Calendar

Public Events for April 2013

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Portland GIS Clinic

April 1, 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.
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Larchmere String Quartet Master Class at Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham

April 1, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music will present a master class with Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra's Larchmere String Quartet, featuring two student chamber music ensembles.
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The April Fool's Show

April 1, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
What program will we present on April Fool's Day? We have no idea,ourselves. Come see a show at 7;00 p.m. for $3.00 ($9.00 if you wear a costume)
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Senator Angus King Visit

April 2, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
Senator Angus King will visit USM LAC on Tuesday April 2 to address "Race, Class, Gender: Diversity" class on issues of diversity in Maine and in the nation.
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The Philosopher's Dome

April 2, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new program begins at the planetarium. Enter "The Philosopher's Dome" and join others in philosophical discussions. Admission by donation
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USM Chamber Singers Spring Concert

April 2, 2013
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Williston-Immanuel United Church, 156 High Street, Portland
USM Chamber Singers perform in a Spring concert under the direction of Dr. Robert Russell at Williston-Immanuel United Church in Portland.
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Clothes Line Project

April 3, 2013 to April 26, 2013
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The Well, Gorham and Women and Community Center, Portland
Come in and make design a T shirt to show your support for survivors of sexual violence.
3

Gorham GIS Clinic

April 3, 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.
3

Table Talk

April 3, 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.
3

Storied Miles

April 3, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:05 PM
Wishcamper Center, room 102, USM Portland
Olympic marathon Gold Medal winner and author Joan Benoit Samuelson speaks about women, sports and her experience as a pathbreaking athlete.
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Portland Children’s Film Festival

April 4, 2013 to April 7, 2013
(All day)
Abromson Community Education Center, 88 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
The second annual Portland Children’s Film Festival will take place from April 4-7 in venues throughout Portland. The festival will feature unique independent and international film showings, artist-lead workshops, a film contest for K-12 students, and much more!
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Survey Says: What Do Mainers Really Say About Their Health Behaviors?

April 4, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
211 Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
"What Do Mainers Really Say About Their Health Behaviors?", the first in the "Survey Says" series, will present findings from a recent survey on Maine food and exercise habits, including how often Mainers work out, how often they eat out, and where they buy their food.
5

Spring Workshops for Psychologists

April 5, 2013
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
301/301C Bailey Hall
Spring Workshops for Psychologists Friday 5 April 2013 301/301C Bailey Hall, Gorham, ME
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Zen Meditation

April 5, 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
5

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 5, 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.
5

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 5, 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.
5

Evangelical Christian Devotional Meeting

April 5, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Lee Hall, Wishcamper Center, Portland
Devotional meetings are sponsored by Alpha Omega student organization, affiliated with Casco Bay Church of Christ, a congregation of the International Church of Christ (ICOC).
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

April 5, 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!
5

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

April 5, 2013
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
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The Little Star That Could

April 6, 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.
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The Little Star That Could

April 6, 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.
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Girls Rock Weekend

April 6, 2013
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Wishcamper Center, Lee Auditorium, USM Portland campus
“Building the Global Revolution” public talk by Shelby Knox
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Ed Reichert's Studio Recital

April 7, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents a recital from the musical theatre studio of Ed Reichert. Corthell Concert Hall, free.
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

April 7, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
7

Molly Massa senior voice recital

April 7, 2013
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents Molly Massa in her senior voice recital, Corthell Concert Hall, free.
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Health Policy Colloquia: Examining MaineCare’s Coverage Options Under the Affordable Care Act

April 8, 2013
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
USM Portland Campus, Wishcamper Center, Lee Community Hall (remote viewing available- see below)
Under the Affordable Care Act, states may seek federal Medicaid funds to cover more low-income people. States have been divided in their response. Join us for a conversation. What should Maine do?
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Portland GIS Clinic

April 8, 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.
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Prof. John Nale Lecture/Spring Lecture Series 2013

April 8, 2013
11:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Event is free and open to the public. For more information, click title.
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Casco Bay Thematic Cluster Presents:

April 8, 2013
1:15 PM to 2:30 PM
237 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
Casco Bay Thematic Cluster Presents:
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Dr. Lewis P. Lipsitt Presents "Pleasures and Annoyances of Babies: Lessons for Human Development"

