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August 21, 2008

Birmingham-Southern College announces fall 2008 calendar of events

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has announced its schedule of major events for fall 2008. 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. 2

BSC Conservatory Voice Faculty Recital. Daniel Seigel, baritone, and Lester Seigel, piano, presenting the premier performance of “Is This Then a Touch,” composed by Dorothy Hindman. Hill Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4950.

Sept. 5-26

Houghton College Faculty 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. 5, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact 205/226-4928.

Sept. 19

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. 21

Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: Midnight's Canvas. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children 12 and under. Contact 205/226-4771.

Sept. 28

William DeVan Faculty Recital. Hill Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Call 205/226-4950.

Oct. 3

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

Oct. 3-31

Ted Whisenhunt 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. 3, 5 to 8 p.m. Contact 205/226-4928.

Oct. 4

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. 11

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. 26

Mildred Allen Faculty Recital. Featuring the works of composers Max Reger and Maurice Ravel, accompanied by Virginia Dismukes. Hill Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Call 205/226-4950.

Oct. 26

Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: Explorers. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children 12 and under. Contact 205/226-4771.

Oct. 31

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

Nov. 6-9

“West Side Story.” Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, based on a conception by Jerome Robbins. College Theatre, Mainstage, Thursday through Saturday 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. General public reservations begin Oct. 23. Call the College Theater Box Office at 205/226-4780 for tickets. Tickets are $10 for the general public; $5 for students. For the enjoyment of patrons and the comfort of the cast and crew, children 6 years old and younger are not allowed to attend.

Nov. 6-Dec. 2

James Alexander Sculpture Installation. Durbin Gallery, Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Opening reception Friday, Nov. 6, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact 205/226-4928.

Nov. 8

Alumni Reunion/Homecoming: BSC vs. Sewanee Football Game. BSC Athletics Complex, 1:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4935.

Nov. 9

BSC College Theatre Reunion. Reception for BSC theatre graduates celebrating the 40th anniversary of the BSC Theatre. BSC Admission Welcome Center, 5 p.m. Contact 205/226-4909.

Nov. 10

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. 16

Faculty/Alumni Recital. Mildred Allen, Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw, David Smith, and Kevin Chance. Collaborative performance of classical solos and ensembles. Hill Recital Hall, 2:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4950.

Nov. 16

Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: Destination: Pluto. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children 12 and under. Contact 205/226-4771.

Nov. 22

A Taste of the Season: Winter Dance Recital. College Theatre, Mainstage, 7:30 p.m. Call the College Theater Box Office at 205/226-4780 for tickets. Tickets are $10 for the general public; $5 for students. Tickets available at the door only on a first come, first served basis. For the enjoyment of patrons and the comfort of the cast and crew, children 6 years old and younger are not allowed to attend.

Nov. 23

Bach: Magnificat. BSC Concert Choir, Canterbury Church Choir, and members of Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Canterbury United Methodist Church, 350 Overbrook Road, Mountain Brook, 5:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4950.

Dec. 5 and Dec. 7

Birmingham-Southern Choirs Annual Carol Service: 72nd Service of Lessons and Carols. BSC's Concert Choir, Southern Chorale, and Alumni Choir. Canterbury United Methodist Church, 350 Overbrook Road, Mountain Brook. Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 7 at 4:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4921.

Dec. 6, 20

Robert R. Meyer Planetarium: Star of Wonder. 2 p.m. Admission $2 for adults; $1 for children 12 and under. Contact 205/226-4771.

Dec. 8

Dorsey and Frances Whittington Concerto/Aria Competition. Hill Recital Hall, 4:30 p.m. Contact 205/226-4950.

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