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Senior Outreach Studies Offers New Art Program

JAN. 6, 2006--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Senior Outreach Studies program, in partnership with the Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, has designed a new program for adults age 50 and over who have a passion for the arts.

Senior Outreach at the Phipps offers a series of four sessions centering on a exhibit, performance, discussion or presentation by artists, directors, writers, authors, musicians, historians and other art professionals.

In conjunction with the Prism of Longing art exhibit and the "Peace in the House" performance at the Phipps, the program's theme explores issues of the Middle East, including the differences, connections and commonalities of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

The first session by Patricia Auch of the Jawaahir Dance Company is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19.

On Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., participants will meet the artists and tour the Prism of Longing exhibit.

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, Steven Derfler of the UW-RF art department, will discuss religious conflict in the Middle East.

Participants will attend the "Peace in the House" performance on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m.

Registration is required, and a cost of $50 for the four sessionsn includes performance ticket. For more information and registration, contact the UW-RF outreach office at 715-425-3256, 1-800-228-5607 or e-mail .


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