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August 24, 2004

Birmingham-Southern College announces fall 2004 calendar of events

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Birmingham-Southern College has announced its schedule of major events for fall 2004. Sports schedules for men's and women's soccer, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's golf, rifle, and volleyball can be viewed by clicking on the athletics link at www.bscsports.net.

The college's fall events include:

Aug. 28 Move-in Day . New students arrive on campus. 226-4729.

Aug. 28 New Student Convocation, 3 p.m., Bill Battle Coliseum. 226-4650.

Aug. 28-31 New Student Orientation . 226-4729.

Aug. 29 Opening of Residence Halls . Returning students arrive on campus. 226-4729.

Sept. 1 First Day of Fall Term Classes. 226-4697.

Sept. 3-24 Joel Seah ArtExhibition. Seah was raised in Singapore in a Chinese family and trained as a printmaker. Durbin Gallery, Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios. A reception will be held opening day from 6 to 8 p.m. Exhibit hours are Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. 226-4928.

Sept. 7 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, 11 a.m., Hill Music Building/Recital Hall. 226-4950.

Sept. 18 “The Moon: a Time Capsule” General Show ,Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, 2 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for children. 226-4771. (rescheduled)

Sept. 24 Black & Gold Preview Day for Prospective Students. Named for the college's colors, the 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 or visit www.bsc.edu/admission/visit.htm to register to attend.

Sept. 26 William DeVan Faculty Recital , a solo piano performance by the BSC Artist-in-Residence. His program includes the premiere of BSC Assistant Music Professor Dr. Dorothy Hindman's Steinway Preludes and the Funeral March Sonata by Chopin. 2:30 p.m., Hill Music Building/Recital Hall. 226-4950.

Oct. 1-29 Allen Peterson Art Exhibition , featuring sculpture by the contemporary artist and 1994 BSC graduate. It will be held in conjunction with the Sloss Furnace iron pour. Durbin Gallery, Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios. A reception will be held opening day from 6 to 8 p.m. Exhibit hours are Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. 226-4928.

Oct. 2 Fall Preview Day for Prospective Students, gives high school students a sampling of campus life, which includes academic program information, a tour of campus, and a complimentary lunch. Call 226-4696 or visit www.bsc.edu/admission/visit.htm to register to attend.

Oct. 3 Concert of Traditional Japanese Music , a group of Japanese musicians will make a one-time concert appearance in Alabama as part of its U.S. tour. Music will be performed on a shakuhachi (vertical bamboo flute), shamisen (three-stringed plucked lute), and koto (long stringed instrument), 2 p.m., Hill Music Building/Recital Hall. 226-4994.

Oct. 10 David Smith Faculty Recital , a voice performance by the BSC music faculty tenor, which will include Schubert's introspective song-cycle Die W'interreise and innovative visual presentations and commentary developed during his recent sabbatical, 2:30 p.m., Hill Music Building/Recital Hall. 226-4950.

Oct. 12 Corona Guitar Kvartet , the world-renowned guitar quartet from Denmark will make its Alabama debut at BSC. Among the works featured will be the premieres of Filibuster by BSC Music Professor Dr. Charles Mason and Taut by BSC Assistant Music Professor Dr. Dorothy Hindman, 7:30 p.m., Hill Music Building/Recital Hall. 226-4950.

Oct. 14Eco Fest 6, featuring foods, organic wines, and auction items to benefit the college's Southern Environmental Center, 6:30 p.m., WorkPlay multimedia complex, 5 th Ave. S. and 23 rd St. 226-4934.

Oct. 17Violin Recital, featuring BSC first lady Karen Bentley Pollick accompanied by Adjunct Conservatory Professor Adam Bowles on piano. Pollick's career as a violinist, violist, conductor, and pianist spans the globe and has included appearances as a soloist in Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Vivaldi's Four Seasons in recent years. 2:30 p.m., Hill Music Building/Recital Hall. 226-4950.

Oct. 19 Provost's Forum , featuring a music lecture “Virtuoso Piano Music of Chopin and Liszt: Comparing the Styles of Two Keyboard Giants” by BSC Artist-in-Residence and pianist William DeVan, 11 a.m., Hill Music Building/Recital Hall. 226-4950.

