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October 2014

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “High Point University Explores the Art of Seating”

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - December 5 @ 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, Hayworth Fine Arts Center,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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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 *Chair Dance Recital – Friday, November 14 at 5:00 pm The university’s School of Art & Design presents an exhibition of innovative student and faculty chair designs. Our exhibit is on display in conjunction with the Reynolda House Museum of American Art’s special exhibit, The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of…

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Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Barbara Nessim: Mad Men Era Artist & Illustrator”

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - December 4 @ 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, Hayworth Fine Arts Center,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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October 27 – December 4, 2014 Monday-Thursday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Call 336-841-4685 or 336-803-1815 for more information) Open to the Public, No Tickets Required Internationally-renowned artist, illustrator, and educator, Barbara Nessim has been a vital contributor and influential trendsetter in the art world over the past several decades. Women who built careers as illustrators in the “Mad Men” era NY were few and far between. The work that she produced was a wonderful evocation of the New…

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November 2014

Volleyball VS. Gardner-Webb

November 1 @ 2:00 pm
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M-Soccer VS. Gardner-Webb

November 1 @ 7:00 pm
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Percussion Ensemble Concert

November 1 @ 7:30 pm
Pauline Theater, Hayworth Fine Arts Center,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Join the HPU Percussion Ensemble for an evening of exciting music, directed by world-renowned marimbist and composer Dr. Nathan Daughtrey.  Open to the Public, No Tickets Required  

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WAGE Roundtable on North Carolina Women Leaders

November 5 @ 7:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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The WAGE Leadership Project is an interdisciplinary initiative that fosters leadership and professional development skills in students across disciplines. This roundtable will include area leaders discussing their experiences, focusing on gender equity and its impact on leadership, civic engagement, and professional achievement. Open to the Public, No Tickets Required

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Phoenix Reading Series: Etgar Keret

November 6 @ 7:00 pm
Extraordinaire Cinema, R.G. Wanek Center,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Etgar Keret is an Israeli writer known for his short stories, graphic novels, and scriptwriting for film and television.  His work has garnered international awards in literature and film. His stories and graphic novels have been printed in English and his films have been featured at the Sundance Film Festival and the Canne Film Festival. National Public Radio has aired excerpts from eight of his stories.  He has received the Prime Minister’s award for literature, and the Ministry of Culture’s…

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W-Basketball VS. Greensboro College

November 6 @ 7:00 pm
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Barbara Nessim

November 7 @ 7:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, Hayworth Fine Arts Center,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Barbara Nessim is an American artist, illustrator, and educator.  As a young professional, she broke gender boundaries as one of very few full-time professional female illustrators in the United States during the 1960s.  She entered the highly competitive field of graphic design by illustrating record album covers, and magazine covers for Rolling Stone, Time, Ms, New York Magazine, and The Boston Globe.  She was a pioneer in the practice of digital art and illustration and has since used the computer…

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Volleyball VS. Liberty

November 7 @ 7:00 pm
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Greensboro Symphony Presents “Eroica”

November 7 @ 7:30 pm
Pauline Theater, Hayworth Fine Arts Center,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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The Greensboro Symphony explores the fine line between Heroes and Villains this November 7th at High Point University. Initially written in celebration of Napoleon’s revolutionary regime, Beethoven’s Symphony #3 swiftly changed course when Bonaparte revealed his true intentions & proclaimed himself Emperor of the French in 1804. Disgusted by Napoleon’s thirst for power, Beethoven dramatically ripped up the title page, re-named it “Sinfonia eroica” and established it as one of the most legendary works of the 19th century. Russian pianist…

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Volleyball VS. Radford

November 8 @ 2:00 pm
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M-Basketball VS. Piedmont

November 8 @ 7:00 pm
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Animal Stars Book Presentation and Book Signing with Dr. Robin Ganzert

November 14 @ 4:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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W-Basketball VS. Brevard

November 15 @ 2:00 pm
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Jim Cathcart

November 19 @ 5:30 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Serial entrepreneur Jim Cathcart, CSP, CPAE will be sharing his personal success strategies plus the insights he has gained during this past year through over 100 interviews he conducted with self-made millionaires and highly successful entrepreneurs. He has found that the personal attributes you develop as an entrepreneur can have as much impact on your success as do the business ideas upon which your enterprise is built. Open to the Public, No Tickets Required

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Phoenix Festival – Nathaniel Mackey

November 20 @ 7:00 pm
Greek Village Conference Center, Ballroom,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point,
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Nathaniel Mackey is an American poet, novelist, literary critic, editor and jazz aficionado. He is currently the Reynolds Price Professor of English at Duke.  Mr. Mackey is a National Book Award winner for poetry, Chancellor of the Academy of American Poetry for six years, and a winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other honors.  As a tribute to High Point’s jazz heritage, members of the HPU Jazz Ensemble will also be playing at this year’s annual Phoenix Festival.   Open…

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HPU Theatre Presents: The Drowsy Chaperone

November 20 @ 7:30 pm - November 23 @ 2:00 pm
Pauline Theater, Hayworth Fine Arts Center,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Thursday, November 20 – Saturday, November 22 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, November 23 at 2:00 pm The musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, is a parody of American musical comedy of the 1920s. The story concerns a middle-aged, asocial musical theatre fan; as he plays the record of his favorite musical, The Drowsy Chaperone. The show comes to life onstage as he wryly comments on the music, story, and actors. Open to the Public Tickets are available for HPU students, faculty,…

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W-Basketball VS. William & Mary

November 23 @ 2:00 pm
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M-Basketball VS. William Peace

November 25 @ 7:00 pm
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