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August 4 - 10, 2013

Sunday, August 4

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Alumni Band

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Utah State's Alumni Band is celebrating 50 years with five special performances this summer. The June and July concerts will be held on the Quad, with the August 4 concert held in the Kent Concert Hall located in the Chase Fine Arts Center. In case of inclement weather, the Quad performances will be held in the Kent Concert Hall. All concerts are free and open to the public.

Quad, More Info




Monday, August 5

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

Exhibit / Merrill-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.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


10:00 am - 12:00 am    Biology Seminar: Dulce Minaya, Masters Thesis Defense, Biology, USU

Seminar/Symposium / College of Science

Dulce Minaya, masters student of Timothy Gilbertson, will present "The Role of Trpm5 in Dietary Fat Preference, Intake, and Body Composition" on 5 August 2013 at 10 a.m. Please see the attached flyer for details. Refreshments will be served at the Logan campus at 9:45 a.m.

Biology & Natural Resources building, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    Nunsense -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Come support the Sisters of Hoboken, whose cook, Sister Julia, Child of God (bless her heart), has accidentally poisoned most of the convent. The survivors are putting on a musical variety show to raise money to bury the last four frozen nuns of the 52 dead. Rated Intermediate for mild content. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Tuesday, August 6

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


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.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Wednesday, August 7

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

Exhibit / Merrill-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.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info




Thursday, August 8

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Thursday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall, Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. Join us for rock climbing every Thursday at the EcoCenter through Labor day! Climb through the Swaner ecosystem on our indoor wall. Active fun for all ages. The cost to climb is $5 per person and free to members. No reservation is necessary. If you have questions, please call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm    Geocaching on the Swaner Preserve

Recreational / Other

Geocaching on the Swaner Preserve -- Enjoy exploring the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter while you learn to geocache! Geocaching will be offered every second Thursday and Saturday of each month during the summer. The following are the scheduled dates: *Thursday, June 13, 4 p.m.; *Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m.; *Thursday, July 11, 4 p.m.; *Saturday, July 13, 11 a.m.; *Thursday, Aug. 8, 4 p.m.; and *Saturday, Aug. 10, 11 a.m. The activity will take 1 hour and reservations are required. Swaner can host 7 individuals or teams for each session and an additional 3 individuals or teams can participate if they have their own GPS units. Free to members $5 for nonmembers. Please call 435-649-1767 to reserve your space or e-mail us at swanerecocenter@usu.edu.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    James and the Giant Peach -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Whizzpopping wonder and fruit filled fun abound in this stage adaption of Roald Dahl's greatest adventure story. James is a lonely young boy, who is forced to work like a slave for the most revolting aunts in England. One day a mystical old man gives him a bag of magic. When he accidentally spills it near the old peach tree, the most incredible things happen. Rated E for everyone. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Friday, August 9

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

Exhibit / Merrill-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.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info


9:00 am - 12:00 am    Biology Seminar: Han Xu, Doctoral Dissertation Defense, Biology, USU

Seminar/Symposium / Biology

Han Xu, doctoral student of Timothy Gilbertson, will present "The Functional Role of CD36 in Fatty Acid Transduction" on 9 August 2013 at 9 a.m. Refreshments will be served at the Logan campus at 8:45 a.m.

Biology & Natural Resources building, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Artists of Cache Valley Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for all to enjoy. Featured in this show are Joe Alleman, Michael Bingham, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Heather Campbell, Jerry Fuhriman, Kristi Grussendorf, Mike Malm, Jim Morgan and Debra Teare. A public reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall, More Info


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm    2nd Friday Gallery Walk

Arts & Entertainment / Other

Join CVCA in downtown Logan for the 2nd Friday Gallery Walks every even month (April 12, June 14, Aug 9, Oct 11, and Dec 13) from 6-9 pm. This free walk will feature at least 9 of Cache Valley’s local businesses, galleries, and nonprofit art spaces. Art lovers of every description will have the opportunity to socialize and tour a full spectrum of spaces and mediums – all in one evening. Start at any participating location and pick up a map; just look for the businesses marked with the official yellow banner or download online at www.cachearts.org.

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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    The Odd Couple -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

When neurotic clean freak Felix Ungar is thrown out by his wife, he is forced to move in with his friend the slob, Oscar Madison. Sparks fly in this classic side-splitting comedy by Neil Simon. Rated Intermediate for mild language, alcohol and smoking. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info




Saturday, August 10

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Small Satellite Conference

Conference / Research

In its 27th year, the AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites will convene developers, visionaries, sponsors, and enthusiasts for a highly stimulating week of dialog and collaboration to continue the advances of small satellite missions. Speakers representing a broad spectrum of global perspectives and knowledge will share their thoughts and insights on the future of small satellites. For further information, agendas and registration, visit our website at www.smallsat.org.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


10:00 am - 11:30 am    Swaner EcoCenter: Nature Walk

Recreational / Other

Spring Nature Walks, Saturdays, 10 a.m. Join us for an easy stroll and learn about the history of Swaner, what animals and plants call the preserve home, and how the preserve changes through the seasons. Boots or mudshoes recommended. Nature enthusiasts of all ages are welcome. Reservations for nature walks are suggested. There is a $5 fee for non-members, free for members. To RSVP, please contact swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Tattoo Traditions from Around the World at the Museum of Anthropology

Cultural / Other

Please join us at the Museum of Anthropology on Saturday, August 10, for this exciting event! While tattoos have become popular in modern American culture, tattooing traditions are more than 5,000 years old. An illustrated lecture at 1 p.m. traces the development of tattoo practices from around the world. Docent-led tours of our "Otzi the Ice Man" and "Message on a Body" exhibits will take place throughout the day. Kids can participate in face painting or get a henna tattoo. The museum is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and admission is always FREE!

Old Main, More Info


11:00 am - 12:00 pm    Geocaching on the Swaner Preserve

Recreational / Other

Geocaching on the Swaner Preserve -- Enjoy exploring the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter while you learn to geocache! Geocaching will be offered every second Thursday and Saturday of each month during the summer. The following are the scheduled dates: *Thursday, June 13, 4 p.m.; *Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m.; *Thursday, July 11, 4 p.m.; *Saturday, July 13, 11 a.m.; *Thursday, Aug. 8, 4 p.m.; and *Saturday, Aug. 10, 11 a.m. The activity will take 1 hour and reservations are required. Swaner can host 7 individuals or teams for each session and an additional 3 individuals or teams can participate if they have their own GPS units. Free to members $5 for nonmembers. Please call 435-649-1767 to reserve your space or e-mail us at swanerecocenter@usu.edu.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Saturday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall Hours: Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. The Swaner EcoCenter indoor, wetland-themed climbing wall is open every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. Free for members, $5 per person for non-members. Open to all ages. We provide the climbing harness. Climbers under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult to sign a liability waiver. For more information, please contact us at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm    The Drowsy Chaperone -- Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

It all begins when a die-hard musical theater fan plays his favorite cast album on his turntable, and the musical literally bursts to life in a rambunctious tale of flappers, gangsters, divas and Latin lovers. Rated Intermediate for mild language. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    The Drowsy Chaperone -- The Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

It all begins when a die-hard musical theater fan plays his favorite cast album on his turntable, and the musical literally bursts to life in a rambunctious tale of flappers, gangsters, divas and Latin lovers. Rated Intermediate for mild language. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

Caine Lyric Theatre, More Info