April 9, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7th Floor Events Room, Glickman Library, USM. Bedford St.
The Department of Psychology at USM is very pleased to announce that Professor Emeritus, Dr. Lew Lipsitt, will be visiting USM to present a talk that shares insights from 55 years of work researching critical areas of infant and child development.
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Yom Ha'Shoah Remembrance

April 9, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
102 Wishcamper, Portland
Yom Ha'shoah is the Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust
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Gorham GIS Clinic

April 10, 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.
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Table Talk

April 10, 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.
10

Consent Day at LAC

April 10, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
2nd Floor Lounge, LAC
Join USM Campus Safety Project in celebrating Consent and healthy communication in all our relationships.
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LAC Celebration of Dr. Bernice Conklin-Powers

April 10, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Room 170 L/A Campus
A Memorial Celebration of Dr. Bernice Conklin-Powers Wednesday, April 10, noon-1pm USM LAC, Room 170
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Learning in the 21st Century Classroom Workshop Series

April 11, 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.
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Careers In Aging: Open House & Information Session

April 11, 2013
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, 88 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
Join us for an open house – learn about USM’s online Gerontology Certificate Program and explore careers in aging.
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Careers In Aging: Open House & Information Session

April 11, 2013
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, 88 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
Join us for an open house – learn about USM’s online Gerontology Certificate Program and explore careers in aging.
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Information Session: Graduate Program in Public Health

April 11, 2013
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
203 Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
Join us on April 11th to learn more about the Muskie School's Graduate Program in Public Health. Speak with faculty about our master's degree and certificate programs, student research opportunities, career prospects for our graduates, and much more.
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Tacitus' Agricola

April 11, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
At 7pm on Thursday, April 11th in Room 133, Wishcamper Center, Portland Campus, the Classics Department will present a round table Tacitus' Agricola.
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USM Youth Ensembles Spring Instrumental Concert

April 11, 2013
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Merrill Auditorium, Portland, ME
USM Youth Ensembles perform their annual Spring Instrumental Concert.
12

Juried Student Selections

April 12, 2013 to May 1, 2013
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Area Gallery, Portland Campus
Selections from the Juried Student Exhibition traveling from the Art Gallery in Gorham.
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Zen Meditation

April 12, 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
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Department of Art Bachelor of Fine Art Exhibition

April 12, 2013 to May 3, 2013
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
Thesis exhibits by graduating studio art majors representing an exciting array of approaches.
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Nate Gowen, junior percussion recital

April 12, 2013
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents Nate Gown in a junior percussion recital, in Corthell Concert Hall on the USM Gorham campus. Student recitals are free and open to the public.
12

Electrolaze!

April 12, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
RAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Evangelical Christian Devotional Meeting

April 12, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Lee Hall, Wishcamper Center, Portland
Devotional meetings are sponsored by Alpha Omega student organization, affiliated with Casco Bay Church of Christ, a congregation of the International Church of Christ (ICOC).
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Laser show: "Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon"

April 12, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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USM Graduate Showcase Recital

April 12, 2013
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham Campus
This recital features School of Music graduate music students working toward their Masters degrees in an exciting variety of solo and duo performances.
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Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Mania)

April 13, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter set to full dome laser light.
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Laser show: Perseus and Andromeda (followed by "Laser Pop")

April 13, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus/Andromeda legend depicted in full dome laser animation.
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Laser Beatles

April 13, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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LASER : Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

April 13, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
LASER SHOW: The music of Pink Floyd's "The Wall" set to full dome laser light.
13

36th Annual Honors Recital

April 13, 2013
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham
We recognize our distinguished undergraduate students in the 36th annual honors recital. Selected through an audition process, students perform varied solo pieces highlighting their outstanding achievement. Free. Reservations highly recommended.
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Laser Perseus and Andromeda (and Laser Magic)

April 14, 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
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Concert Band at Gorham High School

April 14, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
McCormack Performing Arts Center, Gorham High School, 41 Morrill Avenue, Gorham
The USM School of Music presents the USM Concert Band conducted by Peter Martin in an afternoon performance at the McCormack Performing Arts Center at Gorham High School. $6 general public, $3 seniors, USM employees, students and alumni.
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Laser Orion (and Laseropolis)

April 14, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Composers Ensemble Portland Debut

April 14, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Portland Conservatory, 202 Woodford Street, Portland, Maine
On Sunday, April 14 at 7 p.m., the USM Composers Ensemble will make their Portland debut on the Back Cove Festival of Contemporary Music at the Portland Conservatory.
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Portland GIS Clinic

April 15, 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.
15

The Little Star That Could

April 15, 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.
15

Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Pop)

April 15, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter in full dome laser animation.
15

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 15, 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.
15

Laser Beatles

April 15, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Laser Fest show: Perseus and Andromeda (and laser Mania)

April 15, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
15

Electrolaze!

