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  • The Children's Theatre Company at 50

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    Fifty years of Children's Theatre Company history were acquired in 2014 by the University of Minnesota Libraries and its Performing Arts Archives.

    In recognition of the acquisition and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Children's Theatre Company, the Performing Arts Archives has created an exhibit, "The Children's Theatre Company at 50...The Magic Continues," which will run through May 27 at the University of Minnesota's Elmer L. Andersen Library.

    Exhibit designer Darren Terpstra and exhibit curator Kate Hujda present a preview of the exhibit in this video. Show less
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    • A conversation with John Randle of Whittington Press - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 3 days ago
      • 16 views
      Noted British fine press printer John Randle, founder of the Whittington Press, visited the University of Minnesota in March 2016 for a celebration of the Whittington Press archives, held in the de...
    • Summer Garden Party Books - Duration: 6 minutes, 24 seconds.

      • 5 days ago
      • 33 views
      Wow your guests at your summer garden party this year! Megan Kocher and Lisa Von Drasek discuss books for foodies that provide tips on growing food in your house, making sweet corn pancakes, and ba...
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    • 'The Missing Bullion,' performed by the Red-Throated League of the Norwegian Explorers - Duration: 41 minutes.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 21 views
      Listen and watch as the Red-Throated League of the Norwegian Explorers performs a live radio play of "The Missing Bullion," a Sherlock Holmes adaptation written by Edith Meiser (1898-1993). Meiser ...
    • Books about death, dying, and rituals - Duration: 7 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 4 weeks ago
      • 52 views
      In this installment of "Read This Book!" Janice Jaguszewski talks about books related to death, dying, funerals, and rituals related to dying. Jaguszewski is the director of Health Sciences Librari...
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    • The Midwives Book from 1671 - Duration: 3 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 76 views
      "The Midwives Book," by Jane Sharp, published in 1671, is discussed in this episode of Secrets of the Archives from the University of Minnesota Libraries. Host Tim Johnson interviews Lois Hendricks...
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    • All Things Betsy-Tacy - Duration: 5 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 139 views
      Jan Fransen discusses Betsy-Tacy, the beloved set of semi-autobiographical books set in Minnesota by author Maud Hart Lovelace, on this installment of Read This Book! from the University of Minneso...
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    • Secrets of the Archives: Computing History and Social Activism - Duration: 4 minutes, 36 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 80 views
      Arvid Nelsen talks about Edmund Berkeley, a computer scientist and social activist from the 1960s, in this installment of Secrets of the Archives, hosted by Tim Johnson. Nelsen is the curator of th...
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    • Read This Book!: Books about dogs - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 65 views
      Books about dogs was the theme of this installment of "Read This Book!" from the University of Minnesota Libraries. Host Lisa Von Drasek reviews "Dog Crazy," by Meg Donohue, and "All Dogs Go To Kev...
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    • The Children's Theatre Company at 50 - Duration: 3 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 177 views
      Fifty years of Children's Theatre Company history were acquired in 2014 by the University of Minnesota Libraries and its Performing Arts Archives.

      In recognition of the acquisition and to commemo...
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    • Secrets of the Archives: Minnesota Orchestra Scrapbooks - Duration: 3 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 144 views
      In this episode of Secrets of the Archives, Kate Hujda talks about the historic Minnesota Orchestra scrapbooks, which date back to the Orchestra's founding in 1903. Hujda said that the scrapbooks a...
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    • Read This Book!: Armchair Travel - Duration: 6 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 91 views
      The theme of this this installment of Read This Book! is Armchair Travel. University of Minnesota library assistants, Kaia Sievert and Amber Fick, review books from Wilson Library's current readin...
    • Rare 17th century manuscript details planning of the city of Goa - Duration: 4 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 317 views
      A rare 17th century, hand-colored manuscript containing maps and plans for the city of Goa — including ports and fortresses — on the coast of India — was featured on this installment of Secrets of ...
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    • Ray Gonzalez: Pankake Poetry Reading - Duration: 46 minutes.

      • 3 months ago
      • 28 views
      Ray Gonzalez, Professor of English at the University of Minnesota, was featured at the 7th annual Pankake Poetry Reading on April 14, 2016 at the University of Minnesota's Elmer L. Andersen Library.
    • Pop Wagner: Rolling on a Winter's Night - Duration: 36 minutes.

      • 3 months ago
      • 50 views
      Pop Wagner - storyteller, songwriter, poet, and fingerstyle guitarist extraordinaire - presented "Rolling on a Winter's Night" December 9, 2015 at the University of Minnesota's Elmer L. Andersen Li...
    • The Wedding Heard 'Round the World - Duration: 55 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      • 105 views
      Michael McConnell and Jack Baker were married in 1971 – the first gay marriage in America. On January 26, 2016 at the University of Minnesota, Michael and Jack were joined by Gail Langer Karwoski, ...
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    • Will Steger: Eyewitness to Climate Change - Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      • 199 views
      “Eyewitness to Climate Change” is Will Steger’s vivid account of the changes that he has witnessed firsthand, caused by global warming pollutants, in Polar Regions over five decades of polar explor...
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    • Graywolf Press: A World of Voices - Duration: 1 hour, 14 minutes.

      • 8 months ago
      • 124 views
      Graywolf Press: A World of Voices was held November 12, 2015 at the University of Minnesota. The event featured a conversation with Graywolf founder Scott Walker, Graywolf publisher Fiona McCrae, m...
    • Lions in the Balance with Craig Packer - Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes.

      • 8 months ago
      • 622 views
      Craig Packer presented "Lions in the Balance: Man-Eaters, Manes, and Men with Guns" September 30, 2015 at the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries event at Coffman Memorial Union.

      Pac...
    • Deborah Madison featured at Friends' annual celebration - Duration: 1 hour, 7 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 131 views
      Noted cookbook author and internationally acclaimed proponent of vegetarian cooking, Deborah Madison, spoke at the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries' annual celebration on May 5, 201...
    • Author Sharon Creech delivers Kerlan Lecture - Duration: 47 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 98 views
      Author and Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech received the 2015 Kerlan Award and delivered the Kerlan Lecture on April 18, 2015 at the University of Minnesota.
    • Pankake Poetry Reading featuring Michael Dennis Browne - Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 387 views
      Michael Dennis Browne, poet and University of Minnesota Emeritus Professor, read from his new book, "The Voices," at the 6th annual Pankake Poetry Reading on April 16, 2015 at the University of Min...
    • Celebrating 50 Years of Documenting Social Welfare History - Duration: 41 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 193 views
      The University of Minnesota Libraries held an opening reception on Feb. 19, 2015 for the exhibit “The Job Is Never Done: Fifty Years of Documenting Social Welfare History" at Elmer L. Andersen Libr...
    • Richard Moe delivers Nagel Lecture - Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 105 views
      Richard Moe, historian and preservationist and chief of staff to former United States Vice President Walter Mondale, presented the Paul and Joan Nagel Lecture on November 18, 2014 at the University...
    • Wendy Lehr: 'My Life in the Theater' - Duration: 1 hour.

      • 2 years ago
      • 186 views
      Wendy Lehr, Twin Cities actor, director and teacher, presented "My Life in the the Theater: I Always Said Yes!" on May 12, 2014 at the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries Annual Celebr...
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