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August 12, 2002

Birmingham-Southern College announces fall calendar of events

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Birmingham-Southern College has announced its schedule of major events for fall 2002.

The college's fall events include:

August 24- Move-in Day. New students arrive on campus. 226-4729.

August 25 - Opening of Residence Halls. Returning students arrive on campus. 226-4729.

August 28 - First Day of Fall Term classes. 226-4697.

August 29 O- pening of School Convocation. Convocation will feature the Honorable Sandra H. Storm, Munger Auditorium, 10:45 a.m. Storm is a BSC graduate and presiding circuit judge with the Family Court of Jefferson County. 226-4650.

September 11 -Service of Remembrance and Reconciliation, First United Methodist Church in downtown Birmingham, Noon. Sponsored by the college's Hess Center for Leadership and Service and several local businesses and groups, the interfaith service is to remember those who lost their lives Sept. 11, 2001, and to honor those working towards peace. It will feature Dr. Parker Palmer, author of Let Your Life Speak and The Courage to Teach. Palmer is senior associate of the American Association of Higher Education and a senior advisor to the Fetzer Institute. 226-4679.

September 14 - A Concert Under the Stars, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, presented by the Royal School of Music and featuring the Boys and Girls Choir from the Episcopal Cathedral of the Advent, 2 p.m. The performance will be followed by the Planetarium show "The Cowboy Astronomer." Admission to both events is free. 226-4771.

September 29 - William DeVan Faculty Recital, featuring a piano performance by the BSC Artist-in-Residence, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Admission is free. 226-4950.

October 4-25 - Vaughn Randall Art Exhibition, featuring cast iron and bronze work by the artist-in-residence at Sloss Furnaces, Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios. A reception will be held on opening day from 6 to 8 p.m., featuring a live iron pore and band entertainment. Exhibit hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. 226-4928.

October 5 - Preview Day for Prospective Students, campus. 226-4696.

October 10-13- Little Shop of Horrors Musical Production, BSC Theatre/Mainstage. A story of the bizarre events that occur at Mushnik's Skid Row Flower Shop. Showing Oct. 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets for Fine Arts Society members will be available Sept. 19 at the BSC Theatre Box Office; general tickets are $9 and go on sale Sept. 26. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 1-4:45 p.m. 226-4780.

October 12 - "All Systems Go" General Show, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium (Loch Ness production with NASA), 2 p.m. Admission is $2. 226-4771.

October 13 - Virginia Goodall Alumna Recital, featuring a voice performance by the BSC graduate, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. 226-4950.

October 17 - Eco Fest IV, featuring foods, organic wines, and auction items to benefit the college's Southern Environmental Center, WorkPlay, 6 to 9 p.m. WorkPlay is a former Southside warehouse transformed into a multimedia complex at 5th Ave. S. and 23rd St. 226-4934.

October 20-26 - BSC Observance of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, campus.
226-4703.

October 25 - Miss BSC Pageant, BSC Theatre/Mainstage, 7 p.m. 226-4729.

October 26 - Family Day, an annual event to give parents the opportunity to spend time with their students and meet their instructors. Activities will include a breakfast with President Neal R. Berte, faculty and staff presentations, and faculty office visitation. Also, several campus organizations will hold open houses. 226-4921.

November 1-27- Printmakers Art Exhibition, regional group exhibition featuring a wide variety of prints, Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios. A reception will be held on opening day from 6 to 8 p.m. Exhibit hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. 226-4928.

November 3 - Requiem by Johannes Brahms, featuring a performance by the BSC Concert and Canterbury United Methodist Church choirs, Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook, 5 p.m. Admission is free. 226-4950.

November 9 - Preview Day for Prospective Students, campus. 226-4696.

November 10 - David Smith Faculty Recital, featuring a voice performance by the BSC music professor, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Admission is free.
226-4950.

November 10- "Sol and Company" General Show, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium (Morehead Planetarium production-Chapel Hill, N.C.) 2 p.m. Admission is $2. 226-4771.

November 17 - Mildred Allen Faculty Recital, featuring a voice performance by the BSC music professor, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Admission is free. 226-4950.

November 19 - New Music Concert, featuring a performance by the BSC student jazz ensemble, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.
226-4950.

November 19-24 - The Importance of Being Earnest Theatrical Production, BSC Theatre/Mainstage, featuring a tale of two young men who have a habit of bending the truth in order to add a dash of excitement to their lives. Showing Nov. 19-23 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 24 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets for Fine Arts Society members will be available Oct. 29 at the BSC Theatre Box Office; general tickets are $9 and go on sale Nov. 5. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 1-4:45 p.m. 226-4780.

November 22 - Black & Gold Friday. Named for the college's colors, the annual preview event gives high school seniors a sampling of campus life, which includes departmental tours, academic program information, and a complimentary lunch. Students also will have an opportunity to attend class and listen to student panels. Call 226-4696 to register to attend.

December 6 & 8 - 66th Annual Service of Lessons and Carols, featuring BSC choirs, Trinity United Methodist Church in Homewood, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. Admission is free. 226-4950.

December 14-15 - "The Christmas Star" General Show, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium (Bays Mountain Planetarium production), 2 p.m. Admission is $2. 226-4771.

January 12-31- Southeastern Regional High School Art Competition and Exhibit, Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios. The awards presentation will be held opening day at 2:30 p.m. in the Hill Music Building/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 25 - "All Systems Go" General Show, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium (Loch Ness production with NASA), 2 p.m. Admission is $2. 226-4771.

*Please refer to the listed phone numbers should you need more information on the event.

 
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