U OF E MASCOT The University of Evansville’s annual Andiron Lecture Series begins October 5 in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, in Ridgway University Center. UE associate professor of archaeology Jennie Ebeling will be speaking on “It Takes a Village: The Realities of Directing and Archaeological Excavation in the 21st Century.” A social hour with beverages precedes each lecture at 3:45 p.m. The lectures are free and open to the public.Other lectures in this series include:November 9, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 253, Ridgway University Center,“Evansville History in Motion” – Joe Atkinson, UE digital multimedia specialist in residenceFebruary 1, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center“Alpha Scholars and First- Generation Families” – Mari Plikuhn, associate professor of sociologyMarch 1, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center“Toward a New Nostalgia for Public Libraries: Engaging, Inquiring, and Empowering” – Cynthia Sturgis Landrum, director of the Evansville-Vanderburgh Public LibraryApril 5, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center“Diggers, Farmers, and Townsmen: Irish Immigrants in Southwestern Indiana” – Daniel Gahan, UE professor of historyThe Andiron Lecture series is sponsored by the William L. Ridgway College of Arts and Sciences and supported by a generous gift from Donald B. Korb. For more information, call 812-488-1070 or 812-488-2589.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail
May 22-26SIAB, Verona, Italywww.siabweb.comOne of the biggest international events for bakery, pastry, confectionery, machinery and ingredients, Italian show SIAB has innovation as its theme this year. The show will include a techno-bake forum with a workshop for fresh ideas, as well as a special area to show off new pastries, semi-finished goods and pizzas. Bread recipes and cakes will also feature heavily.
This fall, up-and-coming jam band Pigeons Playing Ping Pong will bring their inaugural Flocktoberfest to Martin’s Downtown in Roanoke, VA. The two-day event, taking place October 1st and 2nd, will feature two sets by the Pigeons, as well as performances by The Mantras, People’s Blues of Richmond, Elm, The Trongone Band, Lespecial and more.Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is on the up and up after their acclaimed release Pleasure earlier this year. The band also has an extensive fall tour coming up, hitting venues across the country with jam scene innovators Dopapod. The full tour is presented by Live for Live Music, and you can find out more information about the pairing by heading here. Expect exciting content from each band on the road!You can find out more about Flocktoberfest from the event’s Facebook page, and see the full festival artwork below.