PIONEER THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
Now through Apr. 2
Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre
The timeless story of a perceptive young girl’s coming-of-age in the most desperate of circumstances has moved audiences for over fifty years. Full-time staff and faculty may purchase one regular price ticket ($24-$36) and receive a second one FREE for Monday through Thursday performances (limit of four tickets) while supply lasts. Offer can be redeemed only at the box office in person (no phone or website orders) with a valid University ID. More information is available online or by contacting the Pioneer Theatre Company Box Office at 801-581-6961.
BRAIN INSTITUTE SPRING SYMPOSIUM: NEURAL CORRELATES OF EXTRAORDINARY MULTI-TASKING ABILITY
Friday, Apr. 1, 1 p.m.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
U of U professors David Strayer and Jason Watson have recently identified a small fraction of the population who are “supertaskers” with extraordinary multi-tasking ability. A panel of experts will address what the existence of supertaskers means for prevailing cognitive theory on limited-capacity attention, and potential genetic and/or neural markers of extraordinary multi-tasking ability. More information is available online or by contacting Amanda Pompei at 801-587-1200.
ASUU PRESENTS: NICHOLAS SPARKS, AUTHOR OF THE NOTEBOOK
Monday, Apr. 4, 7 p.m.
ASUU welcomes Nicholas Sparks, New York Times best-selling author of The Notebook and other books that have been made into films. Tickets are available online. For more information contact Jon Ng at 801-581-2788 or visit ASUU.
THE NATURE OF THINGS LECTURE/COMMUNITY PANEL: UTAH’S CLEAN ENERGY FRONTLINE
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 7 p.m.
Salt Lake City Main Library
How is clean energy playing out in Utah? What are our assets and challenges? Join the Utah Museum of Natural History for a local perspective on the clean energy issues explored in the Nature of Things 2011. Local experts representing groups developing renewable energy resources will discuss the state of clean energy in Utah, innovative projects, and how you can get involved in shaping a clean energy future for our state. For more information visit UMNH or call Scott Pettett at 801-581-6927.
MARRIOTT LIBRARY GREEN COMMITTEE BROWN BAG LUNCH: E-WASTE – WHERE DOES IT COME FROM, WHERE DOES IT GO, AND WHY DO WE HAVE SO MUCH?
Thursday, Apr. 7, 12 p.m.
Marriott Library Gould Auditorium
Electronic waste (e-waste) is one of the largest growing waste management issues. Devices you depend upon are made of hazardous materials and manufactured with polluting processes. Andrew Reich from University Campus IT will discuss proper disposal of e-waste, common myths and the truths about e-waste disposal, and the campus e-waste disposal program on Earth Day. For more information contact Karren Nichols at 801-585-3658.
AN EVENING OF BALLET: “FIREBIRD” – UTAH BALLET
After a long absence, Utah Ballet will return to the Kingsbury Hall stage to perform their Spring Season. The talented student performers from the U’s prestigious ballet department will perform an evening of ballet, featuring Stravinsky’s “Firebird,” the iconic work based on Russian folk tales of a magical glowing bird that is both a blessing and a curse to its captor. More information is online or contact the Kingsbury Hall ticket office at 801-581-7100.
CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF SALT LAKE: JUPITER STRING QUARTET
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Libby Gardner Concert Hall
The dynamic Boston-based Jupiter String Quartet has earned top honors across the world for its outstanding artistry since its founding 10 years ago, including first prize in the Banff International String Quartet Competition and an Avery Fisher Career Grant. Additional information is online or contact the School of Music at 801-581-6762.