Wednesday, March 4 The Change of Season & Welcome Back Feast

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Kirby Ballroom

Cost: Free

This traditional feast features a drum and dance exhibition by the Northland Eagles Dance and Drum Group.

Thursday, March 5

Global Cafe Duluth: Teas & Tea Tales from Around the World

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Griggs Center, KSC

Cost: Free

Join us for the inaugural Global Cafe Duluth to sample teas from all over the world, including our own backyard. At 4 p.m., Elizabeth Spehar, owner of the Snooty Fox Tea Shop, will share the lore of each tea as you relax and sample a variety of teas and treats in the enjoyable company of students, faculty and staff. Teas from China, India, Japan, England, South Africa, Taiwan, Argentina and a locally foraged selection will be featured at the event. Many of our international students will be on hand to share stories of tea customs from home. This is a wonderful opportunity to talk informally about global/international topics in the company of new friends.


Resident Artist Concert: Oliver Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | Weber Music Hall

Cost: Adult $10 | UMD Faculty/Staff $5 | Senior $8 | Student $5 | UMD Student $3

This work features the artistry of Erin Aldridge, violin; Theodore Schoen, clarinet; Betsy Husby, cello and Tracy Lipke-Perry, piano.


Friday, March 6

Glensheen Flashlight Tours

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Glensheen

Cost: $25


Ovation Guest Artist Concert: Tom Harrell Trio

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | Weber Music Hall

Cost: $20 | UMD Faculty/Staff $10 | Senior $15 | Student $5

While many baby boomers and artists are heading into retirement, trumpeter and composer Tom Harrell is busier than ever and at the top of his game. He's excited about one of his new projects, Colors of a Dream, and feels that we can all learn from our dreams.


Saturday, March 7

Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival Concert

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Marshall Performing Arts Center

Cost: Adult $15 | UMD Faculty/Staff $5 | Senior $10 | Student $7 | UMD Student $5

The Head of the Lakes Annual Jazz Festival features jazz trombonist and clinician Paul McKee.


Glensheen Flashlight Tours

Sunday, March 8

Choral Concert

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Weber Music Hall

Cost: Adult $10 | UMD Faculty/Staff $5 | Senior $5 | Student $5 | UMD Student $3

Concert Chorale and Chamber


Monday, March 9

International Women’s Day

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Bus Hub, Kirby Plaza

Cost: Free

During this event we will celebrate women from various backgrounds. We are in need of students who would like to participate during the event. Students can dress up or present artifacts from their different backgrounds or culture.


Susan Power & Erika Wurth: Reading and Discussion

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Rotunda Library

Cost: Free

The American Indian Studies Department welcomes authors Susan Power and Erika Wurth to campus on Monday, March 9th from 4:00 -5:30 p.m. They will read from their most recent novels, “Sacred Wilderness” (Power) and “Crazy Horse's Girlfriend,” (Wurth) and answer audience questions. Light refreshments will be provided.


Tuesday, March 10

Iron Jawed Angels film showing (Women’s History Month Film Series)

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | 80 Montague Hall

Cost: Free

Katja von Garnier's sexy, exuberant tour de force tells the amazing story of fierce, young suffragettes fighting for a constitutional amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. Headlining the stellar cast are Hilary Swank as brainy, charismatic Alice Paul, and Frances O'Connor as smart, cheeky Alice Burns — real-life women who mobilized a defiant vanguard that gave Congress a run for its money.

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