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March calendar of events

February 15, 2007


Through May 25

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.

Through May 25

Exhibit: “Chaeronia: 6000 Years B.C.”  Museum of Anthropology.  10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday.   Features photographs, illustrations and objects discovered during the excavations of an early Greek community. 

Free.  (336) 758-5282.

Through March 18 

Exhibit: “The Projectionist” and “After Migrations.”  Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  10 a.m. 5 p.m. Monday - Friday; 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. weekends.  “The Projectionist” features a multimedia installation by Kendall Messick on the life of Gordon Brinckle with a display of a portion of Brinckle’s nine-seat movie theatre in the Main Gallery.  “After Migrations” features recent paintings by Susan Brenner in the Mezzanine Gallery. 

Free.  (336) 758-5585.


March 3

Concert:  Faculty Recital with Mary Ann Bills, forte piano, and Christina Placilla, viola.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364.          

March 4

Event: Chinese Cultural Celebration featuring “Tales from the Beijing Opera.”  4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  A celebration including traditional Chinese dances, the lion dance, musical performances by various groups and a Beijing Opera theatre presentation.

Free. (336) 758-5675.

March 6-7

Phyllis Trible Lecture Series: “Women and Words.”  Brendle Recital Hall.  Schedule below.

$75 for series; $25/lecture; $10 for closing luncheon.

(336) 758-3310 or

March 6

Registration: Noon

Lecture: “Dancing with Chains” with Susan Niditch.  1:30 p.m.

Lecture: “Globalization and Feminist Theology” with Kwok Pui Lan.  3 p.m.

Lecture: “The Baby and the Bath Water:  Some Feminist Uses of the Past” with Mary Gordon.  5:30 p.m.

March 7

Lecture: “Sarah on Sunday:  Biblical Women, Metaphor, and Christian Worship” with Gail Ramshaw.  9:30 a.m.

Panel Discussion. 11 a.m.

Luncheon. 12:30 p.m.

March 6

Poetry Reading with Irish Poet Justin Quinn.  7:30 p.m.  Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall 111.  Event hosted in conjunction with WFU Irish Festival.  Also features musical performances by Green Folk and Mary and Glen Siebert.

Free.  (336) 758-5448.

Lecture: “Upsurge from the Bottom:  Zapatistas, Mexico and Electoral Process” by renowned author and journalist John Ross.  7:30 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  Topic focuses on the struggles of the Zapatistas since the July 2000 election of Vicente Fox. 

Free.  (336) 758-5282.

March 7

Lecture:  “Jokei and Buddhist Devotion in Early Medieval Japan” by James Ford, associate professor of religion at Wake Forest University.  4 p.m.  Wingate Hall, Room 202. 

Free.  (336) 758-5461.


March 17

Festival: 10th Annual WFU Irish Festival Community Day.  11 a.m.-3 p.m.  Davis Field (Scales Fine Arts Center, if rain).  Event features live music, dancing, arts and crafts, children’s activities, food and more.  Special focus on the relationship between Irish and Appalachian music and dance. 

Free.  (336) 758-5448.

March 20

Lecture:  “The Nazis and Dixie:  Global White Supremacy in the 1930s” by Glenda Gilmore, research fellow, National Humanities Center.  4 p.m.  Greene Hall, Room 162. 

Free.  (336) 758-5501.


Event: Irish Pub Quiz.  7 p.m.  Finnigan’s Wake Pub, 620 N. Trade Street, Winston-Salem.  A trivia-type game about everything Irish held in conjunction with the WFU Irish Festival.  Prizes awarded.  Registration recommended.

Free.  (336) 758-5448.

March 21

Lecture: “When Religion Becomes Evil” by Charles Kimball, author and professor of religion at Wake Forest University.  3 p.m.  Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 204.

Free.  (336) 758-4931.

March 25

Voices of Our Time: Sermon by the Rev. Dr. Martin Marty, one of the top religion analysts in America.  8 p.m.  Wait Chapel.

Free.  (336) 758-3957.

March 27

Concert: Wake Forest University Concert Choir.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  A fundraiser performance for the choir’s Vienna Tour in May.  Program includes American music of all kinds and selection by Joseph Haydn and other Austrian composers.  Proceeds will help cover travel expenses.

$10 adults/$5 students.  (336) 758-5364.

March 28

Performance: “A Skit from Romeo and Juliet.”  5 p.m.  Z. Smith Reynolds Library Atrium.  Sharon Andrews, professor of theatre at Wake Forest, and her students will perform a skit from the university’s April performance of “Romeo and Juliet.” 

Free.  (336) 758-4931.

Concert:  Guster with opening act by The Format.  8 p.m.  Wait Chapel.

$25.  Tickets on sale March 1 at or by calling (336) 758-4265.

March 29-31

Play: “The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery.”  7:30 p.m.  Ring Theater.  A performance by the Anthony Aston Players, a student-led performance group. 

Tickets at the door; $5/$3 students.  (336) 758-5295.

March 29

Secrest Artists Series: The Tallis Scholars.  7:30 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  Internationally acclaimed British ensemble, The Tallis Scholars to perform Renaissance sacred music.  Secrest Signature Talk with Brian Gorelick; 6:40 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 208. 

$16/$12 senior citizens and non-WFU students.  (336) 758-5295.

March 31             

Concert: Senior Flute Recital with Valerie Menendez and Ann Listokin, piano.  3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

Press Contacts:

Pam Barrett
(336) 758-5237

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237

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