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October 2016

Football vs Albany

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alfond Stadium,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Silver Duo Recital

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Minsky Recital Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Homecoming and Alumni Reunion

October 16
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 24 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 16, 2016
University of Maine,
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Alumni, friends, community members and visitors are invited to UMaine Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 14–16, to celebrate the UMaine experience, reminisce and reconnect. Reunion classes returning at Homecoming are: 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 and 2011. For more information, visit umainealumni.com/homecoming/ or umainealumni.com/events/.

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Field Hockey vs University of California

October 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
UMaine Field Hockey Complex,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Tristan und Isolde — The Met: Live in HD

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Tristan und Isolde opens the Met season in a new production by Mariusz Trelinski (the director responsible for the 2014-15 season’s double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle), and will be well served by a cast of outstanding Wagnerians: Nina Stemme as Isolde, Stuart Skelton as Tristan, Ekaterina Gubanova as Brangäne, and René Pape as King Marke, with Sir Simon Rattle conducting, in one of his rare appearances at the Met. Wagner’s breathtaking meditation on love and death holds a…

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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. Trailer 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 our calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone…

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Free

Admissions Open House Programs

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Our comprehensive, all-day open house program is designed for prospective students (first-year or transfer) and their families. With check-in starting at 8 a.m., presentations will include academic showcases, general campus walking tours, afternoon presentations and tours of various services and programs of the university. All Fall Admissions Open House Programs are held at the Collins Center for the Arts. For more information, visit go.umaine.edu/visit/openhouse.

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Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick Artists

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 9 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 10, 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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THINGS RE: Stuff

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 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 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 10, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of humorous and politically charged ceramic sculpture by internationally known artist, Gary Greenberg. Gary Greenberg is a professor of ceramic art at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He is widely known for the biting political and social satire involved in his highly humorous large ceramic installations. For Professor Greenberg, who invented a wet-fire method of firing ceramic ware using a Webber Grill that he calls “Jiffy Pop” Pots, humor is…

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Mitchell Center Seminar — Creating a Decision Support Toolbox for Safe Beaches and Shellfish Harvests

October 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Speakers: New England Sustainability Consortium (NEST) Decision Support Systems Team Kate Beard (Computing and Information Science), Damian Brady (Marine Sciences), Brian McGill (Biology and Ecology, Mitchell Center), Bridie McGreavy (Communication and Journalism), Sam Roy (Mitchell Center), Sean Smith (Earth & Climate Sciences, Mitchell Center) Through a combination of interviews, stakeholder meetings and background research, a collaborative team of scientists has learned that government agencies responsible for the management of shellfish flats and beaches have been required to make use of…

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Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick Artists

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 9 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 10, 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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THINGS RE: Stuff

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 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 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 10, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of humorous and politically charged ceramic sculpture by internationally known artist, Gary Greenberg. Gary Greenberg is a professor of ceramic art at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He is widely known for the biting political and social satire involved in his highly humorous large ceramic installations. For Professor Greenberg, who invented a wet-fire method of firing ceramic ware using a Webber Grill that he calls “Jiffy Pop” Pots, humor is…

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Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick Artists

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 9 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 10, 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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THINGS RE: Stuff

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 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 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 10, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of humorous and politically charged ceramic sculpture by internationally known artist, Gary Greenberg. Gary Greenberg is a professor of ceramic art at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He is widely known for the biting political and social satire involved in his highly humorous large ceramic installations. For Professor Greenberg, who invented a wet-fire method of firing ceramic ware using a Webber Grill that he calls “Jiffy Pop” Pots, humor is…

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Enrollment for Spring 2017 (tentative)

October 20
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Daily until November 18, 2016

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Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick Artists

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 9 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 10, 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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THINGS RE: Stuff

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 10, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of humorous and politically charged ceramic sculpture by internationally known artist, Gary Greenberg. Gary Greenberg is a professor of ceramic art at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He is widely known for the biting political and social satire involved in his highly humorous large ceramic installations. For Professor Greenberg, who invented a wet-fire method of firing ceramic ware using a Webber Grill that he calls “Jiffy Pop” Pots, humor is…

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Free. Tickets are required.

Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability — Between Optimism and Pessimism: Our Unending Pursuit to Feed Civilization

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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2016 Keynote Speaker: Ruth DeFries, Columbia University Pessimists argue that too many people chasing too few resources is leading to catastrophic consequences for civilization. Optimists counter that technology will come to the rescue. A long-term view of humanity’s quest to produce food — the most basic need for civilization —– tells a more nuanced story. Based on the book, The Big Ratchet, the lecture will trace the long journey of our species from hunters and gatherers to shoppers in the aisles…

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Field Hockey: America East vs University of Massachusetts Lowell

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UMaine Field Hockey Complex,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Pirates of Penzance

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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This New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players production is your chance to get carried away by Pirates. Join the band of swashbuckling buccaneers, bumbling British bobbies, frolicsome Victorian maidens, and the delightfully dotty “model of a modern Major-General” for a rollicking romp over the rocky coast of Cornwall. This exuberant musical theater masterpiece, directed and conducted by Albert Bergeret with choreography by Bill Fabris, is performed in its original format. The rich sounds of full orchestra, chorus, and legitimate vocal…

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