August/September calendar of events

By Pam Barrett
August 18, 2006


Aug. 22 - Sept. 24

Exhibit: "The Works of James Rosen, Dana Reifler and Jonathan Thomas." Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday; 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. weekends. Individual exhibitions by visiting artists.
Free. (336) 758-5585.

Aug. 29

Divinity School Opening Convocation. 11 a.m. Wait Chapel. Featuring Teresa Fry Brown, assistant professor of homiletics, Emory University, and ordained itinerant elder in the AME Church.
Free. (336) 758-3957.


Sept. 12 - Dec. 15

Exhibit: "Gifts of the Monkey Gods: Maya Crafts from Guatemala." Museum of Anthropology. 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday. Features wooden masks and sculptures, hand-woven clothing and other crafts made in Guatemala during the last century.
Free. (336) 758-5282.

Sept. 5

Worship in Wait Series: Rev. Dr. Fred Craddock. Wait Chapel. 11 a.m. Chapel service featuring the Rev. Dr. Fred Craddock, professor emeritus, Emory University and ordained minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Free. (336) 758-3957.

Sept. 9

Concert: Guest Recital with Raymond Bjorling, tenor and Peter Kairoff, piano. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Free. (336) 758-5364.

Sept. 11 - 12

Studio Series Plays: "The Dying Gaul," "Time Flies" and "You Belong to Me." 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11; 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12. Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center. One-act plays directed by senior theatre majors.
$2. (336) 758-5295.

Sept. 12

Museum Lecture: "New Discoveries in the Maya World" with George Stuart. 7:30 p.m. Museum of Anthropology.
Free. (336) 758-5282.

Sept. 14

Secrest Artists Series Concert: The Emerson Quartet (minus one) with Menahem Pressler, pianist. 7:30 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall.
$15; $12 senior citizens and non-WFU students. Tickets available after Labor Day. (336) 758-5295.

Economic Film Series: "Harlan County" by Jack Lucido. 7 p.m. Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall, Room 111. A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike at the Brookside Mine in Harlan County, Kentucky in June, 1973. Question and answer session to follow.
Free. (336) 758-5923.

Sept. 16

Family Day. 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Museum of Anthropology. A celebration of Mexican Independence Day featuring Huichol Shaman and artist Miguel Carrillo Montoya from Nayarit, Mexico. Includes art activities, games, music, storytelling and food.
Free. (336) 758-5282.

Sept. 21

Museum Lecture: "From Sudan to the U.S.: Biocultural Implications of Traditional Dental Practices for Dinka and Nuer Refugees" with Mary Willis. 7:30 p.m. Museum of Anthropology.
Free. (336) 758-5282.

Sept. 22 - 23; 27 - Oct. 1

Play: "Enemy of the People;" 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22-23; 27-30; 2 p.m. Oct. 1. MainStage Theatre. Arthur Miller's adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play in which a small-town doctor tries to save people from the town's contaminated public baths.
$12; $5 for students. Season tickets available. (336) 758-5295.

Sept. 23

Concert: John Pruett, violin, and Mary Ann Bills, harpsichord, fortepiano and piano. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall. Free. (336) 758-5364.

Sept. 24

Concert: Rossignol Renaissance Trio. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall. Featuring Stewart Carter, Patricia Petersen and Douglas Young on Baroque and Renaissance instruments.
Free. (336) 758-5364.

Sept. 29

"Biotechnology: Innovation, Funding & Ethics." 9 a.m. - noon and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Pugh Auditorium, Benson University Center. Two-session symposia featuring Steve Burrill, CEO, Burrill & Company; Clifton Leaf, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune magazine; and Arthur Caplan, Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Director of the Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania.
Free. Limited seating; registration required,

Sept. 30

Booksigning: Jim Early, author of "Jim Early's Reflections: The Memories and Recipes of a Southern Cook." 10 a.m. - noon. College Bookstore Patio.
Free. (336) 758-3904.