February 2016 calendar

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FEBRUARY 2016
ARTS AND CULTURAL EVENTS AT UW-PLATTEVILLE
Events are subject to change. Please check the online campus calendar at www.uwplatt.edu/events. For tickets, go to tickets.uwplatt.edu.
Monday, Feb. 1
Sunday, Feb. 21
Dennis “Bose” Biddle Presentation
136 Doudna Hall, 6 p.m.
United We Stand Lecture Series: Curt Patrouille, Speaker
Robert I. Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall, 7 p.m.
Dennis “Bose” Biddle, former Negro League baseball player,
will speak as part of Ebony Weekend, Feb. 5–7.
Ebony Weekend,
http://ebonyweekend.weebly.com/agenda-schedule.html
Brianna Jones, [email protected]
Curt Patrouille, UW-Platteville alumnus, will share his
story of how to keep a positive outlook on life despite
obstacles. He will touch on his personal experiences of
surviving being badly burned, 27 plus years of military
service, losing his mother at the age of 20, and having
multiple deployments while being married and having
young children. He will share the story of his resilience and
bouncing back from adversity. Open to all.
LAE Faculty Forum Series 2015–16
Monday, Feb. 1–Monday, Feb. 29
Military Artifact Display
Harry and Laura Nohr Gallery, Ullsvik Hall
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Wright Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students,
608.342.7351; Department of Residence Life, 608.342.1845
Stop by to see the showcasing of historical artifacts from
various military eras. A special gallery reception and
refreshments will be held Feb. 16 from 4–6 p.m.
Robert and James Wright Center for Non-Traditional and
Veteran Students, 608.342.7351
Thursday, Feb. 25
Cafeteria-Style Multiculturalism:
Tuesday, Feb. 9
Individuals and Citizenship
Native American Sovereignty:
NAGPRA and the Red Earth People
Harry and Laura Nohr Gallery, Ullsvik Hall, 6–7:30 p.m.
19th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration
Thursday, Feb. 4
Robert
I. Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall, 6–8:30 p.m.
5–6:30 p.m. • 136 Doudna Hall • UW-Platteville campus
Mary
Lenzi Join Presenter:
the French
Club
in celebrating Mardi Gras. Admission is
Respondent: Terry Burns
free
and the event is open to the public. Free food, games,
The public is invited. Refreshments will be served.
prizes, life-size chess set, live music, and free beads for all.
Costumes are encouraged, so don’t be shy about wearing
your Mardi Gras best.
Thursday, Feb. 4
Promotion provided in part by the UW-Platteville Ofce of Continuing Education.
To request disability accommodations, please contact the UW-Platteville College of Liberal Arts and Education at 608.342.1151.
Cafeteria-Style Multiculturalism:
Individuals and Citizenship
136 Doudna Hall, 5–6:30 p.m.
During this faculty forum, Dr. Mary Lenzi, Associate
Professor of philosophy at UW-Platteville, will discuss
alternative modernist and postmodernist views of political
liberalism as they apply to multicultural group and
individual identity, human rights, and citizenship. Dr. Terry
Burns will respond.
College of LAE, 608.342.1151
Department of Humanities; Dr. Laura Anderson,
608.342.1117
Friday, Feb. 12–Saturday, Feb. 13
Tri State Honors Band
Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall,
Center for the Arts
Department of History, School of Education, Office of
Multicultural Student Affairs; 608.342.1787
Friday, Feb. 5
Friday, 7:30 p.m.: Montage Concert featuring UW-Platteville
Faculty and Jazz I Ensemble. UW-Platteville music faculty will
be showcased in solo and chamber music performances.
The second half will feature the UW-Platteville Jazz I Ensemble
under the direction of Allen Cordingley. Admission is $5.
A steady, persistent audio diet of the giants of jazz, pop,
rock, and funk has nourished Gordon Goodwin’s being
since childhood. Count Basie; Duke Ellington; Buddy Rich;
Thad Jones and Mel Lewis; Earth, Wind and Fire; and Tower
of Power, among many others, influenced the music he
makes today. Goodwin’s ability to combine jazz excellence
with any musical style makes his writing appealing to fans
across the spectrum.
Saturday, 4 p.m.: Festival Band Concert with UW-Platteville
Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the Festival Honors Band.
UW-Platteville faculty oboist Heather Huckleberry will be
the featured soloist with the Symphonic Wind Ensemble
under the direction of Barry Ellis and Associate Director
Matthew Gregg. The Festival Honors Band will perform with
Conductor David Gillingham, Guest Clinician for the festival,
who will conduct a program of his music. Admission is $5
for adults and $3 for children.
Gordon Goodwin: 2016 Jazz Festival
Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall, 7 p.m.
Center for the Arts, 608.342.1298; Department of
Performing and Visual Arts
Department of Performing and Visual Arts, 608.342.1143
Military Artifact Reception and Refreshments
Harry and Laura Nohr Gallery, Ullsvik Hall, 4–6 p.m.
