Monday, July 26
Brown Bag Presentation. Rita Webb, Nontraditional Student Services, will present "Keeping the Peace: International Civilian Peacekeepers in Sri Lanka." Webb is participating in an international civilian peacekeeping pilot project in Sri Lanka through the Nonviolent Peaceforce, an organization headquartered in St. Paul, Minn. She will describe the project and share reflections on the role of international citizens in helping protect noncombatants and build cultures of peace in conflict areas of the world. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, July 27
Summer Cinema. "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" (U.S. 2000, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, 106 min., rated PG-13.) This film, loosely based on Homer's epic poem, The Odyssey, is set in Mississippi in the 1930s. Three prisoners (George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson) escape, hoping to return home to their families. While dodging a tracker who is hot on their trail, the three men travel across the South, having wild adventures and meeting a bizarre cast of characters along the way. (Yahoo Movies) Davies Theatre, noon and 7 p.m. Also July 29.
Wednesday, July 28
Thursday, July 29
Summer Cinema. "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" Davies Theatre, noon and 7 p.m. See July 27 item.
Concerts in the Park. UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education and the Indianhead Arts & Education Center will sponsor a series of summer concerts at the Shell Lake Pavilion in Shell Lake. Tonight's concert, performed by the Student Show Choir, begins at 6:30 p.m. More information is available online.
Friday, July 30
Indianhead Arts & Education Center Concerts. UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education and the Indianhead Arts & Education Center will offer many concerts throughout the summer at the IAEC gymnasium, 802 First Street, Shell Lake. Today, the Student Show Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Tickets, available at the door, are $4 for the public or $2 for students. More information is available online.
Monday, Aug. 2
Lorie Line Tickets on Sale. Tickets will go on sale at the Service Center today for a Dec. 9 holiday concert by piano start Lorie Line and her Pop Chamber Orchestra. Full story.
Music on the Mall. Featuring Walter Craft, a teller of tales and maker of music. Craft has performed virtually nonstop since the age of 3. He attended 27 schools in 12 years, served in the Air Force, went to college at the height of the 1960s folk scene and spent nine years on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Craft now performs mainly for children and elders and focuses on building communities through music. Audience members are invited to bring blankets or folding chairs for lawn seating. Central Campus Mall (rain site: Schofield Auditorium or The Cabin, Davies Center), 7 p.m.
Summer Bulletin • Vol. 4 • No. 7 • Seventh Week • Summer Session • July 26, 2004