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Feb. 28, 2011

Rotary clubs collecting books during literacy month

The Mequon and Thiensville Rotary clubs are celebrating Rotary Literacy Month by holding a book drive through March 15.

The clubs are accepting books at Harris Banks, 1425 W. Mequon Road, Mequon, and 201 N. Main St., Thiensville, Mequon City Hall, 11333 N. Cedarburg Road, and Milwaukee Area Technical College-Mequon Campus, 5555 W. Highland Road.

The books benefit Columbia St. Mary's Reach Out and Read; Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center; Advocates, Ozaukee County Jail Literacy Program and other organizations.

For information, call (262) 243-9099.

Former diplomat discusses U.S. foreign policy

Mequon - Retired U.S. diplomat John Kazka will analyze and discuss critical U.S. foreign policy issues at 6:30 p.m. March 3 at the Frank L. Weyenberg Library, 11345 N. Cedarburg Road.

For information, call (262) 242-2593.

Dominican High presents 'Hairspray'

Whitefish Bay - Dominican High School presents the hit musical, "Hairspray," at 7 p.m. March 3; 7:30 p.m. March 4 and 5; and 2 p.m. March 6 in the school's auditorium, 120 E. Silver Spring Drive.

This colorful and fun musical set in 1960s Baltimore follows underdog Tracy Turnblad as she dances her way onto the Corny Collins Show. Tracy changes the world with her smile, her feet and her hair.

Tickets are available at dominicanhighschool.com or by calling (414) 332-1170, Ext. 485.

Acacia presents 'Leaving Iowa'

Mequon - Acacia Theater Company presents "Leaving Iowa" at 8 p.m. March 3, 4 and 5, 4 p.m. March 5 and 3 p.m. March 6 in Concordia University Wisconsin's Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive.

Seeking the perfect place to scatter his father's ashes, writer Don Browning sets off on a quest to reconcile his past and present as he relives summer trips spent in the backseat of the family car. Realizing the journey is just as important as the destination, Don encounters wacky denizens of America's heartland as his final road-trip with his father leads him to the center of the country … and himself.

Tickets are $15, students $5.

For information, call (262) 243-4400.

Company hosts informational overview for learning center

Mequon - Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes hosts a free informational overview at 10 a.m. March 3 at the Logemann Community Center, 6100 W. Mequon Road.

The event is designed to inform parents and educators that Lindamood-Bell programs and services may soon be available to the Milwaukee community through a Lindamood-Bell Seasonal Learning Clinic.

To register, call (847) 412-1841 or e-mail milwaukee.info@lindamoodbell.com.

Poet to read from book on fair housing marches

Brown Deer - University of Wisconsin-Waukesha Professor Margaret Rozga will read from her book of poems,"200 Nights and One Day," from 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 3 at the Brown Deer Public Library, 5600 W. Bradley Road.

The book describes the fair housing marches in Milwaukee. After the reading, audience members have the opportunity to participate in a poetry writing exercise. Copies of the book are available for purchase and signing.

Space is limited. Register for this free event by calling (414) 357-0106.

Nature center offers geocaching hike

Bayside - Secondary education manager Jim Hyatt will lead a hike in search of treasure using the art of geocaching from 9 to 10:30 a.m. March 3 at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road.

Participants socialize, have coffee and treats and then head out on the trails.

The fee is $10 for adult members and $12 for adult nonmembers.

For information, visit sanc.org or call (414) 352-2880.

Exhibit features artwork by Stritch alumni

Fox Point - Cardinal Stritch University alumni feature artistic works in an exhibit through April 1 in the Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery at the university, 6801 N. Yates Road. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. March 4.

Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Sunday through Friday. The exhibit will be closed March 13 to 20.

For information, call (414) 410-4105 or visit stritch.edu.

Nature center offers animal movie night

Bayside -The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, hosts an animal movie night from 6 to 9 p.m. March 4.

Festivities start with s'mores by the fireplace followed by animals for viewing and petting. "Shrek Forever" is the feature movie. Bring a blanket and anything else to get comfy.

The fee is $5 for child members, $8 for adult members, and $7 for child nonmembers and $10 for adult nonmembers.

For information, visit sanc.org or call (414) 352-2880.

