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Public Events for February 2014

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Transitions: Juried Art Alumni Exhibition

January 13, 2014 to March 28, 2014
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
USM AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
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USM Art Faculty Exhibition

January 23, 2014 to February 14, 2014
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
USM Art Gallery, Gorham campus
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Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

January 27, 2014 to May 1, 2014
8:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Unum Great Reading Room, 7th floor, Glickman Family Library
This exhibition, curated by Beau Beausoleil and Sarah Bodman, aims to bear witness to the events on Al-Mutanabbi Street, and to collectively affirm that the right to a free exchange of ideas and culture in public space is never to be taken for granted.
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(Men's Indoor Track & Field) Maine State Championships

February 1, 2014
12:00 AM to 7:00 PM
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(Men's Basketball) Southern Me. at Keene St.

February 1, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

February 1, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
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Kimberly Ouellette, Junior Voice Recital

February 1, 2014
5:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents voice major, Kimberly Ouellette, in her junior recital. Ms. Ouellette is a student of Ellen Chickering.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

February 2, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 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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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

February 3, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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Reading by Honors Program graduate Ian Ramsey

February 3, 2014
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
LFK - 188 State Street, Portland
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Alumni Lecture Series - Jonathan Shapiro

February 4, 2014
12:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, Room 170
The USM LAC Alumni Lecture Series invites our alumni to return to campus and speak to how their degree program has helped them in their chosen careers.
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Book Launch, Reading & Signing

February 4, 2014
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Harmon's & Barton's Florist, 584 Congress St., Portland
Stonecoast alumna Helen Peppe will give a reading from her book "Pigs Can't Swim: A Memoir."
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Star Dome Astronomy Course

February 4, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An introductory astronomy course at the Southworth Planetarium. Learn the fundamentals of the night sky and astronomy!
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(Men's Basketball) Colby vs. Southern Me.

February 4, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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Gorham GIS Clinic

February 5, 2014
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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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

February 5, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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First Steps to Successful Online Teaching for Students with Disabilities

February 6, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
423/424 Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus
Part Two of the Accessibility Series addresses the question: What can be done to ensure that all students, including those with disabilities, are included in the promise of high quality online education at USM?
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Henry David Thoreau and His Problems, Theoretical and Practical

February 6, 2014
4:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Portland Campus, Luther Bonney, Rm 410
Presentation by Prof. Mark Hineline, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego. Mark is a USM Alumnus
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USM Celebrates Black History Month

February 7, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Shep Lee Auditorium, Wishcamper Center, Portland Campus
Film & Panel discussion
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(Men's Ice Hockey) Southern Me. at Mass.-Boston

February 7, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

February 7, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Doubt

February 7, 2014
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
A roller coaster of suspicion, accusation and defense!
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(Men's Indoor Track & Field) B.U. Valentine Classic

February 8, 2014
12:00 AM to 7:00 PM
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(Men's Indoor Track & Field) Kelly Invitational

February 8, 2014
12:00 AM to 7:00 PM
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Western Maine Middle School MATHCOUNTS Competition

February 8, 2014
8:45 AM to 1:30 PM
John Mitchell Center, USM Gorham Campus
The MATHCOUNTS competition engages middle school students in exciting math-based contests in which they will compete against and alongside other students.
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Violin Master Class with Irina Muresanu

February 8, 2014
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall
The USM School of Music presents guest artist Irina Muresano in a violin master class. Featuring college student violin majors, Ms. Muresano will provide critical feedback and technical instruction in a public performance setting. Admission is FREE. Open to the public.
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(Men's Basketball) Southern Me. at Mass.-Dartmouth

February 8, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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The Little Star That Could

February 8, 2014
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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(Men's Ice Hockey) Southern Me. at Babson

February 8, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Doubt

February 8, 2014
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
A roller coaster of suspicion, accusation and defense!
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Highlights from Handel's "Acis and Galatea"

