Regional Colleges calendar published Feb. 20, 2020

Events scheduled at regional colleges


University of Minnesota, Morris

Student events

Theater: “Hunting and Gathering,” Feb. 20-22, 7:30 p.m., Feb. 22, 2 p.m., Humanities Fine Arts; for tickets call 320-589-6274 or email .

Music: Symphonic Winds, Feb. 29, 5 p.m., Humanities Fine Arts; present music reflecting the connection between human emotions and nature, adults $5, seniors/children $3.

Performing Arts

For more information or to purchase tickets call 320-589-6077 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays or visit

David L. Harris: Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., Edson Auditorium; the African American trombonist, vocalist, composer and arranger embodies the edge of modern jazz and the sultriness of blues; adults $20, seniors and youth $15.


Founders Scholar Convocation: Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m., Humanities Fine Arts; Associate Professor of Biology and Founders Scholar Tracey Anderson will present "Insects across the curriculum: Uniting UM-Morris's liberal arts mission and land grant heritage."


Art exhibits

Nimble: through Feb. 26, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, and 1 to 4 p.m Saturday, Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery, Humanities Fine Arts; “Nimble: Artists who work across mediums,” closing reception 5 p.m. Feb. 26

College of St. Benedict & St. John’s University

Theater: “The Lesson and The Bald Soprano” by Eugene Ionesco, Feb. 18-23, Colman Black Box Theater, CSB.

Fine Arts Series

Events are in Escher Auditorium, Gorecki Theatre, Colman Theater or Sacred Heart Chapel on the CSB campus in St. Joseph or the Stephen B. Humphrey Theater, Great Hall or Abbey Church on the SJU campus in Collegeville. For more information or to purchase tickets call 320-363-5777 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday or online at

Golden Dragon Acrobats: Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m., Escher Auditorium; thrilling circus feats draped in exquisite Chinese pageantry with acrobatics, traditional Chinese dance, and ancient and contemporary music.

Kevin Spencer: Feb. 29, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Gorecki Family Theater; this is magic in its most teachable and inclusive form.

“Seven”: March 14, 7:30 p.m., Humphrey Theater; La Theatre Works presents “Seven,” a documentary play of seven female playwrights based on the real stories of seven remarkable women.

Ana Gasteyer: March 20, 7:30 p.m., Humphrey Theatre; Saturday Night Live alumna presents her cabaret show “I’m Hip” where she delivers songs from an era when a lady ruled a nightclub.

Art exhibits

John Hitchcock: through Feb. 28, noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, until 9 p.m. Thursday, St. John’s Art Center; “Bury the Hatchet: Prayer for My P’Ah-Be” multi-media installation.


CSB/SJU student juried art exhibition: through March 11, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday-Saturday, noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, Benedicta Arts Center; featuring work in a variety of mixed media from all students on campus.

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