Sherlock's Last Case plays on the Showboat this summer.
Access your U
From M, summer 2007
Membership in the University of Minnesota Alumni Association has
many rewards, including discounts on a variety of entertainment,
athletic, personal growth, and other activities and events. For
example: Live it up. An exciting new benefit for
life members of the alumni association is a discount on the rental
of meeting spaces in the McNamara Alumni Center, one of the Twin
Cities' premier event venues.
The inside story
Minnesota magazine is a benefit of membership in the
University of Minnesota Alumni Association. The May-June 2007 issue
includes a Q&A with University alumnus and Super Bowl champion
coach Tony Dungy; an article about public TV's start on campus 50
years ago; an essay on fear, intuition, and being stranded in open
water on a scuba-diving trip; and Doug Ohman's photographs of the
icon of summer: the cabin. Check out Minnesota
content online, or become a UMAA member and every issue will be
mailed to you. Call 612-624-2323 or 800-862-5867.
The McNamara Alumni Center, located on the East Bank, features
stunning architecture, state-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities,
food by D'Amico Catering, and accommodations for events of all
varieties. The center regularly hosts wedding receptions,
conferences, meetings, dinners, and parties. For details on
discounts for life members, visit the UMAA
Web site. Listen
Another benefit for UMAA members is a discount on
admission to Great Conversations, the popular personal enrichment
series hosted by the College of Continuing Education. The June 5
conversation, the last of 2007, featured Richard Leider, senior
fellow with the University's Center for Spirituality and Healing,
and Richard Bolles, author of What Color Is Your
, the best-selling career planning book in history.
UMAA members receive a 20 percent discount on individual program
tickets. For more information call 612-624-2345 or visit the
Web site. Laugh out loud.
members also receive access to an exclusive post-show reception on
the Minnesota Centennial Showboat. This summer, the Showboat
players present Sherlock's Last Case
, which picks up where
the famous Sherlock Holmes stories left off and centers on a death
threat against everyone's favorite sleuth. The show, which runs
June 15 through August 25, is full of wit, retorts, humor, and
suspense. The Showboat, docked on Harriet Island in downtown St.
Paul, has Victorian-era decor and a 225-seat jewelbox theater. The
UMAA post-show receptions take place on dates to be announced in
June and July. For more information, visit the UMAA
Web site or call 612-624-2323.