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UW-Eau Claire Announces Fall Schedule for The Cabin

RELEASED: Aug. 22, 2005

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has announced the fall semester schedule of performances in The Cabin, the Davies Center coffeehouse that hosts free performances nearly every weekend and jazz concerts on many Wednesday nights.

The schedule includes monthly open stage opportunities for campus and area talent; open prose and poetry readings sponsored each month by None of the Above, the campus literary magazine; and performances by UW-Eau Claire students, faculty, staff, community members and nationally touring artists. All performances are produced and managed by student members of The Cabin Committee of the Student Senate's University Activities Commission.

The fall semester schedule begins with local talent shows Friday, Sept. 2 (The Runoff), and Saturday, Sept. 3 (Jon Sunde). Highlights of the semester follow:

  • Featured professional artists include Pamela Means (Sept. 15-17), Michael Blair (Oct. 6-8), Chris Koza (Nov. 3-5) and Brianna Lane (Dec. 1-3).
  • Thursday-night NOTA open readings will take place Sept. 22, Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 8.
  • Open stage opportunities will be presented Saturday, Sept. 24; Friday, Oct. 21; Saturday, Nov. 19; and Friday, Dec. 9. Anyone interested in performing is invited to sign up in the Student Senate office, Davies Center 132, before 4:30 p.m. on the day of the show.
  • Western Wisconsin's finest jazz musicians will perform on Wednesday nights, from Sept. 28 through Dec. 7 (no show Nov. 23).

All shows begin at 8 p.m. Cabin performances are free and open to all ages. Pop, domestic and imported beer, and popcorn are sold at all Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening programs. Proof of age is required for alcohol purchases. For a complete schedule, visit The Cabin Web site, or contact the Activities and Programs office, (715) 836-4833.

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