February 8, 2014
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall
The USM School of Music presents the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Lehmann. The performance will feature guests from the USM Opera Workshop directed by Ellen Chickering.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

February 9, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Doubt

February 9, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
A roller coaster of suspicion, accusation and defense!
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Panel Discussion on Retirement: A New Beginning

February 10, 2014
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
211 Wishcamper
Panel Discussion For Faculty
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

February 10, 2014
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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Research Skills Toolbox

February 11, 2014
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Faculty Commons, 3rd Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus
Faculty Commons Lunch & Learn: Research Skills Toolbox with Bill Grub
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Where Careers and Identities Cross: LGBTQ Alumni Panel for USM Husky Career Week

February 11, 2014
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Portland Campus
Where Careers and Identities Cross: USM Alumni, and members of the LGBTQ communities, talk about their experiences and how they navigate the intersection of their professional and personal (and sometimes political) worlds.
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Star Dome Astronomy Course

February 11, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An introductory astronomy course at the Southworth Planetarium. Learn the fundamentals of the night sky and astronomy!
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(Men's Basketball) Southern Me. at Plymouth St.

February 11, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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Gorham GIS Clinic

February 12, 2014
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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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

February 12, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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Doubt

February 12, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
A roller coaster of suspicion, accusation and defense!
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Contesting and Celebrating Citizenship: Commemorating the Civil Rights Act of 1964

February 13, 2014
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
University Events Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Library, Portland
Guest Speakers, Hugh McMahon, and Leroy M. Rowe, followed by a panel discussion on Civil Rights Act of 1964
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Doubt

February 13, 2014
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
A roller coaster of suspicion, accusation and defense!
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(Men's Ice Hockey) St. Anselm vs. Southern Me.

February 14, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Laser Beatles

February 14, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Doubt

February 14, 2014
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
A roller coaster of suspicion, accusation and defense!
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Laser Rave!

February 14, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new techno laser show! Not for the faint of heart!
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Laser Orion (and Laser Mania!)

February 15, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Orion story in full dome laser animation followed by the fantastic laser music show "Laser Mania!"
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(Men's Basketball) Rhode Island Col. vs. Southern Me.

February 15, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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(Men's Ice Hockey) New England Col. vs. Southern Me.

February 15, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Laser Beatles

February 15, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Doubt

February 15, 2014
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
A roller coaster of suspicion, accusation and defense!
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LASER : Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

February 15, 2014
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.
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Perseus and Andromeda (followed by Laser Magic)

February 16, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus and Andromeda story re-told in full dome laser animation. The show is followed by the Laser Magic music program
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Laser Orion (and Laseropolis)

February 16, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Doubt

February 16, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
A roller coaster of suspicion, accusation and defense!
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

February 17, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
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Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Pop)

February 17, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter in full dome laser animation.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

February 17, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Laser Rave!

February 17, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new techno laser show! Not for the faint of heart!
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Laser show: "Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon"

February 17, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Laser Fest show: Perseus and Andromeda (and laser Mania)

February 17, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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The Little Star That Could

February 18, 2014
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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Laser Perseus and Andromeda (followed by Laseropolis)

February 18, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus and Andromeda story retold in full dome laser light. The rock laser show "Laseropolis" follows.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

February 18, 2014
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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Laser Rave!

February 18, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new techno laser show! Not for the faint of heart!
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Laser Beatles

February 18, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Pop)

February 18, 2014
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

February 18, 2014
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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(Men's Basketball) Southern Me. at Mass.-Boston

February 18, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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Laser Music Show: Fright Light

February 18, 2014
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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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

February 19, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
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Laser Orion (and Laser Mania!)

February 19, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Orion story in full dome laser animation followed by the fantastic laser music show "Laser Mania!"
19

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

February 19, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Laser Hypnotica Music Show

February 19, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The name says it all. Hypnotize yourself with this fantastic, strange, fast paced laser show!
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Laser Beatles

February 19, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Laser Mania!

