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The Near-Sighted Knight and the Far-Sighted Dragon Opens Feb. 20
SMSU Theatre’s 2015-2016 season continues with The Near-Sighted Knight and the Far-Sighted Dragon, a musical play for children and their families, written by Eleanor and Ray Harder. Public performances are February 20, 21, 27, and 28 at 2:00 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre.
The Near-Sighted Knight and the Far-Sighted Dragon is an action-filled fairy tale that follows the adventures of an unemployed knight trying to find an adventure. Along the way he meets a career-minded princess and a non-violent dragon. The three misfits embark on a plan to rescue the princess' father from a power-hungry duchess.
In addition to the public performances, the show will be touring at area elementary schools the week of February 22-26. Both public and school performances will rotate between two troupes of actors, known as Troupe Knight and Troupe Dragon.
The two troupes will perform at Steven’s Elementary, Dawson, Feb. 22; Hendricks/Ivanhoe Elementary, Hendricks, St. Edward’s, Minneota and Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Elementary, Clinton, Feb. 23; MACCRAY West, Maynard and MACCRAY East, Raymond, Feb. 25; Park Side Elementary, Marshall, Lakeview Elementary, Cottonwood and Luverne High School, Luverne, Feb. 26.... Read More The Near-Sighted Knight and the Far-Sighted Dragon Opens Feb. 20
Student-operated Restaurant to Open at SMSU
Students of the SMSU Culinology and Hospitality Management programs will open a student-operated restaurant, Bon Appetit, for eight evenings starting Feb. 10.
Bon Appetit will be open Feb. 10, 17 and 24; March 2,16 and 30; and April 6 and 13. Reservations are preferred, although walk-ins will be accepted on a space-available basis. The restaurant is open to the public.
The restaurant hours are from 6-8:30 p.m., with the last order by 7:30 p.m. The restaurant is located in the SMSU Culinology/Hospitality Dining Room in the Individualized Learning Building, Room 116.
Reservations can be made online at: https://www.smsu.edu/go/bonappetit/ or by calling Linda Baun at 507-537-6223.... Read More Student-operated Restaurant to Open at SMSU
Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational Feb. 19
Southwest Minnesota State University will host the Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational Friday, Feb. 19.
The event is an extension of the annual Ag Bowl, a celebration of agriculture in southwest Minnesota.
FFA teams from the region will compete in 16 FFA-certified Career Development Events (CDEs). The top FFA chapter will receive $1,000, and individual CDE winners will receive scholarship dollars to SMSU.
In addition to the competition, there will also be a career fair featuring event sponsors, as well as information tables about SMSU’s ag-related academic majors and campus tours.... Read More Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational Feb. 19
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- Student-operated Restaurant to Open at SMSUPosted January 29
- Scholarships Make a Difference for SMSU StudentsPosted January 28
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