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August 22, 2007

Birmingham-Southern College announces fall 2007 calendar of events

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has announced its schedule of major events for fall 2007. Please refer to the listed phone numbers should you need more information on the events. Admission is free to all events unless otherwise noted. Sports schedules, including football, can be viewed by visiting www.bscsports.net. The college's fall events include:

Sept. 5
Concert with BSC First Lady and Violinist/Violist Karen Bentley Pollick featuring Russian Pianist and Composer Ivan Sokolov and Guest Performer Cellist Dennis Parker. Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4950.

Sept. 7-28
Plot Influential: A National Invitational Printmaking Exhibition. Durbin Gallery, Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Opening reception Friday, Sept. 7, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact 205/226-4928.

Sept. 21
Black & Gold Senior 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 205/226-4696 or visit www.bsc.edu/admission/visit.htm to register to attend.

Sept. 22
Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: Destination: Pluto. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children. Contact 205/226-4771.

Sept. 22-23
“Miss Julie.” Written by BSC theatre professor Alan Litsey from a translation by Elizabeth Sprigge of the August Strindberg play. Recommended for mature audiences only. Performances at 7:30 p.m., Theatre One. Thursday through Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. General public reservations begin September 6. Limited seating; reserve early. Call the College Theater Box Office at 205/ 226-4780 for tickets. Tickets are $10 for the general public; $5 for students.

Sept. 30
Mildred Allen Faculty Recital. Hill Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4950.

Oct. 5-26
Lisa Michitti Art Exhibit. Durbin Gallery, Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Opening reception Friday, Oct. 5, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact 205/226-4928.

Oct. 5
Sloss Furnace Iron Pour. Art Plaza, Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, outside, 5 to 8 p.m. Contact 205/226-4928.

Oct. 6
Family Day. BSC invites parents of attending students to be part of this special day to meet faculty and spend a day on the Hilltop. BSC President Dr. David Pollick will present an update on some of the changes at the college. Contact 205/226-4921.

Oct. 6
Homecoming: BSC v. DePauw Football Game. Regions Park, 1:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4935.

Oct. 7
Bill DeVan Faculty Recital. Hill Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4950.

Oct. 8
Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: Stars and Constellations. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children. Contact 205/226-4771.

Oct. 13
Fall Preview Day for Prospective Students. Provides high school students a sampling of campus life, which includes academic program information, a tour of campus, and a complimentary lunch. Call 205/226-4696 or visit www.bsc.edu/admission/visit.htm to register to attend.

Oct. 20
Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: Ring World. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children. Contact 205/226-4771.

Oct. 25
Choral Music Masterclass Series Lecture/Presentation: Joan Catoni Conlon, professor of choral studies and director of graduate choral research at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4950.

Oct. 31
Organ Spooktacular: James Cook Faculty Recital. Hill Recital Hall, 9 p.m. Contact 205/226-4950.

Nov. 2-30
John Lytle Wilson Art Exhibit. Durbin Gallery, Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Opening reception Friday, Nov. 2, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact 205/226-4928.

Nov. 8-11
“The Taming of the Shrew” Theatre Production. By William Shakespeare. Performances at 7:30 p.m., Mainstage. Thursday through Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. General public reservations begin October 25. Call the College Theater Box Office at 205/ 226-4780 for tickets. Tickets are $10 for the general public; $5 for students.

Nov. 10
BAMA Concert: featuring Guitarist Paul Bowman and guest performer BSC First Lady and Violinist Karen Bentley Pollick. Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4950.

Nov. 12
Black & Gold Senior Preview Day for Prospective Students. Named for the college's colors, this 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 205/226-4696 or visit www.bsc.edu/admission/visit.htm to register to attend.

Nov. 17
Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: Midnight's Canvas. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children. Contact 205/226-4771.

Nov. 30 and Dec. 2
Birmingham-Southern Choirs Annual Carol Service. Features BSC's Concert Choir, Southern Chorale, and Alumni Choir. Canterbury United Methodist Church, Mountain Brook. Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4921.

Dec. 1, 16
Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: Star of Wonder. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children. Contact 205/226-4771.

Dec. 3
Dorsey and Frances Whittington Concerto/Aria Competition. Hill Recital Hall, 4 p.m. Contact 205/226-4950.

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