Esther C. Olin Lecture Recital on Piano Performance

Thu, 2012-11-29 11:35 -- admin

Vienna 1800: The Dawning of Classical Style (Music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven)

Lecturer: Dr. Cynthia B. Ramsey, associate professor of music, lecturer. Performances by Noemi Lee, Rebecca McCord, Johnson Scott, Matthew Booth ‘11, Dana Ballard.

Music to include Mozart Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Haydn Divertimento in A-flat major, and Mozart Piano Sonata in D major K. 576.

Spring Thornton Guest Reader - Christopher Bakken

Tue, 2012-11-20 11:00 -- admin

Christopher Bakken is the author of two books of poetry, Goat Funeral (2006) and After Greece (2001), and a culinary memoir called Honey, Olives, Octopus: Adventures at the Greek Table. He also co-translated The Lions' Gate: Selected Poems of Titos Patrikios. He has been awarded the T.S. Eliot Prize in Poetry, the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, the Helen C. Smith Memorial Award from the Texas Institute of Letters, and he served as a Fulbright Fellow in American Studies at the University of Bucharest. He teaches at Allegheny College.

Spring Thornton Writer-in-Residence Joshua Kryah

Tue, 2012-11-20 10:45 -- admin

Joshua Kryah was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a PhD from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was a Schaeffer Fellow in poetry. He is the author of We Are Starved (2011) and Glean (2007). His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, and Shenandoah, among other journals. He teaches at UNLV where he is the poetry editor of Witness.

The Pajama Game

Tue, 2012-11-20 09:52 -- admin

LC Theatre Department production of the musical The Pajama Game.

Workers in the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory have requested a 7 1/2 cent raise. Things get complicated when the factory hires a new superintendent to deal with the demands, and love blossoms between the head of the grievance committee and the new superintendent. Song highlights include Hey There, Steam Heat, and Hernando's Hideaway.

Feb. 28, March 1, and March 2, 7:30 p.m.; March 3, 2 p.m.

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