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August 2016

Sechrest Art Gallery: Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate

August 22 - December 7
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Monday-Friday from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Call 336-841-4680 or 336-803-1815 for more information) This traveling exhibition will showcase the work of 39 artists who have transformed thousands of anti-Semitic and racist books into an uplifting and dynamic exhibit. It will be visually powerful, thought-provoking, sometimes humorous, always challenging, and ultimately deeply moving.  

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October 2016

How To Make Your Voice Last a Lifetime: Leda Scearce, Performing Voice Specialist, Duke Voice Care Center

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Leda Scearce

Singers and career speakers are vocal athletes: they require their voices to be in peak condition to accomplish super-human vocal feats. As a result, they are at high risk for developing vocal injuries. Performing Voice Specialist Leda Scearce from the Duke Voice Care Center will reveal how the voice works, illustrate typical voice problems that can result from misuse, and provide strategies and guidelines to help maintain optimal vocal health and avoid vocal disasters. Open to the public. No tickets required.   Vocal Pacing For Worship Soloist…

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HPU Theatre Presents: THE 39 STEPS

October 6 - October 12
Empty Space Theatre,
One University Parkway
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39 steps

Thursday, October 6 - Saturday, October 8 at 7:30pm Monday, October 10 - Wednesday, October 12 at 7:30pm Adapted by Patrick Barlow: Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! “Theatre at its finest…Absurdly enjoyable!” The New York Times. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available at the Campus Concierge desk for HPU students, faculty,…

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Mazzjazz

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Mazzjazz Concert

Department of Music faculty member Mark Mazzatenta (guitar) along with his twin brother, Michael (piano), write original music for the band, which combines classical, jazz, improvisation and cinematic elements. Mazzjazz also plays rearrangements of songs such as “Over the Rainbow” and “Pink Panther.” The band includes Wolfgang Planz on bass and guest artist Max Wood on drums. Drummer Max Wood, one of Seattle's most versatile musicians, will be the featured guest artist with Mazzjazz and will conduct a drumset workshop…

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Symphonic Band Presents: Pops In the Park

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Alumni Avenue Amphitheater,
One University Parkway 27268
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HPU Symphonic Band will present its first concert of the year, “Pops in the Park.” Held in the beautiful Alumni Amphitheater, the band is excited to offer a fun, varied program of popular music since 1960. Featuring songs by the Beatles, hits from the eighties, and Harry Potter, this concert is certain to offer something for everyone. Bring your lawn chair enjoy the evening with us! Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Gender, Politics, and Election 2016

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium
Alixandra-Yanus

Dr. Alixandra Yanus, Assistant Professor of Political Science, will discuss the role of gender in voting habits and candidates’ decisions to run for elected office. In addition to looking at the role of gender in the 2016 Presidential election, Dr. Yanus’s talk will explore the source and scope of gender barriers in government participation, as well as what can be done to narrow the gender gap in politics for future generations. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Can you Dig This?

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium
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As part of an urban gardening movement taking root in South LA, people are planting to transform their neighborhoods and are changing their own lives in the process. Calling for people to put down their guns and pick up their shovels, these self-titled “gangster gardeners” are creating an oasis in the middle of one of the most notoriously dangerous places in America. Can You Dig This? follows the journeys of four of these unlikely gardeners and the transformative power of…

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Phoenix Reading Series: J.D. Daniels

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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JD Daniels

Can civilization save us from ourselves? That is the question J. D. Daniels asks in his first book, a series of six letters written during dark nights of the soul. Working from his own highly varied experience—as a janitor, night watchman, adjunct professor, drunk, exterminator, dutiful son—he considers how far books and learning and psychoanalysis can get us, and how much we’re stuck in the mud. In prose wound as tight as a copper spring, Daniels takes us from the highways…

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HPU Chamber Music Recital #2: Euphonium Euphoria

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Brian Meixner, Associate Professor of Music at HPU, will perform a faculty chamber recital featuring himself on euphonium, Ben Blozan on piano, and several other colleagues in various combinations of instruments with euphonium.  You won't want to miss this varied program featuring top-flight artists! Open to the public. No tickets required.

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HPU Percussion Ensemble Concert

October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Join the HPU Percussion Ensemble for an evening of exciting music. With the variety of sounds the percussion ensemble can produce, this concert will offer something for everyone. Trios, large percussion orchestra, and soloists will captivate both the eyes and ears of audience members. Make sure not to miss this concert! Open to the Public. No tickets required.

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North Carolina Youth Brass Band Concert

October 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The North Carolina Youth Brass Band, under the direction of HPU Associate Professor of Music Dr. Brian Meixner, is an auditioned ensemble composed of high school brass and percussion students from across the region. In residence at HPU, the NCYBB provides an opportunity for young musicians to develop their skills and musicianship while playing fun and exciting music in a 30+ member brass band!  This first concert of the NCYBB’s 2016-17 season will feature a wide range of repertoire for…

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