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August 2016

HPU Theatre and Dance Department Presents: John’s Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath

August 18 - August 25
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Thursday, August 18 at 6:00 pm Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 7:30 pm Thursday August 25 at 6:00 pm As part of the Common Experience theme of Growing Our Future, the Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to present an Extension Project performance of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. HPU students join professional cast and crew to make this performance possible. Renowned first as a novel, the story of the Joad family and their adventure from the dust bowl…

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September 2016

Phoenix Reading Series: Colson Whitehead

September 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Colson Whitehead is a New York Times bestselling author, born and raised in Manhattan. After graduating from Harvard College, he worked at the Village Voice. His first novel, The Intuitionist, was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway and a winner of the Quality Paperback Book Club's New Voices Award. Whiteheads five following books of fiction and nonfiction received wide acclaim, including: finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, finalist for the Los Angeles Times Fiction Award, finalist for the Pulitzer…

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November 2016

Phoenix Literary Festival: Eileen Myles

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles is the author of nineteen books including I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems, and a reissue of Chelsea Girls, both out in fall 2015, from Ecco/Harper Collins. They are the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in non-fiction, an Andy Warhol/Creative Capital art writers’ grant, a Lambda Book Award, the Shelley Prize from The Poetry Society of America, as well as being named to the Slate/Whiting Second Novel List. Currently they teach at NYU and Naropa…

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HPU Theatre Presents: Curtains: A murder Mystery With a Book by Rupert Holmes

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - November 20 @ 2:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre,
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Thursday, November 17 - Saturday, November 19 at 7:30 pm Sunday, November 20 at 2:00 pm Curtains is a send-up of backstage murder mystery plots, set in 1959 Boston, Massachusetts and follows the fallout when the supremely untalented star of Robbin' Hood of the Old West is murdered during her opening night curtain call. It is up to Lt. Frank Cioffi, a police detective who moonlights as a musical theater fan to save the show, solve the case, and maybe even find love before…

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