April Concert Series - 4/19

Wed, 2014-01-08 09:06 -- admin

Lynchburg College Choral Union and Chamber Orchestra

Cantata 131: Out of Darkness Call I, Lord, to Thee by Johann Sebastian Bach and other choral selections conducted by Dr. Jong Kim, professor of music.

Snidow Chapel, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets $10 ($5 for LC staff/faculty), 434.544.8344.

Thornton Reading - Maud Casey

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:23 -- admin
Maud Casey, Spring Thornton Reader and the author of the novels "The Shape of Things to Come," a New York Times Notable Book; "Genealogy"; and "The Man Who Walked Away"; and a collection of stories, "Drastic," will read from her work. Reception and book signing to follow. Sponsored by the Richard H. Thornton Endowment in English.

Dr. Michael Kimmel - Guyland

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:19 -- admin

Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men

Dr. Michael Kimmel, author of Guyland, offers a glimpse of why so many men are adrift through their 20s, and provides a road map toward a more conscious adulthood.

Sponsored by the Gender Studies Program, the Bennett Lecture Series, and the Office of the President.

Ballroom, Hall Campus Center, 7:30 p.m.

Tue, 2014-01-07 12:41 -- admin

Exhibition - Winslow Homer and the American Pictorial Press

Tue, 2014-01-07 12:37 -- admin

This exhibit highlights the emerging celebrity of Winslow Homer (1836-1910) through engraved images. During his tenure with Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, and Harper’s Weekly, Homer created more than 200 illustrations, from leisure scenes of the Adirondacks to battlefields of the Civil War. Organized by the Syracuse University Art Galleries.

Daura Gallery through April 18.

Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 19, 4-5 p.m.

Thornton Reading - Patrick Ryan Frank

Tue, 2014-01-07 12:35 -- admin
Patrick Ryan Frank, Spring Thornton Writer-in-Residence, will read from his work. He is the author of How the Losers Love What’s Lost, which won the 2010 Intro Prize from Four Way Books; and The Opposite of People, to be published in 2015. Reception and book signing to follow. Sponsored by the Richard H. Thornton Endowment in English.

Theatre - Woyzeck

Tue, 2014-01-07 12:32 -- admin

A play examining the oppression of the poor, was found, unfinished, after writer Georg Buchner’s death. LC Theatre will explore the work in light of the current conflict in Syria.

Dillard Theatre, Lynchburg College

Thurs.-Sat. Feb. 27-Mar. 1, 7:30 p.m.; Sun. Mar. 1, 2 p.m.

All seats $5. LC Box Office, 434.544.7380 or www.lynchburgtickets.com.

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