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University Bulletin
Calendar of Events
Vol. 50, No. 16
Sixteenth Week
Fall Semester
Dec. 2, 2002
 Monday's Events
Tuesday's Events
Wednesday's Events
Thursday's Events
Friday's Events
Saturday's Events
Sunday's Events
Next Monday's Events


Monday, Dec. 2
Toy Swap Shop. Faculty and staff are invited to donate their children's/grandchildren's outgrown or no-longer-loved toys, games and books for UW-Eau Claire students with children. Clean, gently used items may be dropped off through Dec. 3 in the labeled boxes in Schofield 226 or at the Children's Center, Campus School 100. From Dec. 4-6, donations should be brought to Campus School 108. Student parents may choose items for their children Dec. 4-6. Sponsored by the Adult Opportunity Office, the Children's Center and the Nontraditional Student Advisory Committee. For more information, call Rita Webb at 836-3259.

University Band Concert. Directed by Randal Dickerson. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $3.75 for the public, $2.75 for those 62 and older or 17 and younger, or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

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Tuesday, Dec. 3
Toy Swap Shop. See Dec. 2 item.

SWEA Book Drive. The Student Wisconsin Education Association in conjunction with Give-A-Kid-A-Book, a project sponsored by the Friends of L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, is holding a book drive to collect new, unwrapped children's books to give to local children in need this holiday season. Books or cash donations may be delivered to the SWEA booth near Campus Information in Davies Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Dec. 5. Books also will be collected at the Holiday Concerts Dec. 8 at 2 and 5 p.m. in Zorn Arena.

Student Recital. Featuring Karen Wilber, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Astronomy is Looking Up," a presentation on what we see at night, such as northern lights, constellations and interesting objects in the sky. The show is aimed at adults. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m.

Women's Hockey. Hamline University at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Clarinet Quartet and Saxophone Quartet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

New York Art Trip Meeting. Students, faculty, staff and community members interested in learning about and possibly joining the art department's trip to New York March 14-23, 2003, are invited to attend. For more information, call the art department at 836-3277. Haas Fine Arts Center 105, 7:30 p.m.

College Feminists Open Mike Night. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to read their poetry or prose related to gender issues. Sponsored by College Feminists, NOTA and the Women's Studies Program. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.



Wednesday, Dec. 4
Toy Swap Shop. See Dec. 2 item.

SWEA Book Drive. See Dec. 3 item.

National Student Exchange Informational Meeting. Students interested in learning about exchange opportunities are encouraged to attend. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to noon.

Celebration of Ramadan and Hanukkah. The university community is invited to attend a joint celebration of the two holidays. The event will include traditional foods, ceremony and songs. Menominee and Ojibwa Rooms, Davies Center, 5 to 7 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Janine Lamb, soprano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.
Men's Basketball. UW-La Crosse at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

Joint Faculty Recital. Featuring Tim Lane, wooden flute; Ivar Lunde Jr., oboe d'amore; and Nanette Lunde, harpsichord. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.

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Thursday, Dec. 5
Toy Swap Shop. See Dec. 2 item.

SWEA Book Drive. See Dec. 3 item.

BFA Exhibit. "Write If You Find Work," an exhibition by 12 bachelor of fine arts degree candidates, will feature paintings, drawings, graphic design projects, printmaking and ceramics. An opening reception will be held Dec. 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The exhibit will be on display through Dec. 15. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays; 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays; and 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekends.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring composition students Graydon Peterson and Vincent Rose. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

International Film Society. "Cool and Crazy." (Norway and Sweden 2001, directed by Knut Erik Jensen, 105 minutes, in Norwegian, subtitled.) Ranging from 29 to 96 years of age, the 30-odd members of Norway's Berlevåg Male Choir are at the center of this scrappy "docu-musical" that has grown from a crowd-pleasing festival-circuit favorite into one of Norway's highest-grossing films. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center for IFS members and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff or $1 for UW-Eau Claire students. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through Dec. 8.

The Forum. UW-Eau Claire English professor and nonfiction writer John Hildebrand will present "Chasing Stories: A Narrative View of Life." He will discuss the field of literary journalism — the fact-finding of journalism mixed with the narrative techniques of literature. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $7 for the public, $5 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $3 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble IV/Jazz Pedagogy Ensemble Concert. Directed by Robert Baca. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

University Theatre. Featuring William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "Picnic." The play, directed by Terry Allen, music and theatre arts, is a drama about the relationship five small-town women share with a handsome stranger. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $9 for the public, $7 for those 62 and older, $6 for those 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through Dec. 7 and Dec. 10-14 at 7:30 p.m.; and Dec. 8 at 1:30 p.m.

UAC Cabin. Featuring songwriter/performer Teague Alexy. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through Dec. 7.

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Friday, Dec. 6
Toy Swap Shop. See Dec. 2 item.

Gymnastics Exhibition. The UW-Eau Claire gymnastics team will perform. Admission is $2 at the door. For more information, call Matt Tobin at 836-3991. McPhee 204, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Jared Ziegler, saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

International Film Society. "Cool and Crazy." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 5 item.

Ye Olde Madrigale Dinner. Dinner will be presented in the spirit of the Elizabethan times when the lord of the manor invited his friends into his home to celebrate a successful harvest and the beginning of the holiday season. Gary Schwartzhoff is producer and choral director. Performers include the Court Chamber Choir, Court Brass Choir, Court Recorders and Thespians. Tickets are $25 per person and available at the Service Center through Dec. 2. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. Also Dec. 7.

Women's Hockey. College of St. Catherine at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble I Concert. Directed by Robert Baca. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $4.75 for the public; $3.75 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; or $1.25 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

University Theatre. Featuring Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "Picnic," directed by Terry Allen. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 5 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring songwriter/performer Teague Alexy. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Dec. 7.

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Saturday, Dec. 7
International Film Society. "Cool and Crazy." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 5 item.

Ye Olde Madrigale Dinner. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. See Dec. 6 item.

Student Dance Recital. Featuring Aly Hudoch and Kate Brown. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

University Theatre. Featuring Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "Picnic," directed by Terry Allen. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 5 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring songwriter/performer Teague Alexy. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through Dec. 7.

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Sunday, Dec. 8
University Theatre. Featuring Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "Picnic," directed by Terry Allen. Kjer Theatre, 1:30 p.m. See Dec. 5 item.

28th Annual Holiday Concerts. Featuring The Singing Statesmen, Concert Choir, Women's Concert Chorale, Symphonic Choir, Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. The concert also will feature the premiere of "Blizzard Christmas Suite," composed by UW-Eau Claire alumnus Mark McKenzie for the movie, "Blizzard," which will be released in November 2003. In the spirit of the holiday season, those who attend the Holiday Concerts are invited to bring a new or gently used children's book for collection and distribution to area children in need. The books will be distributed through the Give-A-Kid-A-Book program of the Friends of L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. Admission is free, but tickets must be obtained in advance from the Service Center. Sponsored by the department of music and theatre arts and the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. For ticket information, call 836-3727. Zorn Arena, 2 and 5 p.m.

International Film Society. "Cool and Crazy." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 5 item.

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Monday, Dec. 9
BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 2 item.

Holiday Reception. See item on Page 1.

Women's Basketball. College of St. Scholastica at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

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