April 15, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
RAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
15

Bruce Fithian voice studio recital

April 15, 2013
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents the students of Bruce Fithian in a voice studio recital. Corthell Concert Hall, free.
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Laser Show: Laser Hypnotica

April 15, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Do you trip like we do? Here's your chance to find out.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 16, 2013
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.
16

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

April 16, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
16

Electrolaze!

April 16, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
RAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Pop)

April 16, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter in full dome laser animation.
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Laser Vinyl

April 16, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome laser music show featuring early hard rock music from AC/DC, Aerosmith, Boston and others
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Laser Music Show: Fright Light

April 16, 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!
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Gorham GIS Clinic

April 17, 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.
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The Little Star That Could

April 17, 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.
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Table Talk

April 17, 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.
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Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Mania)

April 17, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter set to full dome laser light.
17

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 17, 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.
17

Laser Beatles

April 17, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Laser show: Perseus and Andromeda (followed by "Laser Pop")

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

Laser Beatles

April 17, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Laser Mania!

April 17, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The manic, hyper-kinetic full dome laser music show!
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 18, 2013
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.
18

Laser Perseus and Andromeda (and Laser Magic)

April 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

IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

April 18, 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!
18

Electrolaze!

April 18, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
RAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
18

Laser Orion (and Laseropolis)

April 18, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Laser show: Perseus and Andromeda (followed by "Laser Pop")

April 18, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus/Andromeda legend depicted in full dome laser animation.
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Identity, Belief and Rhetoric in the National Gun Debate with Emily Shaw

April 18, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lee Auditorium in the Wishcamper Center on the Portland Campus
Identity, Belief and Rhetoric in the National Gun Debate: What's Changed Since the Passage of the Brady Bill, a talk with Dr. Emily Shaw of Thomas College. 7:00pm, Thursday, April 18 Lee Auditorium, Wishcamper 133, Portland Campus
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Science Lecture: "Recycling, Sustainability and Climate Change?"

April 18, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
While recycling is often portrayed as personal virtue, Dr. Wagner will discuss the importance of source reduction and recycling n a resource-constrained world.
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Clarinet Studio Recital

April 18, 2013
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents the clarinet students of Tom Parchman in a studio recital. Corthell Concert Hall, free.
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The Little Star That Could

April 19, 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.
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Zen Meditation

April 19, 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
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Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Pop)

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

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 19, 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.
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Lecture - James Hull

April 19, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews, Gorham
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Franco-American Sing-Along

April 19, 2013
1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Lewiston Campus: Room 170
The Franco-American Collection at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College invites the public to participate in a French sing-along session.
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Laser Beatles

April 19, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Laser Fest show: Perseus and Andromeda (and laser Mania)

April 19, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Laser show: "Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon"

April 19, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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USM presents ORLANDO

April 19, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham
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Evangelical Christian Devotional Meeting

April 19, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Lee Hall, Wishcamper Center, Portland
Devotional meetings are sponsored by Alpha Omega student organization, affiliated with Casco Bay Church of Christ, a congregation of the International Church of Christ (ICOC).
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Laser Vinyl

April 19, 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
19

Composers Showcase Concert

April 19, 2013
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham
Be the first to hear a live performance of new musical compositions from classical to contemporary at the University of Southern Maine School of Music’s Composers Showcase Friday, April 19, at 8 p.m. in Corthell Concert Hall, College Avenue, USM Gorham.
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Laser Perseus and Andromeda (and Laser Magic)

April 20, 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
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Mel Bills student recital

April 20, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents musical theatre major Mel Bills in a student recital, Corthell Concert Hall, free.
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Laser Orion (and Laseropolis)

April 20, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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USM Chorale Performs a Spring Concert Under the Direction of Robert Russell