Parents group plans breakfast fundraiser

Glendale - The Positive Parent Involvement of Mequon-Thiensville will host its annual fundraising breakfast and auction at 8:45 a.m. March 4 at the Radisson North Shore, 7065 N. Port Washington Road.

The event begins with a basket raffle and various silent auction items displayed by the pool followed by breakfast.

Sue McKenzie is this year's speaker, and her address is titled If I Knew Then … . She will share common sense strategies and attitudes she has learned from both her professional perspective and as a mother of three.

The cost is $40 per person, and tickets are available only in advance. E-mail info.ppi.mt@gmail.com or call (262) 241-4951.Online registration also is accepted at ppi-mt.org/breakfast.html.

The PPI of Mequon-Thiensville meets each month from September through June. The next meeting is at 9:30 a.m. March 1 at the Egelhoff Conference Room at Homestead High School, 5000 W. Mequon Road. Call (262) 512-1130 for information.

Whitefish Bay High School presents 'Anything Goes'

Whitefish Bay - Whitefish Bay High School presents "Anything Goes" at 7:30 p.m. March 4, 5, 11 and 12; and 2 p.m. March 6 in the auditorium, 1200 E. Fairmount Ave.

This show is an amusing love story wrapped around one of Cole Porter's magical scores.

All tickets are general admission and available at the door. Adults are $10, students and seniors, $7, and children younger than 10, $5.

For information, call (414) 963-3928.

Magician performs at community center

Mequon - Magician and illusionist Glen Gerard performs from 1 to 2 p.m. March 5 at the Logemann Community Center, 6100 W. Mequon Road.

The event is free.

For information, call (262) 242-6650.

Art exhibit on display at Anaba Tea Room

Shorewood - Art exhibit by William Lemke, Flora in Shades of Gray, will be on display from March 5 to May 1 at the Anaba Tea Room, located in the lower level of Garden Room, 2107 E. Capitol Drive.

The gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

For information, call (414) 963-1657 or visit gardenroomonline.com." target="_blank">gardenroomonline.com.

Auditions for Brewers' dance squad set

Glendale - The 2011 Diamond Dancer auditions will take place at 11 a.m. March 5 at Northshore Elite Sports Club, 5750 N. Glen Park Road.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. with the auditions beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Dancers who are at least 18 by May 1 are welcome to audition for the team. Upon arrival participants will fill out an application for the team and have their headshot taken. The day will consist of three different dance combinations and cut processes throughout the day. Twenty-five dancers will be chosen for the team this year.

For information, visit wiprodance.com.

Free fitness boot camp sessions set for March, April

Glendale - Milwaukee Adventure Boot Camp, 4170 N. Port Washington Road, hosts a free fitness boot camp session from 7 to 8 a.m. March 5 and April 9.

The camp is appropriate for all fitness levels and is open to men and women; everyone should bring a mat, weights, towel and water.

Registration is required; visit milwaukeebootcamp.com and click on the "Current Special" starburst button or sign up via e-mail at milwaukeebootcamp.com">support@milwaukeebootcamp.com.

For information, call(414) 881-5348.

Service features Dixieland band, pancake feast

Whitefish Bay - Christ Church, 5655 N. Lake Drive, hosts its last big, blow-out celebration before Lent at 9:15 a.m. March 6.

The service features a Dixieland band during the service and a pancake feast afterward in the great hall.

For information, call (414) 964-3368 or visit christchurchwfb.org.

Concert features student, faculty musicians

Fox Point - The Cardinal Stritch University music department presents a new music concert at 2 p.m. March 6 in the Nancy Kendall Theater, 6801 N. Yates Road.

The performance features student and faculty musicians performing contemporary works and original student compositions.

Admission is free and open to the public.

For information, call (414) 410-4349.

Club's anniversary party registration due March 7

Glendale - Glendale Senior Citizens' Club will celebrate its 38th anniversary from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 16 at Jack Pandl's, 1319 E. Henry Clay St.

The event includes lunch and a performance by the Easy Days Quartet.

Checks for $22, payable to the Glendale Senior Citizens' Club, 2600 W. Mill Road, Glendale, WI 53209, are due by March 7. Note choice of entree (tenderloin tips, whitefish, Wiener schnitzel).

For information, call (414) 540-2100.

