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WFU April Calendar of Events

By Pam Barrett
336.758.5237
March 18, 2004

Through May 22
“Images for Eternity: West Mexican Tomb Figures.” Museum of Anthropology. Exhibit focusing on the cultural heritage of the people of West Mexico. Includes 66 burial objects, including authentic ceramic figures, carved shells and stone pieces created by West Mexican artisans more than 2,000 years ago. Free. Museum hours: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday. Information: 336-758-5282.

April 22 – May 17
Student Art Exhibition. Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery, Scales Fine Arts Center. Juried exhibition of painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, photography, installations and digital media by art students and individual honors students. Gallery hours: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Free. Information: 336-758-5585.

April 1
Lecture. “Democracy North and South of the Border: Does National Identity Make a Difference?” 7 p.m. Worrell Professional Center, Court Room Auditorium, Room 1312. Roderic Ai Camp, Philip M. McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim at Claremont-McKenna College and well-known analyst of Mexican/U.S relations, will speak. Theme-year event. Free. Information: 336-758-5451.

Great Decisions 2004 Lecture Series. “Weapons of Mass Destruction: What Now After 9/11?” by Wei-chin Lee, Wake Forest professor of political science. Third lecture of six-week citizen’s forum on current foreign policy issues. 7 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Room A102. Free. Information: 336-758-1910.

April 2-3
Musical. “Into the Woods.” 7:30 p.m. MainStage Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center. This Tony Award-winning musical is the Wake Forest theatre department’s largest production of the year. The story line is a creative spin on fairy tales that follows a hero’s journey through beautiful songs and inventive lyrics. Tickets: $12; $5 for students. Order tickets by visiting the Wake Forest Theatre Box Office or calling 336-758-5295 Monday – Friday, 12 p.m.- 5 p.m. Tickets also available at the door one hour before performances. Reservations recommended.

April 3
2004 Multicultural Male Summit. “Focused Into-Me-See: Breaking Down Stereotypes through Cultural Exchange.” Public events include: the screening of Marc Levin’s prize-winning movie “Slam” at 3:30 p.m. in Pugh Auditorium and the keynote performance of the critically acclaimed choreopoem “One World, One People, One Peace” by James H. Chapmyn at 7 p.m. in Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Theme-year event. Free. Information: 336-758-5864.

Senior Recital. Andrew Estel, composer and guitarist, will perform works by several composers including Heitor Villa-Lobos, Leo Brouwer and himself. 3 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Free. Information: 336-758-5364.

April 4
Musical. “Into the Woods.” 2 p.m. MainStage Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center. This Tony Award-winning musical is the Wake Forest theatre department’s largest production of the year. The story line is a creative spin on fairy tales that follows a hero’s journey through beautiful songs and inventive lyrics. Tickets: $12; $5 for students. Order tickets by visiting the Wake Forest Theatre Box Office or calling 336-758-5295 Monday – Friday, 12 p.m.- 5 p.m. Tickets also available at the door one hour before performances. Reservations recommended.

East European Film Festival. “The Oak,” Romania, 1993. English subtitles. 7 p.m. Greene Hall, Room 239. Free. Information: 336-758-4396.

April 5-6
“Prayer, Peace and Dialogue.” Three-session presentation by Father Thomas Keating, Cistercian Trappist monk at St. Benedict’s Monastery in Snowmass, Colo. All sessions held in Wait Chapel. Registration required. $20 per session or $50 for three. Theme-year event. Information: 336-758-3522.

April 5
2 p.m. “Interfaith Relationships.”

7 p.m. “How Silent Prayer Can Lead to Dialogue and Friendship Among World Religions.”

April 6
9 a.m. “Time Apart for Centering Prayer.”

April 5
“West Mexican Tomb Figures.” Museum of Anthropology After-School Program. Children grades 1-5. 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. $15 non-members; $12 members. Information: 336-758-5282.

April 7-10
Musical. “Into the Woods.” 7:30 p.m. MainStage Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center. This Tony Award-winning musical is the Wake Forest theatre department’s largest production of the year. The story line is a creative spin on fairy tales that follows a hero’s journey through beautiful songs and inventive lyrics. Tickets: $12; $5 for students. Order tickets by visiting the Wake Forest Theatre Box Office or calling 336-758-5295 Monday – Friday, 12 p.m.- 5 p.m. Tickets also available at the door one hour before performances. Reservations recommended.

April 8
Great Decisions 2004 Lecture Series. “Middle Eastern Political Reform” by Michaelle Browers, Wake Forest assistant professor of political science. Fourth lecture of six-week citizens’ forum on current foreign policy issues. 7 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Room A102. Free. Information: 336-758-1910.

April 13
South African Poetry Reading. South African Women Poets Yvette Christianse and Ingrid de Kok will read from their work. 7: 30 p.m. Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center. Reception and booksigning to follow. Informal open discussion with poets at 11 a.m. in DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall. Theme-year event. Free. Information: 336-758-3758.

