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Saturday, March 23

8:00 am - 5:00 pm    Collection of Winter Clothing/Bedding to be sent to Afganistan

Special Event / Health, Physical Education and Recreation

Dr. Hilda Fronske is collecting. New or near new winter clothing (hats, coats, gloves, etc. male and female) to be sent on a cargo plane to Afghanistan. Quilts or blankets would be appreciated as well. Please bring any items to the HPER front office (HPER 122).

HPER Building, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    National Guard 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

The National Guard is hosting a FREE Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 23, at Utah State University! If you have a team of 3-5 people, come play for prizes and bragging rights. Between games test your skills, strength and determination at the Slam Dunk contest, 3D Gaming Lounge and Activity Court, which is hosted by a former NBA player. Sign up today at!

HPER Building, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Ideas: an Exhibition"

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

"Ideas" an exhibition is the result of a collaborative project between the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art and professor Rachel Middleman's art history class. The students explored the history and ideas of conceptual art while learning about specific pieces of conceptual art in the museum's collection. This resulted in a student-curated art exhibit, free and open to the public. The opening reception is Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Saturdays at the Museum of Anthropology

Cultural / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

The theme for the Museum of Anthropology this week is "Modern Culture of India" so come enjoy activities in the museum. USU Professor Shannon Hughes is the featured guest and speaks at 1 p.m. There will be activities throughout the day. For more information go to our website ( or visit our Facebook page( and follow on Twitter (

Old Main, More Info

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    LUX: Light and Space Art from the Museum's Collection

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit includes 17 paintings, photographs, and sculptures from the museum's collection exploring how artists have used light as a medium or subject matter. Several large pieces focus on artists who are considered to be the leaders of the light and space art movement of the 1970s. The artists in this exhibit bring up philosophical issues about how the brain perceives the world, and these artworks expand the ideas of what materials are actually considered to be art. Seven new pieces are included in this exhibit which have never been on display in the museum before. At the same time, this work creates enchanting experiences of color, shadow, and shape that are sure to entertain all ages. The exhibit also includes one of the most significant artworks in the museum's collection: a Plexiglas disc installation by Robert Irwin.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

11:00 am - 4:00 pm    Industrial Ethos: Photography by Chris Dunker

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Northern Utah-based photographer Chris Dunker presents 21 selections of his work in the exhibit, "Industrial Ethos." These loaned photographs address the culture of industry and how industry appears over time. Dunker's fascination with urban decay provides a dystopian look at the modern, optimistic attitude of industry and manufacturing that has marked the progress and historical significance of northern Utah. Also included in the exhibit are antique books and photographs from Dunker's personal collection that document some of the earliest industrial breakthroughs such as steam turbines and generators. Certain industries, local to Cache Valley and the northern Utah region, are featured in the exhibit, including ICON Health and Fitness, Thermo Fisher, Nucor Steel, and Sirtec Plastics.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm    The Utah Miss Amazing Pageant Final Show

Special Event / Val. R. Christensen Service Center

Join us for the final show for Utah's Miss Amazing Pageant. Miss Amazing Inc. is a nonprofit organization founded in Nebraska in 2007 whose mission is to provide opportunities for girls and women with disabilities to build self-confidence through the skills learned in pageantry. Participants show their abilities in their evening gown on stage, in an interview with judges, and as they introduce themselves to the audience. All participants are awarded a trophy and a crown and one person from each age group is selected to represent her peers throughout the year. The only entry fee for participants is five cans or boxes of food. These items will be donated to local food pantries by the six 2013 Utah Miss Amazing representatives.Proceeds from the final show and a silent auction benefit additional opportunities for the Miss Amazing participants during the year and are donated to local non-profit organizations.

TSC, Auditorium, More Info

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm    Utah Symphony

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The Utah Symphony is coming to Utah State to perform part of their Classically Charged season. They will perform the works of Handel, Gabriel Faure, Claude Debussy and others. Conducting the symphony is associate conductor Vladimir Kulenovic.

Caine Performance Hall, More Info