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Su08_3183Turning Point: The Demise of Modernism and the Rebirth of Meaning in American Art

July 18–Jan. 2 | Museum of Art

For anyone who’s ever felt baffled by contemporary art, this exhibit will help demystify the modern art world, particularly the period surrounding the 1960s and ’70s. Cell phone–guided tours illuminate modernist, minimalist, and conceptual artworks on loan from nearly a dozen museums.

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Su08_3184Dial M for Murder

Sept. 24–Oct. 11 | Pardoe Drama Theatre

Blackmail, betrayal, money, and murder are the ingredients of this play made famous by its film adaptation. A man scheming to gain a large inheritance plots the perfect murder. But an unexpected hitch in his plans sets off a series of twists and turns that will have you gripping your seat.

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Su08_3185Real Families, Real Answers

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Real families, real problems, real solutions. Each of the 12 half-hour episodes in this enlightening new series targets a specific challenge faced by families across the country. The series is a joint production of BYU Broadcasting, the Center for Teaching and Learning, Independent Study, and the School of Family Life.

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Su08_3186Utah Fall Tennis Classic


Men’s tennis sets the season in swing once more with its annual open tournament. The free-admission event will give crowds a chance to see the Cougars’ first strokes of the season. All United States Tennis Association men’s players—from juniors to pros—may also register to participate in singles or doubles events. Tennis, anyone?

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Su08_318711th Annual Economic Self-Reliance Conference

Nov. 6–7 | BYU Conference Center

This two-day event highlights innovative research and practices in the fight against poverty. Breakout sessions with top scholars, executives, and philanthropists will touch on such topics as microfranchising and the Single Mom Initiative, which helps Utah’s single mothers become economically self-reliant. Register by Oct. 20 for a reduced fee.

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