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All Events for February 2013

1

Zen Meditation

February 1, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, 23 Brighton Avenue, Portland campus
Silent, seated meditation in the Zen tradition
1

"Inspired Leadership" by President Theo

February 1, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
10 Bailey Hall, Gorham campus
All USM staff are invited to Lunch and Learn with President Theo
1

Multicultural Women's Circle

February 1, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Women and Community Center, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
1

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

February 1, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
1

USM Theatre presents "The Zoo Story" and "The American Dream"

February 1, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Portland Stage Company Studio Theatre, 25 A Forest Ave. Portland
A Horrifying and Hilarious Theatre Event!
1

IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

February 1, 2013
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The InterSteller Boundary Explorer collects ENAs (Energized Neutral Particles) emitted from the heliosphere, the "bubble" enclosing the solar system. By collecting theses particles, the IBEX probe constructs an image of this heliosphere. Explore the outer solar system with IBEX!
2

Everything - Opening Reception

February 2, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham
2

The Little Star That Could

February 2, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
2

USM Theatre presents "The Zoo Story" and "The American Dream"

February 2, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Portland Stage Company Studio Theatre, 25 A Forest Ave. Portland
A Horrifying and Hilarious Theatre Event!
3

The Little Star That Could

February 3, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
3

USM Theatre presents "The Zoo Story" and "The American Dream"

February 3, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Portland Stage Company Studio Theatre, 25 A Forest Ave. Portland
A Horrifying and Hilarious Theatre Event!
3

Don Pride, graduate composition recital

February 3, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents graduate student Don Pride in a recital of original music, featuring several other musicians and ensembles.
4

Portland GIS Clinic

February 4, 2013
10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
128 Wishcamper
Open to the public. Bring your Geographic Information Systems questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.
6

Gorham GIS Clinic

February 6, 2013
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
302 Bailey Hall
Open to the public. Bring your Geographic Information Systems questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.
6

Table Talk

February 6, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Dining Room, Portland (Look for the goldenrod sign!)
Chaplains and Advisors from diverse religious and spiritual traditions invite you to informal conversation at lunch time.
6

World Interfaith Harmony Week Discussion

February 6, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Dining Room, Portland (Look for the goldenrod sign!)
USM's Office of Religious & Spiritual Life joins the international community in marking World Interfaith Harmony Week on February 6th.
6

Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives

February 6, 2013
1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Honors Center-237 Luther Bonney-Portland
Casco Bay Thematic Cluster (Maine Islands: a History)-presents: Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives by Kate McBrien, curator of exhibit.
6

USM Theatre presents "The Zoo Story" and "The American Dream"

February 6, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Portland Stage Company Studio Theatre, 25 A Forest Ave. Portland
A Horrifying and Hilarious Theatre Event!
7

USM Theatre presents "The Zoo Story" and "The American Dream"

February 7, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Portland Stage Company Studio Theatre, 25 A Forest Ave. Portland
A Horrifying and Hilarious Theatre Event!
8

Zen Meditation

February 8, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, 23 Brighton Avenue, Portland campus
Silent, seated meditation in the Zen tradition
8

Multicultural Women's Circle

February 8, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Women and Community Center, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
8

USM Theatre presents "The Zoo Story" and "The American Dream"

February 8, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Portland Stage Company Studio Theatre, 25 A Forest Ave. Portland
A Horrifying and Hilarious Theatre Event!
8

"Maine"-ly British Brass A Tribute to the Phillip Jones Brass Ensemble and the London Brass-CANCELED, HOPING TO RESCHEDULE

February 8, 2013
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Betty Rines and friends perform. Come hear the best of the USM Faculty and Alumni, the best brass music presented in the memory of the Phillip Jones Brass Ensemble of England!
9

Student Film Competition Round 2

February 9, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
Lewiston Auburn Film Festival and USM LAC present round 2 of the student film category competition.
9

USM Theatre presents "The Zoo Story" and "The American Dream"

