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March 3, 2010

EXHIBITS

Permanent exhibit:Art of Sky, Art of Earth: Maya Cosmic Imagery.” 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, Museum of Anthropology. A collaboration between the Museum of Anthropology and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University in Olean, NY. The exhibition focuses on St. Bonaventure’s collection of ancient pottery from the Maya civilization dating from A.D. 250 through 900.

Free. (336) 758-5282

 

Permanent exhibit:  “African Religion: Nothing Was or Will Be Except God.”  10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  This new permanent exhibit, featuring stunning objects from MOA’s significant African collection, explores various themes in African religion and how practices have evolved over time.

Free.  (336) 758-5282

Through August 28

Featured exhibit:  "Only Skin Deep? Tattooing in World Cultures.” 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, Museum of Anthropology. The exhibit explores the history of tattoos to mark identity, from ancient times to today, and the meaning of tattoos in different cultures. It includes photographs, prints, implements and tattoo ephemera from the museum’s collections, as well as items on loan from photographers, artists, collectors, and other museums. The exhibit was curated by several Wake Forest students after taking a class to explore tattooing traditions around the globe; several of them also took an independent study course to learn how to curate the exhibit.

Free.  (336) 758-5282

Through June 24

Traveling exhibit:  “William Christenberry:  Photographs, 1961-2005.” 7 p.m., Reynolda House, Babcock Wing Gallery.  The exhibition includes 58 photographs, one sculpture, and three signs which chronicle the effects of the passage of time on the buildings, back roads, and landmarks in rural Hale County, Alabama, the artist’s hometown.

Free.  (336) 758-5150

March 1

University Wind Ensemble.  7:30 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  Kevin Bowen and Phillip Morgan, conductors.

Free.  (336) 758-5026

March 2

The Eighth Annual Phyllis Trible Lecture Series: The Body in Sickness and in Health: Feminist Perspectives.

The Series is free to the students, faculty and staff of Wake Forest University with WFU ID.  (336) 758-5121

The Metaethics of Gay Liberation.  3 – 4 p.m., ZSR Library, Wake Forest University.  As part of the Library Lecture Series, please join Wake Forest School of Law Professor Shannon Gilreath as he discusses the principle point of the legal and political philosophy he sketches for the Gay liberation movement in the 21st century from his forthcoming book, “Gay Lives/Straight Laws: An Unapologetic Appraisal of Life ‘Under’ the Law.”

Free.  (336) 758-4322

Concert Choir Home Concert.  7:30 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  This concert will be a fundraiser for the Concert Choir’s Italy Tour in March.  The choir will sing their tour repertoire.  The program will be comprised of Italian and American music, featuring opera selections by Manuel Garcia, music for chorus and guitar by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Jeffrey Van, and lighter American number by Moses Hogan and Aaron Copland.  Donations will be accepted at the concert and CDs will be sold in the lobby following the program.

Free.  (336) 758-5026

March 3

Senior Recital.  7:30 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  Senior Presidential Scholar Recital:  Elizabeth Martin, violin, with Joanna Inkman, piano.

Free.  (336) 758-5026

March 4

William A. Christenberry Jr: A Portrait.  12 – 1 p.m., Reynolda House.  A video about the life and artistry of William Christenberry, whose work is on display in an exhibition at Reynolda House.

Free.  (336) 758-5150

Secrest Artists Series.  Ladysmith Black Mambazo.  7:30 p.m., Wait Chapel.  As cultural ambassadors both at home and abroad, Ladysmith Black Mambazo represents the customs of their native South Africa through traditional music called Isicathamlya.  Ladysmith Black Mambazo sang at Queen Elizabeth II's 50th Anniversary as Monarch, joining Eric Clapton, Sir Paul McCartney, and several other prominent singers. Ladysmith also appeared at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony of 1993, on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

$25, $20 seniors & non-WFU students, Free to WFU faculty/staff/students,

(336) 758-5101.

