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September 28, 2007

EXHIBITS

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.

Through - 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.

Oct. 25 – Dec. 9

Exhibit: “Optical Allusions” and “Arron Fallon Photography.” Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday - Sunday.  “Opitcal Allusions” exhibit features installations from Caroline Cox, Ted Victoria, Richard Klein and Eng Ho Park. “Photography” exhibit contains works of Arron Fallon.  Opening reception: Oct. 25, 4 p.m. -6 p.m.

Free. (336) 758-5585

EVENTS

Oct. 2

Tuesday Gardening Series:  “The Avant Gardener and Microclimate Techniques for Growing Unusual Vegetables.”  12:30 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens.  Discussion by home gardener Marc Farrow on tips for growing unusual vegetables.  www.reynoldagardens.org.

Free. (336) 758-5593 

Oct. 3-5

Voices of Our Time:  “Immigration: Recasting the Debate.”  A three-day conference on U.S. immigration.  Part of the university’s Voices of Our Time speaker series.  For complete schedule visit, www.wfu.edu/voices. 

Free.  (336) 758-5821   

Oct. 3-7

Play: “Machinal.”  7:30 p.m. 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

Oct. 4

Lecture: “A Massive Undertaking: The Conservation of the N.C. Museum of Art’s Audubon Folios.”  3 p.m.  Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 204.  Lecture by Matt Johnson, senior book conservator at Etherington Conservation Services.

Free.  (336) 758-5475

Oct. 6

Concert: “Trios for Piano and Strings.”  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Peter Kairoff, pianist and professor of music at Wake Forest, will perform with violinist Kevin Lawrence and cellist Brooks Whitehouse from the North Carolina School of the Arts.

Free. (336) 758-5364

Oct. 8

Children’s After-School Program: “Let’s Celebrate.”  4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology. 

Free. (336) 758-5282

Oct. 9

Tuesday Gardening Series: “How–and Why–to Save Seeds.”  12:30 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Greenhouse Education Wing.  Techniques from Becky Lebsock, horticultural programs coordinator, Old Salem Museums and Gardens.  www.reynoldagardens.org.

Free.  (336) 758-5593 

Oct. 10

Lecture:  “Visibility, Authenticity and Boundaries in Cherokee Language Ideologies.”  3 p.m.  Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 204.  Lecture by Margaret Bender, associate professor and chair of anthropology at Wake Forest. 

Free.  (336) 758-5475

Oct. 11

Lecture:  “Death by Alcohol: The Sam Spady Story.”  11 a.m.  Pugh Auditorium, Benson University Center.  Lecture and tips for low-risk drinking from Patty Spady, mother of Samantha Spady, 19-year-old alcohol poisoning victim.

Free.  (336) 472-7962

Poetry Reading: David Biespiel.  4:30 p.m.  Tribble Hall, Room A107.  Poetry reading and discussion by David Biespiel, visiting poet-in-residence at Wake Forest and award-winning poet.

Free. (336) 758-5383

Oct. 15-16

Studio Series Plays: “Silence,” “Glory in the Flower,” “140” and “Hydraulics Phat Like Mean.”  7:30 p.m.  Oct. 15; 4:30 p.m. Oct. 16.  Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center.  One-act plays directed by senior theatre majors. 

$2. (336) 758-5295

Oct. 16

Lecture: “Language, Technology and You: Social and Moral Controversies Transforming Public Life”  3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  A multidisciplinary panel discussion.   The event is part of the new “Hot Topics Community Forum” series.

Free.  (336) 758-5301

Lecture: “The Shape of Space.”  6 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Lecture with interactive 3D graphics and recent satellite data by mathematician Jeffrey R. Weeks.

Free.  (336) 758-5354

Tuesday Gardening Series: “Tour of the Fall Garden.”  12:30 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Greenhouse Education Wing.  Tour and discussion of fall plantings in Reynolda Gardens by Preston Stockton, manager of Reynolda Gardens. www.reynoldagardens.org.

