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By Jacob McConnico
January 18, 2006

CAROLINA PIANO TRIO CELEBRATES MOZART'S 250TH YEAR — The Wake Forest University music department will celebrate Mozart's 250th year at 3 p.m. Jan. 22 with a performance by the acclaimed Carolina Piano Trio featuring violinist Jacqui Carrasco, cellist Elizabeth Anderson and pianist Barbara McKenzie. The performance will be held in Brendle Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Contact: Pam Barrett, or 336-758-5237.

ONE FAMILY'S STORY OF NAZI TAKEOVER PERFORMED AT WFU — Wake Forest will present the original one-act, one-woman musical drama "A Table Before Me" by Claudia Stevens at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Ring Theatre of Scales Fine Arts Center. The drama tells the story of the terror the Sinai family (Stevens' mother's family) experienced during the Nazi takeover of Austria in 1938. Stevens portrays various characters, including Nazi bureaucrats, her grandfather and her mother, as the family is stripped of property, dignity and life. The performance is free and open to the public.

Contact: Pam Barrett, or 336-758-5237.

WFU TO CELEBRATE 4704, THE 'YEAR OF THE DOG' — As the Chinese year 4074 rolls in, Wake Forest will celebrate the "Year of the Dog" at its seventh annual Chinese New Year Festival from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 29 in Reynolds Gym, Room 201. This popular family event is free and open to the public and features demonstrations, performances and hands-on activities highlighting Chinese culture. Performances of the traditional lion dance, martial arts demonstrations and children's dances will begin at 4:30 p.m. Food will also be available for purchase.

Contact: Pam Barrett, or 336-758-5237.

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