Join Sandy Mortimer on her journey beyond the clichés and gabled houses and into the stories of Dutch history. On this tour of the Netherlands, visit nine of the 12 Provinces while seeing many of the popular sites. From incredible Amsterdam to the North Sea and the borders of Germany and Belgium, the Dutch are weaving a remarkable tapestry of both past achievements and future accomplishments.
Buffet Dinner Menu:
Cucumber & Tomato Salad
Rye Bread and Butter
Red Cabbage with Apples
Sauerkraut with Sausage and Bacon
Kale with Potatoes
Steak with Hollandaise Sauce
Chicken in Tomato Sauce
Fudge Bottom Pie
Please note: Due to President Barack Obama's speech on Library Mall on Tuesday, September 28, the Wisconsin Union Theater is canceling the scheduled 7:30pm screening of Japanland. Security related to the President's visit will close a large area near Memorial Union, making it incaccessible to audience members. Those who have bought tickets to the Tuesday screening will be contacted by the Box Office to make an exchange for Monday's screening or arrange for a gift certificate.
Take an action-packed and entertaining journey into the Japan that few outsiders get to see. Gain access to the many unique and sometimes obscure subcultures of Japan, including sumo wrestlers, swordmakers, geishas, Buddhist monks, and even the now-iconic workaholic, career-track salary-man. Japanland provides a rare glimpse behind the “tatemae,” or external image, to see the “honne,” or true inner character of Japan.
Hatton explores the incredible diversity of Vietnam, from the orchards and fish farms of the Mekong Delta to the tropical beaches of Nha Trang, from the bustling cities of Saigon and Hanoi to the enchanting historical town of Hanoi An and, finally, the majesty of Ha Long Bay with its thousands of limestone islands.
Buffet Dinner Menu:
Cold Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Fish Sauce and Hoisin Sauce
Carrots, Cauliflower, Red Pepper Slices and Celery with Eggplant and Herb Dip
Spicy Peanut Butter Noodle Salad
Beef and Spinach Soup
Scrambled Eggs with Chives
Carrot, Radish & Mushroom Stir Fry
Garlic and Green Bean Sauté
Vietnamese Grilled Chicken Curry
Fried Rice Noodles with Pangasius (Vietnamese Catfish)
Hanoi Fudge Bottom Pie
Banana Layer Cake
Gaze upon thousands of elephants basking in the morning light with snow-clad Kilimanjaro in the background, dine on Alligator meat, trek Gorillas through the jungles and sleep in elite tree house lodges, all while gaining insight into the global implications of current political and social conditions of this region of the world. Don’t miss this world premier of Rick Ray’s look at the far reaches of East Africa!
Join accomplished director and cinematographer, Rick Ray, for this lunch-time presentation. He will share what motivated him to become a filmmaker to begin with and reflect on one of the highpoints of his career – a one hour, solo meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama – as part of creating his film “Ten Questions for the Dali Lama.” Finally Rick will discuss the creation of his latest film “East African Safari” which will have its world premiere in the Union Theater March 21 and 22, 2010 as a part of the Union Theater’s 51st Travel Adventure Film Series. In the film Rick offers insights into the global implications of the political and social conditions of this region while offering incredible visual imagery of East Africa. Presented in cooperation with the Wisconsin Union Theater. FREE but pre-registration is required. 1 Meeting. INSTRUCTOR: Rick Ray, award-winning film producer, director and cinematographer.
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