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BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Birmingham-Southern College has announced its schedule of major events for January-May 2002. Sports schedules also are enclosed for men's and women's basketball and golf, men's baseball, and women's softball, and also can be found at www.bscsports.net. Among the events scheduled are:

  • January 6-25 Southeastern Regional High School Art Competition and Exhibit, Durbin Gallery-Azar Art Studios. The awards presentation will be held opening day at 2:30 p.m. in the Hill Recital Hall. A reception immediately will follow. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. 226-4928.
  • January 17 Hugh and Barbara Thomas Master Class, featuring Joseph Alessi, principal trombonist of the New York Philharmonic and member of The Juilliard School faculty, Munger Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m. 226-4950.
  • January 24-27 "Amadeus," featuring a portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart that destroys the popular image of the composer as a delicate, porcelain infant seated at a keyboard. This Mozart is human: silly, scatological, irrepressible, infuriating, but always a genius. BSC Theatre-Mainstage. Showing Jan. 24-26 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 27 at 2:30 p.m. General tickets are $8; $3 for students. Tickets will be available Jan. 10 at the BSC Theatre Box Office. 226-4780.
  • January 26 "The Winter Sky" General Show. Become acquainted with the brilliant constellation Orion and the stars of winter. Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, 2 p.m. Admission is $2. 226-4771.
  • February 3 Honor Band Festival, BSC Theatre-Mainstage, 7:30 p.m. 226-4950.
  • February 8-22 Steve Cole Faculty Art Exhibit, featuring work by the BSC art professor,
    Durbin Gallery-Azar Art Studios. A reception will be held opening day from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. 226-4928.
  • February 9 Hugh and Barbara Thomas Master Class, featuring George Shirley, renowned operatic tenor singer and member of the voice faculty at the University of Michigan, Hill Recital Hall, afternoon time TBA. 226-4950.
  • February 10 James Cook Faculty Organ Recital, by the BSC music professor, First United Methodist Church of Birmingham, 6th Avenue and 19th Street North, 2:30 p.m. Admission is free. 226-4950.
  • February 17 Red Mountain Orchestra with Whittington Competition Winners,
    BSC student soloists will perform in this second annual event conducted by BSC Music Professor Tom Gibbs, Hill Recital Hall, 3 p.m. 226-4950.
  • February 21-23 Student Choreography Workshop, BSC Theatre-Mainstage, 7:30 p.m.
    226-4780.
  • February 23 "The Winter Sky" General Show. Become acquainted with the brilliant constellation Orion and the stars of winter. Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, 2 p.m. Admission is $2. 226-4771.
  • March 3 Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw Faculty Voice Recital, by the BSC assistant music professor, Hill Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Admission is free. 226-4950.
  • March 3-22 B.F.A. Senior Art Exhibit I, Durbin Gallery-Azar Art Studios. A reception will be held opening day from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. 226-4928.
  • March 14 B.A. Monaghan Lecture in Economics, featuring world-renowned economist Jeffery D. Sachs, Bruno Great Hall, Norton Campus Center, Noon. 226-4846.
  • March 16 "Cosmic Catastrophies" General Show. Deals with a wide range of catastrophies ranging from natural events to problems created by modern technology and lifestyles. Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, 2 p.m. Admission is $2. 226-4771.
  • April 5-6 Latin American Studies Symposium, campus. 226-4975.
  • April 7 BSC Concert Choir Homecoming Concert, Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook, 2:30 p.m. The program includes choral works by Brahms, Poulenc, Whitacre, Walton, and Ives. Admission is free. 226-4950.
  • April 7-24 B.F.A. Senior Art Exhibit II, Durbin Gallery-Azar Art Studios. A reception will be held opening day from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. 226-4928.
  • April 12-13 Writing Today Conference, campus, featuring best-selling author Anne Rivers Siddons of Charleston, S.C., as the grandmaster. 226-4921.
  • April 18 BSC Sports Hall of Fame Concert, featuring the Charlie Daniels Band, Bill Battle Coliseum, 7 p.m. Tickets are $25. 226-4935.
  • April 25 Spring Band Concert, Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. 226-4950.
  • April 26 Spring Wind Ensemble/Jazz Band Concert, Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. 226-4950.
  • April 27 "Cosmic Catastrophies" General Show. Deals with a wide range of catastrophies ranging from natural events to problems created by modern technology and lifestyles. Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, 2 p.m. Admission is $2. 226-4771.
  • April 28 Stephens Piano Competition, Hill Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. 226-4950.
  • April 30 Hugh and Barbara Thomas Master Class, featuring composer David Lang, founder of New York's "Bang On A Can" Festival, Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. 226-4950.
  • April 30-May 14 Juried Student Art Exhibit, Durbin Gallery-Azar Art Studios. A
    reception will be held opening day from Noon to 2 p.m. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. 226-4928.
  • May 3 and 5 "La Boheme," a tragic love story told in operatic form. Showing May 3 at 7:30 p.m. and May 5 at 2:30 p.m. General tickets are $9; $4 for students. Tickets will be available April 10 at the BSC Theatre Box Office. 226-4780.
  • May 3-5 Alumni Reunion Weekend 2002, honoring the classes of '52, '57, '62, '67, '72, '77, '82, '87, '92, '97, campus. Call 226-4909 for information or to register.
  • May 6 Hilltop Singers Season Finale, Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. 226-4950.
  • May 7 New Music Ensemble, Hill Recital Hall, 11 a.m. 226-4950.
  • May 7 BSC Gospel Choir Performance, Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. 226-4950.
  • May 17 BSC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, Bruno Great Hall, Norton Campus Center, Bruno Great Hall, 6:30 p.m. 226-4935.
  • May 18 "Cosmic Catastrophies" General Show. Deals with a wide range of catastrophies ranging from natural events to problems created by modern technology and lifestyles. Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, 2 p.m. Admission is $2. 226-4771.
  • May 24 Senior Capping Ceremony, 6:30 p.m., Bruno Great Hall, Norton Campus Center. 226-4910.
  • May 25 Baccalaureate Service, featuring Rev. Charles Lee as keynote speaker, First United Methodist Church of Birmingham, 6th Avenue and 19th Street North, 10:30 a.m. Lee is senior minister at Huffman United Methodist Church. 226-4650.
  • May 25 Commencement, featuring George Mitchell as keynote speaker, Boutwell Auditorium in downtown Birmingham, 3:30 p.m. Mitchell is a retired U.S. senator from Maine who recently served as chief negotiator for the Ireland Peace Accord. 226-4650.

    *Please refer to the listed phone numbers if more information is needed about the events.

 
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