February 9, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Portland Stage Company Studio Theatre, 25 A Forest Ave. Portland
A Horrifying and Hilarious Theatre Event!
10

The Little Star That Could

February 10, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
10

USM Theatre presents "The Zoo Story" and "The American Dream"

February 10, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Portland Stage Company Studio Theatre, 25 A Forest Ave. Portland
A Horrifying and Hilarious Theatre Event!
11

Portland GIS Clinic

February 11, 2013
10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
128 Wishcamper
Open to the public. Bring your Geographic Information Systems questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.
11

"CreateMaine" entrepreneurship event for everyone

February 11, 2013
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham Campus
An entrepreneurship event for everyone in the Corthell Concert Hall. Free and open to the public.
12

Learning Commons Birthday Parties

February 12, 2013
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Learning Commons 2nd Fl. Glickman Library Portland & 1st Fl. Gorham Library
USM Community! You are invited to celebrate the 1st year anniversary of the Learning Commons at the Glickman Family Library in Portland and the Gorham Library in Bailey Hall. Please come by and visit our spaces where the staff help support student success at USM. Cake and light refreshment.
13

Gorham GIS Clinic

February 13, 2013
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
302 Bailey Hall
Open to the public. Bring your Geographic Information Systems questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.
13

Table Talk

February 13, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Dining Room, Portland (Look for the goldenrod sign!)
Chaplains and Advisors from diverse religious and spiritual traditions invite you to informal conversation at lunch time.
13

Self Defense Series

February 13, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Sullivan Gym, multi purpose room
Raise your awareness, enhance safety skills, gain strength and inner confidence. Physical and verbal self defense skills taught are practical, effective and fun. Accessible to all regardless of fitness or ability.
14

Looking Uphill: A Casco Bay Perspective on the Impact of Human Activities on the Coastal Environment

February 14, 2013
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Honors Center-237 Luther Bonney-Portland
Casco Bay Thematic Cluster presents- Looking Uphill: A Casco Bay Perspective on the Impact of Human Activities on the Coastal Environment by Curtis Bohlen, Director, Casco Bay Estuary Partnership. All are welcome!
14

One Billion Rising

February 14, 2013
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Lewiston campus, in front of the Info Commons
One Billion Rising is a global campaign to raise awareness of violence against women and girls.
14

One Billion Rising

February 14, 2013
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center, Portland
On V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, 14 February 2013, we are inviting ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to violence against women
14

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs Presents: An Evening Celebration of Soul Food & Jazz

February 14, 2013
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
The Wishcamper Center, 44 Bedford Street, Portland Maine
14

Science Lecture: Near Earth Asteroid Encounters

February 14, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An asteroid veers close to Earth this month. USM Physics professor and asteroid expert Dr. Julie Ziffer discusses the asteroids that venture close to our home planet. How much do we know about these PHA's (Potentially Hazardous Asteroids)? Could we prevent any from striking Earth?
15

Zen Meditation

February 15, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, 23 Brighton Avenue, Portland campus
Silent, seated meditation in the Zen tradition
15

Multicultural Women's Circle

February 15, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Women and Community Center, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
15

Laser Mania!

February 15, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The manic, hyper-kinetic full dome laser music show!
15

Laser show: "Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon"

February 15, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
16

Laser show: Perseus and Andromeda (followed by "Laser Pop")

February 16, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus/Andromeda legend depicted in full dome laser animation.
16

LASER SHOW: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Magic)

February 16, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
16

Laser Show: Laser Hypnotica

February 16, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Do you trip like we do? Here's your chance to find out.
17

Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Mania)

February 17, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter set to full dome laser light.
17

Laser show: Perseus and Andromeda (followed by "Laser Pop")

February 17, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus/Andromeda legend depicted in full dome laser animation.
18

The Little Star That Could

February 18, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
18

Laser Perseus and Andromeda (and Laser Magic)

