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October 2014

Beka Butts

October 29 @ 7:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Beka Butts is an illustrator currently living in Greensboro, NC since her graduation from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2009.  She is a co-founder of the 512 Collective, an artist collective and gallery in High Point, NC that hopes to bring the growing art community in High Point together to create a culture of locally supported artists and makers. She has participated in several artistic festivals and showings including but not limited to: The First Friday Indie…

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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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    10.01 - 1:00pm

    Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “High Point University Explores the Art of Seating”
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    27
    10.27 - 1:00pm

    Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Barbara Nessim: Mad Men Era Artist & Illustrator”
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    29
    10.29 - 7:00pm

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