant Power Astronomy Center. Tickets are $9 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit…

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Lord Hall Gallery Exhibit: Surrender

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 5, 2021

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents a solo exhibition of the work of artist Christina Thwaites titled "Surrender." The exhibition opens on Sept. 10 and runs through Nov. 5.  Lord Hall Gallery is open from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Monday through Friday and is wheelchair accessible.

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Celebrity Refugees and Foreign Policy: The Politics of Fame in International Protection

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Talk by Dr. Nicholas Micinski (with Caroline Lindey), Department of Political Science, UMaine. Part of CMJ's Fall 2021 Colloquium Series. Attend in person at Dunn Hall, Room 424, or via Zoom.

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Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in Militant History (online)

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

via Zoom zoom.us/j/86837813003?pwd=eWxrNFlTZ-VdZMTQrVGRCc1FmOGRqZz09 Max Abrahms is a professor of public policy and political science at Northeastern University, where he specializes in security studies, particularly the study of terrorism. Abrahms has published extensively in leading academic and popular outlets such as International Organization, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Security Studies, Comparative Political Studies, Harvard Business Review, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and Los Angeles Times. His book, "Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in…

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Lord Hall Gallery Exhibit: Surrender

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 5, 2021

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents a solo exhibition of the work of artist Christina Thwaites titled "Surrender." The exhibition opens on Sept. 10 and runs through Nov. 5.  Lord Hall Gallery is open from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Monday through Friday and is wheelchair accessible.

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Lord Hall Gallery Exhibit: Surrender

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 5, 2021

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents a solo exhibition of the work of artist Christina Thwaites titled "Surrender." The exhibition opens on Sept. 10 and runs through Nov. 5.  Lord Hall Gallery is open from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Monday through Friday and is wheelchair accessible.

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French Table

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 8, 2021

Williams Hall, Rm. 207, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics presents the return of its weekly Language Tables. Students, faculty members and members of the community are invited to come and converse in an informal setting where all topics, big or small, can be discussed in the designated language. All levels of language ability are welcome. Tables meet weekly when classes are in session. French Table meets Wednesdays, noon–1 p.m; Spanish Table meets Thursdays, noon–1 p.m;  German Table meets Wednesdays, 1–2 p.m.

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German Table

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 8, 2021

Williams Hall, Rm. 207, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics presents the return of its weekly Language Tables. Students, faculty members and members of the community are invited to come and converse in an informal setting where all topics, big or small, can be discussed in the designated language. All levels of language ability are welcome. Tables meet weekly when classes are in session. French Table meets Wednesdays, noon–1 p.m; Spanish Table meets Thursdays, noon –1 p.m; German Table meets Wednesdays, 1–2 p.m. 

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