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Sunday, October 28th

Time Event Title
12:00 pm-4:00 pmDía de los Muertos SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Sheldon celebrates its sixth annual Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead celebration. The event is free and open to the public. Entertainment for the afternoon includes music by Los Villanos, the play Los Zapatos Mágicos/Pedro’s Magic Shoes by Ric Averill, performed by students from the Lincoln High School Theater Department, and folkloric dance by Sangre Azteca. Additionally, there will be a community ofrenda, art-making stations, traditional foods, and a silent auction.

The event is a collaboration of the Sheldon Museum of Art, Sheldon Art Association, Día de los Muertos Community Advisory Committee, Nebraska Latino American Commission, Lincoln Public Schools, and Mourning Hope with generous support from Southeast Community College, Ameritas, BlueCross BlueShield Nebraska, and Lincoln Benefit Life.


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Sheldon celebra el sexto aniversario de su evento “Día de los Muertos”. El evento es gratis y todos están invitados.

Estará amenizado con la música de Los Villanos. La obra de teatro Los Zapatos Mágicos del dramaturgo Ric Averill será presentada por el teatro de la preparatoria de Lincoln High School. Se presentarán los bailes folclóricos de Sangre Azteca. Además, habrá un altar comunitario, puestos artísticos, comida tradicional, y una subasta silenciosa.

El evento es una colaboración del Sheldon Museum of Art, Sheldon Art Association, Día de los Muertos Community Advisory Committee, la Comisión Latino Americana de Nebraska, Lincoln Public Schools, y Mourning Hope con el apoyo de Southeast Community College, Ameritas, BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska, and Lincoln Benefit Life.
12:00 pm-4:00 pmHistory Harvest College View Seventh Day Adventist Church
The UNL Dept. of History invites current and former refugees as well as community members who work with refugees to join students and professors in a unique community-based history project.Bring photos, documents, letters, heirlooms, traditional clothing or any other items that tell your story. With your permission, your items will be photographed and included in a unique, online archive that will be available for free to the public. The goal is to create a resource to help others better understand the rich and diverse histories, cultures, and experiences of Lincoln's refugees. Two opportunities to share your items--Sunday, October 28th, 12-4pm at College View SDA Church, and Thursday, November 1st, 4pm-7pm at the Center for People in Need. See addresses on corresponding event posts.
12:00 pm-4:00 pmHistory Harvest: Lincoln Refugees College View SDA Church
The UNL Department of History invites current and former refugees and community members who work with refugees to join students and professors in a unique community-based history project.

Share your stories, the history and culture of your home country, and your refugee experiences. How do
you do that? Bring your photos, documents, letters, heirlooms, traditional clothing, or any other items that tell your story.

With permission, your items will be photographed and included in a unique, online archive that will be available for free to the public. The goal is to create a resource to help others better understand the rich and diverse histories, cultures and experiences of Lincoln’s refugees.
1:00 pmLive Met Opera Broadcast of Verdi's Otello Encore Performance Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
3 hrs., 27 minutes. Tickets: $24/General; $22/Senior Citizens; $17/Friends of Ross; $16/Students and children; $6/Wesleyan students with valid IDs; $5/UNL students with valid IDs. For more info, see http://www.theross.org

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Jan 13th-Dec 2ndExhibition: “What’s in a Name? Inscribed Quilts” International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Apr 21st-Nov 30thMinerals & Meteorites MORRILL HALL
Aug 3rd-Feb 24thExhibition: Studio Art Quilt Associate’s 20th Showcase International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Aug 3rd-Apr 21stExhibition: "Five Decades of Collecting" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Sep 7th-Jun 2ndExhibition: Indigo Gives America the Blues International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Sep 18th-Jan 13thExhibition: "Women Call for Peace: Global Vistas" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Oct 1st-Oct 30thProject Green Challenge
Oct 5th-Dec 9thWestward Bound: Big Color Landscape Photographs Great Plains Art Museum
Oct 5th-Jan 20thExhibition: "The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Oct 17th-Oct 31stPurple Ribbon Project City Campus Union

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