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USD music professor Rick Rognstad will be giving a double bass recital on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Colton Recital Hall.

The Vermillion Literary Project will be holding a reading with featured writer Lindy Obach followed by a poetry slam on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Coffee Shop Gallery. Poets should bring at least three poems; prizes awarded!

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 to Dec. 4 with a public reception on Friday, Dec. 1 from 7 to 9 p.m.

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 USD Department of Theatre presents the Broadway sensation Urinetown, The Musical by Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann, 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-U 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 Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3 – for details or to register call Susan Heggestad at 624-4766 today.

And the Vermillion Literary Project (VLP) is seeking submissions of original, previously unpublished short stories, poetry, creative non-fiction and black-and white drawings or photographs for possible publication in their annual literary magazine.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

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