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The Short List

5 things you won’t want to miss. 

1. Bill Owens: Suburbia

Bill Owens: Suburbia

April 30–Dec. 4 | Museum of Art

On Saturdays in the late ’60s and early ’70s, photographer Bill Owens documented Californian suburbanites, their surroundings, and their customs, producing an exhibit that takes a comical look at the American dream and its limitations. Museum of Art educator Lynda W. Palma (MA ’84) says the exhibit “is surprisingly current in its 21st-century parallels.”


Fathers and Sons Sports Camp2. Fathers and Sons Sports Camp

May 28–31 | Smith Fieldhouse

Come to BYU for some father-son time and train with men’s basketball head coach Dave Rose, his staff, and his players. Designed to strengthen family relationships, the camp is basketball oriented but will also include several other sports. The camp is open to fathers and their 8–18-year-old sons.


Blackpool Premiere Showcase3. Blackpool Premiere Showcase

May 14 | de Jong Concert Hall

Preview the competition medleys the BYU Ballroom Dance Company will perform in Blackpool, England, at the 2010 British Ballroom Dancing Championships—what many believe is the world’s most prestigious dance competition in the world. Since 1971 the Ballroom Dance Company has won the British Championships 21 times.

Young Ambassadors' Singing Entertainer Workshop 4. Young Ambassadors’ Singing Entertainer Workshop

July 12–17, 19–24 | BYU

Celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, the Young Ambassadors will teach numbers from their 2010 show, The New Music Makers, to youth ages 14–18 in this summer workshop. The show features memorable music and dance from the ’60s to the present day. Participants will join the world-traveling Young Ambassadors for five days of instruction.


5. The Generations ProjectThe Generations Project

Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays; check online for times | BYU Television

Ever wonder what secrets run in your blood? What it is about your family history that makes you, you? The Generations Project is a new reality series that helps answer questions of identity and family past. It takes real people on a journey to learn about their ancestors and—in the process— discover more about themselves.


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