Oct. 23 “Ring World” General Show ,Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, 2 p.m., featuring the Cassini-Huygens Mission to the planet Saturn and its moons (produced by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration). Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for children. 226-4771.

Oct. 27 Miss 'Southern Diversity Coronation . Miss 'Southern Diversity represents BSC student opinions on issues of multiculturalism, 6:30 p.m., Norton Campus Center Theatre. 226-4729. (title changed)

Nov. 4-7 Into the Woods Theatrical Production , a modern fairy tale with motley characters including Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood, Rapunzel, and Jack (from the Beanstalk). Showing at the BSC Theatre/Mainstage, Nov. 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 7 at 2:30 p.m. Fine Arts Society reservations begin Oct. 14; general public reservations are $10 and begin Oct. 21. Box Office hours are Mon.-Fri. from 1-4:45 p.m. 226-4780.

Nov. 5-23 Merrilee Challiss Art Exhibition , a display of paintings and drawings, Durbin Gallery, Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios. A reception will be held opening day from 6 to 8 p.m. Exhibit hours are Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. 226-4928.

Nov. 6 Fall Preview Day for Prospective Students, gives high school students a sampling of campus life, which includes academic program information, a tour of campus, and a complimentary lunch. Call 226-4696 or visit www.bsc.edu/admission/visit.htm to register to attend.

Nov. 11 Black & GoldPreviewDay for Prospective Students. Named for the college's colors, the 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 or visit www.bsc.edu/admission/visit.htm to register to attend.

Nov. 13 Miss BSC Pageant , BSC Theatre/Mainstage, 7 p.m. General admission tickets are $5. 226-4729.

Nov. 18-20 30 th Model Senate , a program of simulated legislative sessions for high school students, campus. 458-4657.

Nov. 20 “Dark Matter” Animated Show ,Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, 2 p.m., explains topics such as Doppler shift, matter, and inertia (produced by the Science Museum of Virginia). Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for children. 226-4771.

Nov. 21 Mildred Allen Faculty Recital , featuring the former Metropolitan Opera soprano and BSC music professor, 2:30 p.m., Hill Music Building/Recital Hall. 226-4950.

Dec. 3 & 5 Birmingham-Southern Choirs Annual Carol Service , featuring the Alumni and Concert choirs and Southern Chorale, Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 5 at 4:30 p.m. 226-4952.

Dec. 4 & 12 “The Star of Wonder” General Show ,Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, 2 p.m., featuring the famous star that led the Magi to visit the Christ child (Biblical reading included). Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for children. 226-4771.

Jan. 9-28 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 3 p.m. in the Norton Campus Center Theatre. A reception immediately will follow. The exhibit can be viewed Mon.-Fri. from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. 226-4928.

Jan. 21, 23, 25, 27, & 29 Agnes of God Theatrical Production , a conflict between religion and science evolves when a strangled, newborn baby is found in a waste paper basket in a convent. Agnes is the nun accused of murder. Showing at the BSC Theatre/Mainstage, Jan. 21, 25, 27, & 29 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 23 at 2:30 p.m. Fine Arts Society reservations begin Jan. 4; general public reservations are $10 and begin Jan. 11. Box Office hours are Mon.-Fri. from 1-4:45 p.m. 226-4780.

Jan. 22, 24, 26, 28, & 30 All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten Theatrical Production , the notion that life is really “all about the basics” is told in this story featuring colorful characters such as a shy little boy who insists on playing the “pig” in a class production of “Cinderella” and steals the show. Showing at the BSC Theatre/Mainstage, Jan. 22-28 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 30 at 2:30 p.m. Fine Arts Society reservations begin Jan. 4; general public reservations are $10 and begin Jan. 11. Box Office hours are Mon.-Fri. from 1-4:45 p.m. 226-4780.

Jan. 29 “The Cowboy Astronomer” General Show ,Robert R. Meyer Planetarium, 2 p.m. Narrated by poet and humorist Baxter Black, the show gives a perspective of the night sky and the things he's found in a lifetime of stargazing (a Loch Ness production). Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for children. 226-4771.

*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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