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January 2016

Art + Dialogue (A + D2016): Responding to Racial Tension in America

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - March 3 @ 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Monday-Thursday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Call 336-841-4685 or 336-803-1815 for more information) Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Art Gallery Open to the Public, No Tickets Required "Art + Dialogue (A + D2016): Responding to Racial Tension in America" (A + D) is a collaborative project intended to bring community together using a visual art exhibition as the catalyst for dialogues around racial tension in America. A charged topic, A + D aspires to make the issue of race…

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February 2016

Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant: Phoenix Reading Series: Xhenet Aliu and Susan McCarty

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point , 27268
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Xhenet Aliu's debut fiction collection, Domesticated Wild Things, won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction and was released in September 2013. Her fiction and essays have appeared in journals such as Glimmer Train, Hobart, The Barcelona Review, Necessary Fiction, American Short Fiction and elsewhere. She has received multiple scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, a grant from The Elizabeth George Foundation and a fellowship from the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, among other awards. She holds an M.F.A. from…

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Spring Dance Concert

February 18 @ 7:30 pm - February 20 @ 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Thursday, February 18 - Saturday, February 20 at 7:30 pm. The 2016 Spring Dance Concert is a collection of dance works choreographed by faculty member Lindsey Howie, adjunct faculty member Christine Stevens, guest choreographer Lindsay Shepherd, and students Madeleine Casadonte, Danielle Criss and Peyton Senning. Performed by High Point University students, the works presented range in style and approach for a fun evening of dance. Whether you are a seasoned dance enthusiast or a first-time patron, there is something for…

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HPU Theatre Presents: Mary Stuart

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - February 27 @ 9:00 pm
Black Box Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Thursday, February 25 - Saturday, February 27 and Monday, February 29 - Wednesday, March 2 at 7:30 pm Peter Oswald’s gripping adaptation of Friedrich Schiller’s Mary Stuart imagines an encounter between the Protestant Elizabeth I and her Catholic cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots, on the day in 1587 before the latter is executed under the authority of the former for plotting to usurp the crown of England. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available for HPU students, faculty,…

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Faculty Jazz Combo Concert

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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The HPU Jazz Ensemble presents a concert of classic jazz standards and new works, spanning all of the major style periods of jazz from the 1930s to the present.

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Chamber Ensembles Concert, Kaleidoscope

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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High Point University will offer community members an evening of non-stop musical performances with its Spring Chamber Ensembles Concert, “Kaleidoscope.” This year’s performance marks the fifth of its kind at HPU and will cover a broad spectrum of musical styles. Instrumental ensembles featured will include the chamber orchestra and flute, brass, string, jazz and percussion ensembles, among others.

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HPU Theatre Presents: Mary Stuart

February 29 @ 7:30 pm - March 2 @ 9:00 pm
Black Box Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Monday, February 29 - Wednesday, March 2 at 7:30 pm. Peter Oswald’s gripping adaptation of Friedrich Schiller’s Mary Stuart imagines an encounter between the Protestant Elizabeth I and her Catholic cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots, on the day in 1587 before the latter is executed under the authority of the former for plotting to usurp the crown of England. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available for HPU students, faculty, staff and the general public by contacting the…

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March 2016

Greensboro Symphony: Tchaikovsky Spectacular

March 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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An evening of grandeur awaits this March, featuring some of Tchaikovsky's greatest music, from his famous 1812 "Overture" to his "Sleeping Beauty Suite." The Greensboro Symphony also presents a fresh take on the composer's "Symphony #1: Winter Dreams," paired with a multimedia montage of works by internationally-renowned Russian artists, Lyuba and Aleksander Titovets. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available at the Campus Concierge desk for HPU students, faculty and staff with a valid HPU Passport Card. A…

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Ambiguity, Uncertainty and Resignation: Kotani Paintings

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - April 28 @ 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Monday-Thursday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Call 336-841-4685 or 336-803-1815 for more information) Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Art Gallery Open to the Public, No Tickets Required “Ambiguity, Uncertainty and Resignation: Kotani Paintings” In the words of Kotani: The nature of perception, imagination, and the creative process are very enigmatic. Observation, memory, and imagination gather in worlds of our flesh and our thought and emotion; worlds of noumena and phenomena, immanence and transcendence. I like to imagine a whole,…