Ebony Weekend Conference
Markee Pioneer Student Center
This year’s 11th annual Ebony Weekend Conference will
follow the theme of racial consciousness, focusing on the
importance of understanding one’s cultural uniqueness.
The conference will stress the importance of recognizing
other cultures and understanding how the system plays
a major role in affecting the daily experiences of people
from different races. See each day’s agenda at:
http://ebonyweekend.weebly.com/agenda-schedule.html.
Brianna Jones, [email protected]
Join us for a special gallery reception and refreshments.
See the showcasing of historical artifacts from various
military eras. All are welcome.
Robert and James Wright Center for Non-Traditional and
Veteran Students, 608.342.7351
Wednesday, Feb. 17–Sunday, Feb. 21
Pioneer Players: Eurydice
Center for the Arts Theatre
Feb. 17: 11 a.m.; Feb. 17–20: 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 21: 2 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 6
Chinese New Year Spring Festival 2016
Center for the Arts, 1–3 p.m.
Come celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival and Year of the
Monkey with performances of Lion Dance, Kung Fu, Folk
dance, and traditional music. Tickets are available at the
Confucius Institute, Royce Hall, Room 107.
Confucius Institute, 608.342.1310
Friday, Feb. 26
Brittany Ackerman Saxophone Recital
Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall,
Center for the Arts, 7:30 p.m.
Department of Performing and Visual Arts, 608.342.1143
Monday, Feb. 29
Liberal Education and America’s Promise Conference
Robert I. Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall, 1–4:30 p.m.
The Liberal Education and America’s Promise Conference,
hosted by UW-Platteville and sponsored by Southwest
Health Center in Platteville, will focus on Student-Centered
Learning: A Forward LEAP to Awareness of Learning
Outcomes for Business and Community Partners.
For more information and to register, go to
www.uwplatt.edu/oiea/leap-conference.
Tuesday, Feb. 16
Friday, Feb. 5–Sunday, Feb. 7
Johnathan Buffalo, Meskwaki Nation Tribal historian and
co-founder of the Meskwaki Tribal Museum in 2011,
will discuss the Native American Graves Protection
and Repatriation Act. His talk, “NAGPRA and the Red
Earth People,” will explore the positive and negative
consequences of this legislation in Indian country and
beyond. This dialogue will address Native American tribal
sovereignty, museum acquisitions policies, and ways
native and non-native communities negotiate these issues.
Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.
On the day of her wedding, Eurydice falls victim to a tragic
accident that sends her hurtling into a wonderland of an
Underworld: ripped from her beloved Orpheus, the greatest
musician in the world, Eurydice is reunited with her
dead father in the Land of the Dead. “Full of dark humor,
lyrical beauty, and wit, Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice transforms a
traditional myth into a visceral, contemporary meditation
on love worth grieving for.”
Monday, Feb. 29
Danú
Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall,
Center for the Arts, 7 p.m.
Hailing from historic County Waterford, Danú is one of the
leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. Their standing
room only concerts throughout Ireland are true events
featuring high-energy performances and a glorious mix of
ancient Irish music and new repertoire. For two decades,
Danú virtuosi players on flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button
accordion, bouzouki, and vocals (Irish and English), have
performed around the globe and recorded seven critically
acclaimed albums.
Center for the Arts, 608.342.1298
Department of Performing and Visual Arts, 608.342.1143
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Dennis “Bose” Biddle Presentation,
6 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Cafeteria-Style Multiculturalism:
Individuals and Citizenship,
5–6:30 p.m.
Ebony Weekend Conference, 4–11 p.m.
Ebony Weekend Conference,
8:30 a.m. Feb. 6-2 a.m. Feb. 7
Gordon Goodwin:
2016 Jazz Festival, 7 p.m.
Chinese New Year Spring Festival 2016
1–3 p.m.
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Ebony Weekend Conference,
11:15 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
19th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration,
6–8:30 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Tri State Honors Band, 7:30 p.m.
Tri State Honors Band, 4 p.m.
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Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Reception and
Refreshments, 4–6 p.m.
Pioneer Players: Eurydice,
11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Pioneer Players: Eurydice, 7:30 p.m.
Pioneer Players: Eurydice, 7:30 p.m.
Pioneer Players: Eurydice, 7:30 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
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Pioneer Players: Eurydice, 2 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
United We Stand Lecture Series:
Curt Patrouille, speaker, 7 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Native American Sovereignty:
NAGPRA and the Red Earth People
6–7:30 p.m.
Brittany Ackerman Saxophone Recital
7:30 p.m.
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Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Liberal Education and America’s
Promise Conference, 1–4:30 p.m.
Danú, 7 p.m.
To request disability accommodations, please
call or email the contact listed for the specific event.
Military Artifact Display, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
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