Concerto Showcase - CANCELLED due to inclement weather

Thu, 2012-11-29 13:46 -- admin

Dr. Oeida M. Hatcher, associate professor of music, dean, School of Communication and the Arts, will conduct the Lynchburg College Orchestra featuring winner Alexandra M. Curinga '13 performing Dmitri Kabalevsky’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Major.

Also featuring performances by Con Brio Woodwind Ensemble; Tevin Ware, tenor (runner-up); and Victoria Rinker, trumpet (honorable mention).


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.

2012-13 John Mills Turner Lecture

Tue, 2012-11-13 15:17 -- admin

Douglas A. Blackmon, 2012-2013 John Mills Turner Lecturer, will present "A Persistent Past: Reckoning with Our Racial History in the Age of Obama."

Mr. Blackmon is the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, and co-executive producer of the acclaimed PBS documentary of the same name.

Winter Visit Day

Wed, 2012-11-07 16:16 -- admin

Join us for our Winter Visit Day!

Hopwood SnowDuring your visit, you will take a tour of our beautiful campus, talk with current students about campus life, and meet admissions representatives to learn more about the admissions process, scholarships, and the academic majors we offer.

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