February 18, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus and Andromeda Legend in full dome laser animation. Followed by the laser music show Laser Magic
18

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

February 18, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
18

Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Mania)

February 18, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter set to full dome laser light.
18

LASER : Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

February 18, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
LASER SHOW: The music of Pink Floyd's "The Wall" set to full dome laser light.
18

Laser Music Show: Fright Light

February 18, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Frightful music such as 'Thriller,' 'Monster Medley,' 'Radioactive Hamsters from Mars,' and much more. All set to full dome laser animation!
19

Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Pop)

February 19, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter in full dome laser animation.
19

IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

February 19, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The InterSteller Boundary Explorer collects ENAs (Energized Neutral Particles) emitted from the heliosphere, the "bubble" enclosing the solar system. By collecting theses particles, the IBEX probe constructs an image of this heliosphere. Explore the outer solar system with IBEX!
19

Laser Show: Laser Hypnotica

February 19, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Do you trip like we do? Here's your chance to find out.
19

Laser Perseus and Andromeda (and Laser Magic)

February 19, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus and Andromeda Legend in full dome laser animation. Followed by the laser music show Laser Magic
19

Professional Staff Senate Monthly Meetings

February 19, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
410 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland campus and 223D Bailey Hall, Gorham campus
ProSen Monthly Meeting - all professional staff are invited and welcome to attend
19

Laser Show: Laser Retro

February 19, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Yesterday's music set to full dome laser light. Music from the Police, Duran Duran, Red Rider and more!
19

Laser Led Zeppelin

February 19, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The hard rock sounds of Led Zeppelin set to full dome laser light!
20

The Little Star That Could

February 20, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
20

Laser Show: Perseus and Andromeda (followed by "Laser Mania")

February 20, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus/Andromeda legend in full dome laser animation.
20

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

February 20, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
20

Laser Vinyl

February 20, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome laser music show featuring early hard rock music from AC/DC, Aerosmith, Boston and others
20

Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Pop)

February 20, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter in full dome laser animation.
20

LASER SHOW: LASER U2

February 20, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The music of the band U2 set to full dome laser.
21

LASER SHOW: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Magic)

February 21, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
21

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

February 21, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
21

Laser Show: Perseus and Andromeda (followed by "Laser Mania")

February 21, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus/Andromeda legend in full dome laser animation.
21

Laser show: "Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon"

February 21, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
21

Laser Vinyl

February 21, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome laser music show featuring early hard rock music from AC/DC, Aerosmith, Boston and others
22

The Little Star That Could

February 22, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
22

Zen Meditation

February 22, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, 23 Brighton Avenue, Portland campus
Silent, seated meditation in the Zen tradition
22

Laser show: Perseus and Andromeda (followed by "Laser Pop")

February 22, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus/Andromeda legend depicted in full dome laser animation.
22

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

February 22, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
22

Multicultural Women's Circle

February 22, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Women and Community Center, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
22

Laser Show: Laser Retro

February 22, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Yesterday's music set to full dome laser light. Music from the Police, Duran Duran, Red Rider and more!
22

LASER SHOW: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Magic)

February 22, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
22

LASER : Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

February 22, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
LASER SHOW: The music of Pink Floyd's "The Wall" set to full dome laser light.
22

Laser show! "Laser Metallica!"

February 22, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Metallica's heavy metal music set to full dome laser light.
23

Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Pop)

February 23, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter in full dome laser animation.
23

Laser Perseus and Andromeda (and Laser Magic)

February 23, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus and Andromeda Legend in full dome laser animation. Followed by the laser music show Laser Magic
23

Laser show: "Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon"

February 23, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
24

Laser Perseus and Andromeda (and Laser Magic)

February 24, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus and Andromeda Legend in full dome laser animation. Followed by the laser music show Laser Magic
24

Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Mania)

February 24, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter set to full dome laser light.
25

Portland GIS Clinic

February 25, 2013
10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
128 Wishcamper
Open to the public. Bring your Geographic Information Systems questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.
26

