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October 2017

Building Bridges Through Art

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Argentinean artist Fernanda Piamonti has been awarded many national and international awards during her career. In 2008, she participated in an International Scholarship in Saint Martí de Empuriers, Spain, with the idea of working with “the circular space.” Terraces of overlooks allowed her to see complete 360 degree panoramic views. In 2014 and 2016, she obtained artist residencies in the Cité International des Arts, Paris in order to carry out a project on the aerial panoramic. The panoramic works delved into…

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HPU Theatre Presents: Seascape by Edward Albee

October 5 - October 11
Empty Space Theatre, One University Parkway + Google Map

Thursday, October 5 – Saturday, October 7th Monday, October 9 – Wednesday, October 11th No performance on Sunday. Starts at 7:30pm each night.   On a deserted stretch of beach a middle-aged couple, relaxing after a picnic lunch, talk idly about home, family and their life together. She sketches, he naps, and then, suddenly, they are joined by two sea creatures—lizards who have decided to leave the ocean depths and come ashore. Initial fear, and then suspicion of each other, are…

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Holly Goddard Jones

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Webb Conference Center, Ballroom, One University Parkway + Google Map

Holly Goddard Jones is the author of The Salt Line, The Next Time You See Me and Girl Trouble (stories). Her work has appeared in The Best American Mystery Stories, New Stories from the South, Tin House magazine, and elsewhere. She was a recipient of The Fellowship of Southern Writers' Hillsdale Prize for Excellence in Fiction and of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award. She earned her M.F.A. from Ohio State University and her B.A. from the University of Kentucky. She teaches creative writing at UNC Greensboro and lives in…

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Interview with Dr. Nido Qubein and Betty Liu

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Congdon Hall, Callicutt Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point,
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Betty Liu is an anchor on Bloomberg Television as well as the founder and CEO of Radiate , whose mission is to enable people to reach their full potential by harnessing the power of expert advice. Guests include Jack Welch, Magic Johnson, Gary Vaynerchuk, Arianna Huffington, Mellody Hobson, Adam Grant, Steve Case and many others . Liu also anchors the Bloomberg Television Daybreak Asia program from the NY headquarters. An award-winning business journalist, Liu regularly interviews influential business, political and…

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Pep Band Concert

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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In coordination with Alumni Weekend and Homecoming festivities, the High Point University Pep Band will present a lively concert on the Hayworth Fine Arts Center Pauline Theatre stage. The band will feature songs planned for the upcoming basketball season, new songs arranged by HPU Junior, Austin Pinelli, as well as various cheers and the HPU Fight Song. Wear your HPU purple gear and come cheer, dance, sing, and show your HPU pride with the “Pride of High Point” Pep Band!…

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Hemingway’s Brain: Exploring the Intersections of Literature and Psychiatry, A Talk by Dr. Andrew Farah

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Dr. Farah is a graduate of Clemson University, the Medical University of South Carolina, and completed his residency at Wake Forest University. He is regarded as one of the nation’s leading psychiatrists and currently serves as Chief of Psychiatry, High Point Division of University of North Carolina Healthcare, as well as a clinical faculty member in the Physician Assistant Studies program at High Point University. He has published widely in his field and served as editor for two psychiatric journals.…

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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Paisley Rekdal

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Rekdal grew up in Seattle, Washington, the daughter of a Chinese American mother and a Norwegian father. She earned a BA from the University of Washington, an MA from the University of Toronto Centre for Medieval Studies, and an MFA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is the author of the poetry collections A Crash of Rhinos (2000), Six Girls Without Pants (2002), The Invention of the Kaleidoscope (2007), and Imaginary Vessels (2016), as well as the book of essays The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee: Observations…

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HPU Chamber Music Series presents Melinda Whittington, soprano and Ben Blozan, piano

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Melinda Whittington is one of America's most promising young sopranos. Her recital will span classical and contemporary styles, including opera, art song, and jazz. She is joined by HPU piano faculty member Dr. Ben Blozan. Don’t miss this exciting event! Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Fall Dance Concert

