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Film star Annabeth Gish and Gary Kroeger of "Saturday Night Live" fame will headline a tribute to longtime Malcolm Price Laboratory School music and drama directors Dr. Les Hale and Ken Butzier, who joined the MPLS faculty in 1960. For more than a quarter of a century they launched actors, designers, playwrights, directors, opera (and other professional) singers, instrumentalists and composers. The tribute will consist of an evening of special performances from MPLS alums, including songs from Broadway musicals sung by Kroeger, Kristin Teig Torres, Chris O’Connor, Rhonda Williams, Gavin Mauer and Stephanie Althof. Tony Tomlyanovich will perform an opera selection. Annabeth Gish will appear via video as she will be filming a mini-series with Pierce Brosnan.
An hors d’oeuvres and cash bar reception will begin at 6 p.m. in the Auditorium lobby along with a silent auction. Tickets for the event are $25. All funds will go to support MPLS' mission as the state’s research and development school. Reservations can be made by calling 273-2185.
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The UNI Jazz Panthers, under the direction of Robert Washut, will offer a fall concert with UNI Jazz Band III. Repertoire and soloists to be announced. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.
Paul Deaton from Physicians for Social Responsibility will speak about nuclear energy in Iowa. Deaton has been speaking and writing about nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear energy since 2009. He will discuss the relationship between nuclear proliferation and nuclear power, and give an update on the bills in the Iowa legislature regarding the proposed nuclear plant for Iowa.
The College of Education will offer a free webinar for educators entitled "A Framework for Culturally Responsive Teaching." This webinar will introduce participants to the theory of culturally responsive teaching. Participants will also explore elements for creating a culturally responsive classroom. Special emphasis will be given to the power of caring, culture and communication, cooperation and competition, classroom discipline and connecting home and school. To register, visit www.uni.edu/coe/webinars
The Study Abroad Center will present information about an opportunity to receive your organizational management credit while traveling in South Africa (think safaris, beautiful coastlines and adventure).
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor of tuba Jeffrey Funderburk, the UNITUBA Ensembles will offer a fall recital. This event is free and open to the public.
Donald Gaff, Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology, will present "Flakes to First Lady: Public Archaeology in Waterloo, Iowa." The event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor of viola Julia Bullard, the UNI Viola Studio will offer a fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.