BSC Visual and Performing Arts Calendar
The college's Art, Theatre, and Music Departments are offering up a spectacular season. Consider joining the BSC Fine Arts Society today!
The complete calendar is available here.
Second Line Art Exhibition
Oct. 3-30 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., M-F
Jenny Hager, an associate professor of sculpture at the University of North Florida, considers herself a hybrid artist—part sculptor, part performance artist, part video artist, part printmaker, and part stilt-walker.
Fall Career Fair and Opportunity Expo
Oct. 21 - 2-5 p.m.
Bruno Great Hall
Over 60 representatives from companies and organizations from a variety of fields and industries will be available. This event is open to BSC students of all majors and class levels.
Hispanic Heritage Month Speaker
Oct. 23 - 11 a.m.
Dr. Lourdes SÃ¡nchez-LÃ³pez, UAB associate professor of Spanish, will lecture on "The Diversity of the Hispanic Culture and how the Hispanic Culture Differs from Region to Region."
Diwali: The Festival of Lights
Oct. 23 - 5-7:30 p.m.
Norton Center Fountain
Oct. 28 - 11 a.m.
Michael Flowers, BSC professor of theatre, will lecture on "The Abuse and Bullying of Carrie: How the Remake of a Modern Musical Addresses One of the Major Issues of Our Time."
Oct. 30 - 11 a.m.
Dr. Dorceta E. Taylor, a professor at the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources and Environment, will talk about "Environmental Racism and the Quest for Justice in Communities of Color."
Halloween on the Hilltop
Oct. 30 - 4-6 p.m.
Residence Hall Quad
The college will again welcome the children of faculty and staff as well as trick-or-treaters from the local community to campus to experience an enjoyable and safe Halloween.
Carrie: the Musical
Oct. 30 - Nov. 2 - times vary
The musical is based on Stephen King's bestselling novel, with a book by Lawrence Cohen, lyrics by Academy Award winner Dean Pitchford, and music by Academy Award winner Michael Gore. The production will feature a cast of 13 students along with Kristi Tingle Higginbotham '87 as Carrie's fanatically religious and abusive mother. Tickets are $20; students get in for $10.
Oct. 31 - 9 p.m.
Hill Recital Hall
Celebrate Halloween with musical mayhem featuring the Cooper Recital Organ. BSC students, staff, and alumni will perform.
Nov. 4 - 11 a.m.
Dr. Larry Brasher, Denson Franklin Professor Emeritus of Religion will lecture on the topic "Searching for the Native Plant and Discovering the Native American: Ancient Stone Ritual Structures in North Alabama."
Nov. 6 - 11 a.m.
Dr. Jason Heaton, BSC assistant professor of biology and this year's Whetstone Award winner, will talk about "From Ape to Man: The Tale of the Sterkfontein Valley."
"Celebration" Art Exhibition
Nov. 7-25 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., M-F
"Celebration: Work by Robert Tucker and his Students" is a special alumni art exhibition in honor of BSC Emeritus Professor of Art Robert "Bob" Tucker III. The exhibition is curated by Professor of Art Steve Cole, who is also gallery director, and freelance fine artist Allen Peterson '94 of Atlanta. An opening reception will be held Nov. 7 from 6-8 p.m. that is free and open to the public.
BACHE Visiting Writers Series
Nov. 11 - 11 a.m.
Tayari Jones, a nonfiction writer and the author of three novels, will lecture on campus through the BACHE consortium. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in the New York Times, the Believer, and New Stories From The South.
One-A-Chord Gospel Choir Fall Concert
Nov. 16 - 3 p.m.
Bruno Great Hall
The ensemble, a diverse group that seeks to glorify God, is under the direction of Valerie Harris.
Nov. 18 - 11 a.m.
Dr. Alan LItsey, BSC professor of theatre arts, will talk about the upcoming play "Four by Tenn: Measuring the Artistry of Tennessee Williams."
Opera Workshop Scenes Program
Nov. 18 - 9 p.m.
Hill Recital Hall
An evening of operatic scenes by Mozart, Menotti, and more.
Nov. 20 - 11 a.m.
Assistant Professor of Urban Environmental Studies Dr. William Holt and the UES 360 Environmental Justice Class will lead a discussion on "Service Learning: Engaging with the Community through the Classroom."
Annual Soul Food Festival
Nov. 20 - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Norton Center, second floor common area
Everyone is welcome to attend this great event and enjoy a variety of traditional Soul Food dishes, deserts, and drinks!
Four by Tenn Theatrical Production
Nov. 20-23 - times vary
College Theatre/The Underground
Four jewel-like plays by Tennessee Williams celebrate the will of the human spirit to overcome insurmountable odds. Each story serves up a dilemma as it introduces us to sensitive, brave, feisty ladies as southern as a tall sweet iced tea. Tickets are $15; students get in for $10.
BSC Symphonic Band Prism Concert
Nov. 24 - 7:30 p.m.
Hill Recital Hall
The band, led by Ben Posey, will perform major works for wind and percussion.
No classes; administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.
Dec. 2 - 11 a.m.
Hill Recital hall
This engaging presentation, titled "Vocal Somatics: The Commercial Voice and Contemporary Styles," will teach audience members about the amazing workings of the human voice in music that define our 21st century popular culture. Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw, director of BSC's Vocal Studies Program, will be joined by Nancy Allen, coordinator of musical theatre at Belmont University, and BSC student performers.
The 78th Annual Service of Lessons and Carols
Dec. 5 & 7 - 7:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
The BSC Concert Choir, Southern Chorale, and Alumni Choir will ring in the season in the college's beloved annual service featuring the music of the holiday season. Child care is available for the Dec. 7 service by reservation; call (205) 8747-1546 between Thanksgiving and Dec. 5.
Dec. 19 - Jan. 1
No classes and administrative offices will be closed.