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Monday, May 9
"Porch Sunrise" by UW-Eau Claire senior Jane-Marie OvaninFoster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring the 48th Annual Juried Student Art Show, featuring works of UW-Eau Claire students as chosen by a nationally known artist. The works will be displayed through May 15 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. 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. Full story.

SpringFest. Featuring live music on the Central Campus Mall (Rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Through May 13. More information.

Service Recognition and Retirement Reception. The university community is invited to attend a reception honoring retiring faculty and staff, and those who have worked at UW-Eau Claire for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 or 40 years. A list of honorees can be found online in the May 2005 issue of Human Resources News. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5 p.m.; ceremony at 3:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Nicole Peters, soprano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, May 10
SpringFest. Featuring live music on the Central Campus Mall (Rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Through May 13. More information.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "The Stargazer," a show for adults and children 8 and older. It offers astronomical insights and boasts celebrity narrator Nichelle Nichols, who starred in the original Star Trek TV series and movies. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item May 14.

"Laughter on the 23rd Floor" logoUniversity Theatre. Featuring Neil Simon’s “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” directed by Terry Allen. Tickets, available at the Service Center, 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. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Through May 14. Full story. Go to top of page

Wednesday, May 11
SpringFest. Featuring live music on the Central Campus Mall (Rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Through May 13. More information.

WOW Wine and Cheese Event. The UW-Eau Claire community is invited to attend the final Women on Wednesdays event of the semester. Susan Harrison, computer science, will moderate a discussion titled “How Would You Spend $3,000 to Advance Women in Leadership?” Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Full story.

University Theatre. Featuring Neil Simon’s “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” directed by Terry Allen. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See May 10 item.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, May 12
SpringFest. Featuring live music on the Central Campus Mall (Rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also May 13. More information.

"Batman" logoCampus Films. “Batman.” (U.S. 1989, directed by Tim Burton, 126 min., rated PG-13.) Gotham City is a sunless, ominous haven for criminals, held in the corrupt grip of crime boss Carl Grissom (the ever-magnetic Jack Palance), and terrorized by a sadistic vandal and murderer known as The Joker. But it isn't long before a dark, mysterious caped crusader, who goes by the name of Batman, is on their trail and trying to thwart their evil doings. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. 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 May 15. Full story.

University Theatre. Featuring Neil Simon’s “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” directed by Terry Allen. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See May 10 item.

NOTA Open Prose and Poetry Reading. Open mike night for those who wish to share their poetry or prose with a live audience. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Friday, May 13
golf club and baby birdEarlie Birdie Golf Outing. This tournament, to be held at the Princeton Valley Golf Course in Eau Claire, is open to golfers of all abilities and will benefit the National Youth Sports Program. The $25 registration fee includes nine holes of golf, lunch, prizes and a T-shirt. The tournament rules are available online. Those interested should register at Hilltop Recreation Center or complete the registration form and mail it with the event fee to Lisa Schuetz, UW-Eau Claire Hilltop Recreation Center, 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54701 by noon May 12. For more information, contact Lisa Schuetz at schuetlm@uwec.edu or 836-2176. Full story.

SpringFest. Featuring live music on the Central Campus Mall (Rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information.

Communication and Journalism Recognition Reception. Twenty-three UW-Eau Claire students will receive communication or journalism scholarships during the reception. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. “Batman.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 12 item.

Rilo KileyAIDS Benefit Concert. Los Angeles-based electronipop indie rock band Rilo Kiley will headline the 12th annual AIDS Benefit Concert. Omaha-based Neva Dinova and up-and-coming local favorites Echo Bravo will open the show. Tickets are $5 and will be available only at the door. Proceeds will benefit the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. Full story.

University Theatre. Featuring Neil Simon’s “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” directed by Terry Allen. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See May 10 item.

Innocent Men/Impromptu Concert. The two a cappella groups will perform a variety of works. Tickets are $5 at the Service Center. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

UAC Cabin/Open Stage. All talent is welcome to perform. Sign up for a time slot in Davies 132. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, May 14
Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Test Center” link. Schneider Hall, Rooms 100 and 105, 8:30 a.m.

Astronomy Day. This event will feature displays, telescopes and presentations. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Full story.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Astronomy for Kids," a 30-minute program for children ages 4 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item May 10. Full story.

Sonia KadlecDocumentary Screening. An exciting new documentary from local filmmaker Bill Olson, “All that Glitters” focuses on twin sisters Sonia and Marie Kadlec as they prepare for the premiere of their latest film. It's a festive event for cast and crew even though it's a locally produced feature. But for Sonia and Marie, it just might be practice for something bigger, since both are being considered for roles in a Hollywood picture. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. Davies Theatre, 2 p.m.

Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony Concert. Directed by Ivar Lunde Jr. (emeritus), music and theatre arts, the group will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 3 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. “Batman.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 12 item.

University Theatre. Featuring Neil Simon’s “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” directed by Terry Allen. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See May 10 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring the Clearwater Roots Fusion. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, May 15
Campus Films. “Batman.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 12 item. Go to top of page

Monday, May 16
Final Exams. Through May 20.

Books for Africa logoBook Drive. Members of the UW-Eau Claire Circle K Club and Jumpstart Eau Claire are sponsoring a book drive to benefit the Books for Africa organization. Books will be collected outside the University Bookstore from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through May 20. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 31 • Sixteenth Week • Spring Semester • May 9, 2005

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