FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 12, 2003
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
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
1-4:45 p.m. 226-4780.
“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.
“Safety Days,” sponsored
by the BSC Campus Police and Student Affairs departments. A campus-wide
event promoting general safety, including personal safety and accident
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.
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.
Livable Cities Conference,
sponsored by the college's
Southern Environmental Center and featuring national environmental
speakers, campus. 226-4934.
“The Little Star That Could” General
Show, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium (McDonnell Star Theater of
Louis Science Center production), 2 p.m. Admission is $2; $1 for
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
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.
Stephens Piano Competition, Hill Music Building/Recital
2:30 p.m. 226-4950.
Southern Chorale Concert, directed by BSC Professor of
Music David Smith, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
BSC Gospel Choir Concert, Hill Music Building/Recital
Hall, 7:30 p.m.
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.
Spring Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band Concert, Hill Recital
7:30 p.m. 226-4950.
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
7:30 p.m. 226-4950.
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.
Student Directed One Acts, BSC Theatre One, 6:30 p.m. 226-4928.
“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.
Senior Capping Ceremony, 6:30 p.m., campus.
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.
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.