Morris Area Farmers Market
The Morris Healthy Eating Team encourages you to visit the Morris Area Farmers Market where farmers, growers, producers, and artisans sell their own products directly to the public, allowing customers to have a direct relationship with the producer of the items they purchase. The market goes from 3-6 p.m. every Monday and Thursday at East Side Park at 7th Street and Colorado, Morris.
Recital: Colleen Ferguson, violin and Michelle Butler, piano
On Sunday Aug. 26, Ferguson and Butler will perform at 2:30 p.m. in the Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall, HFA 160. Admission is free and open to the public.
Jane Addams Project
The Jane Addams Project is a cross-cultural discussion circle for Spanish and English-speaking Morris residents and UMM students. The first discussion of the 2012-13 year will be held on Tuesday, August 28, from 7 until 9 p.m. in Imholte Hall room 111. The group will meet on Tuesday evenings throughout the year. Everyone is welcome.
The 2012 Tournées Festival of French and Francophone Films at Morris, Student Center Edson Aud., Wednesday Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m.
Contes de la nuit / Tales of the Night Directed by Michel Ocelet 2011 / 84 mins. The esteemed animator Michel Ocelot, best known for Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998) and Azur and Asmar (2006), returns with Tales of the Night, his first film shot in 3D. This collection of six marvelous, visually bold fairy tales is rendered in a "shadow puppet style," with silhouetted characters set against gorgeously colored, Day-Glo backgrounds. These stories span the globe and historical eras, taking place in the Caribbean, medieval Europe, an Aztec kingdom, Africa, Tibet--and the Land of the Dead. Each episode introduces a host of amazing creations: werewolves, giant bees, dragons, sorcerers, talking horses, rival kings. And each, in telling the tale of how a young man overcomes obstacles to win the hand of a princess, takes a decidedly wry, ironic turn. The Tournées Festival was made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S. and the Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l'Image Animée with support also provided by The Florence Gould Foundation, the Grand Marnier Foundation, and highbrow entertainment.
Humanities Fine Arts (HFA) Lecture Series, Thursday, Aug. 30, 6 p.m., Humanities Fine Arts 6
Artists Amy Toscani and Emily Lyman, whose exhibits open in the HFA gallery on August 22, will lecture prior to the opening reception. Contact Michael Eble, gallery curator, for more information.
Humanities Fine Arts Gallery Opening Reception, Thursday, Aug. 30, 7 p.m., HFA Gallery
The HFA gallery presents its first exhibit of the season, featuring Amy Toscani presenting Wrestling with Yourself and Others, and Emily Lyman showing Hardware. The exhibit runs from August 22 until Oct. 11.