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The Little Star That Could

The Little Star That Could

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, November 3, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 4, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, November 10, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 11, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, November 17, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 18, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, December 2, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, December 9, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Saturday, December 29, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, January 12, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, January 13, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, January 20, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, January 27, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, February 2, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, February 3, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, April 6, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, February 10, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Monday, February 18, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Friday, February 22, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Saturday, March 2, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, March 10, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, March 23, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, March 30, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, April 6, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Monday, April 15, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Friday, April 19, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Saturday, April 27, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, May 5, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, May 18, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, May 25, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, June 1, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, June 15, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Monday, July 1, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Saturday, July 6, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday, July 11, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Saturday, June 8, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, August 3, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Thursday, August 8, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday, August 15, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday, August 22, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Saturday, September 21, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, October 5, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, October 20, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 3, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 17, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, December 15, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Friday, December 27, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Saturday, January 4, 2014, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, January 19, 2014, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, January 26, 2014, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, February 8, 2014, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday, February 20, 2014, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Saturday, March 1, 2014, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, March 15, 2014, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, March 23, 2014, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
Southworth Planetarium
Contact Name: 
Edward Gleason
Contact Phone: 
207-780-4249
Contact Email: 
egleason@usm.maine.edu

Little Star That Could

THE LITTLE STAR THAT COULD

Full dome show

(Presented in the memory of Steve Innes 1955-2011)

A little yellow star travels through the galaxy in search of planets that will give it its special name.  During his journey, this star learns about the many types of stars that live in the galaxy.    Hot blue stars; cool red stars; double stars, large stars and much more.

Produced by the Audio Visual Imagineering Company and based on the popular planetarium show of the same name, "The Little Star That Could"  is an engaging and fun show that introduces your child to the wonders of stellar astronomy.

A splendid star show for the entire family!

This omni-dome show uses the entire dome as the screen for a visually immersive experience.

$5.50 - adults;   $5.00 children

 

June 15, 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.
15

Maine Voices: An Evening of Franco Stories

Maine Voices: An Evening of Franco Stories

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, June 15, 2013, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: 
Room 170, Lewiston-Auburn College
Contact Name: 
James Myall
Contact Phone: 
207-753-6545
Contact Email: 
franco@usm.maine.edu

Three of Maine's best-known storytellers will be at the University of Southern Maine's Franco-American Collection for an evening of Franco-American tales Saturday, June 15, from 6:30-9:00 pm.  The event, which is sponsored by USM's Franco-American Collection, and made possible by the support of the Maine Arts Commission and Maine Humanities Council, aims to highlight the role of folktales in the Franco-American tradition.
 
New Englanders are famous for their yarn-spinning but the art of storytelling is also preserved in the French-Canadian tradition, and in Maine we're lucky to have many talented conteurs.  This event is a great opportunity for people to experience the work of well-known artists in the field, and learn about storytelling in the Franco tradition.  All of our performers are entertaining and amusing, so it should be a great evening out, whether you're a member of the Franco-American community, or just someone who loves a good tale.
 
Grégoire Chabot is a performer and playwright, a founding member of the Franco theater troupe "Du monde d'à coté", and the author of numerous works, including "Un Jacques Cartier Errant", "Qui Perd sa Langue" and "Entre la manie et la phobie/Somewhere Between Mania and Phobia: 26 Reasons Why Being Franco is Never Boring".
 
Michael Parent is both a storyteller and a musician.  A native of Lewiston, his works include award winning CDs, "Sundays at Grandma's," and “Chantons, Let’s Sing,” a bilingual recording of French songs, a one-man show, “One More Thing,” based on stories collected from family and other members of the Franco-American community,  and “A Beautiful Game", which includes reminiscences of his time playing hockey in Lewiston.  He has co-authored, along with Julien Olivier, "Of Kings and Fools,”  a collection of French-Canadian folktales translated and retold.
 
Selected by Portland Magazine as one of the "Ten Most Intriguing People in Maine,” writer/performer Susan Poulin has been creating and touring her original theatrical productions since 1992.  Her production "Pardon My French!" chronicles her struggle to reconnect with the language she lost as a child and her family heritage.  Most recently, as Ida Leclair, she is the author of the tongue-in-cheek Maine self-help guide, "Finding Your Inner Moose."
 
The evening is free, and open to everyone; performances will be in English.  Light refreshments will be served.  Donations to the Collection are welcomed.
 
The event is part of a series being held by the Franco-American Collection, called "Voix Franco-Américaines", or "Franco-American Voices", which focuses on the role of stories in Franco-American identity.  The series will include an exposition of the Collection's oral histories July 20.  
 


June 15, 2013
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 170, Lewiston-Auburn College
Join the Franco-American Collection for stories from three of Maine's most talented "conteurs" - Grégoire Chabot, Michael Parent and Susan Poulin.
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