March 5

The Winston-Salem Guitar Septet.  7:30 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  Part of the Wake Forest Guitar Series, co-sponsored by the Piedmont Classic Guitar Society.  Formed in 2006, the Winston-Salem Guitar Septet offers a diverse program of musical styles, including classical, jazz, contemporary, and rock.  The septet is comprised of a family of nylon stringed guitars, including two specialty instruments:  the higher pitched requinto and the lower octave contrabass.

$12-General Admission, $10-Senior Citizens, Free-WFU ID. (336) 758-5026

March 7

Family First Workshop.  2 – 4:00 p.m., Reynolda House.  Printmaking workshop for elementary school-aged children and up, accompanied by an adult.  Art supplies and refreshments are provided.

$7 per person, (336) 758-5599

March 9

The History of Hedges and Hedgerows.  12:30 p.m., 100 Reynolda Village.  A history of the people, places and plants associated with hedges and hedgerows in the U.S. and Europe.

$5, Free-Friends of Reynolda Gardens.

March 13

Community Gardening Information Day.  10 – 2:00 p.m., 100 Reynolda Village.  Representatives of established, local community gardens and resource organizations will be on hand throughout the day.  Discussion and display stations will be in the gardens or, in case of rain, in the greenhouse.

Free.  (336) 758-3485

March 17

University Orchestra Concert. 7:30 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  Featuring the Concerto Competition Winners: Andre Ta Nguyen and Kayla Shipley, clarinets; Brian Shea, viola; Emily Sigler, flute; Matthew Martin, trumpet; Megan Larkin, soprano; Victoria Moore, soprano; Alexander Blake, tenor; Alexander Ivey, tenor; Anthony DeMartino, baritone; Elizabeth Martin, violin; and Zachary Saffa, piano.

Free.  (336) 758-5026

Women Writing for (a) Change.  4:30 p.m., DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall.  Mary Pierce Brosmer, poet, social entrepreneur, and change agent from Cincinnati, Ohio, will talk about the unique method of writing she developed that teaches women and girls to nurture the conscious feminine voice within them.

Free.  (336) 758-3758

March 18

Death in Medieval London.  7:00 p.m., Museum of Anthropology.  The 14th-century Black Death was one of the most devastating epidemics in human history. It killed tens of millions of Europeans and caused social, demographic, and economic changes throughout the continent. Dr. Sharon N. DeWitte, a biological anthropologist at the University at Albany, SUNY, will present her research on mortality patterns of and reactions to the epidemic in London using a Black Death mass burial ground.

Free.  (336) 758-5282

Rose Pruning Clinic.  9 – 11:00 a.m., 100 Reynolda Village.  Learn to prune roses while assisting members of the Winston-Salem Rose Society in the All-America Selections Rose Garden.

Free.  (336) 758-3485

 

March 19

Rose Pruning Clinic.  9 – 11:00 a.m., 100 Reynolda Village.  Learn to prune roses while assisting members of the Winston-Salem Rose Society in the All-America Selections Rose Garden.

Free.  (336) 758-3485

March 20

Wake ‘N Shake.  12:00 PM – Midnight, Reynolds Gym.  12-hour dance marathon for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Fund. 

Registration is free.

Senior Recital.  7:30 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  Featuring Alexander Blake, tenor, with Thomas Turnbull, piano; Elizabeth Martin, violin; Thomas Pendergrast, cello.  Featuring a wide variety of vocal music including works by Bach, Handel, Schubert, and Beethoven.

Free. (336) 758-5026

Rose Pruning Clinic.  9 – 11:00 a.m., 100 Reynolda Village.  Learn to prune roses while assisting members of the Winston-Salem Rose Society in the All-America Selections Rose Garden.

Free.  (336) 758-3485

Rose Care Clinic.  9 – 11:00 a.m., 100 Reynolda Village.  Members of the Winston-Salem Rose Society discuss all aspects of rose selection and care.

Free.  (336) 758-3485

March 21

Piano Performance Team.  3:00 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  The "Piano Performance Team" is a group of talented high school students from the Raleigh area who play solo piano repertoire throughout the region. They will perform works of Chopin, Liszt, and others. 

Free.  (336) 758-5026

Jazz Improvisation Concert.  7:30 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  Students of jazz artists and Matt Kendrick, Wake Forest adjunct music professor, will perform jazz pieces by Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, and others in trios and quartets.

