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Fine Arts Society Calendar

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.

Featured Events

Second Line Art Exhibition
Oct. 3-30 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., M-F
Durbin Gallery
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.

Guest Speaker
Oct. 30 - 11 a.m.
Harbert Auditorium
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
College Theatre/Mainstage
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.

Organ Spooktacular
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.

Provost's Forum
Nov. 4 - 11 a.m.
Norton Theatre,
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."

Provost's Forum
Nov. 6 - 11 a.m.
Norton Theatre
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
Durbin Gallery
"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.
Norton Theatre
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.

Provost's Forum
Nov. 18 - 11 a.m.
College Theatre
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.

Rise3 Panel
Nov. 20 - 11 a.m.
Norton Theatre
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.

Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 26-30
No classes; administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Provost's Forum
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.

Christmas Break
Dec. 19 - Jan. 1
No classes and administrative offices will be closed.

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