April 20, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham
The USM Chorale, under the direction of Robert Russell, performs their spring concert in Corthell Concert Hall on the USM Gorham campus.
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LASER : Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

April 20, 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.
20

USM presents ORLANDO

April 20, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham
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Laser Led Zeppelin

April 20, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The hard rock sounds of Led Zeppelin set to full dome laser light!
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Chamber Music Awards Concert

April 20, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents the best in student chamber music performance. Corthell Concert Hall, free.
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Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Pop)

April 21, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter in full dome laser animation.
21

Laser Fest show: Perseus and Andromeda (and laser Mania)

April 21, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Jimmy McDonald and Jericah Potvin student recital

April 21, 2013
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents Jimmy McDonald and Jericah Potvin in a musical theatre student recital. Corthell Concert Hall, free.
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USM presents ORLANDO

April 21, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham
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Jacob Forbes, junior jazz percussion recital

April 21, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Jacob Forbes, jazz percussion performance major, in his junior recital on Sunday, April 21 at 8 p.m.
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Global Budgets, Payment Reform and Single Payer: Understanding Vermont's Health Reform

April 22, 2013
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lee Community Hall, USM Portland Campus- remote viewing is also available in Orono Augusta
Vermont is moving toward "single payer" health care and cutting costs and improving how health care is delivered along the way. Join the Muskie School of Public Service for a conversation about what's working, what's ahead and what it may mean for Maine
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Portland GIS Clinic

April 22, 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.
22

Earth Day public lecture: Wicked Problems, Interdisciplinary Education, and Civic Engagement

April 22, 2013
4:00 PM
133 Wishcamper (Lee Auditorium) USM Portland Campus
Public Lecture by Herb Childress, Dean of Research and Assessment, Boston College Wicked Problems, Interdisciplinary Education, and Civic Engagement in STEM and Beyond: The World is More Wicked than Our Disciplines Monday, April 22, 4:00, 133 Wishcamper, USM Portland Campus
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LGBTQ Community and Health Care Panel

April 22, 2013
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
113 Masterton Hall, Portland Campus
This panel will feature a diverse array of members from the LGBTQ community talking about their experiences with health care.
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Marc Chillemi senior recial

April 22, 2013
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents Marc Chillemi in a senior recital in Corthell Concert Hall, free.
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USM presents ORLANDO

April 23, 2013
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham
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Brown Bag: Sissy Boys, Sluts, and the Rest of Us - Confronting Gender Stereotypes and Violence in the Media

April 23, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Lee Community Hall (Rm 133), Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
Featuring a partial screening of the film "The Bro Code: How Contemporary Culture Creates Sexist Men," followed by a panel discussion and Q&A. Free and open to the public.
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Justice Policy Brown Bag Lunch Series

April 23, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Wishcamper Center Lee Community Hall - Room 133
Sissy Boys, Sluts and the Rest of Us: Confronting Gender Stereotypes in the Media
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Eric Peppe, graduate piano recital

April 23, 2013
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents graduate student Eric Peppe in a piano recital on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m.
24

Gorham GIS Clinic

April 24, 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.
24

Table Talk

April 24, 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.
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Prayers for the Earth

April 24, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Dining Room
Religious & Spiritual Life presents an opportunity to consider spiritually our care for the earth.
24

Take Back the Night 2013! LAC

April 24, 2013
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
LAC Campus, South Entrance
Come speak out and take action against sexual violence. Wear your Consent T and join us in the South Entrance of LAC. Hear great speakers, gain knowledge, take action, and speak out for change.
24

Piers Beirne: Hogarth's Animals

April 24, 2013
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Glickman Library Events Room, 7th floor, Portland Campus
Join us as USM Professor of Criminology & Legal Studies Piers Beirne discusses his research on "Hogarth's Animals" on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 4:30 PM in the Glickman Events Room on the Portland Campus.
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USM presents ORLANDO

April 24, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham
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Take Back the Night 2013!