Free.  (336) 758-5026

March 22

Gentry Lecture Series.  5:00 – 6:00 p.m., Room 102, Scales.  Gentry Lecture Series for 2009-2010 - the guest lecturer is Dr. Efim Zelmanov from the University of California at San Diego. The title of the lecture is "What is Abstract Algebra?" There will also be a lecture on March 23 directed at a more mathematically sophisticated audience; the title of this lecture is "Asymptotic Properties of Finite Groups."

Free.  (336) 758-4807

Adaptation for Sustainability Conference.  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Pugh Auditorium.  This national conference will explore the ways in which institutions of higher education are adapting to support the collaborative endeavors of faculty and staff and the roles that administrative leaders can play in this evolving arena.

Free admission, registration required.  http://sustainability.wfu.edu/conference/conference-overview/

March 23

The Langley Winds.  7:30 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  For over 10 years the Langley Winds have been inspiring audiences and enhancing Air Force esprit-de-corps with superb artistry in a broad range of musical performances. They are comprised of soloists from the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band, based in Langley, VA.  The Langley Winds will perform classical quintets, and will offer as encores arrangements of familiar patriotic melodies. 

Free.   (336) 758-5026

Adaptation for Sustainability Conference.  8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Room 401, Benson.

This national conference will explore the ways in which institutions of higher education are adapting to support the collaborative endeavors of faculty and staff and the roles that administrative leaders can play in this evolving arena.

Free admission, registration required.  http://sustainability.wfu.edu/conference/conference-overview/

The Rule of Law, The Rule of God.  9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Pugh Auditorium.  The Rule of Law, The Rule of God: Their Difference and the Difference It Makes
Inaugural Symposium on Ethics, Religion & Law.  Wake Forest University has invited distinguished politicians and scholars to discuss the future of law and religion in face of many challenges posed by globalization.  This conference seeks to explore the ways in which law and religion can make distinct contribution to the welfare of humanity.

Free.  (336) 758-5459

Modern Hedges and Screens.  5:30 p.m., 100 Reynolda Village.  A discussion by James Helms on fast growing, disease-resistant trees and shrubs for screens and hedges. 

$5, Free- Friends of Reynolda Gardens.  (336) 758-3485

Talk with William Christenberry.  5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Reynolda House.  A talk by the artist whose work is on view in the Reynolda House exhibition, “William Christenberry: Photographs, 1961-2006. 

$8-Members/Students; $12-Non-members.  (336) 758-5150

 

March 24

The Reynolda Film Festival.   Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall.  The Reynolda Film Festival will return to Wake Forest University for four days in March 2010, marking its third year as an international student film festival.    

http://www.reynoldafilmfestival.com   (336) 213-8282

March 24

Leadership Series.  4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Room 1312, Worrell Professional Building.  Lee Scott, former CEO of Walmart, will be speaking as part of the Leadership Speakers Series hosted by The Schools of Business. 

Free.   (336) 758-3265

 

March 25

All-Bach Faculty Recital.  7:30 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  Featuring Jacqui Carrasco, violin, Kathryn Levy, flute, and Peter Kairoff, piano.  This program will include an English Suite for solo keyboard, a sonata for violin and keyboard, a sonata for flute and keyboard, and a trio for flute, violin, and keyboard. 

Free.   (336) 758-5026

The Reynolda Film Festival.   Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall.  The Reynolda Film Festival will return to Wake Forest University for four days in March 2010, marking its third year as an international student film festival.  

http://www.reynoldafilmfestival.com   (336) 213-8282

William A. Christenberry Jr.: A Portrait.  12 – 1:00 p.m., Reynolda House.  Video about the life and artistry of William Christenberry, whose work is on view in the exhibition, “William Christenberry: Photographs, 1961-2006” through June 27, 2010.  Free- Members/Students, Free- with museum admission.  (336) 758-5150.

 

WGS Research Colloquium.  4:30 p.m., Room C216, Tribble Hall.  The Women's and Gender Studies Research, Development and Advancement Committee presents Dr. Sherri Lawson Clark, Teacher-Scholar Post Doctoral Fellow in American Ethnic Studies and Women's and Gender Studies.  The title of Dr. Clark's talk is "When a Man Needs a Woman: Housing, Power, and Relationships." 

