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August 2017

Sechrest Art Gallery Exhibit

August 22 - October 13
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Chapel Services

August 23, 2017 - April 25, 2018
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Every Wednesday the university community gathers to deepen its soul through song, prayer, preaching and meditative silence. It’s a time to move from the chaos of life to the most important things in life: community, care of self, and creativity of God’s spirit that transforms the world. Join us from 5:30 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. in the Hayworth Chapel with fellowship and small group discussion to follow. Reverend Preston Davis (Minister to the University) preaches at each service, unless otherwise…

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September 2017

HPU Piano Competition: Funded by The Randall Thomas Johnson Trust

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The High Point University Piano Competition brings 3 finalists to campus for our September 9th event to compete for cash prizes.  Finalists are selected by the HPU piano faculty from a pool of submissions.  The three finalists will then compete for first, second and third place cash prizes determined by outside judges brought to campus. This is a national competition open to pianists ages 15 through 25. This event is open to the public. No tickets required.  

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Sechrest Art Gallery Opening Reception

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Voyager Golden Record 40th Anniversary Concert

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Department of Music celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Voyager spacecraft's Golden Record with performances of selections from the disc. In 1977 the Voyager spacecraft launched carrying a gold-plated phonograph record with images and sounds that portray the diversity of life and culture on earth.  The concert features music by Bach, Beethoven, Stravinsky, Chuck Berry, Louis Armstrong,  Blind Willie Johnson, and folk music from around the world.   Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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Building Foodway Bridges in the Nuevo New South

September 21
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Dr. Steven Alvarez is an activist, educator, and scholar who has successfully combined his passion for college education with meaningful interventions in the community. He has presented in many universities throughout the United States and has recently received attention in several national media outlets for his pedagogical initiative “taco literacy,” which attempts to locate culture in quotidian food artifacts that we have discounted as culturally inconsequential. In this talk, Dr. Alvarez will provide practical strategies for thinking about everyday cultural…

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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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Building Bridges Through Art

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Argentinean artist Fernanda Piamonti has been awarded many national and international awards during her career. In 2008, she participated in an International Scholarship in Saint Martí de Empuriers, Spain, with the idea of working with “the circular space.” Terraces of overlooks allowed her to see complete 360 degree panoramic views. In 2014 and 2016, she obtained artist residencies in the Cité International des Arts, Paris in order to carry out a project on the aerial panoramic. The panoramic works delved into…

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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. 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 public by contacting the HPU Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or concierge@highpoint.edu.

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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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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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Sechrest Art Gallery Exhibit

October 24 - December 7
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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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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November 2017

Fall Band Concert

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Comprised of students from across campus, the HPU Wind Ensemble performs a wide variety of music at multiple concerts throughout the year.  This year's Fall Concert will feature the full ensemble, smaller chamber groups, traditional compositions and new, modern works. Please join us for an entertaining night of music. Open to the Public. No Tickets Required.

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Sechrest Art Gallery Opening Reception

November 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Phoenix Literary Festival

November 10 - November 11
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall, One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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No tickets required. Open to the public.

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Veterans Day Celebration

November 10 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center, One University Avenue
High Point, 27268
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A Patriotic Salute and breakfast for military heroes. President Qubein and the entire HPU family warmly invite local veterans to celebrate their sacrifice and service to our nation. Featuring performances by the North Carolina Brass Band and The High Point University Chamber Singers.  

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Musical Theatre Performance: Cabaret

November 16 - November 19
Black Box Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Starts at 7:30pm each night. 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 public by contacting the HPU Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or concierge@highpoint.edu.

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Thanksgiving Message: Mike Schlappi and Karen Jacobsen

November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall, One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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  Mike Schlappi, Hall of Fame Gold Medalist, Author of SHOT HAPPENS, Professional Speaker, Husband and Father of five, will inspire you with some workable strategies, tools, and mindsets that can be used to enrich your life. A story that began with a tragic accident has evolved into a lifetime of lessons and victories. An award-winning Singer and Songwriter, Karen Jacobsen's musical career highlights include: sharing the bill with Norah Jones, Neil Sedaka and Christopher Cross and singing the national…

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Community Orchestra Concert

November 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Members of the HPUCO include HPU students, staff, faculty and members of the community, representing a rich collaboration of musicians from all walks of life. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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