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November 27 - December 3 – Ongoing Events

Salish Bounty: Traditional Native American Foods of Puget Sound

Days: November 27-30   December 1-3 Time: 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library

A traveling exhibit from the Burke Museum, UW, supplemented with specimens from Slater Museum at University of Puget Sound, and gathering baskets from a private collector.

Reception on Oct. 20, 4:30–6:30 p.m.

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Farm to Table by Chandler O'Leary

Days: November 27-30   December 1-3 Time: 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library

This exhibit will feature a series of illustrations, lettering, patterning, and paper installations that highlight organic farming and the sustainable food movement in the South Sound region. From original sketchbooks to cut-paper pieces, the body of work illustrates the agricultural importance of our region and highlights the struggle to preserve farmland amid rapid suburban and industrial development.

Opening reception on Oct. 20, 4:30–6:30 p.m.


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OngoingCampus Only

Food for Fines

Days: November 28-30   December 1-3 Time: All Day Location: Collins Memorial Library

$1.00 per can (no limit)

Collins Memorial Library and the Emergency Food Network of Tacoma

Donate to a worthy cause and clean up your library debt at the same time.

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Kittredge Gallery "2016 Art Students Annual"

Days: November 28-30   December 1-2 Time: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Location: Kittredge Hall, Kittredge Gallery

Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Kittredge Hall


Hours: Mon.–Fri.: 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Sat.: 12n–5 p.m.

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Banff Mountain Film Festival

Days: November 28-29 Time: 6:45 p.m. Location: Rialto Theater, Downtown Tacoma

Come see the Banff Mountain Film Festival Monday November 28th and Tuesday November 29th! Discounted tickets are on sale at the Expeditionary for $20 for one day and $37 for both. See you there!

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Monday, November 28
Tuesday, November 29

"A Conversation with Tacoma Immigration Attorney Noelle Sharp"

Day: November 29 Time: 2 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Rausch Auditorium, Room 003

Latino Studies Fall Lecture Series 2016

Noelle Sharp's primary area of practice is immigration law. Join us on this day as she shares with us about her daily work with immigrant detainees in Tacoma, the city holding one of largest Immigrant Detention Centers in the nation.

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Art+Sci: "Burn! Wearable Art From Burning Man, a Fashion Extravaganza!"

Day: November 29 Time: 6 p.m. Location: Kittredge Hall, Kittredge Gallery

Steve LaBerge and Bryan Ressler

Bryan Ressler is a Seattle-area engineer, electronic musician, and electronic artist. His artwork combines the disciplines of engineering, computer science, and animation to challenge the viewer’s perception of light, shadow, human form, and motion. Ever-changing, his art never holds still, through prerendered and generative animation and performance manipulation.

For each of the Burning Man Art Festivals from 2012 through 2016, Steve LaBerge created large stationary…

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Wednesday, November 30
Campus Only

CWLT Writing Marathon

Day: November 30 Time: 6 p.m.–10 p.m. Location: Howarth Hall, Room 109

Finishing up your finals papers (or maybe just getting started)? Come to our Writing Marathon! Beginning at 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday (12.5 and 12.6), stop by to see a writing advisor. First-come, first-served, but as long as you are here before 10 p.m., you are guaranteed a reader!

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Thursday, December 1
Campus Only

Run River North- Musical Performance

Day: December 1 Time: 7 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Run River North, formerly known as Monsters Calling Home, is a Korean-American indie folk-rock band. The band formed in 2011. Its early works were inspired by the band members' Asian-American parents' background. "Embracing their natural growth and learning to ride the waves of their personal and musical evolutions with open hearts and nimble hands, Run River North have created…

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Friday, December 2

Performance: Organ at Noon

Day: December 2 Time: 12:05 p.m.–1 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Joseph Adam, organ

Holiday favorites with carol sing-along


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Music in the Library - Harpists

Day: December 2 Time: 3 p.m.–3:20 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library, West Reading Room

Performances by Rosalie Boyle, Christina Sumprer, and Frances Welsh

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Saturday, December 3

Rocking Chair Reading Room: Celebrations

Day: December 3 Time: 10 a.m.–11 a.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library, Front entrance area

Collins Library is pleased to offer our popular family reading hour on Saturday mornings. Puget Sound students serve as our story hour readers and we invite you to join in this fun-filled hour for children of all ages, featuring books, stuffed animals, activities, and crafts to encourage early literacy skills. All ages.

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South Sound Strings Harp Ensemble Concert

Day: December 3 Time: 3 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Young harpists in the University's Community Music Department will perform a holiday concert directed by Patricia McNulty Wooster. Join us for a free concert featuring this delightful harp ensemble! Open to the public. Admission is free. No tickets required. The Community Music Department is a year round music program offering opportunities for students of all ages and all…

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Hillel Hanukkah Party

Day: December 3 Time: 5 p.m.–7 p.m. Location: Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

Hillel is hosting our annual Hanukkah party! Stop by for FREE homemade latkes, games, candle lighting, and more!!!

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Saxophone Quartets in Recital

Day: December 3 Time: 6 p.m.–7 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

The Crimson Quartet and Puget Sound Saxophone Quartet will give a free concert, performing works by Torke, Maslanka, Ravel, and Desenclos.

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