Learn about the signs of spring during hike

Bayside - Dennis Hawk leads a discussion and hike "Spiritual World - Celebrating Spring: A Native American Perspective" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. March 8 at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road.

He will share the signs of spring.

The fee is $10 for adult members and $12 for adult nonmembers.

For information, visit sanc.org or call (414) 352-2880.

Author shares academia experiences at UWM

Milwaukee - The American Association of University Women North Shore Branch hosts University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Choral Arts Director Sharon A. Hansen shares her academia experiences through her new book, "Women, Conductors, and the Tenure Process: What's Up in the Academy?," at 6:30 p.m. March 8 in the Hefter Conference Center, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.

The public is invited.

For information, call (414) 964-3764.

OWLT holding membership summit

Mequon - The Ozaukee-Washington Land Trust will host its Winter Membership Summit from 7 to 9 p.m. March 10 at the Mequon Nature Preserve, 8200 W. County Line Road.

The organization's president and key staff members will give presentations and answer group and individual questions.

For information, e-mail gschalla@owlt.org.

Charity dance-off benefits local organizations

Milwaukee - "The Dancing with a Star Experience" will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 10 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Performances include Edyta Sliwinska of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" and her husband, Season 1 champion, Alec Mazo. Christian Perry, "Dancing with the Stars" choreographer, hosts the dance portion of the evening and will perform with his dance partner Annette Nicole.

In addition to these performances, local celebrities will be partnered with local professional dancers as they swing and cha-cha to win votes and raise funds for the charity of their choice. The celebrity dancers are Mark Shapiro, executive director of the Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, supporting the JCC; Dan Sinykin, president/CEO of Monterey Mills, supporting the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee; and B93.3 morning show co-hosts, Jane and C.V., supporting the Wisconsin Humane Society and the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County. Their professional partners are Albina Habrle, owner of Brookfield Fred Astaire Dance Studio; instructors Ricky Bentzen and Ilya Velednitsky and Mandy Velednitsky, owner of Aspire Dance Studio in Waukesha.

Votes cost $10 and can be purchased online prior to the event at milwaukeestars.com and at the event. Sponsorship levels range from $1,000 to $10,000 and are available for purchase online or by contacting the dancer or (414) 967-8312.

The winning celebrity dancer will be selected by a combination of purchased votes and judges' scores. Judges can also raise funds for the charity of their choice by obtaining sponsorships. Judges for the dance competition are Rolando Yanes, director of the Milwaukee Ballet School, and Milwaukee Ballet II, supporting Milwaukee Ballet II; Julia Taylor, president of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, supporting UNCF; and David Marcus, managing partner of Marcus Family Investments, supporting City Year.

There will also be a raffle, live auction and silent auction.

For information, call (414) 967-8312 or e-mail lholifield@mjds.org.

St. Robert hosts St. John's men's chorus

Shorewood - St. Robert Church, 2214 E. Capitol Drive, hosts St. John's University Men's Chorus at 8 p.m. March 11.

Admission to the concert is free, though donations to help support the chorus's traveling expenses will be accepted.

For information, call (414) 332-1164, Ext. 3043, or e-mail fmicklus@strobert.org.

Rummage sale benefits orchestra, swim team

Glendale - The Nicolet High School orchestra and swim team will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 12 in the school's cafeteria, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road.

The funds raised from this event are used to offset extra budgetary items, such as equipment, trips and scholarships.

Tax-deductible donations of either sellable items or money will be accepted in the cafeteria from 6 to 9 p.m. March 11.

For large items needing to be picked up or for information, call (414) 3518173 or (414) 351-8149.

Gardening workshop set for Anaba Tea Room

Shorewood - A workshop on basic vegetable gardening is being presented from 9:30 to 11 a.m. March 12 in the Garden Room and Anaba Tea Room, 2107 East Capitol Drive.

Presented by Executive Director Bruce Wiggins of Milwaukee Urban Gardens, learn the ins and outs of growing your own food - from planning your garden to where, what and when to plant (including starting seeds indoors). This workshop is for novice and intermediate gardeners. Come with questions for this veteran gardener.

Workshops are $10 in advance, $12 day of event. Register online at gardenroomonline.com or call (414) 963-1657.

