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January 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Service

January 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This annual chapel service celebrates the life and work of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and features noteworthy clergy and scholars from across the country. Martin Luther King, Jr. was deeply committed to serving others and helping foster a most just society. Every year, thousands of people across the United States come together to honor Dr. King through service projects, scholarship opportunities, and worship services. High Point University and the surrounding community are growing their partnership to make MLK…

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Hank Brodt: Holocaust Survivor

January 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268

Hank Brodt, originally from Boryslaw, Poland now lives in High Point, NC. He was born on December 1, 1925, and spent his teen-aged years as the unwelcome guest of 5 Nazi prison camps and a forced labor camp – including Plashov, Matthausen, and Ebensee from which he was liberated on May 6, 1945 by the troops of the US 80th Infantry Division. Prior to his liberation, Mr. Brodt was forced along with other camp prisoners on a death march for…

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Piano Division Series Presents: Mozart’s Birthday Celebration Concert

January 27, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
HBD Mozart

Please join us on January 27th in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel for Mozart's Birthday Celebration Concert. This concert is part of High Point University's Music Department Chamber Music Concert Series. The program includes works for voices, piano and other instruments (oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, etc.)

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February 2019

Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Jessica Jacobs & Nickole Brown

February 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
Jessica & Nickole

Join us Friday, February 1st at 5:00pm to hear Jessica Jacobs and Nickole Brown perform their latest poetry work. Jessica Jacobs is the author of Pelvis with Distance, winner of the New Mexico Book Award in Poetry, an Over the Rainbow selection by the American Library Association, and a finalist for the Lambda Literary and Julie Suk Awards.Her chapbook In Whatever Light Left to Us was published by Sibling Rivalry Press and her second full-length collection Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going is forthcoming from Four Way Books in…

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The Pass/Fail Series: Steven Cozart’s Gallery Talk and Reception

February 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Please join us for Steven Cozart's gallery talk and reception on Thursday, February 7th at 5:00pm. The artist will first give a short gallery talk for all those interested and then afterward there will be a light reception to appreciate his art. We welcome you to come view Steven Cozart's Art in the Sechrest Art Gallery beginning Tuesday, January 15th and going through Friday, March 8th. Steve Cozart is a North Carolina native and a graduate of East Carolina University's School of Art and…

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Finch Lecture: Got Privilege

February 11, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Webb Conference Center, Ballroom, One University Parkway + Google Map
Dr. Alice Hunt

Join us on Monday, February 11th for a lecture by Dr. Alice W. Hunt. Privilege is often invisible to those who have it.  This lecture will examine ways privilege functions in our society and will raise questions about how our values should impact our engagement with our privileges.    

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Cell-Art Collaborative

February 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Couch Hall, One University Parkway
High Point, NC United States
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High Point University’s Cell-Art Collaborative event gives the local high school artists the opportunity to collaborate with HPU undergraduate scientists and explore the ways science and art can be integrated. Young artists in our High Point community will be invited to visit HPU research labs during Experiment Day (Saturday, February 16th, 2019 from 9am-1pm 2nd floor Couch Hall) and utilize the knowledge obtained and observations made to produce a work of art of their choice, whether that be in music,…

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Showcase of Dominican Cinema

February 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nido Qubein School of Communication, Screening Room

Juan Namnun Tavarez, Assistant Professor of Film Studies at the Technical Institute of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. will lecture about the history and main themes of Dominican Films, showing clips of the most important movies of each period, concluding with an overview of the current trends of the industry. This event is open to the public. No tickets required.

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Jerry Gabriel & Karen Leona Anderson

February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
Jerry & Karen

Please join us on Thursday, February 28th for a reading by Karen Leona Anderson and Jerry Gabriel followed by a light reception and book signing. Jerry Gabriel's first book of fiction, Drowned Boy, won the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction and was published in 2010 (Sarabande Books). It was a Barnes and Noble "Discover Great New Writers" pick and awarded the 2011 Towson Prize for Literature. His second book of fiction, The Let Go, was published in 2015 (Queen's Ferry Press). His stories…

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March 2019

Greensboro Opera Presents Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel

March 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - March 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Showtimes: Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:30pm in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theater  Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 2:00pm in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theater  Under the artistic direction of Mr. David Holley, HPU is pleased to have the Greensboro Opera at the Hayworth Fine Arts Center for a timeless opera performance of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available by contacting Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or concierge@highpoint.edu after January 14th.

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Instrumental Kaleidoscope Concert

March 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Kaleidoscope features the HPU instrumental ensembles in a concert of great variety.  Ensembles large and small will perform in “surround sound” within Pauline Theater, making for a fast-paced and enjoyable concert experience.  This year’s performance at HPU will cover a broad spectrum of musical styles. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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Piano Division Series Presents: Ben Blozan

March 24, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Ben Blozan, concert pianist and HPU music faculty member, will present a solo piano recital in Chapel on Sunday, March 24th.  Come enjoy several undisputed masterpieces by Beethoven, Chopin, and Ravel as well as a departure from the beaten path with the Argentinian Dances of Alberto Ginastera. Admission is free to the public and the HPU community.

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Musical Theatre Scenes: Rodgers and Hammerstein

March 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Students enrolled in Musical Theatre Scenes (MUS 1360-01) will perform selections from the musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Audiences will recognize familiar tunes from South Pacific, Oklahoma, The King and I, and more! Open to the public. No Tickets Required.

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Christopher Castiglia

March 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us Thursday, March 28th for Christopher Castiglia's Scholarly talk with a light reception to follow. Chris Castiglia's project addresses nineteenth-century Spiritualism as an early information technology that combined belief, affect, psychology, and media in ways that made new forms of information acceptable to a mass audience.  My particular focus is on how Spiritualism retained the affective trace of interpersonal relations in the emergence of decorporealized information, ensuring that disembodied information remained experientially human.  At the same time, Spiritualism naturalized the relation of information…

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April 2019

HPU Arbor Day Celebration

April 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cottrell Amphitheater, One University Parkway 27268 + Google Map

The annual Arbor Day event will feature various speakers including HPU First Lady Mariana Qubein, who has spearheaded the transformation of the campus Arboretum and Botanical Gardens and Jon Roethling, curator of the grounds. High Point University is one of only twelve universities in North Carolina to achieve Tree Campus USA status. Please join us for this annual event. To reserve your seat please call Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or email concierge@highpoint.edu by April 23, 2019. Parking and shuttle service…

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