A Bit About Budget

February 26, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
113 Upperclass Residence Hall, Gorham campus (Tues 2/26) and 102 Wishcamper, Portland campus (Wed 2/27)
Come to brown-bag lunch and join Janet Warnert, Associate Vice President for Finance for a casual conversation and a bird's-eye view of the sources and amounts of University funding.
26

"Soup's On"

February 26, 2013
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Rus Willette's home, 43 Clay Road, Gorham
Soup supper every Tuesday at the Willettes' is followed by Bible Study in the Hastings Formal Lounge.
26

The Future of Higher Education: Philosophical Perspectives

February 26, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Moot Court Room, University of Maine Law School
Join University of Maine System Chancellor James Page, USM President Theo Kalikow and Distinguished Professor Robert Louden in a philosophical discussion on the future of higher education. This event is being hosted by the USM Philosophy Department Faculty and Students.
26

Bible Study

February 26, 2013
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Hasintongs Formal Lounge, Gorham campus
The Navigators Christian Fellowship offers Bible study every Tuesday at 7:30 in Hasting Formal Lounge.
27

Gorham GIS Clinic

February 27, 2013
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
302 Bailey Hall
Open to the public. Bring your Geographic Information Systems questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.
27

UROP Poster Symposium

February 27, 2013
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Woodbury Center Amphitheater, Portland Campus
The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program funds student-faculty collaboration at USM. Each year, students are awarded a fellowship that funds a one year research project. This symposium is an opportunity to explore current student research and learn more about UROP.
27

Table Talk

February 27, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Dining Room, Portland (Look for the goldenrod sign!)
Chaplains and Advisors from diverse religious and spiritual traditions invite you to informal conversation at lunch time.
27

Self Defense Series

February 27, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Sullivan Gym, multi purpose room
Raise your awareness, enhance safety skills, gain strength and inner confidence. Physical and verbal self defense skills taught are practical, effective and fun. Accessible to all regardless of fitness or ability.
27

A Bit About Budget

February 27, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
113 Upperclass Residence Hall, Gorham campus (Tues 2/26) and 102 Wishcamper, Portland campus (Wed 2/27)
Come to brown-bag lunch and join Janet Warnert, Associate Vice President for Finance for a casual conversation and a bird's-eye view of the sources and amounts of University funding.
27

Alpha Omega Christian Fellowship

February 27, 2013
1:15 PM to 2:00 PM
206 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland
Alpha Omega is affiliated with Casco Bay Church of Christ, a congregation of the International Church of Christ (ICOC).
27

Accounting Society Presents Tom Kubishta

February 27, 2013
2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
42 Payson Smith Hall, Portland Campus
27

Stonecoast Reading Series Kickoff Event

February 27, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Local Sprouts, 649 Congress St, Portland, Maine
In celebration of Black History Month and the MFA Program’s Tenth Anniversary. The event will feature the music and poetry of Stonecoast student and local performer, Lady Zen, at 7:00pm, Wednesday, February 27 at Local Sprouts on 649 Congress St. in Portland.
27

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

February 27, 2013
8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
201 Bailey Hall, Gorham
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship meets every Wednesday for study, devotion, and fellowship.
28

Learning in the 21st Century Classroom Workshop Series

February 28, 2013
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
USM Gorham Campus, 301 Bailey Hall
The emphasis of this series of four workshops is how educators and school leaders can collaborate on creating curriculum, instructional and assessment strategies to meet present Common Core standards’ mandates, and to ensure students possess 21st Century skills.
28

Men's Inductive Bible Study

February 28, 2013
7:30 PM to 11:20 PM
218 Bailey Hall, Gorham
Thursday evenings, The Navigators Christian Fellowship sponsors a Men's Inductive Bible Study.
28

Catholic Newman Club

February 28, 2013
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Congress Street, Portland
The Catholic Newman Club meets every Thursday at 8 PM at the Pastoral Center, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Congress Street in Portland.
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