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February 2017

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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - February 27, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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February 2020

Chamber Music Series: Beethoven Celebration

February 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, the HPU Music faculty will present an all-Beethoven program on Sunday, February 2 at 3:30 pm in Hayworth Chapel.   The program will feature a variety of Beethoven’s works including a transcription for piano six hands, a sonata movement for piano and cello, a selection from his opera Fidelio for vocal quartet, and one of the late string quartets.  The quartet, Op. 130, is one of his final compositions and will…

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Charles Franklin Finch Lecture

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Practicing Pilgrimage: A Discussion of the Ancient Practice of Pilgrimage and How it Might be Transformative in the Present Lecture by Dr. Stephanie Paulsell, a Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies in Harvard Divinity School and Interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church of Harvard University. Most recently, Dr. Paulsell is the author of Virginia Woolf and Religion (2019) and editor (with Davíd Carrasco and Mara Willard) of Goodness and the Literary Imagination (2019).  Since 2007, she has served…

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Sound in Picture Series

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Sound in Picture Concert Series: The Classical Masters Go to the Cinema! The concert event “The Classical Masters Go to the Cinema” will feature a variety of legendary classical composers used in film music.  Highlights of the program include music from Beethoven, Schubert, Ravel, and Shostakovich. The concert will spotlight the SHU Strings piano trio featuring Dan Skidmore (violin), Bethany Uhler (cello), Jacob Hahn (piano) and HPU piano faculty Wei Jiao. The concert is free and open to the…

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Art Gallery Reception: Visions of Japan

February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. THE RESCHEDULED DATE IS February 13 at 4:00pm.   VISIONS OF JAPAN: Photographs by Dr. Morton Huber with Prints of ‘The Floating World’ The Sechrest Gallery of Art will host an exhibition of Morton and Kyoko Ushio Huber’s extensive collection of Ukiyo-e prints alongside Dr. Huber’s equally extensive collection of photographs taken during his residence and travels in Japan in the 1960s and 70s. This exhibition highlights what is clearly an historically significant collection of…

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Barbara Keiler

February 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Webb Conference Center, Ballroom, One University Parkway + Google Map

Barbara Keiler (Pseudonyms: JUDITH ARNOLD and ARIEL BERK) is the author of over a hundred mass market novels in multiple genres, including romance and mystery. Her work has been translated into multiple languages and earned numerous awards. She is a prior president of Novelists Inc. and holds an MFA from Brown University and a BA from Smith College. This event is open to the public. No tickets required.

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HPU Theater presents: Borrowed Babies

February 20 - February 26
Empty Space Theatre, One University Parkway + Google Map

Inspired by the true story of young women using “practice babies” to learn about child-rearing, playwright Jennifer Blackmer has woven themes of feminism, women in the workforce, and the work/motherhood balance in her new play. Nightly performances on Feb. 20 - Feb. 22 and Feb. 24 - Feb. 26 at 7:30pm. Matinee performance on Sunday, February 23 at 2:00pm. Open to the public. Tickets available on the High Point University Theatre Department website.  

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Greensboro Symphony Presents: Farewell Symphony

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Greensboro Symphony will be performing on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 7:30pm - 9:00pm in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The Symphony will be joined by musician Artyom Dervoed on guitar. Please join us for this wonderful celebration of music and talent! The works to be performed are: Capriccio Sinfonico, written by Giacomo Puccini Guitar Concerto, written by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Symphony No. 45 in F# minor “Farewell”, written by Franz Joseph Hadyn   A limited number of complimentary tickets…

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Cell-Art Collaborative: Experiment Day

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wanek School of Natural Sciences, One University Parkway
High Point, NC United States
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This event is to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on February 29 in the Wanek School of Natural Sciences. Young artists in our High Point community are invited to visit HPU research labs during Experiment Day and utilize the knowledge obtained and observations made to produce a work of art of their choice, whether that be in music, literature, or studio, which will then be displayed at the Cell Art Collaborative Showcase (Saturday, April 25th from 2pm-4pm,…

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