October 27 - October 28
Black Box Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Performance will begin at 7:30pm. The Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to share and showcase the talents of students in the first ever Fall Dance Concert. We are asking attendees to bring a school supply item for us to donate to our local schools.  We have a lot to be thankful for and we want us to pass that along to help out the community. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available for the general public…

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Melinda Whittington Masterclass

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Melinda is one of America’s most promising young opera artists. She is singing major roles at leading national and international opera houses. Following an exciting performance with the Chamber Music Series, Melinda will lead a masterclass where HPU singers are guided by Melinda’s instruction, culminating in a discussion about developing careers in the arts, overcoming challenges, and staying focused in a highly competitive environment. This is a public event. No tickets are required.

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Fall Percussion Ensemble Concert

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Percussion Ensemble is a dynamic vehicle for sharing exciting new music from the 20th and 21st centuries. Under the direction of Dr. Danny Frye, the ensemble will perform culturally diverse works for percussion ensemble, including “Taiko” by Scott Harding, “Sacrificial Rite” by David Gillingham, and “Stool Pigeon” by Julie Davila. Open to the Public. No tickets required.

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November 2017

Symphonic Band Concert

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Comprised of students from across campus, the HPU Wind Ensemble performs a wide variety of music at multiple concerts throughout the year.  This year's Fall Concert will feature the full ensemble, smaller chamber groups, traditional compositions and new, modern works. Please join us for an entertaining night of music. Open to the Public. No Tickets Required.

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Instrumental Ensembles Concert

November 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hayworth Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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No tickets required. Open to the public.

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“Murta-Kruti” Opening Reception

November 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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    Open to the public. No tickets required.

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Jazz Ensemble Concert

November 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Black Box Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Please join High Point University's Department of Music for a Jazz Ensemble Concert. No tickets required. Open to the public.

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Phoenix Literary Festival – Wayne Koestenbaum

November 10 - November 11
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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HPU welcomes poet and cultural critic, Wayne Koestenbaum, a Harvard University graduate with an MA in creative writing from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD from Princeton University. Koestenbaum’s work often explores the male body and the emotional, sexual, and social weight of its exposure. About his poetry, David Lehman has said, “Wayne Koestenbaum has been writing poems so dashing and poignant, so sexy and savvy, that it’s hard not to like them. He puts wordplay at the service of autobiography, and…

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Veterans Day Celebration

November 10 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center, One University Avenue
High Point, 27268
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A Patriotic Salute and breakfast for military heroes. President Qubein and the entire HPU family warmly invite local veterans to celebrate their sacrifice and service to our nation. Featuring Cold War and Vietnam War (POW) Veteran, Col. J. Quincy Collins Jr., and performances by the North Carolina Brass Band and The High Point University Chamber Singers. RSVP at highpoint.edu/veteransday or contact Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or concierge@highpoint.edu.  

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Musical Theatre Performance: Cabaret

November 16 - November 19
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Performance will begin at 7:30pm Thursday-Saturday, and 2pm on Sunday. Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theatre history, including “Cabaret,“ “Willkommen“ and “Maybe This Time.“ Leave your troubles outside — life is beautiful at CABARET, Kander & Ebb's Tony-winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way.  In 1930 Berlin, young writer Cliff Bradshaw arrives in search of inspiration.  He wanders into the decadent Kit Kat Club, a seedy nightclub overseen by the strange,…

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Holiday Piano Concert

November 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Support the HPU Piano Division at their Holiday Piano Concert.

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Thanksgiving Message: Mike Schlappi

November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Phillips Hall, Francis Auditorium, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Mike Schlappi, Hall of Fame gold medalist, author of Shot Happens, professional speaker, husband and father of five, will inspire you with some workable strategies, tools, and mindsets that can be used to enrich your life. Mike Schlappi’s life is an example that the will of the human heart can conquer all obstacles. He is a role model and real hero. A story that began with a tragic accident has evolved into a lifetime of lessons and victories Reserve your seat…

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