People of Faith Against the Death Penalty. 7 p.m. Pugh Auditorium. “Pro Humanitate, Pro Moratorium: The Case for a Death Penalty Moratorium in North Carolina.” Panel discussion on the fairness and appropriateness of the death penalty. Guest panelists include: Darryl Hunt and attorney Mark Rabil; Stephen Dear of Faith Against the Death Penalty; Mary Pollard of the Center for Death Penalty Litigation; Attorney Kim Stevens; and Winston-Salem civic leader Larry Womble. Theme-year event. Free. Information: 336-758-5453 or 336-758-5030.

April 14
Collegium Musicum Concert. “Music of Tudor England.” Concert will feature works by leading English composers during the reigns of the Tudor monarchs. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Free. Information: 336-758-5364.

Military Guest Speaker Program. Two lectures with John Stevens Berry, author of “Those Gallant Men: On Trial in Vietnam” and noted U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps officer for Chief Defense Counsel during the Vietnam War. Theme-year event. Free. Information: 336-758-5542.

10:30 a.m. “A JAG Officer in the Vietnam War.” Information Systems Building, ROTC Department, Room 162.

12 p.m. “Court Martials in Combat.” Worrell Professional Center, Court Room Auditorium, Room 1312.

April 16-17
“On Being an Animal.” Three-day conference with both renowned animal researchers and Wake Forest faculty. The conference will challenge the negative conception of humans as primitive, instinctual and brutish animals. All events are free. Information: 336-758-5747.

April 16
4 p.m. Lecture with Sarah Boysen, noted chimpanzee researcher from Ohio State University. DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall.

6 p.m. Reception. DeTamble Auditorium lobby, Tribble Hall.

April 17
9 a.m. “Jumping the GAP: Animal Cognition Beyond the Great Apes.” Lecture by Colin Allen, co-author of “Species of Mind” and professor from the University of California, Los Angeles. DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall.

11 a.m. Panel discussion with Boysen; Allen; Carol Shively of Wake Forest School of Medicine; and Robert Beck and Karen Roper of the Wake Forest Department of Psychology. Hugh LaFollette of Vanderbilt University will moderate. DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall.

April 15
Guitar Recital. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Guitar duo Patricia Dixon, lecturer in music, and Minnesota Composer Jeffrey Van will perform a concert to celebrate the release of Van’s compact disc that includes the commissioned double guitar concerto “Reflexiones Concertantes” and several works by Van. Free. Information: 336-758-5364.

Great Decisions 2004 Lecture Series. “U.S.–Latin American Relations” by Peter Siavelis, Wake Forest associate professor of political science. Fifth lecture of six-week citizens’ forum on current foreign policy issues. 7 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Room A102. Free. Information: 336-758-1910.

April 18
Senior Voice Recital. Mezzo-soprano Rebecca Newby will perform a repertoire
including selections from Haydn, Schubert, Rossini and Strauss. 3 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Free. Information: 336-758-5364.

East European Film Festival. “Underground,” Yugoslavia, 1995. English subtitles. 7 p.m. Greene Hall, Room 239. Free. Information: 336-758-4396.

April 19
University Jazz Ensemble Concert. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Free. Information: 336-758-5364.

April 22-24
Spring Dance Concert. 7:30 p.m. MainStage Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center. Features student choreography. Free. Information: 336-758-5295.

April 22
Great Decisions 2004 Lecture Series. “Blair’s War” by David Coates, Wake Forest professor of political science. Final lecture of six-week citizens’ forum on current foreign policy issues. 7 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Room A102. Free. Information: 336-758-1910.

Lecture. “Insects and Ancient Figurines: New Evidence from West Mexico” by Robert Pickering. 7:30 p.m. Museum of Anthropology. Free. Information: 336-758-5282.

April 24
Carolina Baroque Concert. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. The concert will feature “Music for Two Sopranos and Chamber Music” by Handel. Free. Information: 336-758-5364.

April 25
Spring Dance Concert. 2 p.m. MainStage Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center. Features student choreography. Free. Information: 336-758-5295.

Student Chamber Music Concert. 3 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Concert will feature a wide variety of music, including selections by Dvorak, Florio and Verdi as well as jazz and popular music arrangements. The Quintessential Winds, the Wake Forest Flute Choir and the newly formed JazzStrings@wfu will perform. Free. Information: 336-758-5364.

East European Film Festival. “No Man’s Land,” Yugoslavia, 2001. English subtitles. 7 p.m. Greene Hall, Room 239. Free. Information: 336-758-4396.

April 27
University Wind Ensemble Concert. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Concert will feature “the old and new” and music written primarily for other media including opera, orchestra and choir pieces from composers such as Wagner, Shostakovich and John Williams. Free. Information: 336-758-5364.

April 28
Combined University Orchestra and Choral Concert. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Free. Information: 336-758-5364.

April 29
Multicultural Hauntings Symposium. 4:30 p.m.- 8 p.m. DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall. Discussions on the topic of haunting, including Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Victorian ghost stories and African American tales of voodoo and conjure. Theme-year event. Free. Information: 336-758-3914.


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