Monday, April 15
USM Jazz Combos in concert, 7:30 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $5 public, $3 seniors/staff/students, 780-5555.
Tuesday, April 16
USM Chorale conducted by Robert Russell, 7:30 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $5 public, $3 seniors/staff/students, 780-5555.
GLBTQA Brown Bag Lunches, 12 to 1 p.m., every Tuesday through May 7, Boiler Room in Woodbury Campus Center, Portland, 228-8235.
Sing rounds and women-centered chants, Honors House basement, 102 Bedford St., Portland. 12 to 1 p.m., Tuesdays. Free and open to the public, 780-4321.
Wednesday, April 17
Women’s Resource Center Non-Traditional Parenting Group, 2:30p.m., Wednesdays, childcare available, FMI call 780-4996.
Lunch and Learn, Women’s Resource Center in conjunction with Mainely Parents, on Wednesdays from 12 to 1 p.m., Woodbury Campus Center. Free and open to all. FMI 780-4996.
Thursday, April 18
USM Jazz Combos in concert, 7:30 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $5 public, $3 students/seniors/staff, 780-5555.
Friday, April 19
Annual Maine Association of Public Interest Law Auction featuring “celebrity” auctioneers Terry Garmey and Daniel Wathen, silent auction at 4:30 p.m., live auction at 6 p.m., benefits fellowships awarded to law students working for agencies that provide legal assistance to low-income populations, FMI contact Marcie Hornick at [email protected]
President Pattenaude and Chancellor Westphal will sign “The Talloires Declaration,” a 10-point action plan to guide universities worldwide in becoming leaders for the environmental movement, 1:30 p.m. on the lawn adjacent to Russell Hall. Following the signing President Pattenaude will plant the last tree of USM’s Arboretum, which will then officially open. FMI 780-4160.
Faculty Concert Series, Betty Rines, trumpet, with Judith Quimby, piano, 8 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, sponsored by Tucker Anthony, $10 public, $7 seniors/staff, $5 students, 780-5555.
GLBTQA Resources Program presents “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” 8:30 p.m., Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 at the St. Lawrence Arts and Community Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. $15 public, $7 USM students and youth under 22, 228-8235, [email protected], or http://home.maine.rr.com/hedwig/
Saturday, April 20
Gloria S. Duclos Convocation “Diaspora: Meanings of Home” Indigenous Women’s Voice Performance, Wabanaki Confederacy women from the Maliseet, Micmac, Penobscot, and Passamaquoddy tribes in Maine and New Brunswick, 7 p.m., Luther Bonney Auditorium, Portland, free and open to the public, 228-8024.
Opera Workshop directed by Ellen Chickering, 8 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $5 public, $3 students/seniors/staff, 780-5555.
“Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” 8:30 p.m. See FRIDAY listing and story next page.
International Astronomy Day, USM Southworth Planetarium, 8:30 p.m., FMI go to usm.maine.edu/planet/IAD2002.html
Sunday, April 21
USM Concert Band and USM Wind Ensemble conducted by Peter Martin, 3 p.m., Gorham Performing Arts Center, $5 public, $3 students/seniors/staff, 780-5555.
USM Harp Ensemble directed by Jara Goodrich, 5:30 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, free and open to the public, 780-5555.
Monday, April 22
USM Vocal Jazz Ensembles directed by Michelle Hansen, 7:30 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $5 public, $3 students/seniors/staff, 780-5555.
USM Southworth Planetarium astronomy shows, 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; laser shows, 8:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; children’s shows 3 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays; star shows $4.50 adults, $3.50 children/seniors/students; laser shows $5 adults, $4 children/students; matinees $3.50 per person, http://www.usm.maine.edu/planet, 780-4249.
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