November 20, 2008
Film series presents 'Lust, Caution'
"Lust, Caution," a film depicting the student resistant movement against the Chinese puppet government during World War II, will be shown at 4 p.m. on Dec. 1 in the Kinnickinnic River Theater, room 320 in the University Center, and is free and open to the public. The event is supported by the US Department of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences. It is funded by a grant to develop an Asian Studies Minor program at UWRF.
'Uganda Rising' shown in UC theater
The film "Uganda Rising" will be shown at 4 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the Kinnickinnic Theatre in the University Center. The movie addresses the history and current political upheaval in Africa, and specifically Uganda. The event is sponsored by the Social Justice Series, a series sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor, Student Affairs, and Ethnic Studies Minor. The film contains violence and graphic scenes. The event is free.
Lost Boy of Sudan to give lecture
Benjamin Ajak, one of the 20,000 refugees of Sudan, will be on campus to lecture on his story of survival. The lecture will take place in the North Hall Auditorium at 8 p.m. on Dec. 3. The event is $5 for general public, $3 for seniors/juniors(18 and under), and free for students and children (6 and under).
UWRF Theatre presents 'Telling Tales'
The UWRF theatre will present "Telling Tales," an original production developed by the cast based on traditional folk and fairy tales from around the world. The cast, under the direction of Gorden Hedahl, will create and perform stories geared towards people of all ages. The shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. and run Dec. 4 to 6 and 11 to 13. The performances will be at the Davis Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for students.
UWRF art department hosts art sale
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls art department will present its annual scholarship sale in Kleinpell Fine Arts Gallery 101 Dec. 3 to 10. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 2 to 4 p.m. The event features one-of-a-kind artwork by current art students and faculty, alumni, retired faculty and a variety of local artisans. Selections including glass, ceramics, painting, fibers, jewelry, printmaking, photography and mixed media will be up for sale. A portion of the proceeds benefits a scholarship fund for continuing art students as well as the Art Society, a student organization. Participating artists retain up to 70 percent of the proceeds and the balance is for scholarships and the Art Society fund. For more information call the UWRF art department at 715.425.3266.