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November 2019

Bright Star

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - November 17 @ 2:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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By Steve Martin and Edie Brickell Show Times: November 14-16 at 7:30, 17th at 2 pm; Pauline Theatre in Hayworth Fine Arts Center Inspired by a real event and featuring the Grammy-nominated score by Steven Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway’s Bright Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the 1920s and ’40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II,…

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Chamber Music Series Presents: Annual Holiday Concert

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Please join us on Sunday, November 17th at 7:30 pm in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel for HPU's music faculties annual Holiday Concert. This concert will feature many holiday favorites, including Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker Suite and arrangements of favorite Christmas Carols from around the world. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Thanksgiving Message featuring Bruce Boguski and Donna Mack

November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Bruce Boguski, author, motivational speaker, columnist, and media personality well known for his ability to inspire others to “do the impossible”. Bruce knows firsthand the attitude and skills required to overcome physical and mental challenges.  At age 18, Bruce was partially paralyzed in an automobile accident.  Although doctors warned that he might never walk again, he left the hospital a few months later under his own power.  After a two-year struggle to regain full use of his body, Bruce went on…

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Community Orchestra Concert

November 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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The High Point University Community Orchestra will perform it’s fall concert on Monday, November 25th at 7:30pm in HPU’s Hayworth Fine Arts Center.  Featured on the program is the seven-movement orchestral suite, The Planets, composed by Gustav Holst.  Each movement represents all of the known planets the solar system seen from Earth at the time (1916), and their corresponding astrological character.  In addition, HPU Visiting Assistant Professor of Piano, Dr. Wei Jiao, will perform one of the most famous of…

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December 2019

North Carolina Symphony: Holiday Pops Concert

December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Join us on Sunday, December 1 at 3:00 PM in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center for the highly anticipated Holiday POPS concert, featuring the North Carolina Symphony. This exciting musical production will surely get you in the holiday mood as the North Carolina Symphony plays many favorite, holiday classics, such as the Concert Suite from The Polar Express and music from The Nutcracker. This performance is supported by the Anne Kerr Walker Community Events Endowment Fund. This event is open to…

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Choral Concert

December 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Our annual Holiday Choral Concert has become one of the community’s most popular holiday events, and this year will be the most exciting to date! The concert will be a festive evening of beloved holiday music, Christmas songs from around the world, and some stunning new carols that are sure to delight.  The concert will feature all of the university choral ensembles: University Singers, Chapel Choir, Women’s Chorus, Men’s Glee Club, and Chamber Singers; under the direction of Dr. Marc…

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Lessons and Carols

December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This special candlelight service is the final Chapel service of the fall semester, bringing the community together to remember and retell the Christmas story. The service will feature members of the university community reading scripture and music led by the Chapel Choir. The service is based on the traditional Festival of Lessons and Carols from King’s College, Cambridge, England. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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January 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Service: Rev. Michael A Walrond, Jr.

January 20, 2020 @ 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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Copenhagen Play Reading

January 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Culp Planetarium in Wanek School of Natural Sciences

Join us for a reading of the play Copenhagen by Michael Frayn, directed by HPU student Emmie D’Amico. Scientists Heisenberg, Bohr, and Bohr's wife meet after their deaths to debate the motivations and outcomes of their attendance to a 1941 meeting in Copenhagen to discuss nuclear power. For guests interested in experiential learning, from 5:30-6:30 pm, the HPU Mobile Lab will be parked outside the Wanek School of Natural Sciences and will welcome visitors with activities that highlight the science concepts…

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February 2020

Art Gallery Reception: Visions of Japan

February 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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VISIONS OF JAPAN: Photographs by Dr. Morton Huber with Prints of ‘The Floating World’ The Sechrest Gallery of Art will host an exhibition of Morton and Kyoko Ushio Huber’s extensive collection of Ukiyo-e prints alongside Dr. Huber’s equally extensive collection of photographs taken during his residence and travels in Japan in the 1960s and 70s. This exhibition highlights what is clearly an historically significant collection of prints and will pair the genre images they contain with Dr. Huber’s large-scale black…

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April 2020

Art Gallery Reception: Cheryl Goldsleger and Larry Millard

April 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Cheryl Goldsleger and Larry Millard bring their artistic styles together for this exhibit. Goldsleger’s paintings and drawings weave together clearly portrayed geometry with abstract, painterly marks to express something akin to our contemporary sensibility. Millard’s use of geometrical forms in his sculptures give the impression that his pieces are innate objects in the spaces we occupy. Goldsleger currently serves as the Morris Eminent Scholar in Art at Augusta University. She has received awards and displayed exhibits nationally and internationally. Her…

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Studio Art Senior Exhibition

April 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Sechrest Gallery closes out the 2019/20 Academic year by celebrating our graduating Senior Studio Art Majors. 9 Seniors will be represented in this exhibition, which represents the culmination of their work in a variety of media throughout the past 4 years. This exhibit will run from April 28, 2020 to May 9, 2020.

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