February 19, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The manic, hyper-kinetic full dome laser music show!
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The Little Star That Could

February 20, 2014
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

Perseus and Andromeda (followed by Laser Magic)

February 20, 2014
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus and Andromeda story re-told in full dome laser animation. The show is followed by the Laser Magic music program
20

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

February 20, 2014
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, 2014
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 Orion (and Laseropolis)

February 20, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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LASER : Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

February 20, 2014
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.
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Science lecture: The Ups and Downs of Weight Loss Surgery

February 20, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Science Room 165
USM Professor Nancy Baugh discusses the various weight loss surgical techniques.
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Laser Show: Laser Retro

February 20, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Yesterday's music set to full dome laser light. Music from the Police, Duran Duran, Red Rider and more!
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

February 21, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
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Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Pop)

February 21, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter in full dome laser animation.
21

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

February 21, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Laser Beatles

February 21, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Laser Fest show: Perseus and Andromeda (and laser Mania)

February 21, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Laser show: "Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon"

February 21, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
21

Laser Vinyl

February 21, 2014
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
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Perseus and Andromeda (followed by Laser Magic)

February 22, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Perseus and Andromeda story re-told in full dome laser animation. The show is followed by the Laser Magic music program
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Laser Orion (and Laseropolis)

February 22, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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(Men's Basketball) Eastern Conn. St. vs. Southern Me.

February 22, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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LASER : Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

February 22, 2014
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.
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(Men's Ice Hockey) Southern Me. at Babson

February 22, 2014
7:45 PM to 10:45 PM
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Laser Rave!

February 22, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new techno laser show! Not for the faint of heart!
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Laser Show: Laser Orion (followed by Laser Pop)

February 23, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The story of Orion the Hunter in full dome laser animation.
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Laser Fest show: Perseus and Andromeda (and laser Mania)

February 23, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Affordable Care Act presentation and sign up at USM

February 24, 2014
6:00 PM
Room 113 Masterton Hall, USM Portland campus
Learn about health insurance options and sign up for coverage at this Affordable Care Act event.
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We’re flipping crazy: The Chemistry Flipped Classroom Experience

February 25, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
110 Abromson Community Education Center, USM Portland Campus
CTEL Speaker Series: Faculty Presentation - The Chemistry Flipped Classroom Experience with faculty members Luci Benedict and Jim Ford.
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Star Dome Astronomy Course

February 25, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An introductory astronomy course at the Southworth Planetarium. Learn the fundamentals of the night sky and astronomy!
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(Men's Basketball) Southern Me. at Rhode Island Col.

February 25, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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Gorham GIS Clinic

February 26, 2014
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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Seed to Harvest, From Harvest to Seed

February 26, 2014
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Lewiston Campus, Room 108
Professor Mark Silber, a farmer, teacher, anthropologist, photographer and a former public official, will be delivering a one-hour presentation about choosing plants for the garden and harvesting and preserving seeds.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

February 26, 2014
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Syllabus Inventory - Are Your Digital Text Readings Accessible for Students with Disabilities

February 27, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
423/424 Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus
Part Three of the Accessibility Series introduces a common and significant barrier between students with disabilities and academic success.
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Colin Woodard speaking at USM

February 27, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, Portland
USM & Tufts Alumni Maine are co-sponsoring an event featuring Maine native and Tufts alumni Colin Woodard, author of “American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America.”
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Foundations of Service-Learning Pedagogy

February 28, 2014
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
113 Wishcamper
Service Learning Engaged Teaching Spring 2014 Series with faculty member Paula Gerstenblatt and USM's office of Community Based Learning
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Successful transitions from institutional care to community support

February 28, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Lee Community Hall, Wishcamper Center
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

February 28, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Sabina Spielrein: From Obscurity to the Silver Screen

February 28, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
USM, Abromson Center, Room 216
John Kerr, author of A Dangerous Method: Jung, Freud and Sabina Spielrein, recounts the events leading to his book and to the recent film by David Cronenberg.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

February 28, 2014
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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