Free concert features Sounds of Luxembourg

Mequon - The Sounds of Luxembourg concert will be performed at 7 p.m. March 14 in the Chapel of Christ Triumphant on the Concordia University Wisconsin campus, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive.

Admission is free.

For more information, contact the Luxembourg American Cultural Society at (262) 476-5086 or admin@luxamculturalsociety.org.

Newcomers Club hosts coffee at Fiddleheads

Mequon - The Mequon-Thiensville Newcomers Club hosts an information coffee for residents new to southern Ozaukee County or those entering a new stage of life from 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 15 in the Hearth Room at Fiddleheads, 10530 N. Port Washington Road.

Newcomers Club holds activities that include luncheons and outings, bridge groups and book groups and couples activities.

For information, call (262) 377-7706.

Retired educators to discuss pension, legislative issues

Mequon - Retired Educators of Ozaukee County will meet for lunch and a program at noon March 15 at Taylor and Dunn's Public House, 10365 N. Cedarburg Road.

Guest speaker Jane Elmer, executive director of Wisconsin Retired Educators Association, will discuss pension and legislative issues.

Reservations are required for the luncheon.

For information, call (262) 253-5236.

JCC to host civility workshop

Whitefish Bay - Several local Jewish organizations will collaborate to present "Civility: A Community Conversation" at 7 p.m. March 17 at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.The featured speaker will be Rabbi Steve Gutow, president and CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, the national affiliate of the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

The event is free and open to the public. Register by calling (414) 390-5781 or e-mailing cherylv@milwaukeejewish.org.

Jugglefest variety show returns to high school

Shorewood - Mark Hayward, world team juggling champion and world yo-yo champion, emcees Milwaukee's sixth annual Jugglefest Variety Show from 1 to 2:45 p.m. March 20 in the Shorewood High School Auditorium, 1701 E. Capitol Drive. An open juggling session follows from 3 to 4 p.m.

Professional and amateur jugglers, including Shorewood High School students Erik Alfvin, Sam Dixon and Mac Gallagher, round out this family show.

Tickets are $5 at the door. Children younger than 6 are free.

For information, call (414) 963-6920.

Study the Bible in-depth at Concordia

Mequon - Concordia University Wisconsin's Bible Institute Adult In-Depth Bible Studies run from 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays, March 21 to May 2 (no class April 25) in the Friends of Concordia Room on the campus, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive.

Class materials, snacks and beverages are provided. The cost is $150 per person for all six classes, $40 for CUW staff/faculty and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod high schoolers and free for full-time CUW students.

For information, contact Ellen Leslie, operations coordinator, at Ellen.Leslie@cuw.edu or (262) 243-4343.

Community center offers Israeli Night with the Bucks

Whitefish Bay - The Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center is planning an Israeli Night trip to see the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Sacramento Kings featuring Omri Casspi, the only Israeli NBA player, March 23 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.

The community-wide event features pregame activities, including snacks, giveaways and games, starting at 6 p.m. in the Bradley Room.

Reduced ticket prices are $15, $25 and $40. For ticket information, call (414) 227-2761.

For information, e-mail mcohen@jccmilwaukee.org or call (414) 967-8249.

Nursing home card focus of book discussion at MATC

Mequon - Milwaukee Area Technical College-Mequon Campus, 5555 W. Highland Road, hosts a book discussion from 7 to 8:15 p.m. March 23.

MATC nursing instructor Julienne Rock leads a discussion of Thomas Gass' "Nobody's Home: Candid Reflections of a Nursing Home Aide" in Room A114.

His book provides portraits of his patients and gives a well-rounded picture of what life is like inside a nursing home. Copies of the book can be checked out at the Mequon Campus library.

For information, call (262) 238-2262, or e-mail szabom@matc.edu.

SANC offers tours of Johnson Controls campus

Bayside - Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, is organizing a tour of Johnson Controls' LEED Platinum-certified campus, from 9 to 11 a.m. March 24 and 8:45 to 10:45 a.m. April 15.

Learn from the Johnson Controls' staff the techniques of photovoltaic and thermal solar energy, geothermal wells, rainwater management, green roofs, material reuse and integrated building management. After a tour of the building, enjoy drinks and snacks in the company's cafeteria. Meet at the center; transportation will be provided.

The fee is $19 for adult members and $22 for adult nonmembers.

