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November 2014

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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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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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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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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Thanksgiving Message: Bill Magee and Six Appeal

November 24 @ 7:30 pm
Pauline Theater, Hayworth Fine Arts Center,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Dr. William P. Magee Jr., is a leading plastic and craniofacial surgeon who founded Operation Smile in 1982 with his wife, Kathleen S. Magee, and serves as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer.  Dr. Magee’s work on behalf of children around the world has led to numerous awards and honors. In 2009, U.S. News & World Report named Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee one of “America’s Best Leaders.” In 2007, USAID presented them with the President’s Call to Service Award from…

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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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Monday, January 19 at 11:00 am Hayworth Chapel, Sanctuary Open to the Public No Tickets Required   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.

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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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Tuesday, January 27 at 7:00 pm R.G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema Open to the Public, No Tickets Required   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…

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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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Thursday, January 29 at 7:00 pm Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium Open to the Public, No Tickets Required   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…

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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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Thursday, February 12 at 7:00 pm Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium Open to the Public, No Tickets Required   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…

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