And the VLP is also seeking submissions of original, previously unpublished short stories, poetry, creative non-fiction and black-and-white drawings or photographs for possible publication in their annual literary magazine. Preference is given to works with a South Dakota connection. The deadline is Dec. 1 – for more information on how to submit your work send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Music Museum continues its Brown Bag Lunch free concert series on Friday, Dec. 1 at noon with holiday music by the USD Brass Quintet.
The USD Department of Music will participate in the 1st Global Scarlatti Marathon Concert marking the 250th anniversary of this great composer's death and in celebration of his musical legacy on Friday, Dec. 1 beginning at 5 p.m. in Farber Hall.
The Main Gallery in the USD Fine Arts building will be displaying "Three Voices" – works by Sigridur Hjaltadottir, Carrie Lingscheit and Ann Lenz – Nov. 27-Dec. 4 with a public reception on Friday, Dec. 1 from 7 to 9 p.m.
CoffeeLoft.org and a variety of USD student groups present "World AIDS Day: Music, Art, Remembrance and Celebration" on Friday, Dec. 1 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Slagle Auditorium featuring local musician Crystal Gorden and Canadian folk singer Erika Kulnys, as well as individual candlelight vigils in
Danforth Chapel and works by artist Dana Tiger.
A reception will end the night's events at USD's new multicultural center The Unity House. Tickets are $5 – for more information call 624-3902.
The USD Department of Theatre presents the Broadway sensation Urinetown, The Musical Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. and Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wayne S. Knutson Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens (65+), $8 for youth (K-12) and non-USD students, and $4 for USD students with a current ID. Call 677-5400.
An advanced ceramics class for ages 10 and up will be happening at the Washington Street Arts Center Saturday and Sunday Dec. 2 and 3. And also on Dec. 2 and 3, your child can make their own "artistic" gift wrap at the
Arts Center! For details or to register call Susan Heggestad at 624-4766 today.
The 40th Annual W.H. Over Museum Christmas Festival will be happening on Sunday, Dec. 3 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. featuring food, crafts, entertainment, Christmas trees and more.
The Vermillion Community Theatre youth group The Understudies present Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing on Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. in Farber Hall. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door or in advance at Nook 'n Cranny.
And the Coffee Shop Gallery is exhibiting their 15th Annual Christmas Exhibit – Art for All Seasons – through Jan. 7.