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May 2, 2007
Summer Session 2007 at the University is set to shine with a wide variety of events to enrich and enliven your summer, including Watermelon Wednesday summer concerts on the Quad, Tuesday movies on the JTSU lawn, a noontime summer lecture series and more.
"Godspell," Sheppard in Sheppard, Summer Choral Concert, and Argenta and Friends Concerts are presented as part of the 12th annual Artown festival, July 1 through July 31, with major funding provided by the City of Reno.
The month-long arts festival features more than 350 events, produced by more than 100 partnering organizations and individuals in more than 90 locations citywide.
Summer Session, in collaboration with departments and committees across campus, presents this new series offered on select Thursdays from 12:10 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Bring a lunch and take part in a cultural dialogue as scholars and community leaders discuss history, communication, health and wellness and more in the William Raggio Building, Room 2003.
Join Summer Session on the Jot Travis Student Union lawn for a free lunch from noon-1 p.m. (while supplies last!) on these Thursdays:
From June 5 - Aug. 14, take a break on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. Bring a blanket and low-back chair and enjoy free movies on the Jot Travis Student Union lawn with free popcorn and drinks!
Conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak. Music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
When: July 9-August 3, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Opening reception and lecture: July 12, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno campus
Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery will exhibit the works of its namesake, artist Craig Sheppard, a former faculty member credited with greatly enriching the arts on campus and in the community. Noted for his western-themed oil and watercolor paintings, Sheppard's diverse graphic expressions are internationally acclaimed.
Voted one of Reno Gazette-Journal's "Best Family Outings" - free Watermelon Wednesday concerts on the Quad are fun for all ages. Bring a blanket or a low-back chair and join the fun from 6-8 p.m. on these Wednesdays:
Concerts are presented by Summer Session in partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno Alumni Association.
Join community vocalists as they perform folksongs and spirituals from around the world, including works by Stephen Foster and arrangements by Robert Decormier.
Beat the heat with critically acclaimed faculty chamber music ensemble Argenta, featuring John Lenz, Phillip Ruder and James Winn, along with a few of their friends from the music community.