Anderson Leadership Conference

Tue, 2013-01-22 15:33 -- admin

The theme for this year's conference is Authentic Leadership.

Lori Evans Ermi '85, founder of The Ermi Group, will deliver the kickoff keynote luncheon, "Leading Millenials," at noon in Hall Campus Ballroom.

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., Hall Campus Ballroom. Conference closes at 4:30 p.m. with remarks from Dean John Eccles, Schewel Hall.

Business attire.

Cost: Free for LC community; $7 non-LC students; $10 all others.

Derrick Thompson '08: Choral Recital

Mon, 2013-01-21 10:45 -- admin

Derrick Thompson '08, LC alumnus from Madison Heights, Va., will present a choral recital, "An Evening of Spirituals," including Harry T. Burleigh's "My Lord, What a Mornin'" and Moses Hogan's "Deep River."

Derrick has studied and performed under some of the world's greatest performers, conductors, and educators including Marin Alsop of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; former director of Opera on the James, Craig Fields; Maestro Francesco Milioto; and British Maestro Nicholas Smith.

Snidow chapel, 7 p.m.

Film Sreening of Red Tails

Mon, 2013-01-21 10:21 -- admin

Film presented as part of Black History Month at LC.

Red Tails, featuring Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ne Yo, Nate Parker, and Method Man.

Event precedes Shaun Spencer-Hester's talk on Feb. 12. The film recounts the first African-American fighter pilots in WWII, which included Shaun Spencer's father, Chauncey Spencer.

The Negro Baseball Leagues: An American Legacy

Mon, 2013-01-21 10:09 -- admin

Byron Motley will share stories about his father, Bob, one of the only living umpires from the Negro Baseball League.

For more than 50 years, the Kansas City Monarchs, the Chicago American Giants, the St. Louis Stars, the Birmingham Black Barons, the Homestead Grays, and the Indianapolis Clowns were the Yankees, Cardinals, and Red Sox of black baseball in America.

Children's Workshop at the Daura Gallery

Thu, 2013-01-17 14:25 -- admin

Children's art workshop, led by Kristin Reiber Harris, adjunct professor of art.

Charcoal as a drawing tool has been around for a very long time. It was probably used in some of the first efforts humans made to make art...cave paintings!

This charcoal drawing workshop is designed for ages 6 to 12 and is limited to 10 children.

Pre-registration is required.
434.544.8349 or dauragallery@lynchburg.edu to register.

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