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November/December calendar of events


October 31, 2007

EXHIBITS

Through Dec. 9

Exhibit: “Optical Allusions” and “Honk.” Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday - Sunday.  “Optical Allusions” exhibit features installations from Caroline Cox, Ted Victoria, Richard Klein and Eung Ho Park. “Honk” exhibit features the digital photography of Aaron Fallon.  Opening reception: Oct. 25, 4 p.m. -6 p.m.

Free. (336) 758-5585

Through Dec. 14

Exhibit: “Días 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

 

NOVEMBER EVENTS

Nov. 1

Lecture: “The Science of Singing.”  3:30 p.m. Olin Hall, Room 101.  A tour of the singing voice from a singing scientist’s perspective.

Free.  (336) 758-5510

Nov. 2-3; 7-11

Play: “Twelve Angry Men.” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2-3; 7-10 and 2 p.m. Nov. 11.  MainStage Theatre.  A classic American play by Reginald Rosehn that takes the audience on a journey into the jury room of a capital murder case.

$12/$5 students.  (336) 758-5295

Nov. 4

Concert: Flute Fest 2007.  3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  A tribute to flutist Joseph Mariano featuring Wake Forest flute students, the Wake Forest Flute Choir, the Silver Wind Flute Choir of Winston-Salem, and area flute students and amateurs.  

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Nov. 5

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

$15/$12 for MOA members. (336) 758-5282

Lecture: “Bringing a Starr to Wake.”  5 p.m. Wait Chapel.  A lecture by Kenneth Starr, former U.S. Solicitor General and Independent Counsel for the Whitewater investigation.  Sponsored by the College Republicans and the Young America’s Foundation.

Free.  (803) 230-2078

Poetry Reading: Stanley Plumley.  7 p.m.  Tribble Hall, DeTamble Auditorium.  A reading and discussion by Stanley Plumley, author of “Old Heart,” a finalist for the 2007 National Book Awards.

Free.  (336) 758-5383

Nov. 6

Tuesday Gardening Series: “Garden and Landscape Ideas from the Wake Forest University Landscape.”  12:30 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Greenhouse Education Wing.  A program by Craig Mauney, head horticulturist of the Reynolda campus of Wake Forest.  www.reynoldagardens.org.

Free. (336) 758-5593 

Lecture: “Songs from the Edge.”  4:30 p.m.  Tribble Hall, DeTamble Auditorium.  A lecture by Winston-Salem physician Annette Pashayan and Israeli composer Ella Milch-Sheriff about their project to set Pashayan’s poems about her breast cancer experience to music.

Free.  (336) 758-3758

Nov. 7

Babcock Leadership Series: “The Energy Crisis: Is It Solvable?” by Hunt Ramsbottom.  2 p.m.  Worrell Professional Center, Law Auditorium, Room 1312.  A lecture by Hunt Ramsbottom, chief executive officer, president and director of Rentech Inc. 

Free.  (336) 758-3778

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

Free.  (336) 758-4713 

Book Reading: Sam Weller and Ray Bradbury.  7:30 p.m.  Tribble Hall, DeTamble Auditorium.  A book reading and discussion with Sam Weller, author of “The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury” and science-fiction writer Ray Bradbury (via teleconference).

Free.  (336) 758-5383

Nov. 8

Lecture: “Truth and Freedom.”  4:30 p.m.  Tribble Hall, Room B316.  A lecture by Trenton Merricks, professor of philosophy, University of Virginia.

Free.  (336) 758-5359

Secrest Artists Series: Time for Three.  7:30 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall. 

$17/$13 senior citizens and non-Wake Forest students.  (336) 758-5295

Lecture: “The Art of Conflict in New Guinea.”  7:30 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  A lecture by Paul Roscoe, University of Maine.

Free.  (336) 758-5282

Nov. 9

Veteran’s Day Ceremony.  11 a.m.  Perritt Plaza, located between Benson University Center and Reynolda Hall.

Free.  (336) 758-5542

Nov. 13

Tuesday Gardening Series: “Container Gardening with Fall-Planted Bulbs.”  12:30 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Greenhouse Education Wing.  A demonstration and discussion on planting spring-flowering bulbs.  www.reynoldagardens.org.

Free. (336) 758-5593 

Concert: “Latin American Art Song.”  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  A recital featuring Colombian soprano Patricia Caicedo and pianist Pau Casan.

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Nov. 14

Music: Master Class with Patricia Caicedo.  1 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  A master class in voice with Colombian soprano Patricia Caicedo.

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Music Lecture: “Latin American Art Song” by Patricia Caicedo.  4:30 p.m.  Scales Fine Arts Center, Room M208.  A lecture by Columbian soprano Patricia Caicedo on the history and development of Latin American art song and its relationship to musical nationalism. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Nov. 15

Concert: “Music of Renaissance Spain” by the Collegium Musicum.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Nov. 18

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

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Nov. 19

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

$15/$12 for MOA members.  (336) 758-5282

Nov. 20

Tuesday Gardening Series: “Holiday Greenery for Beginners.”  12:30 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Greenhouse Education Wing.  A discussion and demonstration on using live greenery for wreaths, swags and other decorations.  www.reynoldagardens.org.

Free. (336) 758-5593 

Nov. 27

Worship in Wait: Psallam Service.  11 a.m.  Wait Chapel 

A service that draws from the book of Psalms emphasizing three central themes: trust in God, lament and praise.

Free.  (336) 758-3957

Lecture: “Economic Underdevelopment in the Middle East: The Historical Role of Islamic Law.” 4 p.m.  Pugh Auditorium.  Featuring Timur Kuran, professor of economics and political science and the Gorter Family Chair in Islamic Studies at Duke University. 

Free.  (336) 758-4916

Tuesday Gardening Series: “Field Trip: Behind the Scenes Tour of Mitchell’s Greenhouse.”  5 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Greenhouse Education Wing.  A tour of Mitchell’s Greenhouse in King, N.C.  www.reynoldagardens.org.

Free, but registration required. (336) 758-5593 

Nov. 28

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

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Nov. 29

Lecture: Terence Cuneo on Moral Philosophy.  4:30 p.m.  Tribble Hall, Room B316.

Free.  (336) 758-5359

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

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Nov. 29-30; Dec. 1-2

Dance Concert: Fall Faculty and Guest Artist Dance Concert.  7:30 p.m. Nov. 29-30; Dec. 1 and 2 p.m. Dec. 2.  MainStage Theatre. Featuring guest choreographers Duane Cyrus, Gyula Pandi and Tina Yarborough Liggins and Wake Forest dance faculty choreographers.

$10/ $5 for students.  (336) 758-5295

DECEMBER EVENTS

Dec. 2

Holiday Event: Annual Christmas Lovefeast.  8 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  Service will be conducted by Edwin G. Wilson, Provost Emeritus at Wake Forest, and Wake Forest Chaplain Tim Auman.

Free.  (336) 758-5121

Dec. 4

Holiday Event: Annual Lighting of the Quad.  7 p.m.  Hearn Plaza.  Holiday event featuring speakers, music, refreshments and holiday tree lighting.

Free. (336) 758-5185 

Dec. 5

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

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Dec. 6

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

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Press Contacts:

Pam Barrett
(336) 758-5237


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(336) 758-5237


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