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March 12, 2003

Birmingham-Southern College announces spring 2003 events calendar

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has announced its major events for March, April, and May 2003. Seasonal sports schedules for baseball, softball, and other NCAA Division I sports can be viewed by clicking on the athletics link at www.bsc.edu.

All events listed are open to the public with free admission unless otherwise noted. Among the events scheduled are:

March 13-16
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum theatrical production, BSC Theatre/Mainstage. A story of Pseudolus, a slave who will do almost anything to gain his freedom. Showing March 13-15 at 7:30 p.m. and March 16 at 2:30 p.m. General tickets are $9 and may be purchased at the BSC Theatre Box Office Monday through Friday from
1-4:45 p.m. 226-4780.

March 15
“Navigating with Lewis and Clark” General Show, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium (production of Valley City State University, N.D.), 2 p.m. Find out how Lewis and Clark discovered where they were while in the middle of nowhere. Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for children. 226-4771.

March 17-20
“Safety Days,” sponsored by the BSC Campus Police and Student Affairs departments. A campus-wide and all-day event promoting general safety, including personal safety and accident prevention. 226-4700.

April 4-18
Bachelor of Fine Arts #2 Art Exhibition, featuring work by BSC art students, Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios. A reception will be held opening day from 6 to 8 p.m. Exhibit hours are from 8:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m., M-F. 226-4928.

April 6
Concert Choir Homecoming Performance, the choir returns from its four-state regional tour and presents works from the Renaissance to the 21st century, Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook, 2:30 p.m. 226-4950.
April 8 Birmingham Art Music Alliance Concert, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. 226-4950.

April 10-11
Livable Cities Conference, sponsored by the college's Southern Environmental Center and featuring national environmental speakers, campus. 226-4934.

April 12
“The Little Star That Could” General Show, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium (McDonnell Star Theater of the St. Louis Science Center production), 2 p.m. Admission is $2; $1 for children. 226-4771.

April 19
Hugh and Barbara Thomas Master Class, featuring vocalist Elaine Bonazzi, performing artist-in-residence at State University of New York at Stony Brook, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 8-11 a.m. 226-4950.

April 24-26
Dance Production performed by BSC students, BSC Theatre-Mainstage, 7:30 p.m. each night. Tickets for the campus and public can be reserved beginning April 10. BSC Theatre Box Office hours are 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., M-F. 226-4780.

April 27
Stephens Piano Competition, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall,
2:30 p.m. 226-4950.

April 28
Southern Chorale Concert, directed by BSC Professor of Music David Smith, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. 226-4950.

April 29
BSC Gospel Choir Concert, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
226-4950.

April 29-May 12
Juried Student Art Exhibition, featuring selected work by BSC art students. Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios. A reception will be held opening day at noon. Exhibit hours are 8:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m., M-F. 226-4928.

May 1
Spring Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band Concert, Hill Recital Hall,
7:30 p.m. 226-4950.

May 1-2
GALA XVI Celebration of Women of Achievement, campus. Honoring 16 women in stage and screen acting, culinary arts, beauty and fashion, publishing, writing, broadcast journalism, television entertainment and voice performance, military service, financial and business management, public service and leadership, women's athletics, heroism, and the fine arts. Tickets to the 12:30 p.m. Awards Presentation Luncheon in the Bruno Great Hall of the Norton Campus Center may be purchased by contacting 226-4921. Proceeds support scholarships for the college's Division of Fine and Performing Arts. 226-4921.
May 5 Hilltop Singers Season Finale, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall,
7:30 p.m. 226-4950.

May 6
Hugh and Barbara Thomas Master Class Composition Concert, featuring Olly Wilson, who is retired professor of music from the University of California at Berkeley, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. 226-4950.

May 10
Student Directed One Acts, BSC Theatre One, 6:30 p.m. 226-4928.

May 17
“Bear Tales (and Other Grizzly Stories)” General Show for all ages, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium (production of Joe Hopkins Engineering in Bradenton, Fla.), 2 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for children.
226-4771.

May 23
Senior Capping Ceremony, 6:30 p.m., campus. 226-4910.

May 24
Baccalaureate Service, featuring Bishop Robert C. Morgan as keynote speaker, First United Methodist Church in downtown Birmingham, 10:30 a.m. Morgan is bishop-in-residence at Birmingham-Southern. The life member of the BSC Board of Trustees joined the college's staff in 2000 after serving a year as president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, the highest elected office in the church. 226-4650.

May 24
Commencement, featuring the Honorable U.S. District Judge U.W. Clemon as keynote speaker, Boutwell Auditorium in downtown Birmingham, 3:30 p.m. Clemon serves as chief judge of the Northern District of Alabama. 226-4650.

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

 

 
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