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December 2014

Community Christmas Celebration

December 18 @ 5:30 pm - December 19 @ 8:30 pm
Kester International Promenade,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Thursday, December 18 and Friday, December 19 from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Kester International Promenade You are invited to bring the family and take a stroll down the festive Jane and Gene Kester  International Promenade, enjoy Christmas music,  beautiful decorations, hot chocolate, and more.  Children may have a complimentary photo  taken with Santa, and he’s bringing gifts too! Open to the Public, No Tickets Required

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January 2015

Navy Seal – Rob O’Neill

January 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

One of the country’s most highly decorated Navy SEAL combat veterans, Robert J. O’Neill was involved in many of our nation’s most strategic military campaigns, including the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in 2011. Deploying more than a dozen times, O’Neill held combat leadership roles in over 400 missions across four different theaters of war. After almost 17 years of service, Mr. O’Neill was honorably discharged in August 2012 as Team Leader with the Naval Special Warfare Development Group…

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Sechrest Art Gallery Presents Elemental Emulsions: Mariyah Sultan Paintings

January 12, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - March 5, 2015 @ 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 ELEMENTAL EMULSIONS: Mariyah Sultan Paintings January 12, 2015-March 5, 2015   Mariyah Sultan, presently showing in galleries in New York and in Miami’s Wynwood Art District – is an emerging artistic force to be reckoned with.  Sultan’s connection to the New York school of Abstract Expressionists and the Cobra Movement pushes the…

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Service – Reverend Dr. Raphael Gamaliel Warnock

January 19, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Hayworth Chapel,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, 27262
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This annual service of worship on the High Point University campus celebrates the life and word of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is open to HPU students, faculty, and staff, as well as the greater High Point community, and features noteworthy clergy and scholars from across the country offering messages of hope, inspiration and peace on Martin Luther King Day.   Open to the Public No Tickets Required

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James DeWolf Perry

January 27, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Extraordinaire Cinema, R.G. Wanek Center,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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James is a co-founder and the founding board chair of The Tracing Center, an organization created to increase awareness of the extent of the nation’s complicity in slavery and the transatlantic slave trade and to inspire acknowledgment, dialogue and active response to this history and its many legacies. He was nominated for an Emmy as the principal historical consultant for the for the Tracing Center’s PBS documentary, Traces of the Trade, in which he also appears as a descendant of…

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Phoenix Reading Series: Lee Zacharias and Michael Gaspeny

January 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Lee Zacharias is the author of a novel, Lessons, and a book of short stories, Helping Muriel Make It Through the Night. She has published numerous essays, short stories, and photographs and is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council. In addition to writing workshops in fiction and nonfiction, she teaches courses in the structure of fiction and in the contemporary novel. She is the recipient of the 2001 College,…

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February 2015

Phoenix Reading Series: Jacqueline Osherow

February 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Jacqueline Osherow was raised in Philadelphia and received her BA from Radcliffe College, Harvard University, and her PhD from Princeton University. She is the author of several collections of poetry, including Hoopoe’s Crown. Her debut collection, Looking for Angels in New York, was chosen for the Contemporary Poetry Series. She has been awarded the Witter Bynner Prize by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, several prizes from the Poetry Society of America, and fellowships from the Guggenheim…

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HPU Theatre Presents – Night of the Originals

February 19, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - February 25, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Black Box Theatre,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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HPU Theatre Presents – Night of the Originals Thursday, February 19 – February 25 at 7:30 pm Black Box Theatre Open to the Public   Written by HPU Student Playwrights Directed by Ed Simpson   Our commitment to creating new theatrical works for new audiences continues with “The Originals” – an intriguing mixture of comedy, drama, and whimsy. The Department of Theatre is proud to premiere five brand new one-act plays written by High Point University student playwrights!   Tickets…

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Spring Dance Concert

February 26, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - February 28, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

The 4th annual spring dance concert is a collection of short works choreographed by Lindsey Howie and special guest choreographers, performed by dancers in our growing dance program. The works presented range in style and approach for a fun evening of contemporary dance. Whether you are a seasoned dance enthusiast or a first-time patron, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Thursday, February 26 – Saturday, February 28 at 7:30 pm Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre Open to the…

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March 2015

HPU Chamber Ensembles Concert

March 3, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

The High Point University Chamber Ensembles will present the Kaleidoscope concert. This concert will feature various small instrumental ensembles, including the Flute Ensemble, Woodwind Chamber Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, and Chamber Orchestra in a non-stop musical event. In a Kaleidoscope concert, multiple ensembles are positioned throughout the performance hall and perform one after another with little to no break. The music is varied, the pace of the concert is quick, and the fun doesn’t stop until the final note. Join the…

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Sechrest Art Gallery – Faculty Exhibition

March 16, 2015 @ 8:00 am - April 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center

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 FACULTY EXHIBITION March 16, 2015- April 30th and open by appointment until July 10, 2015 This exhibit highlights High Point University’s School of Art & Design’s esteemed faculty with a broad spectrum of work. The show includes a variety of paintings, mixed media pieces, furniture designs, photography, and prints from various faculty…

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Jazz Ensemble Concert

March 20, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

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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April 2015

HPU Theatre Presents – Servant of Two Masters

April 16, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - April 19, 2015 @ 2:00 pm

Thursday, April 16 – Saturday, April 18 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, April 19 at 2:00 pm Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre Open to the Public   By Carlo Goldoni Directed by Jay Putnam   When the trickster Truffaldino signs on to serve two masters in the hope of double wages and double dinners, chaos and hilarity ensue in this rollicking comic masterpiece.   Tickets are available for HPU students, faculty, staff, and the general public by contacting the…

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High School Choral Festival Performance

April 20, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

The HPU choral department will host a High School Choral Festival performance with select local high schools participating.

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Spring Choral Concert

April 23, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

The annual Spring Choral Concert will feature the University Singers, Chapel Choir, Chamber Singers, and Women’s Choir along with the newly formed HPU Community Orchestra, made up of students, faculty, and community players.   Under the direction of Dr. Marc Foster, chair of Department of Music and Director of Choral Activities, the combined choirs and HPU Community Orchestra will perform a collection of Dr. Dan Forrest’s compositions and culminating in a full performance of his Requiem for the Living. Dr. Forrest’s…

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Arbor Day

April 24, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Hayworth Park Amphitheater,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, 27262
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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.   Open to the Public, No Tickets Required  

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Percussion Ensemble Concert

April 26, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Hayworth Chapel,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, 27262
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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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HPU Spring Band Concert

April 28, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre

Join the HPU Symphonic Band as they present their Spring Band Concert. The concert will feature a mixture of serious band literature and pops selections. Our advanced instrumentalists will be featured on this concert, as well as faculty soloists.   Open to the Public, No Tickets Required    

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