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February 20, 2008

EXHIBITS

Through March 22

Exhibit: “Robert Knott Retrospective Exhibition, 1983-2008.” Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday - Sunday.

Free. (336) 758-5585

Through May 3

Exhibit: “Ties that Bind: Wedding Customs from Around the World.” Museum of Anthropology. 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday.  Features wedding costumes and accessories from around the world and explores the role weddings play in different cultures. 

Free.  (336) 758-5282

EVENTS

March 1-2

Theatre: “Wings” by Arthur Kopit.  7:30 p.m. March 1; 2 p.m. March 2.  MainStage Theatre.  A play about a former airplane wing-walker who has a stroke and struggles to reorient and regain language skills.

$12; $5 for students; (336) 758-5295

March 2

Music: Shuann Chai, piano.  4:30 p.m.  Scales Fine Arts Center, Room M208.   Guest performance by pianist Shuann Chai featuring the music of Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Music: Ernest Lewis Jr., tenor. 8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Senior voice recital.

Free. (336) 758-5364

March 4-5

6th Annual Phyllis Trible Lecture Series: “Interfaith Feminisms: Jewish, Christian and Muslim.” Brendle Recital Hall. Visit http://divinity.wfu.edu/trible-lectures.html for complete schedule and information.

$100 conference; $35 per session; $12 luncheon.  Registration required.  (336) 758-5121

March 4

Lecture: “The Estrogen Elixir: Women and Science in the Making and Unmaking of Hormone Replacement Therapy.”  11 a.m., Greene Hall, Room 162.  Lecture by Elizabeth Watkins, associate professor of history, University of California at San Francisco.

Free.  (336) 758-5556

Other: Owl Walk.  6 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Education Wing.  Phil Dickenson, Audubon Society of Forsyth County, to discuss owl identification and behavior and lead an owl walk. 

Free.  Bring a flashlight.  (336) 758-3485

March 5

Lecture: “Pietro Bembo’s History of Venice (1551).”  3 p.m.  Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 204.  Lecture by Robert Ulery, professor of Latin, classical languages at Wake Forest.

Free.  (336) 758-4713

Other: Graduate Student Research Day & Hot Topics Community Forum. 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Bridger Field House.  Student research presentations and lecture on “Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells: Current Concepts and Future Trends” by Dr. Anthony Atala, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Free.  (336) 758-5232

Lecture: “Tribal Survival and Sovereignty for the Choctaw Nation.”  7:30 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  Lecture by Clara Sue Kidwell, director of the American Indian Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Free.  (336) 758-5282

Secrest Artists Series: “Apollo’s Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, with mezzo-soprano Jennifer Larmore.”  7:30 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  Concert directed by Wake Forest graduate Jeannette Sorrell featuring selections from Vivaldi, Handel, Bach and Rameau.  Pre-performance Secrest Signature Talk by Teresa Radomski, professor of voice at Wake Forest, 6:40 p.m., Wait Chapel Balcony Room.  

$20/$18 for non-WFU students and seniors. (336) 758-5295 

March 6

Music: Master Class with Jennifer Larmore.  11 a.m.  Brendle Recital Hall. 

Free.  (336) 758-5757

Religion: Reading the Bible in the Context of HIV/AIDS.  7 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  Lecture by Musa W. Dube, activist, scholar and international speaker, University of Botswana. 

Free.  (336) 758-5461

March 9

Family: Cultures Up Close Workshop: Mexican Tin Art.  2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  Workshops for elementary-aged children and accompanying adults featuring a learning activity and craft.  $7/child; $5/child MOA Friends; adults free.  Registration required.  (336) 758-5282

March 11

Tuesday Gardening Series: Caring for Orchids in the Home.  12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Education Wing.  Skip LaLlave of Backyard Orchids to discuss home orchid culture and demonstrate re-potting methods.

Free.  (336) 758-3485

March 13-15 

Other: Rose Pruning Clinics.  9 a.m. – 11 a.m., March 13-14; 8 a.m. – noon, March 15.  Reynolda Gardens, All-America Rose Selections Garden. 

Free.  (336) 758-3485

 

March 15 

Other: Rose Care Clinic.  9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Education Wing. 

Free.  (336) 758-3485

March 18

Tuesday Gardening Series: Butterfly Gardening in Drought Conditions.  12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Dennis Burnette, Triad Chapter, Carolina Butterfly Society, to discuss butterfly and plant needs in drought. 

Free.  (336) 758-3485

 

March 19

Book Reading: Joseph Bathanti.  7:30 p.m.  DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall.  A reading and book discussion by Bathanti followed by a reception.

Free.  (336) 758-6143

Music: A Night of Argentine Tango.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Faculty recital featuring Jacqui Carrasco, violin, and Matthew Kendrick, bass.

Free.  (336) 758-5364

March 20

Lecture: Sociology of Film.  3 p.m.  Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 204.  Lecture by Saylor Breckinridge, associate professor of sociology at Wake Forest.

Free.  (336) 758-4713

March 24-25

Theater: “An Evening with Dead Essex” and “Little Red Riding Hood.”  7:30 p.m. March 24; 4:30 p.m. March 25.  Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center.  Student-directed, one-act plays.

$2 at the door.  (336) 758-5295

March 25-26

Other: Education Volunteer Meeting.  10 a.m. – noon.  Reynolda Gardens, Education Wing.  Information session for volunteers interested in leading groups of K-5 students on walks in gardens, greenhouses and woods.

Free.  (336) 758-3485

March 25

Tuesday Gardening Series: What’s New in Rhododendron and Azaleas.  12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Jeff Jones, horticulture science graduate student, North Carolina State University, to discuss new varieties of rhododendron and azaleas and the processes involved in developing them.

Free.  (336) 758-3485

Music: Justin Smith, organ.  8 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  Student recital. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364

March 26

Other: A Garden Evening for K-5 Teachers.  4 p.m. – 7 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Education Wing. Information session for teachers on education resources, tours and activities available at Reynolda Gardens.  Light meal will be served.

Free.  Limited seating; registration required.  (336) 758-3485

Other: Cook It Up! Arts Entrepreneurship Summit.  5 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center.  Summit featuring guest speakers Maggie Orth, International Fashion Machines, Seattle, Wash., and Lou Mallozzi, Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago, Ill.

Free.  (336) 758-3383

Concert: Concert Choir Home Concert & Fundraiser.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Concert featuring the contemporary choral music of North America.  Fundraiser for Concert Choir International Touring

Fund.  All proceeds to help cover travel expenses for choir’s second international tour in 2010. 

$10/$5 students, at the door.  Tickets may be reserved by calling (336) 758-5364.

March 27-28

Voices of Our Time: “Why Work? Business, Professions and the Common Good.”  Two-day conference on the challenges facing Americans in business and the professions.  4 p.m. March 27; opening session featuring David Brooks, New York Times columnist.  9 a.m. – 5 p.m. March 28; sessions on law, medicine, business, theology, public service and education.  Complete information at www.wfu.edu/voices.      

Free.  Public seating is limited for March 28 sessions.  (336) 758-3531

March 28

Music: James Zoll, clarinet.  8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Senior honors recital.

Free.  (336) 758-5364

March 29

Other: Orchid Auction.  9 a.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Education Wing.  Auction of divisions from the Reynolda Gardens Wake Forest collection and selected additions.

Free.  (336) 758-3485      

March 30

Concert: Music Moments from the Masters.  3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Faculty recital featuring Joanne Inkman.

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Press Contacts:

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(336) 758-5237


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(336) 758-5237


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