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August 2016

Sechrest Art Gallery: Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate

August 22 - December 7
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Monday-Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Call 336-841-4685 or 336-803-1815 for more information) This traveling exhibition will showcase the work of 39 artists who have transformed thousands of anti-Semitic and racist books into an uplifting and dynamic exhibit. It will be visually powerful, thought-provoking, sometimes humorous, always challenging, and ultimately deeply moving.  

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September 2016

Phoenix Reading Series: Colson Whitehead

September 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Colson Whitehead is a New York Times bestselling author, born and raised in Manhattan. After graduating from Harvard College, he worked at the Village Voice. His first novel, The Intuitionist, was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway and a winner of the Quality Paperback Book Club's New Voices Award. Whiteheads five following books of fiction and nonfiction received wide acclaim, including: finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, finalist for the Los Angeles Times Fiction Award, finalist for the Pulitzer…

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HPU Piano Competition: Funded by The Randall Thomas Johnson Trust

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 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 10 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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Meditations V: Featuring JW Turner, Solo Cello

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Inspired by the book Becoming Who You Are by James Matrin S.J., Dr. JW Turner presents a program of solo cello music from the 20th and 21st centuries featuring composers Frank Corcoran, Harald Genzmer, Jeffrey Harrington, Bernard Heiden, and Jorge Muñiz. This event is open to the public. No tickets required.  

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HPU Chamber Music Recital #1: Made in the U.S.A.

September 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Our still youthful American music took some time to pull away from European models and come distinctively "into its own." Come help us celebrate four composers who helped lay the foundation of 20th-century American music: Samuel Barber (1910-1981), Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), Aaron Copland (1900-1990), and George Gershwin (1898-1937)! Open to the Public. No Tickets Required.

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Growing Our Future: Global Development and Local Farmers in School Feeding Programs

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Katherine Casey, Learning Manager for the “Procurement Governance for Home Grown School Feeding” project, will discuss the role of NGOs in helping small farms get local produce into schools in Ghana, Kenya, and Mali. The discussion will focus on global development and interventions linked with policy, production, and social development, and the ways that lessons from the project can be applied to existing school feeding programs to improve practice at local, regional, and national levels. Open to the public. No tickets…

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