Luedtke and Blue Max to perform
An outdoor concert by Howard "Guitar" Luedtke and Blue
Max will highlight the first week in an eight-week series of free Summer Session
Programs Monday, June 10, at UW-Eau Claire.
Led by one of the Midwest's best slide guitar players,
the rocking electric blues trio will perform at 7 p.m. on the Central Campus
Mall (rain: Schofield Auditorium). Refreshments will be sold. Audience members
are invited to bring blankets or folding chairs for lawn seating.
Since its formation in 1982, Blue Max has opened shows
for such big-name blues artists as Long John Baldrey, Lonnie Brooks, Clarence
"Gatemouth" Brown, Li'l Ed and the Blues Imperials, Tinsley Ellis,
Jeff Healey, Jimmy Johnson, Kenny Neal, A.C. Reed, Eddy Shaw, Herbert Sumlin,
Koko Taylor, Joe Louis Walker and Johnny Winter. Blue Max has three recordings
on the False Dog label - "Molded by the Blues" (1992), "Live in
Gleisdorf, Austria" (1995), and "Face to Face with the Blues"
Also on campus during the week of June 10 are these
free Summer Session Programs:
"A Man for All Seasons" (U.K. 1966) will screen
Tuesday and Thursday at noon and 7 p.m. in Davies Theatre, opening a weekly
Summer Cinema series about people making moral choices in an immoral world.
Paul Scofield stars as Sir Thomas More (1478-1535), the deeply principled
Catholic scholar and statesman who was pressured to support the Act of
Supremacy granting Henry VIII's marriage to Anne Boleyn - and Britain's
divorce from the Church of Rome. The film received six Academy Awards,
including Best Picture, Actor (Scofield), Director (Fred Zinnemann),
Screenplay (Robert Bolt, who adapted his play), Cinematography and Costume
Design. Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw and John Hurt co-star in
"a picture that inspires admiration, courage and thought" (The New
York Times). Rated G, the 120-minute color film will screen via DVD
Concerts by UW-Eau Claire and area jazz musicians will be
presented from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday through Friday on the Central Campus
Mall (rain: The Cabin of Davies Center). A variety of grilled lunch items
will be sold.
Summer Session Programs continue
through Aug. 1. A complete schedule is available from the Activities and
Programs office, Davies Center 133, 836-4833.
In Brief Calendar
of Events Faculty/Staff News
Liz Wolf Green,
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Walkoff, Editorial Assistant ·
Updated: June 10, 2002