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August 2017

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Hunt Seat and Equitation” By Elise Schweitzer

August 22 - October 13
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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A collection of paintings and drawings exploring the visual conventions of the equitation style of horseback riding. This series is also an examination of that strange visual overlay found in competitive horse shows of nineteenth century fashion, sharp black boots and black blazers and beautiful horses, jumbled up with electric blue North face fleeces and Gatorade bottles. Please call 336-841-4680 for more information. Open to the public. No tickets required.   The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am –…

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October 2017

Faculty Recital: JW Turner with Mayumi Osada, “Traditional and Popular Music of Japan.”

October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hayworth Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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With the support of the HPU Anime Club and in conjunction with JW Turner's research, this program will present evocations of Japanese traditional music, including Toshiro Mayuzumi's "Bunraku for Solo Cello" (1960), as well as a group of songs from the popular anime series "Bakemonogatari. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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HPU/St. Mary’s Lecture Series

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Dr. Luke Bretherton is professor of theological ethics and senior fellow of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. Dr. Bretherton will be speaking about "Faith, Morality, and the Politics of a Common Life." Dr. Bretherton will also give the homimly for the noon eucharist at St. Mary's Episcopal Church on Wednesday, October 4th, at noon. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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HPU Theatre Presents: Seascape by Edward Albee

October 5 - October 11
Black Box Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Thursday, October 5 – Saturday, October 7th Monday, October 9 – Wednesday, October 11th No performance on Sunday. Starts at 7:30pm each night.   On a deserted stretch of beach a middle-aged couple, relaxing after a picnic lunch, talk idly about home, family and their life together. She sketches, he naps, and then, suddenly, they are joined by two sea creatures—lizards who have decided to leave the ocean depths and come ashore. Initial fear, and then suspicion of each other, are…

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Hemingway’s Brain: Exploring the Intersections of Literature and Psychiatry, a talk by Andrew Farah, MD, DFAPA

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Dr. Farah is a graduate of Clemson University, the Medical University of South Carolina, and completed his residency at Wake Forest University. He is regarded as one of the nation’s leading psychiatrists and currently serves as Chief of Psychiatry, High Point Division of University of North Carolina Healthcare, as well as a clinical faculty member in the Physician Assistant Studies program at High Point University. He has published widely in his field and served as editor for two psychiatric journals.…

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Holly Goddard Jones

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Webb Conference Center, Ballroom, One University Parkway + Google Map

Holly Goddard Jones is the author of The Salt Line, The Next Time You See Me and Girl Trouble (stories). Her work has appeared in The Best American Mystery Stories, New Stories from the South, Tin House magazine, and elsewhere. She was a recipient of The Fellowship of Southern Writers' Hillsdale Prize for Excellence in Fiction and of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award. She earned her M.F.A. from Ohio State University and her B.A. from the University of Kentucky. She teaches creative writing at UNC Greensboro and lives in…

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Pep Band Concert

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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A limited number of complimentary tickets are available. Reserve your ticket now by calling Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or emailing concierge@highpoint.edu.

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Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Murta-Kruti” By Vilas Tonape

October 24 - December 7
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opening Reception Thursday November 9, 2017 from 4 to 6PM with Artist Talk 5PM by Vilas Tonape. Sanskrit for “Embodied Creation”, Murta-Kruti is a series of portraiture and figure works by artist and Methodist University Art Department Chair, Vilas Tonape. Murta-Kruti celebrates the uniqueness of the individual human form, with contemporary realism rooted in classical inspiration.   Open to the public. No tickets required.   The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm…

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Paisley Rekdal

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Rekdal grew up in Seattle, Washington, the daughter of a Chinese American mother and a Norwegian father. She earned a BA from the University of Washington, an MA from the University of Toronto Centre for Medieval Studies, and an MFA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is the author of the poetry collections A Crash of Rhinos (2000), Six Girls Without Pants (2002), The Invention of the Kaleidoscope (2007), and Imaginary Vessels (2016), as well as the book of essays The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee: Observations…

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Fall Dance Concert

October 26 - October 28
Black Box Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Performance will begin at 7:30pm. The Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to share and showcase the talents of students in the first ever Fall Dance Concert. It is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. However, we are asking attendees to bring a school supply item for us to donate to our local schools.  We have a lot to be thankful for and we want us to pass that along to help out the community.…

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HPU Chamber Music Series presents Melinda Whittington, soprano and Ben Blozan, piano

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Melinda Whittington is one of the most promising sopranos working today. She has created a wide-ranging recital built around the theme of evening and will be joined in its presentation by HPU piano faculty member Ben Blozan. Don't miss this exciting event! Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Melinda Whittington Masterclass

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hayworth Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Melinda is one of America's most promising young opera artists. She is singing major roles at leading national and international opera houses. Following an exciting performance with the Chamber Music Singers, Melinda will lead a masterclass where HPU singers are guided by Melinda's instruction, and culminate in a discussion about developing careers in the arts as well as overcoming challenges and staying focused in a highly competitive environment. This is a public event. No tickets are required.

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Fall Percussion Ensemble Concert

October 28 @ 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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Vocal Division Rep Class

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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