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October 2016

Enrollment for Spring 2017 (tentative)

October 20
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Daily until November 18, 2016

For the full 2016–2017 Academic Year Calendar, click here.

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THINGS RE: Stuff

October 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 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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Parallels: An Exhibition of the Work of Philip Frey

October 20 @ 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 November 10, 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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Spanish Table

October 20 @ 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 November 17, 2016
Little Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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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Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Exxon, Neoliberalism, and the Climate Crisis

October 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A talk by John Buell, political scientist, author and columnist. Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Fall 2016 Series (Controversy Series). Click here for a full list of events.

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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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Enrollment for Spring 2017 (tentative)

October 21
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Daily until November 18, 2016

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THINGS RE: Stuff

October 21 @ 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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Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick Artists

October 21 @ 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 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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Parallels: An Exhibition of the Work of Philip Frey

October 21 @ 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 November 10, 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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Field Hockey: America East vs University at Albany

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UMaine Field Hockey Complex,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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$25

Artworks Program: Children’s After School Art Classes

October 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 11, 2016
Lord Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Registrations are now being accepted for the after school art classes run by the Dept of Art, Art Education Program. All classes are taught by art education students under the supervision of their professor, Constant Albertson. The Program is designed for children between kindergarten and grade 8. Classes start on Oct. 14, meeting on Friday afternoons between 3:30–5 p.m. until November 11. Space is limited and registration is first come first serve. There is a small fee of $25 for…

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Free

International Coffee Hour

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 4, 2016
North Pod of Memorial Union,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A social event sponsored by the International Student Association and Office of International Programs usually held every Friday (except breaks) from 4–5 p.m. in the North Pod of the Bear's Den during the fall and spring semesters. It is a great way to meet other international and American students. Free refreshments are served.

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The To-Night Show at the Emera Astronomy Center

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

In this all-live late night talk-show styled program, your host will bring you the latest and greatest in astronomy news including NASA missions, new discoveries, and plenty of (bad) jokes. The guest stars on this show are a lot brighter than your usual fare. Come check it out. Intended ages: 10 and up 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…

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“Big Love”

October 21 @ 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 October 22, 2016
Hauck Auditorium,
Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States

For a more information and a full schedule of events, visit umaine.edu/spa/events.

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Comedian Bob Marley

October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Bob loves being a comedian. He’s wicked good at it. He lives in Maine which is the best state in the world maybe even the universe. He’s featured regularly on Sirius XM and he even won their Superbowl of Comedy. He has put out over 20 comedy CD’s and DVD’s. He was inducted into The Guinness Book of World Records for “the longest stand up comedy show by an individual” at 40 hrs of straight stand up. He’s been on…

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Enrollment for Spring 2017 (tentative)

October 22
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Daily until November 18, 2016

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