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January 2016

Art + Dialogue (A + D2016): Responding to Racial Tension in America

January 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - March 3, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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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 "Art + Dialogue (A + D2016): Responding to Racial Tension in America" (A + D) is a collaborative project intended to bring community together using a visual art exhibition as the catalyst for dialogues around racial tension in America. A charged topic, A + D aspires to make the issue of race…

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February 2016

Finch Lecture: Dr. Rebecca Todd Peters

February 1, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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“Solidarity in a Globalizing World” Dr. Rebecca Todd Peters is associate professor of religious studies at Elon University working particularly in the areas of environmental and economic justice and peace.  Peters is also involved in ecumenical work for the National Council of Churches in Christ and for the World Council of Churches.  She is the author of In Search of the Good Life: The Ethics of Globalization, and co-editor of Justice in a Global Economy: Strategies for Home, Community, and…

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Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant: Phoenix Reading Series: Xhenet Aliu and Susan McCarty

February 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Xhenet Aliu's debut fiction collection, Domesticated Wild Things, won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction and was released in September 2013. Her fiction and essays have appeared in journals such as Glimmer Train, Hobart, The Barcelona Review, Necessary Fiction, American Short Fiction and elsewhere. She has received multiple scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, a grant from The Elizabeth George Foundation and a fellowship from the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, among other awards. She holds an M.F.A. from…

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Spring Dance Concert

February 18, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - February 20, 2016 @ 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Thursday, February 18 - Saturday, February 20 at 7:30 pm. The 2016 Spring Dance Concert is a collection of dance works choreographed by faculty member Lindsey Howie, adjunct faculty member Christine Stevens, guest choreographer Lindsay Shepherd, and students Madeleine Casadonte, Danielle Criss and Peyton Senning. Performed by High Point University students, the works presented range in style and approach for a fun evening of dance. Whether you are a seasoned dance enthusiast or a first-time patron, there is something for…

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HPU Theatre Presents: Mary Stuart

February 25, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - February 27, 2016 @ 9:00 pm
Oak Hallow Mall Oasis Food Court, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Thursday, February 25 - Saturday, February 27 and Monday, February 29 - Wednesday, March 2 at 7:30 pm Peter Oswald’s gripping adaptation of Friedrich Schiller’s Mary Stuart imagines an encounter between the Protestant Elizabeth I and her Catholic cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots, on the day in 1587 before the latter is executed under the authority of the former for plotting to usurp the crown of England. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available for HPU students, faculty,…

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Chamber Ensembles Concert, Kaleidoscope

February 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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High Point University will offer community members an evening of non-stop musical performances with its Spring Chamber Ensembles Concert, “Kaleidoscope.” This year’s performance marks the fifth of its kind at HPU and will cover a broad spectrum of musical styles. Instrumental ensembles featured will include the chamber orchestra and flute, brass, string, jazz and percussion ensembles, among others.

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February 2017

Visions 2017: Food For Thought, Opening Reception and Talk by sculptor Greg Shelnutt

February 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Our Fifth Annual Invitational exhibition ties in with the university’s Common Experience theme for the academic year. In January the emphasis will be on Exercising Food Justice, looking at connections among injustice, hunger and food production. In February the topic will be The Culture of Food which is about food diversity. This exhibition will address those issues and more. The presenter for this event is the exhibit's curator Greg Shelnutt. He is a sculptor, Professor, and Chair of the Department of Art…

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As You Like It: By William Shakespeare

February 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - February 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Oak Hallow Mall Oasis Food Court, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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February 16th, February 18th and February 20th-22nd at 7:30 pm. Join us for a unique adventure as High Point University's Department of Theatre & Dance performs AS YOU LIKE IT. Banished from her home, Rosalind finds herself disguised as a man in the Forest of Arden, amid fools, shepherds, cynics, and bandits. Our clever and full-hearted heroine finds love, laughter and identity along her journey. We hope you'll join us for an immersive theatrical experience unlike any other, featuring: Wrestling! Power ballads!…

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Spring Dance Concert

February 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - February 24, 2017 @ 9:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Our annual Spring Dance Concert will share and showcase the talents of students, including works choreographed by Lindsey Howie, HPU instructor of dance; adjunct professor Christine Stevens; student choreographers Maddie Casadonte, Nicole Drinkwater and Amanda Rossi.  Each piece will vary in style and theme, and will be performed by students of High Point University. The students are not only involved in performing, but are the stage managers for the concert, and are also involved in the design process for lighting the dance pieces and…

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January 2018

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Connections” By Kyle Lusk

January 11, 2018 - March 2, 2018
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opening Reception Thursday January 11, 2018 from 5 to 7PM with Artist Talk at 6PM by Kyle Lusk. The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday. The exhibit will feature works in steel,  cast iron and bronze and will also include maquettes for large scale public works. Kyle Van Lusk was born and raised in Brevard, N.C. and from a very young age was encouraged by his family to become…

