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September calendar of events

August 24, 2007


Through Oct. 11

Exhibit: “Selections from Luise Ross Gallery, NYC” and “Compulsive Complexity.”  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday - Sunday.  “Selections” exhibit features paintings, sewn drawings and works on paper by John Dilg, China Marks and T.L. Solien. “Compulsive Complexity” features works on paper by Thomas Burleson.

Free.  (336) 758-5585.

Opening Sept. 14 (New permanent exhibit)

Exhibit: “Face to Face: The Arts of Exchange in Mainland Papua New Guinea.”  Museum of Anthropology.  10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday.  New permanent exhibit featuring a collection of objects representing many of the diverse groups living in Papua New Guinea.  Includes personal adornments, figures, masks, ceremonial objects, pots and dishes. 

Free.  (336) 758-5282.

Sept. 18 - Dec. 14

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.


Sept. 6

“Can Microfinance Erase Poverty?”  6 p.m.  Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.  A Babcock Leadership Series Lecture with Vikram Akula, founder and CEO of SKS Microfinance of India and one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2006. 

Free.  (336) 758-3778.

Secrest Artists Series Concert: Jason Vieaux.  7:30 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Free pre-performance Secrest Signature talk with Patricia Dixon, senior lecturer.  6:40 p.m.  Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 208.

$18; $15 senior citizens and non-WFU students.  (336) 758-5295.

Sept. 9

Concert: Recital by Pamela Howland, piano.   3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center.

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

Sept. 11

Divinity School Opening Convocation.  11 a.m.  Wait Chapel.  Interfaith convocation service featuring Veronice Miles, the Ruby Pardue and Shelmer D. Blackburn Instructor of Homiletics and Christian Education, Wake Forest University.  

Free.  (336) 758-5121.

Sept. 16

“Uganda: 25 Years after Idi Amin.”  7 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  Lecture featuring Jackson Senyonga, founder and senior pastor of Christian Life Church in Kampala, Uganda.

Free.  (336) 758-5121.

Sept. 18

Worship in Wait Series: Teresa Fry Brown.   11 a.m.  Wait Chapel.  Chapel service featuring Teresa Fry Brown, associate professor of homiletics, Candler School of Theology, Emory University.  

Free.  (336) 758-5121.

Biostatistics Lecture with Carl Langefeld.  11. a.m.   Manchester Hall, Room 024.  Featuring Carl Langefeld, associate professor of biostatistical sciences at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Translational Sciences Institute.   

Free.  (336) 758-4982.

Museum Lecture: Luise Ross, curator, “Selections from Luise Ross Gallery, NYC.”  Noon.  Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 102.   

Free.  (336) 758-5585.

Philosophy Lecture with John Perry.  4:30 p.m.  Spilman Philosophy Library, Tribble Hall, Room B316.  Featuring John Perry, the Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University.

Free.  (336) 758-5359.

“Blood Covenant” by Michael Franzese.  7 p.m.  Pugh Auditorium.  Featuring reformed Mafia boss Michael Franzese who explains why he quit the crime organization and how he lived to tell about it. 

Free.  (336) 758-5697.

Sept. 20

“The Story of Job: A Theodicy in Jazz and Spoken Word.”  7 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  A re-telling of the Biblical story of Job through poetry and jazz masterworks.  Featuring poetry by Kelly P. Carpenter, Green Street United Methodist Church, Winston-Salem.

Free.  (336) 758-5121.

Book Discussion & Reading: Novelist Sheila Kohler.  7:30 p.m.  DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall.  Featuring Sheila Kohler, reading from her latest novel “Bluebird.”

Free.  (336) 758-3366.

Sept. 23

Concert: Chamber Music Concert.   3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center.  Featuring Selina Carter, cello; Marlene Hoirup, piano; and Helen Rifas, harp.

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

Sept. 25

Concert:  Pianist Louis Goldstein.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364.

Sept. 28 - 29; Oct. 3-7

Play: “Machinal.”  7:30 p.m. Sept. 28-29; Oct. 3-6; 2 p.m. Oct. 7.  MainStage Theatre.  A play by Sophie Treadwell loosely based on the murder trial and execution of Ruth Snyder.

$12; $5 for students.  Season tickets available.  (336) 758-5295.

Press Contacts:

Pam Barrett
(336) 758-5237

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237

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