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August 18, 2003


Birmingham-Southern College announces fall 2003 calendar of events

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has announced its schedule of major events for fall 2003. Sports schedules for men's and women's soccer, men's and women's basketball, rifle, and volleyball can be viewed by clicking on the athletics link at www.bsc.edu.
The college's fall events include:

August 23
Move-in Day
. New students arrive on campus. 226-4729.

August 24
Opening of Residence Halls.
Returning students arrive on campus. 226-4729.

August 27
First Day of Fall Term classes
. 226-4697.

August 28 |
Opening of School Convocation
, featuring Dr. T. Howard Jones as keynote speaker, Munger Hall Auditorium, 10:45 a.m. Jones is a BSC graduate and current president of the American Dental Association. 226-4650.

September 4
Provost's Forum
, featuring a musical performance by the Chagall Trio. The trio is comprised of BSC Joseph Hugh Thomas Professor of Music and pianist Dr. Lester Seigel, violinist Michael Korn, and BSC Adjunct Professor and cellist Craig Hultgren, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 11 a.m. 226-4950.

September 12-26
Village Painters Art Exhibition
, a group exhibition from one of the oldest art organizations in Alabama, featuring a range of abstract and other watercolor techniques, Durbin Gallery, 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.

September 18
Provost's Forum
, featuring a music lecture “The Anatomy of a Successful Public Performance” by BSC Artist-in-Residence and pianist William DeVan, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 11 a.m. 226-4950.

September 20
“ Planets Near and Far” General Show
, Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, 2 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for children age 12 and under. 226-4771.

September 27
Preview Day for Prospective Student
s, campus. 226-4696.

September 28
William DeVan Faculty Recita
l, featuring a piano performance by the BSC artist-in-residence, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. 226-4950.

October 4
Family Day,
an annual event to give parents the opportunity to spend time with their students and meet their professors. Activities will include a breakfast with President Dr. Neal R. Berte, faculty and staff presentations, and faculty office visitation. Also, several campus organizations will hold open houses. 226-4921.

October 5
Mildred Allen Faculty Recital
, featuring a voice performance by the BSC music professor, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. 226-4950.

October 9
Eco Fest V
, 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 9-29
Brad Morton Sculpture Art Exhibition
, featuring indoor/outdoor cast iron and bronze work by the local sculptor, Durbin Gallery, 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.

October 11
Preview Day for Prospective Student
s, campus. 226-4696.

October 13-16
BSC Observance of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
, campus. 226-4703.

October 14
Goliard Ensemble/Birmingham Art Music Alliance Concert
. The Goliard Ensemble, featuring some of New York's most talented musicians, will pair with the music alliance as part of its 11th Annual Southeastern Music Festival Tour, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 11 a.m. A second performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the same location. General admission tickets are $6 to the evening concert. 226-4950.

October 26
Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw Faculty Recital
, featuring a voice performance by the BSC music professor, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. 226-4950.

November 4-9
A Midsummer Night's Dream Theatrical Production
, Birmingham-Southern Theatre/Mainstage, William Shakespeare's tale of four young lovers whose affections are twisted so that everyone is pursuing someone who is not in love with them. Showing Nov. 4-8 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 9 at 2:30 p.m. Fine Arts Society reservations begin Oct. 14 at the BSC Theatre Box Office; general public reservations are $10 and begin Oct. 21. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 1-4:45 p.m. 226-4780.

November 6
Provost's Forum
, featuring a musical performance by the BSC Concert Choir, conducted by Joseph Hugh Thomas Professor of Music Dr. Lester Seigel, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 11 a.m. 226-4950.

November 7-27
Bethanne and Darius Hill Art Exhibition
, Durbin Gallery, Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, featuring a wide variety of paintings and drawings by the local and regional artists. Bethanne Hill is a 1989 BSC graduate. Darius Hill graduated from the Atlanta College of Arts and is chairman of the Visual Arts Department at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. 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 9
Preview Day for Prospective Students
, campus. 226-4696.

November 11
Black & Gold Day
. Named for the college's colors, the annual preview event gives high school seniors a sampling of campus life, which includes academic program information, a tour of campus, and a complimentary lunch. Students also will have an opportunity to attend class, listen to student panels, and learn about scholarships and financial aid. Call 226-4696 to register to attend.

November 15
Miss BSC Pageant
, BSC Theatre/Mainstage, 7 p.m. General admission tickets are $5. 226-4729.

November 20
An Evening of International Music
, BSC student performances in celebration of International Education Week which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Hill Music Building/Recital Hall, 6:30 p.m.
226-4950.

November 21
Black & Gold Friday
. Named for the college's colors, the annual preview event gives high school seniors a sampling of campus life, which includes academic program information, a tour of campus, and a complimentary lunch. Students also will have an opportunity to attend class, listen to student panels, and learn about scholarships and financial aid. Call 226-4696 to register to attend.

December 5 & 7
67th Annual Service of Lessons and Carols
, featuring BSC choirs, Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 4:30 p.m. 226-4952.

January 11-30
Southeastern Regional High School Artists Competition and Exhibition
, Durbin Gallery, Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios. The awards presentation will be held opening day at 2:30 p.m. in the Norton Campus Center Theatre. 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 20-29
Myths & Hymns Theatrical Production
, BSC Theatre One. A modern day song cycle that illuminates feelings with which we all must cope in our journey through life. Jan. 20, 22, 24, 27, & 29 at 7:30 p.m. Fine Arts Society reservations begin Jan. 2 at the BSC Theatre Box Office; general public reservations are $10 and begin Jan. 6. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 1-4:45 p.m. 226-4780.

January 21-30
Phaedra Theatrical Production
, BSC Theatre One. A tale about the legendary Queen of Athens whose forbidden love ends tragically. Showing Jan. 21, 23, 28, & 30 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 25 at 2:30 p.m. Fine Arts Society reservations begin Jan. 2 at the BSC Theatre Box Office; general public reservations are $10 and begin Jan. 6. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 1-4:45 p.m. 226-4780.

*Please refer to the listed phone numbers should you need more information on the events.
Admission is free to all events unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 
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