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March 21, 2007

EXHIBITS

Through May 21

Exhibit: “2006 WFU Student Exhibition.”  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday - Friday; 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. weekends.  Juried exhibition of painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, photography, installations and digital media by Wake Forest students.

Free.  (336) 758-5585.

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.

April 16 - 30 

Exhibit:  “Individual Honors Exhibitions.”  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.  Features weekly individual exhibitions by WFU honors students.

Free.  (336) 758-5585.

APRIL EVENTS

April 1

Concert:  Student Recital featuring Amanda Sollars, clarinet, and Kristen Settlemire, saxophone.   3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

April 4

Voices of Our Time Speaker Series:  “Dead Man Walking:  An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty” featuring Sister Helen Prejean.  7 p.m.  Wait Chapel. 

Free.  (336) 758-6075. 

April 5

Great Decisions 2007 Citizen’s Forum: “Mexico:  Neighbor in Turmoil.”  Lecture by Luis Roniger, Reynolds Professor of Latin American Studies, Wake Forest University.  7 p.m.  Scales Fine Arts Center, Room A102.

Free.  (336) 758-1910.

April 6-7; 11-15

Play:  “Romeo and Juliet.”  7:30 p.m., April 6-7 and 11-14; 2 p.m. April 15.  MainStage Theatre. 

$12/$5.  (336) 758-5295.

April 10

Voices of Our Time:  “Jumping the Sun:  Creating Competitive Advantage in an Increasingly Flat World.”  4 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Panel discussion moderated by journalist Charlie Rose featuring Charlie Ergen, EchoStar Communications Corporation/DISH Network; John Medica, formerly of Dell Inc.; Eric Wiseman, VF Corporation; Ken Thompson, Wachovia Corporation.

Free.  (336) 758-5821.

 April 11

New Horizons Lecture Series:  “Community of the Cross:  Moravian Piety in Colonial Bethlehem,” by Craig D. Atwood, John Comenius Visiting Professor of Moravian Studies at Wake Forest University.  4 p.m.  Wingate Hall, Room 202.  An introduction to Atwood’s recently published book followed by a booksigning.

Free.  (336) 758-5121.

Concert:  Collegium Musicum Concert.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364.

April 12

Great Decisions 2007 Citizen’s Forum: “The U.S. in the Middle East.”  Lecture by Michaelle Browers, assistant professor of political science, Wake Forest University.  7 p.m.  Scales Fine Arts Center, Room A102.

Free.  (336) 758-1910.

April 14

Event:  Museum Family Day: “Myths of Ancient Greece.”  1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  Featuring child-friendly versions of popular Greek myths, crafts, games and food. 

Free.  (336) 758-5282.

Concert:  Student Recital featuring Emily Hart Cobb, violin.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

April 17

Sermon:  The Rev. Prince Rivers, senior pastor, United Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, Winston-Salem.  11 a.m.  Wait Chapel. 

Free.  (336) 758-5121.

April 19

Great Decisions 2007 Citizen’s Forum: “War Crimes.”  Lecture by George Walker, professor of law, Wake Forest University.  7 p.m.  Scales Fine Arts Center, Room A102

Free.  (336) 758-1910.

Performance:  Mozart & Topsy-Turvy.  Scenes from Mozart & Gilbert & Sullivan operas performed by Wake Forest’s Opera Workshop Class.

8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364. 

April 20

Concert:  Senior Honors Recital featuring April Dean, violin.   8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

April 21

Concert:  Student Recital featuring Joseph Auer, piano.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

Concert:  15th Annual Chi Rho Big Concert.  8 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  Features inspirational music, skits and release of 8th CD, “Here Is What I Know Now.”

Free.  (423) 240-5865.

April 24

Voices of Our Time:  “Unfinished Icons,” sermon by the Rev. Dr. Molly Marshall, the first female president of Central Baptist Theological Seminary.  11 a.m.  Wait Chapel.

Free.  (336) 758-3957.

Concert:  Composition Recital featuring Danny Moebs.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

April 25

Lecture:  Renowned Historian Eric Foner.  6 p.m.  Greene Hall, Room 145.   Lecture on “The Story of American Freedom.” 

Free.  (336) 758-5501. 

April 26

Great Decisions 2007 Citizen’s Forum: “International Migration in a Globalizing Economy.”  Lecture by Sarah Lischer, assistant professor of political science, Wake Forest University.  7 p.m.  Scales Fine Arts Center, Room A102

Free.  (336) 758-1910.

Concert:  Wake Forest University Spring Choral Concert.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Concert will feature senior Brittany Jacocks conducting a set of choral works with her senior project ensemble. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364

April 26-29

Dance:  Wake Forest University Spring Dance Concert.  7:30 p.m., April 26-28; 2 p.m., April 29.  MainStage Theatre.

$10/$5.  (336) 758-5295.

April 28

Concert:  Wake Forest Student Chamber Music Concert.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

April 29

Concert:  Wake Forest University Wind Ensemble Concert.  3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

MAY EVENTS

May 1

Concert:  Wake Forest University Jazz Ensemble Concert.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

May 2

New Horizons Lecture Series:  “Romancing God:  Evangelical Women and Inspirational Fiction,” by Lynn S. Neal, assistant professor of religion at Wake Forest University.  4 p.m.  Wingate Hall, Room 202.  An introduction to Neal’s recently published book followed by a booksigning.

Free.  (336) 758-5121.

Concert:  Wake Forest University Orchestra Concert.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

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(336) 758-5237


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