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AIM Cultural Opportunities

Artists Series, Forum, and Theatre Productions

AIM Program - 2014-2015
 

Program participants may request a free ticket to the following performances by calling the AIM office at (715) 836-5800. Please call by noon of the workday prior to the performance. Tickets must be picked up at the SSD/AIM office, Centennial Hall 2106, by 4:30 p.m. by the day of the performance.

Date & Time

Event

Location

Thursday, 
October 16
7:30 p.m.

 

The Forum: Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky: Female Equality

Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, speaks on her New York Times Bestseller. It focuses on the challenges facing women around the world and how Americans are working with businesses to create solutions for women in this economy.

Schofield Auditorium 

Thursday,
October 23
7:30 p.m.

Artists Series: Smetana Trio

The Smetana Trio is the premier piano trio in its native Czech Republic. The current members Jitka Cechova (piano), Jiri Vodicka (violin) and Jan Palenícek (cello), and their program includes works by Czech composers Bedrich Smetana, Antonin Dvorak and Roman Haas.

Gantner Concert Hall of Haas Fine Arts Center

Tuesday,
November 4
7:30 p.m.

The Forum: Bob Harris, The International Bank of Bob

Bob Harris is a writer, comedian and Jeopardy! champion who decided to join Kiva.org after his world travels. This website allows individuals to make microloans in order to fund businesses around the world. Harris, specifically, has helped fund more than 5,200 businesses in Peru, Bosnia, Rwanda, and Cambodia.

Schofield Auditorium
Tuesday,
November 11
7:30 p.m.

Artists Series: Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theatre

Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theatre was founded at the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. The company will perform Cokata Upo! Come to the Center, a three-part work that celebrates the culture of the Lakota people.

Ojibwe Ballroom Of Davies Center
 

Wednesday,
December 3
7:30 p.m.

The Forum: Alan Page, Mentoring and Role Models: Two Things Students Cannot Live Without

Alan Page was a full time law student at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman. He used his Hall of Fame introduction to launch the Page Education Foundation which encourages disadvantaged youth to pursue secondary education. Page is now Minnesota's first African American Supreme Court Justice.

Schofield Auditorium
Thursday,
February 5
7:30 p.m.

 Artist Series: Cirque Zuma Zuma

Cirque Zuma Zuma was a 2011 finalist on NBC's America's Got Talent. They are a dazzling ensemble of African dancers, acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, and more that is often described as an African-style Cirque du Soleil.

Zorn Arena
 

Tuesday,
February 17
7:30 p.m.

The Forum: Temple Grandin, Different Kinds of Minds Contribute to Society

Temple Grandin is both an advocate for the humane treatment of animals and an adult with high-functioning autism. She is a professor at Colorado State University and world famous design of humane livestock-handling systems.

Schofield Auditorium
 
Tuesday,
March 10
7:30 p.m.

Artist Series: Dali Quartet

Dali Quartet is today's freshest voice in classical and Latin-American music. The quartet combines both Venezuelan and American influences in their works.

Gantner Concert Hall of Haas Fine Arts Center
 



 

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