April 24, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Brooks Student Cener, Gorham
Come together to Take Back the Night! raise your voice and take action against sexual violence.
25

Exhibition Guatemala: In Words and Images

April 25, 2013 to May 31, 2013
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
6th floor Elevator Lobby, Glickman Library, USM Portland campus
Exhibition of materials from The Guatemala Collection: Government and Church Documents for Sacatepéquez: 1587-1991.
25

Clarinet Master Class with Tom Parchman

April 25, 2013
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 211 Corthell Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents a master class with faculty member and PSO clarinetist Tom Parchman. Room 211, Corthell Hall. $6.
25

The Business of Politics

April 25, 2013
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
University Events Room (7th Floor), Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus
Featuring a panel discussion covering a variety of topics, including: the influence of money, the impact of demographic/data driven message targeting, technology, how all of this has and is changing our political landscape, and what the future looks like for the business of politics.
25

Robyn Ochs speaks on Bisexuality

April 25, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
Robyn Ochs is an educator, speaker and workshop leader, activist, and editor of the 42-country anthology, Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World and Bi Women.
25

USM presents ORLANDO

April 25, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham
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USM Jazz Ensemble

April 25, 2013
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham Campus
The USM Jazz Ensemble performs a variety of big band repertoire from both the Count Basie Orchestra and the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Come and enjoy this "Battle of the Bands." Directed by Chris Oberholtzer.
26

Thinking Matters 2013

April 26, 2013
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Portland Campus
SAVE THE DATE! Get ready for the research and scholarship showcase of the academic year. Poster session held in the morning at Sullivan Gym starting at 8:30 AM. Oral panels start at 12:15 PM at Payson Smith Hall, 2nd floor. For detailed information visit usm.maine.edu/research/thinkingmatters.
26

Zen Meditation

April 26, 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
26

Aaron Pettengill senior violin recital

April 26, 2013
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Aaron Pettengill in his senior violin recital on Friday, April 26 at 5 p.m. in Corthell Concert Hall.
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

April 26, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
26

Queer Night with Orlando

April 26, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Russell Hall Theater, USM Gorham campus
play by Sarah Ruhl; directed by Meghan Brodie
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USM presents ORLANDO

April 26, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham
26

Evangelical Christian Devotional Meeting

April 26, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Lee Hall, Wishcamper Center, Portland
Devotional meetings are sponsored by Alpha Omega student organization, affiliated with Casco Bay Church of Christ, a congregation of the International Church of Christ (ICOC).
26

USM Vocal Jazz Ensemble

April 26, 2013
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham
USM Vocal Jazz Ensemble performs under the direction of Brent LaCasce. Tickets are $6 for general admission, $3 for seniors, students, and USM alumni faculty and staff.
26

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 26, 2013
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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SMSO goes Baroque

April 27, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham
On Saturday, April 27th at 2 p.m., the USM School of Music presents members of the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra in a concert of Baroque period music. The concert will take place in Corthell Concert Hall on the USM Gorham campus under the direction of Robert Lehmann.
27

The Little Star That Could

April 27, 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.
27

Jeremy Turner senior jazz voice recital

April 27, 2013
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents Jeremy Turner in a senior jazz voice recital in Corthell Concert Hall, free.
27

Basant Utsav Celebration

April 27, 2013
5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Cape Elixabeth Middle School
The India Association of Maine offers a festive event to mark Spring Utsav.
27

USM presents ORLANDO

April 27, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham
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Aaren Rivard and Sable Strout, junior voice recital

April 28, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents Aaren Rivard and Sable Strout in their junior voice recital, in Corthell Concert Hall. Student recitals are free and open to the public.
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

April 28, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 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!
28

Musical theatre studio presentation of "Into the Woods"

April 28, 2013
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents a Semi-staged concert presentation of Act One (the happy act!) of the musical Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim; book by James Lapine, directed by Ed Reichert.
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USM presents ORLANDO

April 28, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham
28

Gideon Forbes junior saxophone recital

April 28, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Gideon Forbes in his junior saxophone recital on Sunday, April 28 at 8 p.m. in Corthell Concert Hall.
29

Portland GIS Clinic

April 29, 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.
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Common Loon Conservation with Dr. Jim Paruk

April 29, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wishcamper Center, Portland Campus
The inaugural presentation of the University of Southern Maine’s Environmental Science honor society, Kappa Alpha Omicron, will feature Dr. Jim Paruk discussing “Common Loon Conservation and Behavior in Maine” on April 29 at 6:00 p.m. in USM’s Wishcamper Center in Portland.
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Jane Clukey, junior voice recital

April 30, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents Jane Clukey in a junior voice recital, Corthell Concert Hall, free.
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