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GLOBAL GRAM- Week of Jan 30

30 Jan

GLOBAL GRAM – Week of Jan. 30

Sarah’s New Blog Post: Third Week in Oaxaca!

Read all about her third week here.

EVENTS THIS WEEK:

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Tavola Italiana

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: TAVOLA ITALIANA: Join in for informal Italian conversation hour! Meet at the tables between the Marche and Alice’s Cafe. 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.. For more information contact: ppucci@uvm.edu

Common Hour – Reports from the Field: Jordan

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Description: COMMON HOUR SERIES – REPORTS FROM THE FIELD: Jessica Salameh, former Global Village student, talks about her study abroad experience in Jordan. 5:30 p.m., L/L A-161.

COMING SOON!:

Tickets ready for pick-up now! Limited number of FREE TICKETS. Stop by the Living/Learning Director’s Office (205 Commons) to pick up a ticket while supplies last. Office hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Le Vent du Nord and Pine Leaf Boys

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: LE VENT DU NORD AND PINE LEAF BOYS: A Québeçois and Cajun double-bill with two of our favorite bands! Le Vent du Nord is one of the most exciting groups to come out of French Canada, and they have the fans, awards, and CD sales to prove it. Fiddle, hurdy-gurdy, guitar, accordion, and percussive feet combine to create a unique sound that makes you want to celebrate, dance, and laugh with joy. The four-time Grammy Award-nominated Pine Leaf Boys from Lafayette, Louisiana, are part of a new generation of musicians that brings a youthful exuberance to traditional Cajun, Creole, and Zydeco music. Ambassadors of regional American Music, the Pine Leaf Boys have performed in Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem, Latvia, Denmark, and Slovenia.

Date & Time: February 17, 2012 at 8:00 pm
Location: Flynn Center for the Performing Arts 153 Main Street, Burlington, VT, United States, 05401

YouTube clip: www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=j03tTLBcPYg

Limited number of FREE TICKETS (normally $25.00). Stop by the Living/Learning Director’s Office (205 Commons) to pick up a ticket while supplies last. Office hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

*Passport students can use this event for the Passport class.
**The Lane Series requests that you arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled show time so tht the performance can start on time.

The Beaux’ Strategem

Time: Various dates/times in Feb.
Description: THE BEAUX’ STRATEGEM:The original version of The Beaux’ Stratagem, written by George Farquhar, was first performed in London in 1709. It was later adapted by Thornton Wilder in 1939, though it was not finished. That opportunity, passed on from Wilder’s estate, went to Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor), who completed work on it in time for the new version’s debut in 2006.
Three centuries in the making, the play is a raucous romp through the minefields of love, money and marriage. It is an evening full of careful scheming, double dealing and a good bit of old-time swashbuckling bravado, proving that when it comes to matters of the heart anything can happen no matter how carefully planned.

 

 
 

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