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Wednesday, July 17

7:00 am - 12:00 am    Green Cat Press Exhibition

Exhibit / Merril-Cazier Library

A selection of broadsides by the Green Cat Press, from the Merrill-Cazier Library's Special Collections, is on display in the Library's Atrium. Each broadside combines a literary work, such as a poem or essay, with imagery. These fine prints, many resulting from direct collaboration with well-known authors, have themes ranging from cats and nature to the metaphysical. The exhibition may be viewed during regular library hours until early September.

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10:00 am - 1:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Volunteer Oppertunity - Mulch the Demonstration Gardens

Recreational / Other

Help Swaner create a thriving garden! Please join Gail Piccoli in a volunteer opportunity to mulch Swaner's new demonstration gardens. We will meet at the Swaner EcoCenter at 10 a.m. to volunteer together in spreading the mulch. Please sign up for this date at www.volunteerspot.com

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10:00 am - 5:00 pm    'New Acquisitions 2013' art exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit features nine works of art recently donated to the Museum by the late Joe Austin. These artworks are avant garde pieces from the 1970s and 1980s by artists working in the Los Angeles area and include an early painting by Lari Pittman. Beginning in 2005, Joe Austin gave a number of important artworks to the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art. He died in March 2013 in Los Angeles at the age of 74. Mr. Austin donated modern and contemporary artworks by Alison Saar, Charles Gaines, Dewain Valentine and Peter Shire among others. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he was a successful attorney and a passionate supporter of the visual arts throughout his life. To learn more about Mr. Austin and other exhibits in the art museum, visit the museum website by clicking on the link listed below.

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10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Female + Form" art exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This selection of artwork from the permanent collection embraces a diverse range of forms and showcases work by important women artists. Rather than representing a certain artistic style or focusing on specific subjects depicted by women, this exhibition features a variety of styles and subjects. Included are representations of the female form, critiques of the objectification of the female body, and experiments with total abstraction. Highlights include posters by the Guerilla Girls, an installation piece by Ilene Segalove, photography from the second wave of feminism and minimalist abstraction. To learn more about this exhibit and others at the art museum, visit the website listed below.

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1:30 pm - 2:30 pm    The Joy of Depression Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

The Joy of Depression -- This workshop is designed to help participants understand the role of pain in signaling the need for change and encourages students to shift their focus from limitations to possibilities. The five dimensions of well being will be explored in concert with the value of mood states, even sadness. Participants will engage in “three good things” exercises and will explore the benefits of promoting well-being. Please call to reserve a seat, 797-1012. Check our website for other upcoming workshops.

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3:00 pm - 4:30 pm    Relaxation Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Relaxation -- College can be a very stressful time to be a student for many reasons. To be successful, students need well developed skills to manage their stress in addition to just taking time to relax. In this workshop, you will learn some basic ideas about taking care of yourself and specific exercises you can practice to reduce the wear and tear that stress has on your mind and body. You will have the opportunity to experience these exercises as part of this workshop as well as discuss ways to integrate these techniques into your daily life. Please call to reserve a seat, 797-1012. Check our website for other upcoming workshops.

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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    The Woman in Black -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Combining the power and intensity of live theater with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir, this acclaimed adaptation is celebrating 23 years on London’s West End. Never fear, more than 7 million people have lived to tell the tale of one of the most exciting, gripping and successful theater events ever. Rated Intermediate for intensity of content. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

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