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Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant: Phoenix Reading Series: Stuart Dischell and Michael Parker

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point , 27268
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Author of four collections of poems, Evenings & Avenues, Good Hope Road, Dig Safe and Backwards Days, Stuart Dischell teaches poetry writing as well as modern and contemporary poetry. He has received honors and awards from the National Poetry Series, the National Endowment for the Arts, the North Carolina Arts Council and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, among others. His work appears in a number of journals and anthologies, including Good Poems, Hammer and Blaze and Pushcart Prize. Michael…

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Percussion Ensemble Concert

March 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Join the HPU Percussion Ensemble for an evening of exciting music, directed by world-renowned percussionist and composer Dr. Nathan Daughtrey.

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North Carolina Youth Brass Band Concert

March 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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The North Carolina Youth Brass Band is an auditioned all-star ensemble composed of many of the finest high school brass players and percussionists in this region of North Carolina. Conducted by Dr. Brian Meixner, the NCYBB is a new ensemble, founded in 2015.

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Cafe Jazz Concert

March 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point , 27268
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Come have dessert and coffee and enjoy the sounds of the HPU Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Robert Faub

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April 2016

HPU Chamber Music Series: British Invasion!

April 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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In 1904, the German critic Oskar Schmitz stated that England was a land without music. Perhaps it was this unfavorable critique that inspired a wealth of successful twentieth century composers and compositions. This concert will feature the Department of Music faculty as they honor composers William Henry Squires (1871-1963), Ralph Vaughn Williams (1872-1958), Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) and Madeleine Dring (1923-1977). The program will include William Henry Squires’ "Gavotte Humoristique" and "Meditation in C" for cello and piano performed by Gina…

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Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant: First Amendment Day with Greg Lukianoff

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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President and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Greg Lukianoff will speak about recent disputes at schools such as University of Missouri and Yale University that raise questions about the proper balance between the right to free speech on campus and the need to be politically sensitive to others, particularly minority students. His talk will be the capstone event of HPU's first-ever First Amendment Day, which will explore similar issues with a series of events that include…

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Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant: Phoenix Reading Series: Dao Strom

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point , 27268
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Author of two previous books of fiction, Grass Roof, Tin Roof (2003) and The Gentle Order of Girls and Boys (2006) Dao Strom is also a writer of songs. About her 2006 fiction collection, The New Yorker said, “Quietly beautiful, Strom’s stories are hip without being ironic.” Her current project received funding from the Regional Arts & Culture Council and the Oregon Arts Commission. She has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the James Michener Fellowship and…

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HPU Theatre Presents: Cul-De-Sac

April 14 @ 7:30 pm - April 16 @ 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Thursday, April 14 - Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 pm. Join us for the world premiere of a new play by acclaimed playwright John Cariani, author of Almost, Maine! Cariani has been developing Cul-de-Sac with HPU Theatre faculty, students and alumni over the past year. The play takes place on a familiar cul-de-sac in a familiar neighborhood in a familiar town. The Johnsons feel stuck, the Smiths feel lost, and the Joneses seem to have it all figured out. Come…

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HPU Theatre Presents: Cul-De-Sac

April 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Sunday, April 17 at 2:00 pm Join us for the world premiere of a new play by acclaimed playwright John Cariani, author of Almost, Maine!  Cariani has been developing Cul-de-Sac with HPU Theatre faculty, students and alumni over the past year. The play takes place on a familiar cul-de-sac in a familiar neighborhood in a familiar town.  The Johnsons feel stuck, the Smiths feel lost, and the Joneses seem to have it all figured out. Come see what is revealed when we look…

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Spring Choral Concert

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Please join us as members of the HPU Choral Ensembles, members of the United Methodist Church Choirs from around the area, and the newly formed High Point University Community Orchestra preform a three part Choral Concert including Vivaldi’s and John Rutter’s "GLORIA." A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available at the Campus Concierge desk for HPU students, faculty and staff with a valid HPU Passport Card. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available for the general…

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Arbor Day

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
David R. Hayworth Park, Hoffman Amphitheatre
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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.

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