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Monday, October 29

9:00 am - 12:00 am    Park City Mountain Resort Benefit Days Tickets

Athletics / Other

Swaner is excited to announce that it will be selling tickets to Park City Mountain Resort for its Benefit Days. Tickets are $25 dollars each. Maximum of 4 tickets per person and you can only get tickets in person. Tickets go on sale on Oct. 15 and will continue to sell until there are no more. The proceeds made will be used to support more community education programs. For more information, please call 435-649-1767 x 0 or

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info

9:00 am - 5:00 pm    Early Voting

Special Event / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Early voting will be held in the Juniper Lounge outside the TSC Auditorium October 23 through November 2 for USU students registered to vote in Cache Valley. Get out and vote to make a difference!

TSC, Juniper Lounge, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    LUX Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit is an exploration of how artists have used light as a medium or subject matter. Please note that the museum in open from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturdays and closed on Sundays.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    E Pluribus Unum

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This art exhibit in the Tippetts Exhibit Gallery is one that you won't want to miss!

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Adventures in the West - Visual Connections to Jack London's Literature

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit will be shown in conjunction with the 11th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium held in Logan, Utah, and co-sponsored by the USU Department of English and the USU Libraries' Special Collections and Archives Division. The symposium is scheduled October 4-6, 2012, but this exhibit will be on display in the museum's Upstairs Gallery throughout the fall. Featuring majestic landscape photos by Ansel Adams and Brett Weston, the exhibit explores the rugged, historical, and dangerous qualities of the western world portrayed in Jack London's writing. Certain drawings and photographs in the exhibit will be on display in the museum for the first time, and they will help explore literary themes of naturalism, courage, modern American values, and man's precarious relationship to his natural environment.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Landscape and Lace: Cache Valley

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

By Megan Mitchell. Fences, doors and windows indicate an intersection between inside and outside, public and private. These porous boundaries provide enclosure while also allowing access to an outside world. I am drawn to these divisions in space both as aesthetic and metaphorical objects. They are the point of departure for an exploration of the intersection between real and imagined worlds. 'Landscape and Lace: Cache Valley' juxtaposes the structural framework of a fence with a landscape inspired by Cache Valley. My intention is to provide a sense of both containment and spaciousness. The piece also contains a decorative element which is derived from a sample of lace. I use this pattern to further the dialog between inner and outer spaces.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Good Neighbors

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Good Neighbors by Todd Hayes features a seven-foot-tall wooden fence enclosing a seven-by-twelve foot plot. After a futile search for a gate, viewers peer through the small slit openings & spy a small porcelain house standing in a yard comprised of salt. The house is a mid-century ranch style house, exactly the kind that sprang up in suburban developments around the country after World War II. Though good fences may make good neighbors—as the saying goes—this fence completely cuts off any relationship to the outside world.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm    Pizza & Politics with Utah Legislative Candidate Ed Redd

Lecture & Readings / Student Club/Organization

Come for FREE pizza and to meet Ed Redd; Utah Legislative District 4 Candidate! Be sure to come with questions to ask. Invite your friends!

Old Main, More Info

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Halloween Carnival

Fundraiser / Other

Come celebrate Halloween with a live DJ, carnival games, delicious food, an awesome raffle, and great prizes!

Quad, More Info

7:00 pm - 12:00 am    Breast Talent Around

Arts & Entertainment / Other

In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month the Theatre Student Association is sponsoring a talent showcase. It is a chance for artists of all kinds to perform on behave of a great cause. We are working together with USU's got talent. Top talent will be selected to perform and compete in that competition.

Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall, More Info

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    2nd Annual Cache Valley Magic Competition

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

The USU Illusionists are proud to host this year's Cache Valley Magic Competition. Magicians from Utah will perform their best illusions as they compete for cash prizes. Families and children are encouraged to come expericance the magic.
This event will take place in the TSC Auditorium.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Howie Garber Book Talk and Book Signing

Special Event / Other

Howie will be coming to the Santy auditorium (1255 Park Avenue) on Monday, Oct. 29, to talk about his new book, “Utah’s Wasatch Range: Four Season Refuge” and to show some slides of his stunning photography. Park City Mayor Dana Williams and Laura Briefer, Water Resources Manager for SLC, will then present on conservation challenges in the Wasatch in the face of increasing population and competing demands for resources. Dolly’s Bookstore will be selling copies of Howie’s book at the event, so that you may get your copy signed afterwards. This event is free to the public. Again, this event is not at Swaner EcoCenter.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info