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Special Events

Special Events are designed to celebrate special astronomy related events. Some past events were: The Transit of Venus 2012, Black Hole Bash 2013, Winter Solstice 2011, and Art in Space.You may view past Special Events in our Special Events Archive.


Stars & Music

Monday, April 21, 2014
7 - 8 p.m.
Manfred Olson Planetarium, Physics Building

What goes great with looking at beautiful stars?  How about listening to relaxing music!  Wisconsin composer John Boyle will play ambient music in the planetarium as stars are projected onto the dome.  Mr.  Boyle has 30 years experience composing and teaching music and is currently embarking on a North American tour.  Mr. Boyle will be playing at planetariums, universities, as well as teach children's workshops.