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“Connections” By Kyle Lusk Opening Reception

January 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Kyle Lusk, born and raised in Brevard, NC, is known for his exhibits that feature works in steel, cast iron, and bronze. Lusk has created and exhibited work in galleries and public venues throughout the southeast. This particular exhibit will also include maquttes for large scale public works. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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February 2018

Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Michele Tracy Berger

February 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Novelist, Dr. Michele Tracy Berger will read from her latest novel, Reenu-You, a work of Afro-Futurist  speculative fiction. Her reading will be followed by a Q&A and a light reception, at which she will sign copies of her work. Dr. Berger is an associate professor in the Department of Women and Gender Studies at UNC, Chapel Hill.

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Chamber Music Series Presents: Elektra Winds

February 4, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Established in 2015, Elektra is comprised of four professional musicians from Forsyth and Guilford Counties. Core members are Dr. Laura Stevens, flute; Dr. Anna Lampidis, oboe; Dr. Eileen Young, clarinet; and Amber Ferenz, bassoon. Elektra Winds members teach at several universities in the area and all are members of at least six regional orchestras, including the Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Asheville symphonies. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Piano Recital Featuring Lin Ye

February 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Chinese pianist, Lin Ye, is the winner of the 3rd annual, 2017 HPU Piano Competition.  Ye left his native country, China, to study at the Hochschuler fur Musik in Hannover, Germany in 2008 at age of 15. He graduated with a master's degree from Hannover and is currently working on an artist diploma at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the guidance of Antonio Pompa-Baldi. Ye has won many competitions throughout his career. These include 1st place in the 71st…

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SOLD OUT! – Theatre Performance: The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey

February 15, 2018 - February 21, 2018
Empty Space Theatre, One University Parkway + Google Map

Thursday, February 15 – Saturday, February 17th at 7:30pm Sunday, February 18th at 2:00pm Monday, February 19th – Wednesday, February 21st at 7:30pm Shots are fired in a school house, and the world seems to stop. A stunned community — teachers, parents, friends, families of the victims and the perpetrators — must find a way to keep living their lives. This lyrical and potent drama explores the aftermath of a school shooting in an Amish community, and the path of forgiveness and…

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Every Generation Blames the One Before: God, Memory, and Protest Movements By Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems

February 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Charles Franklin Finch Lecture Series is proud to welcome Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems to High Point University.  Dr. Renita J. Weems is a nationally renowned theologian whose scholarly insights into biblical text and the role of spirituality in everyday lives have made her a popular author and speaker. Weems is founder of Something Within a monthly e-newsletter and blog that explores issues of faith in the context of the challenges women face on a daily basis. An ordained minister in…

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Spring Dance Concert

February 22, 2018 - February 24, 2018
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Performance will begin at 7:30pm each night. The 2018 Spring Dance Concert features a mix of dance styles from hip-hop to modern to afro-cuban. The show features 5 standout pieces including new works choreographed by faculty members Lindsey Howie, Christine Stevens, and Michele Trumble as well as guest artists Joe-Joe Grooves and Steven Messina. The Spring Dance Concert is a food drive for Open Door Ministries of High Point. Reserve your complimentary ticket and bring a non-perishable food item to…

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February 2019

Vocal Recital: Jaeyoon Kim and Seung Ah Kim

February 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Jaeyoon Kim, a native of Seoul, Korea, earned his Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance at the University of South Carolina where he was the recipient of the Carroll Taussig Opera Fellowship. Dr. Kim holds two master’s degrees, one in Choral Conducting from USC and a second in Vocal performance from College Conservatory of Music in the University of Cincinnati. He also earned an Artist Diploma in Vocal Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music where he apprenticed with…

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The Great God Pan

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - February 27 @ 7:30 pm
Empty Space Theatre, One University Parkway + Google Map

Join us February 21st-23rd and 25th-27th at 7:30 pm, Sunday, February 24 will be a 2:00 pm matinee in the Empty Space Theater for performances of the Great God Pan. Evocative, discerning, and unswervingly sincere, The Great God Pan is a complex study of the ways in which a tragic event affects our lives and the lives of those around us.  The play centers on an encounter between two childhood friends who have not seen each other for over 25 years.  When…

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Open Mic Night

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Congdon Hall, Callicutt Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point,
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Join High Point University’s Bateman’s Competition Team during their Flip the Switch Open Mic Night, as we will have a conversation surrounding the importance of diversity on campus, in the professional world, and more specifically, in the field of communication. Students and faculty members will be sharing their perspectives on the importance of diversity and we will facilitate a meaningful conversation that will surely be one to remember. Brittani Hunt, Director of Multicultural Affairs at High Point University, will be…

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