Free. (336) 758-3919

John McAuliffe & Ralph Black Poetry Reading.  7 – 8:15 p.m., Hanes Art Gallery, Scales Fine Arts Center.  A reading by two gifted younger poets on the contemporary scene.  John McAuliffe has published two original collections, the most recent being "Next Door" (2007). He is director of the Centre for New Writing at Manchester University in the United Kingdom, and also currently the Heimbold Chair in Irish Studies at Villanova University.  Ralph Black's one collection to date is "Turning Over the Earth." He teaches in SUNY Brockport. 

Free.  (336) 758-3914

March 26

The Reynolda Film Festival.  7 p.m., Wait Chapel.  The evening will feature Spike Lee as he discusses how no one – especially today’s youth, should allow troubles from the past or present to prevent dreams from being followed.  Instead of trying to hide problems, people who want to study film should draw on such issues.  Lee will prove that inspiration and motivation can be found in all areas of life.

$5, Free-Wake Forest students, faculty, staff with advance tickets.  Reservations recommended.  (336) 213-8282

Jon Schmidt Concert.  7 – 9:00 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  The Wake Forest University Fine Arts Association will be hosting guest artist Jon Schmidt from Utah. Jon is renowned for his arrangement of Love Story and Viva La Vida on YouTube.

$5-General Admission; $10-Premium Seating. 

Contact Woody Rule at (704) 437-2614 or ruledw8@wfu.edu for more information.

Finding the Way Back: Impacts of White Collar Crime.  8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., Room 401 C/D, Benson Center.  We invite you to an intriguing session on white collar crime and corporate governance in which you will have the opportunity to hear from two former business executives who fell victim to white collar crimes in addition to leading experts in the financial sector and forensic accounting.

One Panel - two sessions
8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. - Morning registration at http://pdc.wfu.edu/class/1731
1:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. - Afternoon session registration at http://pdc.wfu.edu/class/1732

See http://business.wfu.edu/apps/Detail.CFM?Event_Calendar__EventID=6103

Free.  (336) 758-2173

 

March 27

Student Recital.  3:00 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  Student recital featuring Daniel Ruehr, violin, with Joanne Inkman, piano. 

Free.  (336) 758-5026

The Reynolda Film Festival.   Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall.  The Reynolda Film Festival will return to Wake Forest University for four days in March 2010, marking its third year as an international student film festival.    

http://www.reynoldafilmfestival.com   (336) 213-8282

March 29

Women in Science at Wake Forest.  4 – 5:00 p.m., Allen Mandelbaum Reading Room, ZSR Library.  As part of the Library Lecture Series and in recognition of Women's History Month, scientists from the biology, chemistry, and physics departments of Wake Forest will share their personal reflections on the important role women have played in science, their career and research experiences, and their vision for the future of women scientists.  Speakers include: Dr. Rebecca Alexander (chemistry), Dr. Natalie Holzwarth (physics), Dr. Gloria Muday (biology) and Dr. Jacquelyn Fetrow, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Free.  (336) 758-4322

Capitalism Center Reception.  4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Taylor Atrium, Kirby Hall.  A reception announcing the Capitalism Center (BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism) to the Wake Forest University community and to the public community. 

Free.  (336) 758-3265

March 30

How to Make Your Own Garden Pest Control Products.  10:00 AM, 100 Reynolda Village.  How to make effective, safe pest control products at home. 

$5, Free-Friends of Reynolda Gardens.  (336) 758-3485

Interracial Intimacy in the 21st Century.  3 – 4:00 p.m., Room 208, Carswell Hall.  This presentation will provide a discussion on how contemporary race relations may be viewed through the lens of interracial intimacy involving men and women. 

Free.  (336) 758-1891

Giovanni Battel.  7:30 p.m., Brendle Recital Hall.  Italian pianist Giovanni Battel teaches at the Venice Conservatory of Music, and has performed as a soloist throughout Europe, Asia, and the U.S. His performance is co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Venice Program, Casa Artom.

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