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Public Events for December 2012

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Photographs by Richard Veit

October 1, 2012 to December 20, 2012
8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
USM Libraries welcome three photographic themes by Richard Veit on display in our 7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library, September 2012 - December 2012
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Zuihitsu - smudge studio

October 24, 2012 to December 9, 2012
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Area Gallery, Portland
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Toys for Tots Toy Drive

November 12, 2012 to December 12, 2012
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, drop box outside library
The USM LAC Veterans Club is sponsoring a Toys for Tots drive.
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Jeremy Turner, junior voice recital

December 1, 2012
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Jazz voice major, Jeremy Turner, presents a recital of classical music to partially fulfill the requirements of his jazz performance degree.
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USM presents THE GLASS MENAGERIE

December 1, 2012
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham Campus
Tennessee William's poetic masterpiece comes to USM with direction by Thomas Power.
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Composers Showcase Offers New Music Concert

December 1, 2012
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham
The University of Southern Maine School of Music Composers Showcase spotlights new music written by USM students.
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USM Opera Workshop

December 2, 2012
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham
Students of Ellen Chickering, School of Music faculty, will sample from a variety of popular operas.
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The Little Star That Could

December 2, 2012
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.
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USM presents THE GLASS MENAGERIE

December 2, 2012
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham Campus
Tennessee William's poetic masterpiece comes to USM with direction by Thomas Power.
3

Portland GIS Clinic

December 3, 2012
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.
4

World Aids Day Event

December 4, 2012
10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
This event is to promote HIV/AIDS awareness, education, & prevention.
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Gorham GIS Clinic

December 5, 2012
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.
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Campus Safety Advocate Information Table

December 5, 2012
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Upstairs Lounge LAC
Members from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Safe Voices will be on the Lewiston campus Wednesdays, during the fall semester, from 11 am - 2 p.m., providing information for students on sexual assault or abuse.
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Biology seminar: Ms. Emily Veilleux

December 6, 2012
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
7 Science, Portland Campus
Longevity and fecundity in two Drosophila melanogaster lines selected for wind tunnel flight
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Rachel Carson Celebration

December 6, 2012
7:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Portland Public Library, Portland, Maine
Dr. John Wise will participate in a panel discussion as part of a Rachel Carson celebration at the Portland Public Library.
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USM Jazz Ensemble Concert

December 6, 2012
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM Jazz Ensemble, the School of Music's "big band" under the direction of Chris Oberholtzer, presents a selection of big band tunes ranging from the early days of swing all the way to the present.
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22nd Anniversary Music Scholarship Gala

December 7, 2012
5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, Bedford Street, Portland
"Come a-Caroling" in the spirit of Charles Dicken’s classic by visiting the Past, Present and Future of the USM School of Music, and raising funds to support music student scholarships.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

December 7, 2012
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
8

Judith James voice studio recital

December 8, 2012
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents the voice student of Judith James in a recital on Saturday, December 8th at 12 noon. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham. Free and open to the public.
9

Ellen Chickering Voice Studio Recital

December 9, 2012
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham
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The Little Star That Could

December 9, 2012
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.
9

Bruce Fithian voice studio recital

December 9, 2012
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents the voice students of Bruce Fithian in a recital on Sunday, December 9th at 5:00 p.m. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham. Free and open to the public.
9

Michael Nelson senior jazz trumpet recital

December 9, 2012
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents jazz performance major Michael Nelson in a senior trumpet recital on Sunday, January 29 at 8 p.m. in Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus. Free and open to the public.
10

Portland GIS Clinic

December 10, 2012
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.
10

Jazz Combos Concert

December 10, 2012
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Portland Market House
Where in the world is the USM School of Music now? On Monday, December 10th from 5 - 7 p.m., you can find the Jazz Combos at the Portland Market House.
12

Gorham GIS Clinic

December 12, 2012
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.
12

Campus Safety Advocate Information Table

December 12, 2012
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Upstairs Lounge LAC
Members from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Safe Voices will be on the Lewiston campus Wednesdays, during the fall semester, from 11 am - 2 p.m., providing information for students on sexual assault or abuse.
12

Interfaith Celebration of Light

December 12, 2012
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center, Portland
Celebration of Light features diverse religious and cultural observances.
12

Film screening: "The Invisible War," a documentary on sexual assault in the military

December 12, 2012
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Lee Community Hall (Room 133), Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
“The Invisible War” is a groundbreaking, investigative documentary that reveals the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military.
13

French Christmas Sing-Along

December 13, 2012
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
D'Youville Pavillion, 102 Campus Avenue, Lewiston.
Festive French Sing-Along at the d'Youville Pavilion in Lewiston
13

Career Event

December 13, 2012
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ocean Gateway, Portland
Meet us at Portland’s Ocean Gateway for my Job Wave’s Winter 2012 Career Event.
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Nichiren Shu Buddhist Sacramental Ceremony

December 13, 2012
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, 23 Brighton Avenue, Portland campus
A ritual in the Nichiren Shu Buddhist tradition open to all.
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Kino Abende

December 13, 2012
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Luther Bonney Auditorium
German Movie Nights! All film viewing will take place at Luther Bonney Auditorium. Films are in German with English subtitles and typically run around two hours.
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Southern Maine Children's Choir

December 13, 2012
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham
The Southern Maine Children’s Choir, a collection of area young vocalists grades 12 and younger, will perform its annual winter concert.
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Casco Bay at USM: Towards Place-based Academic Excellence

December 14, 2012
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Glickman Library, Events Room, 7th Floor
Curtis Bohlen, Director, Casco Bay Estuary Partnership will share his vision on strengthening the relationship between USM and the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP).
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Talk by Casco Bay Estuary Partnership Director - Curtis Bohlen

December 14, 2012
11:00 AM
Glickman Library Events Room, 7th floor, Portland Campus
Curtis Bohlen, Director of the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership, will be giving a talk entitled "Casco Bay at USM: Towards Place-based Academic Excellence."
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

December 14, 2012
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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Honors 101/EYE Plenary Conference

December 15, 2012
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Bailey Hall (2nd floor)-Gorham
Students in all sections of HON 101 make final oral presentations of their work.
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USM Fall Commissioning Ceremony

December 15, 2012
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Luther Bonnie Hall Auditorium
Please help us welcome two new Lieutenants into the Army!
15

Derek Herzer, graduate piano recital

December 15, 2012
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Derek Herzer, pianist, presents a graduate student recital.
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Portland GIS Clinic

December 17, 2012
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.
19

Campus Safety Advocate Information Table

December 19, 2012
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Upstairs Lounge LAC
Members from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Safe Voices will be on the Lewiston campus Wednesdays, during the fall semester, from 11 am - 2 p.m., providing information for students on sexual assault or abuse.
19

Mid Winter's Eve at Stonehenge

December 19, 2012
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our traditional mid summer's eve Stonehenge lecture! The planetarium's official Stonehenge scholar, Lawrence Price, guides you through the world's most famous megalithic structure.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

December 21, 2012
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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The Little Star That Could

December 26, 2012
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.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

December 27, 2012
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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RUSTY ROCKET'S LAST BLAST!

December 28, 2012
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Join Rusty Rocket and his band of rocket rookies as they explore the solar system!
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The Little Star That Could

December 29, 2012
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.
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New Year's Planetarium!

December 31, 2012 to January 1, 2013
7:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Southworth Planetarium
Celebrate New Year's Eve with the Southworth Planetarium! See shows and watch the Times Square Countdown.
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