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Saturday, April 18, 2015

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SU Arts Minute - April 13-19

This week's highlights include student art exhibits, lectures by prominent speakers, jousting demonstrations, the Big Event community cleanup day, a concert by guitar virtuoso Manuel Barrueco and more.

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SU Again Named Among Nation's 'Greenest' Colleges

For the sixth consecutive year, The Princeton Review, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), has named Salisbury University one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges. The University is featured in the Guide to 353 Green Colleges, which highlights impressive environmental and sustainability programs at campuses throughout the United States and select institutions in Canada.

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Hundreds of Students Expected at 11th 'Big Event' Cleanup Day Apr. 18

Salisbury University students unite to help the community during the 11th annual Big Event community cleanup day, sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA) Saturday, April 18. During the community service project, hundreds of SU students help campus neighbors with household chores such as raking leaves, cleaning attics and painting.

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Mary-Tyler Upshaw Presents 'According to Leonard Bernstein' Apr. 19

Salisbury University senior Mary-Tyler Upshaw presents the one-woman show The Soundtrack of My Life: According to Leonard Bernstein 6 p.m. Sunday, April 19, in the Black Box Theatre of Fulton Hall. Upshaw, who studied at the voice studio of Anne Binkley and the acting studio of Robert Smith, wrote, produced and stars in the show.

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SU Theatre Presents 'Drood' April 9-19

DroodWhodunnit? Who knows? Salisbury University’s Bobbi Biron Theatre Program invites audience members to help solve a musical murder mystery during its production of Drood Thursday-Sunday, April 9-12 and 16-19. Directed by Dr. T. Paul Pfeiffer, chair of SU’s Theatre and Dance Department, curtain is 8 p.m., 2 p.m. Sundays.

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Library Spring Book Sale Continues Through Apr. 19

Blackwell LibrarySalisbury University’s Blackwell Library hosts its annual spring book sale April 13-19. This year’s event will expand from the novels-only sales of past years to include all types of books. Paperbacks are 50 cents and hardbacks $1. Library hours are 8 a.m.-midnight Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-midnight Sunday. The public is invited.

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Jousting Returns to SU Saturday, April 18

Huzzah! Enjoy a Renaissance joust by Blue Run Jousting and celebrate the spectacle of a medieval tournament 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday, April 18, on Salisbury University’s Holloway Hall Lawn. (Rain date is Saturday, April 25.) The event was rescheduled from last semester.

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Delmarva Public Radio Hosts Spring Membership Drive March 27-April 3, April 10-17

Spring is in — as well as on — the air at Delmarva Public Radio (DPR). Organizers hope to raise $120,000 during the stations’ annual “Sounds of Spring” membership drive on WSDL 90.7 FM from March 27-April 3, and WSCL 89.5 FM from April 10-17. Thanks to several donors of $1,000 or more, including the Esther Schoellkopf Kramer Fund, the stations are working on creating a challenge grant.

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'Shark Tank' Casting Call Returns to SU May 9

Shark TankHave a million-dollar idea? Want to pitch it to Shark Tank? 47 ABC and Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business recently announced the return of the Shark Tank casting call to Salisbury. The event will take place Saturday, May 9, at Perdue Hall.

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SU Art Galleries Presents 'WorkPlay' by Angela Malchionno March 26-April 23

WorkPlaySalisbury University Art Galleries presents the exhibit “WorkPlay” by Angela Malchionno from March 26-April 23 at its Downtown Gallery. A reception for  this and the SU Art Galleries' "Boundaries" student photography exhibit is 5-7 p.m. April 17 during the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s monthly 3rd Friday celebration. The inspiration for  Malchionno’s art comes, in part, from the idea of pure land, a term associated with several sects of Buddhism, loosely defined as an abstract place where one can achieve nirvana.

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