Free. (336) 758-5593

Oct. 17

Lecture: Beginner’s Tour of Curved Space.   4 p.m.  Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall.  Jeffrey Weeks leads an interactive lecture on visualizing curved space.

Free.  (336) 758-5354

Oct. 18

Lecture: Mike Loux.  4:30 p.m.  Tribble Hall, Room 316.  Mike Loux, University of Notre Dame, to lecture on Aristotle and metaphysics.    

Free.  (33) 758-5359

Oct. 19-20

Conference: “Sitting Together at God’s Table/Living Our Faith in a Global Economy.”  Wingate Hall Auditorium.  For conference schedule and registration, visit www.divinity.wfu.edu/publictheology.

$25 for full conference; registration required.  (336) 758-5121    

Oct. 19

Lecture:  “The Small-Mart Revolution:  How N.C. Businesses Can Beat the Global Competition.”  7:30 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Lecture by Michael Shuman, speaker with “Sitting Together at God’s Table/Living Our Faith in a Global Economy” conference.   

Free.  (336) 758-5121

Oct. 20

Family Day.  1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  Mexican crafts, games, music, storytelling and food related to the “Days of the Dead” holiday.

Free. (336) 758-5282

Oct.  22

Children’s After-School Program: “Let’s Celebrate.”  4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology. 

Free. (336) 758-5282

Oct. 23

Tuesday Gardening Series: “Slow Food - Break the Fast!”  12:30 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Greenhouse Education Wing.  Alternatives to fast food by Jim Toole, member of Slow Food Piedmont Triad.

www.reynoldagardens.org.

Free. (336) 758-5593 

Oct. 24

Concert: “The British Choral Heritage.”  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  A concert featuring the Wake Forest University Concert Choir and Collegium Choral.

Free. (336) 758-5364

Oct. 25

Book Reading: George Singleton.  2 p.m.  Tribble Hall, Room A107.  A reading and book discussion by Singleton.

Free. (336) 758-5383

Lecture:  Eric Olsen.  4:30 p.m.  Tribble Hall, Room 316.  Eric Olsen, University of Sheffield, to speak on metaphysics and the philosophy of mind. 

Free.  (336) 758-5359

Voices of Our Time:  “Bob Schieffer: 50 Years in the News.”  7 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  Lecture by moderator of CBS News’ “Face the Nation.”

Free.  (336) 758- 5821 

Oct. 26

Concert: Student Showcase Recital.  8 p.m.  A concert featuring six Wake Forest students selected by the faculty based on their performances of last year.

Free. (336) 758-5364

Lecture: Rowena McClinton.  3 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  A lecture and discussion on McClinton’s recent publication on the Spring Place Moravian Mission site in North Georgia.

Free. (336) 758-5282

Oct. 28
Worship in Wait Lecture: Tony Campolo.  7 p.m.  Wait Chapel. 

Free.  (336) 758-5821

Oct. 29

Lecture:  Vali Nasr.   7 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  Lecture by Vali Nasr, Iranian-American expert in contemporary Middle Eastern affairs, Islam and politics. 

Free.  (336) 758-5460 

Oct. 30

Fall Convocation.  11 a.m.  Wait Chapel.  Convocation ceremony featuring a keynote address by James Billington, the Librarian of Congress.

Free.  (336) 758-5821

Tuesday Gardening Series: “Holiday Entertaining with Herbs.”  12:30 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Greenhouse Education Wing.  Demonstration and discussion of holiday recipes with Katherine Schlosser, editor of  “The Herb Society of America’s Essential Guide to Growing and Cooking with Herbs.”  Book signing to follow.  www.reynoldagardens.org.Free.  (336) 758-5593

Oct. 31

Concert: Annual Halloween Orchestra Concert. Midnight. Brendle Recital Hall.  Features live theater, live music and an orchestra in full costume.  Free (ticket required)  (336) 758-5364

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