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February 18, 2009

EXHIBITS

Through March 6

Exhibit: “LA Woman: A Gallerist’s Eye.”  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery, Mezzanine Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday - Sunday.  Exhibit features six Los Angeles artists represented by Mary Leigh Cherry, Wake Forest graduate and director of the Cherry and Martin Art Gallery in Los Angeles. 

Free. (336) 758-5585

Through March 22

Exhibit: “WFU Art Department Exhibition.”  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Monday - Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.  Saturday - Sunday.  Exhibit features 40 multimedia works by 13 Wake Forest art department faculty and staff members. 

Free. (336) 758-5585

March 18-20 

Exhibit: “Mirror World.”  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Monday - Friday.  Exhibit features a video projection installation by Abigail Child.

Free. (336) 758-5585

Through May 16

Exhibit: “Korean Funerary Figures: Companions for the Journey to the Other World.”  Museum of Anthropology.  10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday.  Bilingual (English/Korean) traveling exhibit features 19th and early 20th-century Korean funerary figures exhibited outside of Korea for the first time. 

Free.  (336) 758-5282

MARCH EVENTS

March 3

Other: Grapevine Pruning Clinic.   9 a.m. - noon.   Reynolda Gardens.  Drop-in clinic on pruning grapevines.  Participants will assist John Kiger, Reynolda Gardens assistant manager, and vegetable garden volunteers with grapevine pruning in formal gardens and should bring their own pruners. 

$5; free for Friends of Reynolda Gardens. www.reynoldagardens.org; (336) 758-5593

March 3-4

Other: 7th Annual Phyllis Trible Lecture Series: “Scandalous Women and Religious Traditions.”   Brendle Recital Hall.  Features Elizabeth A. Clark, Yvonne Chireau, Jane Crosthwaite, Emilie M. Townes, Wilma Bailey and Phyllis Trible. $100; free to students with valid ID and WFU faculty and staff; http://divinity.wfu.edu/trible-lectures.html; (336) 758-5121

March 5

Film Screening & Discussion: “NO!” The Rape Documentary.  7 p.m. - 9 p.m.  Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall, Room 111.  Features discussion with filmmaker Aishah Simmons.

Free.  (336) 758-3553

March 10

Science Café: “The Cell Story: Take a Virtual Voyage to Discover the Secret World Inside Your Cells.” 6 p.m.  Foothills Brewing Company.  Features Jed Macosko, assistant professor of physics, Wake Forest University, explaining how his research helps fight cancer, Alzheimer’s and Lou Gehrig’s disease.  Features 3-D animated film depicting the inside of a living cell. 

Free.  www.reynoldagardens.org; (336) 758-3485

March 17

Tuesday Gardening Series Plus: Planting the Healing Garden.  12:30 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Education Wing.  Features landscape designer Sara Edi Simmons-Fife, Sweetgrass Design. 

$5; free for Friends of Reynolda Gardens.  www.reynoldagardens.org; (336) 758-3485

Film Screening:  Films of Abigail Child.  5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.  Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall, Room 111.

Free.  (336) 758-3892

Book Reading:  Kim Addonizio.  7:30 p.m.  DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall.   Fiction and poetry reading by award-winning author/poet Kim Addonizio. 

Free.  (336) 758-5383

March 18

Museum Lecture: Abigail Child.  4:30 p.m.  Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 102.  Features Abigail Child discussing her past work and current video installation, “Mirror World,” in the Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery. In conjunction with Creativity: Worlds in the Making symposium.

Free. (336) 758-5585

Opening Reception: Abigail Child: Mirror World.  5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  Opening reception for video projection installation by Abigail Child. In conjunction with Creativity: Worlds in the Making symposium.

Free. (336) 758-5585

March 18-20

Special Event: Creativity: Worlds in the Making—A National Symposium.  Part symposium, part festival of the imagination, a three-day event featuring individual and panel presentations with performances, a gallery exhibition and participatory working sessions.

Registration required; some events free. http://www.wfu.edu/creativity/symposium.htm; (336) 758-3383

March 19

Music: “In C.”  11 a.m.  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  Features Wake Forest string students and guests performing Terry Riley’s “In C.” In conjunction with Creativity: Worlds in the Making symposium.

