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September 15, 2006

EXHIBITS

Through Dec. 15

Exhibit: “Gifts of the Monkey Gods: Maya Crafts from Guatemala.” Museum of Anthropology. 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday. Features wooden masks and sculptures, hand-woven clothing and other crafts made in Guatemala during the last century.

Free. (336) 758-5282.

Oct. 3 - Nov. 4

Exhibit: “Dias de los Muertos” (Days of the Dead).” Museum of Anthropology. 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday. Features a traditional Mexican ofrenda and items related to the ancient religious celebration honoring children and the dead.

Free. (336) 758-5282.

Oct. 7 - Nov. 14

Exhibit: “Charles M. Schulz: His World in Art and Objects.” Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday - Thursday; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday - Sunday. Features 46 original drawings by Schulz, a variety of biographical documentation, related works of art and “Peanuts” collectibles.

Free. (336) 758-5585.

EVENTS

Oct. 2-3

Studio Series Plays: “Babels and Arms” and “Out to Sea.” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2; 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3. Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center. One-act plays directed by senior theatre majors.

$2. (336) 758-5295.

Oct. 3

Book Reading & Signing: John McNally, author of “America’s Report Card: A Novel;” 3 p.m. Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Rhoda K. Channing Room.

Free. (336) 758-4931.

Economic Film Series: “F.I.S.T.” directed by Norman Jewison. 7 p.m. Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall, Room 111. Question and answer session to follow.

Free. (336) 758-5923

Oct. 5

Film Screening: “Liquid Vinyl” by Taylor Neary. 7 p.m. Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall, Room 111.

Free. (336) 758-5405.

Secrest Artists Series Concert: Marc-André Hamelin, pianist. 7:30 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall.

Free pre-performance talk with Scott Klein, associate professor of English. 6:40 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 208.

$15; $12 senior citizens and non-WFU students. (336) 758-5295.

Oct. 6

Concert: Student Showcase Concert. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364.

Oct. 7

Lecture: “Reconstructing Shakespeare’s Songbook” with Ross W. Duffin. 11 a.m. Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364.

Lecture: “Li’l Folks to ‘Peanuts” by Derrick Bang, author and Schulz historian. 6 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Art Department, Room 102.

Free. (336) 758-5585.

Exhibit Opening: “Charles M. Schulz: His World in Art and Objects.” 7 p.m. Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery. Reception featuring curator/collector Stephen R. Turner, Derrick Bang, a guest appearance by Snoopy and the music of Vince Guaraldi performed by the Matteson Blues Trio.

Free. (336) 758-5585.

Oct. 8

Voices of Our Time Series: The Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr. 8 p.m. Wait Chapel. Sermon by internationally known preacher and senior pastor of the Riverside Church in New York City.

Free. (336) 758-3957.

Concert: Faculty Recital with Louis Goldstein, piano. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364.

Oct. 10

Lecture: “The Origins of American Constitutionalism” with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood. 12 p.m. Court Room Auditorium, Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

Free. (336) 758-5501.

Oct. 17

Lecture/Recital: “South American Folk Music and Modern Composition” with the Alturas Duo and Javier Farias. 3 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 306.

Free. (336) 758-5364.

Concert: Alturas Duo. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364.

Oct. 18

Art Lecture: “Comic Art vs. Fine Art” with artist Tom Everhart. In conjunction with the exhibit “Charles M. Schulz: His World in Art and Objects.” 12 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Art Department, Room 9.

Free. (336) 758-5585.

Oct. 19

Concert: Fall Choral Concert. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364.

Oct. 20

Concert: Carlos Perez, Chilean guitarist. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364.

Oct. 22

Concert: Eine kleine Kammermusik. 3 pm. Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364.

Oct. 24

Voices of Our Time Series: Brian McLaren. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Wait Chapel. Two sermons by “emerging church” expert, preacher, author and founder of Cedar Ridge Community Church.

Free. (336) 758-3957. All-day conference also offered; http://divinity.wfu.edu/mclaren.html.

Concert: “An Evening of Baroque Chamber Music.” 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364.

Oct. 25

Economic Film Series: “Tulsa” directed by Stuart Heisler. 7 p.m. Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall, Room 111. Question and answer session to follow.

Free. (336) 758-5923.

Oct. 26

Book Reading: Owen King, author of “We’re All in This Together” and Kelly Braffet, author of “Last Seen Leaving.” 7 p.m. Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall, Room 111.

Free. (336) 758-5383.

Lecture: “Knowledge and Competencies for the 21st Century: An Anthropological View” with Gary Ferraro. 7:30 p.m. Museum of Anthropology.

Free. (336) 758-5252.

Oct. 27-28; Nov. 1-5

Play: “Nathan the Wise” by G.E. Lessing. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27-28; Nov. 1-4; 2 p.m. Nov. 5. MainStage Theatre.

$12/$5. (336) 758-5295.

Oct. 28

Lecture: “A Conversation with Jeannie Schulz” featuring the widow of Charles M. Schulz. 3 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Art Department, Room 102.

Free. (336) 758-5585.

Oct. 29

Concert: Guest Recital with Antonio di Cristofano, piano. 3 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364.

Oct. 31

Concert: Annual Halloween Orchestra Concert. Midnight. Brendle Recital Hall

Free; tickets required. (336) 758-5364.

Press Contacts:

Pam Barrett
(336) 758-5237
barretpm@wfu.edu

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237
coxkp@wfu.edu


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