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December 2018

Lessons and Carols

December 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This special candlelight service is the final Chapel service of the fall semester, bringing the community together to remember and retell the Christmas story. The service will feature members of the university community reading scripture and music led by the Chapel Choir. The service is based on the traditional Festival of Lessons and Carols from King’s College, Cambridge, England. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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48th Annual Prayer Breakfast

December 7, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268

For 47 consecutive years, High Point University has brought the wider High Point faith community together for the Annual Prayer Breakfast. Each year, the annual event includes an inspiring message, and special music provided by the HPU Chapel Choir, directed by Dr. Elizabeth Doebler. A silent prayer is also held in memory of alumni, members of the university family and the community, as well as other friends who have passed away during the past year. This event sharpens the spiritual senses…

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Community Christmas Celebration

December 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - December 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Gene and Jane Kester International Promenade, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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High Point University invites neighbors and friends to experience the holiday season together by strolling down the festive Gene and Jane Kester International Promenade. Don't forget to take your complimentary photo with Santa as you enjoy Christmas music, beautiful decorations, hot chocolate, and more. No tickets required. Open to the public. Visit www.highpoint.edu/christmas or download the Community Christmas App for more information.

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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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Hank Brodt: Holocaust Survivor

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268

Hank Brodt, originally from Boryslaw, Poland now lives in High Point, NC. He was born on December 1, 1925, and spent his teen-aged years as the unwelcome guest of 5 Nazi prison camps and a forced labor camp – including Plashov, Matthausen, and Ebensee from which he was liberated on May 6, 1945 by the troops of the US 80th Infantry Division. Prior to his liberation, Mr. Brodt was forced along with other camp prisoners on a death march for…

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Piano Division Series Presents: Mozart’s Birthday Celebration Concert

January 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Please join us on January 27th in the Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel for Mozart's Birthday Celebration Concert. This concert is part of High Point University's Music Department Chamber Music Concert Series. The program includes works for voices, piano and other instruments (oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, etc.)

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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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February 2019

David L. Clough: The Challenge of Christian Animal Ethics

February 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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About David: David Clough is Professor of Theological Ethics at the University of Chester and has just finished a term as President of the Society for the Study of Christian Ethics. He co-wrote Faith and Force: A Christian Debate about War (2007), debating just war and pacifism in a 21st century context, and has recently completed the landmark two-volume monograph On Animals (2012, 2018), on the place of animals in Christian theology and ethics. He is the founder of CreatureKind…

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The Pass/Fail Series: Steven Cozart’s Gallery Talk and Reception

February 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Please join us for Steven Cozart's gallery talk and reception on Thursday, February 7th at 5:00pm. The artist will first give a short gallery talk for all those interested and then afterward there will be a light reception to appreciate his art. We welcome you to come view Steven Cozart's Art in the Sechrest Art Gallery beginning Tuesday, January 15th and going through Friday, March 8th. Steve Cozart is a North Carolina native and a graduate of East Carolina University's School of Art and…

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Charles Franklin Finch Lecture: Got Privilege

February 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Webb Conference Center, Ballroom, One University Parkway + Google Map

Join us on Monday, February 11th for a lecture by Dr. Alice W. Hunt. Privilege is often invisible to those who have it.  This lecture will examine ways privilege functions in our society and will raise questions about how our values should impact our engagement with our privileges.    

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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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Cell-Art Collaborative

February 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Couch Hall, One University Parkway
High Point, NC United States
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High Point University’s Cell-Art Collaborative event gives the local high school artists the opportunity to collaborate with HPU undergraduate scientists and explore the ways science and art can be integrated. Young artists in our High Point community will be invited to visit HPU research labs during Experiment Day (Saturday, February 16th, 2019 from 9am-1pm 2nd floor Couch Hall) and utilize the knowledge obtained and observations made to produce a work of art of their choice, whether that be in music,…

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2018 Piano Competition Winner Recital: Zhiye Lin

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This past September HPU hosted its annual Randall Johnson Piano Competition. Join us on March 18th to listen to a recital by this years winner, Zhiye Lin.   Pianist Zhiye Lin, born in Shantou, Canton Province in 1996, began playing piano at age seven. In 2011, he won the excellent performance prize in the concerto competition held in the Middle School affiliated in Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the first prize of V Category in the Third Piano Competition of NIHON…

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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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The Capus M. Waynick Lecture & Cultural Series Endowment Fund

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nido Qubein School of Communication, Screening Room

Juan Namnun Tavarez, Assistant Professor of Film Studies at the Technical Institute of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. will lecture about the history and main themes of Dominican Films, showing clips of the most important movies of each period, concluding with an overview of the current trends of the industry. This event is open to the public. No tickets required.

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Winners from the Phoenix Festival Writing Contest

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268

Please join us on Thursday, February 28th for a reading by our Phoenix Festival Creative Writing Contest Winners. Please check back for more information when our winners have been announced. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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March 2019

Greensboro Opera Presents Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - March 3 @ 2:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Greensboro Opera presents: Hansel & Gretel (in English) Saturday March 2, 7:30 Sunday March 3, 2:00 Pauline Theater at Hayworth Fine Arts Center Join Greensboro Opera for uplifting, family-friendly performances of Hansel & Gretel, March 2 and 3, 2019. The performances of the familiar Grimm fairy tale are in English and about 90 minutes (with one intermission) - perfect for your entire family! The cast features local favorites Stephanie Foley Davis (Hansel), Joann Martinson Davis (Gretel) and Scott MacLeod (Father),…

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Instrumental Kaleidoscope Concert

March 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, 27268
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Kaleidoscope features the HPU instrumental ensembles in a concert of great variety.  Ensembles large and small will perform in “surround sound” within Pauline Theater, making for a fast-paced and enjoyable concert experience.  This year’s performance at HPU will cover a broad spectrum of musical styles. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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New Impressions Gallery Talk and Reception

March 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us on March 21st at 4:00pm in the Sechrest Art Gallery for our New Impressions Gallery Talk and Reception. This Exhibit iThe Sechrest Art Gallery is open 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The Sechrest Art Gallery is open 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. This sixth annual juried exhibition, formerly titled Visions, will feature prints from various artists made using traditional techniques such as woodcut, etching and mezzotint, as…

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