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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
Scholarships Make a Difference for SMSU Students
How important are scholarships to students?
“Without them, I don’t know if I would be able to go to college,” said SMSU sophomore Samantha Pardy, a hospitality management major and business minor.
Pardy is a Madison, S.D., native, the fifth of six children in the Dan and Teresa Pardy family. A self-professed “foodie,” she selected SMSU because of its Culinology program. “I changed my major to hospitality management, and loved SMSU so much I knew I wanted to stay,” she said.
Pardy grew up loving food. “Cooking, baking, eating,” she said. “Food is my passion.”... Read More Scholarships Make a Difference for SMSU Students
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