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February 2017

UMaine Department of Art Faculty Exhibition

February 21 @ 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 March 17, 2017
Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure. Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from earth. They explore the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the sun and the moon.  Along the way, they learn how the…

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Tuesdays at the IMRC: John Sullivan

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IMRC, Stewart Commons, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5785 United States
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On Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m., John Sullivan will present his work as a part of Tuesdays at the IMRC, the UMaine Intermedia MFA program’s visiting artist lecture series. Sullivan is a music technology researcher at the Input Devices and Music Interaction Laboratory (IDMIL) and course lecturer at McGill University. His research involves the design and evaluation of new digital instruments and interfaces for musical expression, human computer interaction, haptics, and movement analysis. Artistically, Sullivan comes from a background in music performance…

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UMaine Department of Art Faculty Exhibition

February 22 @ 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 March 17, 2017
Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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German Table

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 1, 2017
Little Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Conversation in German. All levels of ability are welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch. Occurs weekly on Wednesdays when classes are in session.

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Dynamic Earth

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Explore the inner workings of earth’s climate system with visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations. This exciting program follows a trail of energy that flows from the sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes. We explore the relationship…

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Movement Workshop: Discovering the Unexpected

February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
A.P.P.E. Space, IMRC, Stewart Commons, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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IMRC Researcher in Residence, Alison Chase, presents "Movement Workshop: Discovering the Unexpected — Exploring new vocabularies for cross genre work." Using movement based improvisation we will explore collaboration and invention and the interplay of impulse and intuition in the creative process. This is accomplished in a casual and playful environment for seasoned and non-dancers alike. Free to all UMaine students and IMRC community members. For more information or to RSVP for the event, visit imrccenter.com.

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Chamber Jazz

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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For more information, including a full schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit umaine.edu/spa.

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UMaine Department of Art Faculty Exhibition

February 23 @ 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 March 17, 2017
Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Pajama Game

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hauck Auditorium, Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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For more information, including a full schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit umaine.edu/spa.

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Spanish Table

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 2, 2017
Little Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Conversation in Spanish. All levels of ability are welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch. Occurs weekly on Thursdays when classes are in session.

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The Myths and Realities of Authoritarianism and Economic Development: Stories from East Asia

February 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A talk by Kristin Vekasi, Professor of Political Science. Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Series (Controversy Series) Spring 2017.

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Life of Trees

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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In The Life of Trees, a cheeky ladybug called Dolores and a quirky firefly called Mike take the audience on an adventurous journey of exploration into the wondrous world of trees. Attend the Creepy Crawlies Educational Institution to find out how trees live and their importance to the wider environment. On the excursion, Delores and Mike zip around a tree, and in doing so, playfully learn its secrets: How do plants get their food from the Sun? How do they…

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Where Corals Lie

February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
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A talk by Professor Emeritus Malcolm Shick. Part of the Phi Beta Kappa Spring 2017 series of talks. Abstract: The reefs built by stony corals were long associated with human passing, pathos, and petrifaction, and jagged reefs were rightly feared as lethal navigational hazards that wrecked and entombed seafarers. The distantly related precious red corals were born of death — the decapitation of the Gorgon Medusa by Perseus and the supernatural transformation of bloodied seaweeds. According to James Hamilton-Paterson, “Coral ……

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UMaine Department of Art Faculty Exhibition

February 24 @ 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 March 17, 2017
Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Natural Selection

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Join the young Charles Darwin on an adventurous voyage of exploration circumnavigating the World with the HMS Beagle. In the 19th century in Victorian times many physical phenomena were already discovered and described by natural laws, but life’s most eloquent mechanism was still unknown: How could new species arise to replace those lost in extinction? Darwin explored the explanation for how life evolved and the factors which have shaped its development here on planet Earth. Come explore how he used…

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Concert for Contemplation: In Solidarity with Anoush Moazzeni

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IMRC, Stewart Commons, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5785 United States
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The University of Maine Intermedia MFA program is pleased to present "Concert for Contemplation: In Solidarity with Anoush Moazzeni" on Friday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. at the IMRC Center. This concert will be held in solidarity with Anoush Moazzeni, an Iranian national and permanent resident of Canada who lives in Quebec City. She is an internationally known concert pianist who performs from the traditional and contemporary cannons and is currently pursuing extended musical techniques for piano including robotics and…

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Stars

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. New stars are created every day, born of vast clouds of gas and dust. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that lights the universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of stars. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5…

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The Pajama Game

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 25, 2017
Hauck Auditorium, Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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For more information, including a full schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit umaine.edu/spa.

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The Pajama Game

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 25, 2017
Hauck Auditorium, Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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For more information, including a full schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit umaine.edu/spa.

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