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Here's what's coming up! For more Beckman Humor events, check out the full Garaventa Center calendar.   

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The Undertaking

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
7p.m. in Mago Hunt Recital Hall

Through an interdisciplinary blend of music, movement, and theatrical storytelling, "The Undertaking" uses actor/dancers to portray the end-of-life care of an elder using Dmitri Schostakovich's Piano Trio No. 2, played live by Northwest Piano Trio.

This event is co-sponsored by the Beckman Humor Project and the Dept of Performing and Fine Arts. For ADA accommodations or more information, contact PFA at 503-943-7228.



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Why Theology Needs Marie Kondo

presented by UP senior theology student Andrew Plasker

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
7:15 p.m. in Brian Doyle Auditorium (Dundon-Berchtold 004)

Save the date for this next installment in the hugely popular "Why Theology Needs..." series! UP Senior Theology student Andrew Plasker will explore Marie Kondo's methodology for "tidying up" and how her attitudes toward cleaning can enrich spiritual practices and help us look at our faiths in new ways. Andrew is an active member of the UP Campus Ministry community, a proud four-year resident of Christie Hall, and a student employee of the Garaventa Center. For ADA accommodations or more information: 503-943-7702 or