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Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012

My UNI Weekend is a digest of weekend (Thursday - Sunday) entertainment and recreation opportunities at UNI, mailed on Thursday mornings during fall and spring semesters. Submission deadline is noon, Wednesday. Submissions will be rejected if sponsorship by a university department, program or organization is not clear.

THURSDAY EVENTS

RHO EPSILON MEETING

Rho Epsilon will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, in 131 CBB. The presenter will be Principal Global Investors from Des Moines. Come learn about the company and the opportunities they have available for internships and full-time employment. After the presentation the group will head to the OP for pizza. All majors are welcome. For more information, contact Charlie Peterson.

NISG BUDGET INFORMATION MEETINGS

Does your student organization need money for next year's events or activities? Northern Iowa Student Government will begin its annual budgetary process soon. There will be a budget information meeting from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, in the State College Room, MAU. If a student organization intends to apply for the NISG Budget Allocation Process, one representative from the organization must attend an informational meeting or schedule a private meeting. For more information, email Dakotah Reed or call 273-3394.

FINAL THURSDAY READING SERIES

The Final Thursday Reading Series will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Hearst Center, 304 Seerley Blvd. The reading will be by Timothy Fay, publisher of Wapsipinicon Almanac. For more information, call 268-5501.

GAY STRAIGHT ALLIANCE IMPROV COMEDY FROM MINNEAPOLIS

Gay Straight Alliance is an improvisational comedy duo coming to campus at 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, in Maucker Union. In this award-winning duo, one performer is gay and one is straight. After the show, there will be a question and answer session.

GUEST ARTIST RECITAL: RICARDO RAPOPORT, BASSOON

Visiting artist Ricardo Rapoport, bassoon, will present a recital at 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, in Davis Hall, GBPAC.

FRIDAY EVENTS

MODERN MOTIVES: INFLUENCES IN TODAY'S ART

"Modern Motives" is a student-curated invitational exhibition in the KAB. Exhibitors include west coast-based emerging artists Kiel Johnson, Mike Leavitt, and Skinner as well as nationally known ceramic artists Tom Bartel and UNI alumnus Thaddeus Erdahl. Admission is free. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WANTED: PERSONAL TRAINERS

Looking to build your resume, develop communication and people skills and gain valuable work experience? Sign up for the WRS Personal Training instructor course. An informational meeting will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27, in 155 WRC, and classes begin Monday, Jan. 30. To enroll or for more information, contact Kristy Leen or Erin Nielsen.

POETRY SLAM AT THE CME

There will be a Poetry Slam from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27, at the CME as part of Friday Fun Night. 

'THE MAGIC FLUTE' WITH UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC AT THE GALLAGHER BLUEDORN

Mozart’s Masterpiece, "The Magic Flute," was first performed just two months before his death. Mozart’s combination of Masonic subtexts and comic buffoonery made this one of his most popular operas. This UNI School of Music production will stir your heart and make you laugh out loud. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27, in the GBPAC.

'THE FOURSOME'

"The Foursome" will be shown at the Waterloo Community Playhouse, 225 Commercial St., Waterloo. For more information, call 235-0367.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

SATURDAY EVENTS

MODERN MOTIVES: INFLUENCES IN TODAY'S ART

"Modern Motives" is a student-curated invitational exhibition in the KAB. Exhibitors include west coast-based emerging artists Kiel Johnson, Mike Leavitt, and Skinner as well as nationally known ceramic artists Tom Bartel and UNI alumnus Thaddeus Erdahl. Admission is free. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m.

UNI DANCE MARATHON DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT

UNI Dance Marathon will host its first Dodgeball Tournament from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 28, in gyms 5-7, upper level WRC. The tournament will consist of teams of six and cost is $5 per person, due at arrival. Registration forms can be picked up in the Student Involvement Activity Center, in the upper level of Maucker Union, and are due no later than Thursday, Jan. 26.

SALSA DANCE

Learn Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Cha Cha, Reggaeton and more from 7 to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Wesley Foundation, 2422 College St., Cedar Falls. A $1 donation is appreciated. Salsa dance lessons are from 7 to 8 p.m.; semi-formal dress is recommended. For more information, contact Henry Williams or visit the Facebook page.

'THE FOURSOME'

"The Foursome" will be shown at the Waterloo Community Playhouse, 225 Commercial St., Waterloo. For more information, call 235-0367.

SUNDAY EVENTS

MODERN MOTIVES: INFLUENCES IN TODAY'S ART

"Modern Motives" is a student-curated invitational exhibition in the KAB. Exhibitors include west coast-based emerging artists Kiel Johnson, Mike Leavitt, and Skinner as well as nationally known ceramic artists Tom Bartel and UNI alumnus Thaddeus Erdahl. Admission is free. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m.

'THE FOURSOME'

"The Foursome" will be shown at the Waterloo Community Playhouse, 225 Commercial St., Waterloo. For more information, call 235-0367.