For information, visit sanc.org or call (414) 352-2880.

District's foundation hosts annual benefit

Fox Point - The Maple Dale-Indian Hill Educational Foundation hosts its 10th annual Red Carpet Benefit Fundraiser Bash on March 26.

Activities include dinner, live and silent auctions and dueling pianos.

All proceeds benefit the Maple Dale-Indian Hill Educational Foundation.

For information, visit www.mapledale.k12.wi.us/foundation_bash.html.

Pancake breakfast benefits nature preschool

Bayside - Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, hosts its seventh annual pancake breakfast at 8:15 a.m., 9 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. March 26.

Enjoy pure maple syrup on pancakes, visit the silent auction, tour the Sugar Shack and view a preschool maple sugaring slideshow. Register for one of the three seating times.

The fee is $9 for adult members, $6 for child members 3 to 12, $10 for adult nonmembers and $ for child nonmembers 3 to 12. Children 2 and younger are free. Tickets at the door, if available, are $1 more.

For information, visit sanc.org or call (414) 352-2880.

Foreign language film shorts available March 26

Mequon - The Alliance Française de Milwaukee will present the fourth annual Lutins du Court-Métrage, the best French language film shorts of 2010, at 12:45 and 2:30 p.m. March 26 at Marcus North Shore Cinema, 11700 N. Port Washington Road.

The screenings are open to the public.

Tickets can be purchased at the theater before the show at $6 for members of the Alliance Française and university students with an ID, or $10 for nonmembers.

For information, e-mail bonjour@afmilwaukee.org.

Committee holding forum on composting

Shorewood - The Shorewood Conservation Committee and Department of Public Works will hold a forum, Composting 101/201 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 26 in lower level of the Shorewood Public Library at the Village Center, 3920 N. Murray Ave.

Josh Knox, master composter, will talk about composting from the most basic concepts and principles to answering questions of the most experienced composters.

The Shorewood Conservation Committee will discuss local ordinances, bins that you can make or buy, and environmental benefits of composting. Learn about the committee's mentoring program for those who want to get started, but need a helping hand.

The event is free and open to the public.

For information, call (414) 847-2650.

Bay author to sign copies of book

Whitefish Bay - Whitefish Bay resident Larry Baldassaro will read from his new book, "Beyond DiMaggio: Italian Americans in Baseball," at 7 p.m. March 31 at Boswell Book Co., 2559 N. Downer Ave.

The book is a social history that places the evolution of Italian-American participation in Major League Baseball in the broader context of baseball history and ethnic history.

Baldassaro also will sign copies of the book.

For information, call (414) 332-1181.

Workshop focuses on gardening structures

Shorewood - A workshop on setting the stage for a garden will be available from 9:30 to 11 a.m. April 9 at Garden Room and Anaba Tea Room, 2107 E. Capitol Drive.

The workshop is presented by Tim Garland, president of Garland Alliance.

Workshops are $10 in advance, $12 day of event. Register online at gardenroomonline.com or call (414) 963-1657.

Theater department presents 'The Drowsy Chaperone'

Fox Point - The Cardinal Stritch University Theater Department presents "The Drowsy Chaperone" at 7:30 p.m. April 15, 16, 29 and 30, and 2 p.m. April 17 and May 1 in the Nancy Kendall Theater, 6801 N. Yates Road.

"The Drowsy Chaperone" begins when a die-hard musical-theater fan plays his favorite cast album and the musical literally bursts to life, telling the rambunctious tale of a brazen Broadway starlet trying to find, and keep, her true love.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $6 for students.

For information or to order tickets, call (414) 410-4171.

Artwork of graduating students to be on display

Fox Point - The artwork of graduating Cardinal Stritch University students will be on display from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday through Friday, April 8 to 20, in the Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery, 6801 N. Yates Road.

An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. April 15.

For information, call (414) 410-4105.

Committee holding Earth Day event

Shorewood - The Shorewood Conservation Committee and Department of Public Works will hold an Earth Day Celebration/Green and Clean event from 8 a.m. to noon April 16 in the Lake Bluff School parking lot, 1600 E. Lake Bluff Blvd.

Learn about natural cleansers, biking to work, healthy lawn care, vegetable gardening, composting, rain gardens and rain barrels. Chat with Conservation Committee members and sign up for their monthly newsletter.