Free. (336) 758-5364

Lecture: “The Accelerating Universe: A Decade On.”  4 p.m.  Olin Physical Laboratory, Room 101.  Features Joshua A. Frieman, professor of astronomy and astrophysics, University of Chicago and Fermilab.  In conjunction with Creativity: Worlds in the Making symposium.

Free. (336) 758-5510

Secrest Artists Series: Meredith Monk.  7:30 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Features Meredith Monk, composer, singer, director/choreographer. In conjunction with Creativity: Worlds in the Making symposium.

$18/$15 public; free with WFU ID.  (336) 758-5295

March 19-21

Other: Rose Pruning Clinic. 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. March 19-20; 8 a.m. – noon March 21. 

Reynolda Gardens.  Drop-in clinic on pruning roses.  Participants will assist members of the Winston-Salem Rose Society in the All-America Rose Selections section of the formal gardens and should bring their own pruners and heavy gloves.

Free.  www.reynoldagardens.org; (336) 758-3485

March 20

Special Event:  22nd Annual Business Law Symposium: Corporate Governance and Climate Change.  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.  Featured speakers include James Fanto, Brooklyn Law School, and Herman F. Greene, Greene & Franklin PLLC.

Free. (336) 758-5719

March 21

Other: Rose Care Clinic.  9 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Education Wing.  Features members of the Winston-Salem Rose Society discussing all aspects of rose selection and care.

Free.  www.reynoldagardens.org; (336) 758-3485

March 22

Family: Cultures Up Close Workshop: Music of the Buk Drum.  2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  Workshop for elementary-age children and accompanying adults featuring a learning activity and craft.  Topic details at wfu.edu/moa.  Limited space; registration required. 

$7/child; $5/child MOA Friends; adults free.  (336) 758-5282

Music: Student Recital featuring flutist Lauren Klinzing.  3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364

March 23

Other: Battle of the Bands.  5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.  Manchester Plaza. Features Wake Forest student bands competing for title “Springfest Battle of the Bands Champion.”

Free.  (336) 758-5697

March 24

Tuesday Gardening Series Plus: “Mixing it Up—Edible Plants in the Ornamental Landscape.”  12:30 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Education Wing.  Features Alice Parrish, Parrish Landscaping, discussing how to choose and care for plants that combine taste and beauty.

$5; free for Friends of Reynolda Gardens. www.reynoldagardens.org; (336) 758-3485

Dance: USA Break Dancers. 7 p.m.  Manchester Plaza. Features the comedic talents and cutting-edge dance choreography of Klown, Ill Will, Ready and Mini Me.    

Free.  (336) 758-5697

Music: Concert Choir Home Concert.  7:30 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Fundraising concert for Wake Forest Concert Choir’s International Touring Fund. 

$10; $5 for students; free for students with WFU ID. (336) 758-5364

March 26

Lecture: “Appalachian Grass Balds and Treeless Polish Mountains: Coping With a Riddle and a Conservation Controversy.”  3 p.m.  Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 204.  Features Peter Weigl, professor of biology, Wake Forest University. 

Free. (336) 758-4713

Lecture:  “Sound Ideas: Between the Bowery and the BBC.” 4:30 p.m.  Tribble Hall, Room C216.  Features Debra Rae Cohen, author and assistant professor of English, University of South Carolina.

Free. (336) 758-5383

Music: Music from the Courts of Medieval Europe.  7:30 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Features the Wake Forest Consort including Teresa Radomski, soprano; Selina Carter, early strings; Helen Rifas, harp; and Stewart Carter, early winds.

Free.  (336) 758-5364

March 29

Music: Student Recital featuring harpist Jaqueline Ely.  3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.

Free. (336) 758-5364

March 31

Tuesday Gardening Series Plus:  Meet the Author of “Flowers and Herbs of Early America.” 12:30 p.m. Reynolda Gardens, Education Wing.  Book discussion and signing with author Lawrence Griffith, curator of plants, Colonial Williamsburg. 

$5; free for Friends of Reynolda Gardens. (336) 758-3485

Lecture:  An Evening with Tory Belleci from “MythBusters.”  7 p.m.  Benson University Center, Room 401.  Features Tory Belleci from Discovery Channel’s “MythBusters.” 

Free.  (336) 758-5697

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