Mueller Planetarium announces fall laser show program

Released on 09/03/2004, at 12:00 AM
Office of University Communications
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln, Neb., September 3rd, 2004 —

Ralph Mueller Planetarium at the University of Nebraska State Museum has announced its schedule of laser light shows for the fall.

A new show, "Moving Lights, Shifting Shadows," debuts Sept. 17 and features alternative, indie and hard rock music with artists Switchfoot, Relient K, Newboys, Audio Adrenaline and others.

The planetarium's traditional line-up of classic and hard rock shows continues on Friday and Saturday nights, with family-oriented shows offered on Sunday afternoons.

Admission is charged to all planetarium shows. Tickets for evening laser shows are $5 for adults and $4 for college students with ID. For afternoon shows, tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children and college students. Tickets are sold at the front desk of the NU State Museum (Morrill Hall), 14th and U streets on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus.

Following is the schedule of evening laser rock shows (at 8 and 9:30 each night):

Sept. 17 -- "Moving Lights, Shifting Shadows"; Sept. 18 -- AC/DC; Sept. 24 -- "Moving Lights, Shifting Shadows"; Oct. 1 -- "Moving Lights, Shifting Shadows"; Oct. 2 -- "Hair Bands of the '80s"; Oct. 8 -- "Moving Lights, Shifting Shadows"; Oct. 15 -- "Moving Lights, Shifting Shadows"; Oct. 16 -- Led Zeppelin; Oct. 23 -- Ozzy Osbourne; Oct. 30 -- "Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon"; Nov. 13 -- Beatles; Nov. 20 -- Led Zeppelin.

The schedule of family matinee programs (shows at 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted):

Sept. 19 -- "Laser Fun 2004"; Sept. 26 -- Norah Jones; Oct. 3 -- Enya; Oct. 10 -- Rod Stewart; Oct. 17 -- "Spacelaser"; Oct. 23 -- "Moving Lights, Shifting Shadows," 4 p.m.; Oct. 24 -- "Women of Pop," 3 p.m., and "Moving Lights, Shifting Shadows," 4 p.m.; Oct. 31 -- "Halloween Laser," 3 and 4 p.m.; Nov. 7 -- Enya; Nov. 14 -- Fleetwood Mac; Nov. 21 -- Rod Stewart.

All schedules are subject to change. For further information, see the Mueller Planetarium Web site.

CONTACT: Jack Dunn, Coordinator, Mueller Planetarium, (402) 472-2641