A variety of household items will be collected (e.g., electronics, worn-to-the-nub tennis shoes, corks, batteries, light bulbs, printer cartridges, old medication and rummage items).

DPW staff will distribute information about their recycling program and sell curbside bins and 90-gallon recycling carts.

Hazardous wastes (paints, chemicals, etc.) will not be collected April 16. A hazardous waste collection will be held July 16 in the Shorewood High School parking lot.

The event is free and open to the public.

For information, call (414) 847-2650.

Book discussion set for April 27 at MATC

Mequon - Milwaukee Area Technical College-Mequon Campus, 5555 W. Highland Road, hosts a book discussion from 7 to 8:15 p.m. April 27.

MATC natural science instructor George Stone, presents a discussion of Bill McKibben's "Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet" in Room A289A.

The author gives advice on living in a world facing global warming. Copies of the book can be checked out at the Mequon Campus library.

For information, call (262) 238-2262, or e-mail szabom@matc.edu.

Workshop explains container gardening

Shorewood - A workshop on four-season containers will be available from 9:30 to 11 a.m. May 14 at Garden Room and Anaba Tea Room, 2107 E. Capitol Drive.

The workshop will be presented by Melody Narr, owner of Landworks Wisconsin.

Workshops are $10 in advance, $12 day of event. Register online at gardenroomonline.com or call (414) 963-1657.

Concordia has lineup of activities for new year

Mequon - Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, is planning the following events. For information, visit cuw.edu.

Theater:

• "Paragon Springs;" 7:30 p.m. April 14, 15 and 16, and 1:30 p.m. April 17. This is an updated version of Henrik Ibsen's "Enemy of the People." It is discovered that the hot springs in a Western American health spa have become polluted. The town officials want to keep the information secret, but a local doctor wants to tell the truth to protect the public. Tickets are $8 for students, $6 for children, $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $20 for families. An evening group rate is also available for $6 per person. For information, call (262) 243-4400 or e-mail heidi.tupper@cuw.edu.

• "A Woman Called Truth;" 8 p.m. May 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21; 3 p.m. May 15 and 22; and 4 p.m. May 21; performed by Acacia Theater in Concordia's Todd Wehr Auditorium. By Sandra Fenichel Asher, "A Woman Called Truth" celebrates the remarkable, faith-filled journey of Sojourner Truth, from the day she is sold away from her family as a young girl, through her struggle to free herself and her son, to her emergence as a popular and respected advocate of abolition and women's rights. Asher's award-winning script beautifully underscores Sojourner Truth's actual words with authentic slave songs, spirituals and folk songs. Tickets are $15, students $5.

• "Emma;" 8 p.m. July 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23; 3 p.m. July 17 and 24; and 4 p.m. July 23; performed by Acacia Theater in Concordia's Todd Wehr Auditorium; adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by Jane Austen. Matchmaker Emma Woodhouse has taken on a new "project" - her friend Harriet. Determined to find an impressive suitor in spite of Harriet's lack of social standing, Emma becomes entangled in the romantic lives of her friends and acquaintances. Will she unwittingly find herself the victim of her own best intentions? Or will Emma ultimately journey from foolishness to maturity, learning the greater value of transformation of self over changing others? Tickets are $15, students $5.

Music:

The following music events are held in the Chapel of Christ Triumphant on the campus of Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive. Admission is $7 for adults, free for children 17 and younger except where noted. Tickets may be purchased at the door. All seating is by general admission. For information, call (262) 243-4405.

• Kammerchor Spring Concert; 3:30 p.m. March 27 in the Chapel of Christ Triumphant.

• Concordia Chorale and Chapel Ringers Concert; 3:30 p.m. April 3 in the Chapel of Christ Triumphant.

• Symphonic Wind and String Ensembles Concert; 3:30 p.m. April 10 in the chapel of Christ Triumphant.

• Alleluia Ringers Reunion Concert; 2 p.m. April 30 in the Chapel of Christ Triumphant.

• Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble Spring Concert; 7:30 p.m. May 13 in the Chapel of Christ Triumphant. Admission is $5, free for children 17 and younger.

Undergraduate Visit Days

If you are interested in attending a campus visit day, call (888) 628-9472 to register. The last date is April 2.

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