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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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Martin Luther King, Jr. Service: Reverend Prince Rivers

January 18, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This annual service of worship on the High Point University campus celebrates the life and work 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. The Reverend Prince Rivers is the Senior Pastor of United Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North…

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High Point University Presents: A Conversation with Dr. Nido Qubein and Biz Stone

January 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Hayworth Fine Arts Center

Biz Stone is an American entrepreneur and co-founder of Twitter.  A progenitor of social media, Stone has been developing large-scale systems that facilitate the open exchange or information for more than fifteen years.  Today, Stone is co-founder and CEO of Jelly Industries - making consumer web and mobile products that are fun first, and hopefully useful later. Biz has been honored with the International Center for Journalism Innovation Award, Inc. Magazine named him “Entrepreneur of the Decade,” TIME listed him…

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Faculty Cultural Enrichment Grant: Phoenix Reading Series: Scholar Ali Schulthesis-Moore

January 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Please join us as Dr. Alexandra Moore discusses human rights in literary and visual culture. Moore is a Distinguished Scholar and associate professor in the Department of English, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she teaches classes in postcolonial studies and human rights and the humanities. Her recent publications include essays and book chapters as well as a monograph, Vulnerability and Security in Human Rights Literature and Visual Culture (2015), and four co-edited collections: The Routledge Companion to Literature…

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HPU Chamber Music Series: Chamber Music for Bassoon

January 24, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Please join us as HPU instructor of bassoon, Mark Hekman, will present a concert featuring bassoon chamber music influenced by musical traditions from around the world including works by Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla, Kotcha and Koshinski.

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An Evening with Marjoleine Kars, Ph.D. Lecture

January 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Reception will be held at 5:30 pm Dr. Marjoleine Kars is an associate professor and chair in the History Department at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) in Baltimore. She received her Ph.D. in Early American history from Duke University and teaches early American and Atlantic history, women’s and gender history, and the history of Atlantic slavery. Presented by the History Department, Paul Ringel, Ph.D. and Alexander Martin Chapter, NCDAR in commemoration of our 100th anniversary. Free to all,…

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January 2017

HPU Chamber Music Series: Vive la France

January 22, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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French poetry, French art, and French cuisine - what's not to love? With French music, it's much the same: few cultures can consistently rival the elegance, the refinement, and the sophistication and sensuousness of sound that you will hear in this program of works by Claude Debussy (1862-1918), Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), and others! Open to the public. No tickets required.

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“Short Stories,” featuring Peter Seidenberg, cello and Hui-Mei Lin, piano

January 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Peter Seidenberg has played in major halls throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. He made his solo debut with the Chicago Symphony, and has since appeared as soloist with many orchestras including Century Orchestra of Osaka, New American Chamber Orchestra, De Paul Chamber Orchestra, New York Chamber Soloists, and the Eastman-Rochester Philharmonic. The “Short Stories” program features a number of brief works including both nineteenth-century classics and contemporary masterpieces. This concert, open to the public, is the culminating event in…

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Timothy O’Keefe and Joanna Ruocco

January 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Timothy O’Keefe’s first book, The Goodbye Town, won the FIELD Poetry Prize and was published by Oberlin College Press in 2011. It was later a “Featured Book” on Poetry Daily, and in the fall of 2012, ranked #15 on The Poetry Foundation’s Contemporary Bestseller list. His poems and lyric essays have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry, Boston Review, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Seneca Review, VOLT, and elsewhere. He teaches writing and literature at Piedmont College,…

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Sidney Outlaw and Warren Jones

January 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Lauded by The New York Times as a "terrific singer" and The San Francisco Chronicle as "an opera powerhouse", Sidney Outlaw was the Grand Prize winner of the Concurso Internacional de Canto Montserrat Caballe in 2010 and continues to delight audiences in the U.S. and abroad with his rich and versatile baritone and engaging stage presence.  A recent graduate of the Merola Opera Program and former member of the Gerdine Young Artist Program at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, this…

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Sidney Outlaw Vocal Masterclass

January 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Baritone Sidney Outlaw instructs HPU students and the community in a vocal masterclass. Lauded by The New York Times as a “terrific singer” and The San Francisco Chronicle as “an opera powerhouse”, Sidney Outlaw was the Grand Prize winner of the Concurso Internacional de Canto Montserrat Caballe in 2010 and continues to delight audiences in the U.S. and abroad with his rich and versatile baritone and engaging stage presence. This masterclass is open to the public, no tickets required.

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January 2018

Greensboro Symphony

January 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268

Don’t miss the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra presenting the popular Rodrigo Guitar Concerto plus a collection of Spanish themed orchestral works. Legendary Cuban guitarist, Manuel Barrueco, has been internationally recognized as one of the most important guitarists of our times. His unique artistry has been described as that of an elegant and intelligent musician, possessing a seductive sound and uncommon lyrical gifts. Support for this event is provided by  The Capus M. Waynick Lecture & Cultural Series Endowed Fund. The Capus…

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Chamber Music Series Concert Presents: Sierra Duo with Matthew Bengtson, piano, and John Haines-Eitzen, cello

January 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Sierra Duo (John Haines-Eitzen, cello, and Matthew Bengtson, piano) formed in 2015 through a multi-year recording project for Albany Records to record all of composer Roberto Sierra’s works for cello and piano. Matt and John discovered their shared musical vision and quickly developed a close camaraderie. Their musical values and passion are apparent in their interpretations of Sierra's music, in classics by Beethoven, Chopin, and Brahms, and in the music of lesser-known composers such as Arthur Foote, whose music…

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January 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Service

January 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This annual chapel service celebrates the life and work of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and features noteworthy clergy and scholars from across the country. Martin Luther King, Jr. was deeply committed to serving others and helping foster a most just society. Every year, thousands of people across the United States come together to honor Dr. King through service projects, scholarship opportunities, and worship services. High Point University and the surrounding community are growing their partnership to make MLK…

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Vocal Recital Featuring Jason Karn and David Heid

January 28 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Tenor Jason Karn has impressed critics and audiences alike with his vibrant, bright tone and dramatic characterizations. The New York Sun said of his Roméo in Roméo et Juliette, “He has an attractive soft-grained tenor that at its best reminded me a bit of the late Alfredo Kraus. Mr. Karn’s singing was flexible, smoothly phrase, and secure on top.” Recently, Jason has been touring with New York City Opera’s  International Tour as Don Jose in Carmen. He has sung on stages in Seoul,…

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