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  • Apr 29: UREC End of the Year banquet, 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM - UREC Multi-Activity Center 3
  • Apr 29: New Image Gallery Exhibit Closing, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM - New Image Gallery
  • Apr 29: Kyoto Summer Abroad Program, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Jackson Hall 0101
  • Apr 29: Baseball vs Elon, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Veteran Memorial Baseball Stadium (Eagle Field)
  • Apr 30: Pretty Theft By Adam Symkowicz, 8:00 PM - Mainstage Theatre: “The dialogue and humor in this play are excellent …” — NYTheatre.com Pretty Theft is about ballerinas, boxes, and the danger of beauty. After losing her father, Allegra falls under the wing of bad girl Suzy, only to find an unexpected friendship with Joe, an autistic savant. When life takes a violent turn, Allegra and Suzy escape cross-country and befriend Marco, a mysterious thief who claims he cannot be caught. Symkowicz has “taken a story about human beings at their worst and shown how they can claw their way back from the brink by finding the good within themselves.” (The Villager) Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance. PriceRegular: $15Subscriber: $13JMU Fac/Staff: $14Senior (62+): $14JMU Students: $11STUDENT TICKETS: Box office only. One per ID. TICKETS: Online, box office (in person at 147 Warsaw Ave. or by phone at 540.568.7000). Seating: Reserved BUY SUBSCRIPTION BUY SINGLE TICKETS
  • Apr 30: CIS Course Presentations, 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM - Grafton-Stovall Theatre
  • Apr 30: Saturday Family Show: Planetary Visions, 11:00 AM - John C. Wells Planetarium: Planetary Visions is a fantastic, interactive program that is best described as an adventurous tour of the Solar System. With its whimsical, flying robot main character, Toggle, and the interactivity of the operator with the show and the audience, this is a treat for all who attend.
  • Apr 30: Saturday Family Show: Planetary Visions, 1:00 PM - John C. Wells Planetarium: Planetary Visions is a fantastic, interactive program that is best described as an adventurous tour of the Solar System. With its whimsical, flying robot main character, Toggle, and the interactivity of the operator with the show and the audience, this is a treat for all who attend.
  • Apr 30: Saturday Feature Show: From Earth to the Universe, 2:15 PM - John C. Wells Planetarium: The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity’s oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. To learn about this journey of celestial discovery, from the theories of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s grandest telescopes, we invite you to experience From Earth to the Universe.Directed by the young Greek filmmaker Theofanis N. Matsopoulos, and featuring a sweeping soundtrack from Norwegian composer Johan B. Monell, viewers can revel in the splendor of the various worlds in the Solar System and the ferocity of the scorching Sun. From Earth to the Universe then leaves our home to take the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad galaxies. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us continue to probe ever deeper into the Universe.Director Theofanis N. Matsopoulos described the film as “a colorful and inspiring journey… the visuals are stunning and really speak for themselves in showing just how far humanity’s ambition has taken us in terms of observing and understanding the Universe”.
  • Apr 30: Saturday Feature Show: From Earth to the Universe, 3:30 PM - John C. Wells Planetarium: The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity’s oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. To learn about this journey of celestial discovery, from the theories of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s grandest telescopes, we invite you to experience From Earth to the Universe.Directed by the young Greek filmmaker Theofanis N. Matsopoulos, and featuring a sweeping soundtrack from Norwegian composer Johan B. Monell, viewers can revel in the splendor of the various worlds in the Solar System and the ferocity of the scorching Sun. From Earth to the Universe then leaves our home to take the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad galaxies. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us continue to probe ever deeper into the Universe.Director Theofanis N. Matsopoulos described the film as “a colorful and inspiring journey… the visuals are stunning and really speak for themselves in showing just how far humanity’s ambition has taken us in terms of observing and understanding the Universe”.

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