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Jan. 5, 2007

Birmingham-Southern announces 2007 winter/spring calendar of events

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College announces its schedule of 2007 winter/spring major events. Please refer to the listed phone numbers should you need more information. Admission is free to all events unless otherwise noted. Sports schedules for men's and women's athletic events can be viewed by visiting www.bscsports.net. The college's winter/spring events include:

Jan. 14-31
Southeastern Regional High School Artist Competition and Exhibition
. Durbin Gallery, Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday to Friday. Awards presentation Jan. 15, Norton Campus Center Theatre, 2:30 p.m. Opening reception Jan. 14, 3 to 5 p.m. Call 205/226-4928.

Jan. 25-28
“As You Like It” theatrical/musical production
. By William Shakespeare. A classic comedy of romance, disguise, and pastoral delight. College Theatre, Mainstage. Jan. 25-27 at 7:30 p.m.; Jan. 28 at 2:30 p.m. General public reservations begin Jan. 11. Ticket price $10. BSC Theatre Box Office, Monday to Friday, 1 to 4:45 p.m. Call 205/226-4780.

Jan. 27
Robert R. Meyer Planetarium:The Winter Sky.”
Orion, the brilliant constellation of winter and his companions dominate the sky. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children. Call 205/226-4771.

Feb. 9-March 2
BSC Art Faculty Exhibition
Durbin Gallery, Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday to Friday. Opening reception Feb. 9, 6 to 8 p.m. Call 205/226-4928.

Feb. 18
Whittington Competition Winners Performance
. BSC student winners of the annual Frances and Dorsey Whittington Competition will perform with the Red Mountain Chamber Orchestra. Hill Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Call 205/226-4950.

Feb. 24
Robert R. Meyer Planetarium:Ancient Horizons.”
Produced by the Science Museum of Virginia and the McDonald Observatory of the University of Texas. Cosmic order motivated the Egyptians to watch the sky; they built pyramids with an astronomical purpose. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children. Call 205/226-4771.

Feb. 25
Jim Cook Faculty Recital: “The Organ as Cover Band.”
Transcriptions of music for piano, organ, and voice. Hill Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Call 205/226-4950.

March 1
BAMA Concert
. The Birmingham Art Music Alliance presents a concert featuring violinist and BSC First Lady Karen Bentley Pollick and Moscow pianist/composer Ivan Sokolov in a program of piano/violin duos composed especially for them in Rome by BSC music professors Dorothy Hindman and Charles Norman Mason. Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Call 205/226-4950.

March 4
Chagall Trio and Friends
. The Chagall Trio, ensemble in residence at BSC, featuring BSC associate professor of music Lester Seigel, piano; Miraslava Bartels, violin; and BSC adjunct professor of music Craig Hultgren, cello, joined by BSC staff member and mezzo-soprano Jane Seigel and violist Lucina Horner. Performance featuring twentieth-century works. Hill Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Call 205/226-4950.

March 8-10
Spring Dance Performance
. Features works by several guest choreographers. College Theatre, Mainstage, 7:30 p.m. General public reservations begin Feb. 22. Ticket price $10. BSC Theatre Box Office, Monday to Friday, 1 to 4:45 p.m. Call 205/226-4780.

March 11
Mildred Allen Faculty Recital
. Accompanied by Adam Bowles. Hill Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Call 205/226-4950.

March 9&10
Writing Today
. The 27th annual version of this popular BSC event will feature as its Grand Master Gay Talese, a foremost American writer of non-fiction. Campus location and times to be announced. For ticket information, call 205/226-4921.

March 9-30
BFA Exhibition
. Durbin Gallery, Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Opening reception March 9, 6 to 8 p.m. Call 205/226-4928.

March 22 & 27
Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: “Adventures Along the Spectrum.”
Produced by the Clark Planetarium. Visitors learn about astronomy and the basics of energy. The complex topic is presented in a way that children can understand and enjoy. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children. Call 205/226-4771.

March 24
Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: “Navigating with Lewis and Clark.”
Produced by Valley City State University of North Dakota. How did Lewis and Clark know they were in the middle of nowhere? 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children. Call 205/226-4771.

April 4-20
BFA Exhibition II
. Durbin Gallery, Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Opening reception April 4, 6 to 8 p.m. Call 205/226-4928

April 15
BSC Concert Choir Homecoming Concert
. Canterbury United Methodist Church, 350 Overbrook Road, Mountain Brook, 4 p.m. Call 205/226-4950.

April 26-29
“Ah, Wilderness”
theatrical production. By Eugene O'Neill. Classic comedy about small-town values, young love, and the joys of growing up. College Theatre, Mainstage. April 26-28 at 7:30 p.m.; April 29 at 2:30 p.m. General public reservations begin April 12. Ticket price $10. BSC Theatre Box Office, Monday to Friday, 1 to 4:45 p.m. Call 205/226-4780.

April 26
Honors Day
. A special convocation recognizing past BSC presidents, deans, and retired faculty members. Munger Hall Auditorium, 10:30 a.m. An afternoon of undergraduate academic presentations follows in academic buildings from 1 to 5 p.m. Call 205/226-4650.

April 26-May 18
BSC Juried Student Exhibition
. Durbin Gallery, Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday to Friday. Opening reception April 26, noon to 2 p.m. Call 205/226-4928.

April 27-28
BSC Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007
. For events, locations, dates, and times, refer to the BSC Office of Alumni Relations Web site at www.bsc.edu/alumni. Call 205/226-4909.

April 28
Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: “Planet Patrol.”
Produced by the Sudekum Planetarium. A solar system staked out with planetary investigator Sam Snork. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children. Call 205/226-4771.

May 7
BSC Southern Chorale Concert
. Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Call 205/226-4950.

May 8
BSC Hilltop Singers Season Finale
. Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Call 205/226-4950.

May 26
Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: “Galaxies.”
Produced by the Hansen Planetarium. A journey through the stars of the Milky Way ahe galaxies beyond. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children. Call 205/226-4771.

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