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Revolve Film Festival - "Still Bill" Sep 04, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center,
"Still Bill" is an intimate portrait of soul legend Bill Withers, best known for his classics "Ain't No Sunshine," "Lean On Me," "Lovely Day," and "Just the Two of Us." With his soulful delivery and warm heartfelt sincerity, Withers has written the songs that have - and always will - resonate deeply within the fabric of our times. Through concert footage, journeys to his birthplace, interviews with music legends, his family and closest friends, "Still Bill" presents the story of an artist who has written some of the most beloved songs in our time and who truly understands the heart and soul of a man. Free for Salem Students, Staff and Faculty. $5 general admission for Winston-Salem community
Hillary Jordan - Author of "Mudbound" Nov 02, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
Hillary Jordan’s debut novel, "Mudbound", received the 2006 Bellwether Prize for Fiction, a prize founded by Barbara Kingsolver to reward books of conscience, social responsibility, and literary merit, as well as the 2009 Alex Award from the American Library Association. Released to instant critical acclaim, "Mudbound" was the NAIBA (New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association) Fiction Book of the Year, a Borders Original Voices selection, a Book Sense pick, and one of twelve New Voices of 2008 chosen by Waterstone’s UK. It was called a “powerful firestorm of a first novel” by Barnes & Noble Discover Pick, and Publishers Weekly wrote that Mudbound “carries echoes of "As I Lay Dying", hailing the book as “a superbly rendered depiction of the fury and terror wrought by racism.” Ms. Jordan grew up in Texas and Oklahoma. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University, and a BA in English and Political Science from Wellesley College. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals, including StoryQuarterly and The Carolina Quarterly. She lives in Tivoli, NY. Free and open to the community. After the lecture there will be a book signing and refreshments. Sponsored by the Committee on Cultural Events.
BOOKMARKS Festival of Books Sep 11, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Downtown Arts District, Sixth and Trade,
BOOKMARKS brings writers and readers of all ages together as authors, illustrators, storytellers and chefs share their work and insights through readings, presentations, panel discussions, workshops and book-signings. The festival partners with community organizations, reading-related exhibitors and a variety of food vendors. The sixth annual festival will feature more than 40 authors along with creative and interactive activities for children. Andrew Leslie, associate professor of sociology at Salem, will give a workshop on the basics of storytelling. Salem College is a proud supporter of this free public festival. Please visit www.bookmarksbookfestival.org for more information.
Robert Goolrick "A Reliable Wife" Sep 14, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center,
Robert Goolrick is the author of the New York Times bestseller A Reliable Wife, a riveting historical story of love, madness and obsession. It tells the story of Ralph Truitt, a wealthy businessman who advertises for a “reliable” wife; Catherine Land, the deceptive woman who responds; and Antonio Moretti, Truitt’s son. The New York Times Book Review called A Reliable Wife a “suspenseful, psychologically acute gothic tale,” and The Wall Street Journal called it “a buzz-worthy debut novel.” Robert Goolrick grew up in Virginia, attended Johns Hopkins University and then lived in Europe for several years. After many years in the advertising business he wrote A Reliable Wife. Free and open to the community. After the lecture there will be a book signing and refreshments. Sponsored by the Committee on Cultural Events.
"Severed Hands and Hidden Secrets": An Evening with Writer Dan Chaon Oct 28, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
Join us for a reading by National Book Award finalist Dan Chaon, who will discuss the inspiration behind his latest novel, Await Your Reply. An unsettling and heartbreaking examination of identity, relationships and betrayal, the book is a literary tour de force with the momentum of a thriller. “You will never forget the scene involving a severed hand,” says critic Ron Charles in The Washington Post. “[Chaon’s novel] succeeds as brilliantly as the short stories that have won him a Pushcart Prize, an O. Henry Award and an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.” Dan Chaon is the author of two novels and two collections of stories. He is the Pauline M. Delaney Professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College. Free and open to the community. Sponsored by the Beverly Johnson Pritchard Lecture Series
An Afternoon Craft Talk with Poet Erika Meitner: "Five Common Poetry Taboos (and Why/When/How You Might Break Them) Nov 11, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Library Assembly Room, Gramley Library,
Do Paris Hilton, Doritos, or Smurfs belong in your poems? What about excessive rhyme and repetition? Borrowed chunks of text from other sources? Pictures or drawings? Nudity and adult content? We'll be discussing five common poetry taboos, and exploring how you might attempt to use some of these literary devices, or work with unconventional subject matter in your poems. Free. Sponsored by the Center for Women Writers
An Evening Reading with Poet Erika Meitner: "Butter on Your Grits, Kisses on Your Pillow" Nov 11, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
About Erika Meitner’s work, poet Nikki Giovanni says, “Erika Meitner is the new voice of intelligent and emotional poems. Good for poetry. Good for poetry lovers. Good for the rest of us, too.” Meitner is the author of the poetry collections Inventory at the All-night Drugstore (Anhinga Press, 2003), and Ideal Cities, which was a 2009 National Poetry Series Winner and was published in 2010 by Harper Perennial. She has taught creative writing at UVA, UW-Madison, UC-Santa Cruz, and is currently an assistant professor of English at Virginia Tech, where she teaches in the MFA program. Free and open to the community. Sponsored by the Center for Women Writers
Pierrettes: "Murder by Membership Only" Oct 01, 2010 from 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center,
Murder by Membership Only is a mystery-comedy featuring nine women. It takes place in a very exclusive club for women mystery writers in London, where a highly successful mystery writer is found dead. One of the characters says, “How would it look if a roomful of mystery writers had to go to the police to solve a murder that took place under their very noses?” And so they try to solve the mystery themselves. One of the remaining eight did it…but whom? Admission by ticket only: $8 for general admission, $6 for Salem faculty, staff and students. Reservations begin September 9th by emailing culturalevents@salem.edu or calling 336/917-5493.
An Evening with Marshall Chapman Nov 17, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
Marshall Chapman, a graduate of Salem Academy, has released 10 critically acclaimed albums and her songs have been recorded by a variety of artists including Emmylou Harris, John Hiatt, Jimmy Buffett, Mindy McCready and Crystal Gayle. She has toured extensively on her own and opened shows for everybody from John Prine and Jimmy Buffett to Jerry Lee Lewis and The Ramones. Her first book, "Goodbye, Little Rock and Roller", was one of three finalists for the Southern Book Critics Circle Award. She developed her own one-woman show called “The Triumph of Rock and Roll over Good Breeding” and contributed songs to "Good Ol’ Girls", a country musical based on the stories of Lee Smith and Jill McCorkle. Chapman’s new book "They Came to Nashville" is scheduled to be released in October, 2010, and features interviews with numerous stars including Kris Kristofferson, Emmy Lou Harris, Willie Nelson and Miranda Lambert. She also just wrapped up her first acting role in the major motion picture "Country Strong", starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw. Free. After the performance there will be a reception and a book/CD signing. Sponsored by the Committee on Cultural Events
Pianist Glazer Returns to Salem Sep 24, 2010 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
Frequently called “a national treasure,” 95-year-old pianist Frank Glazer recently performed the entire cycle of 32 Beethoven Piano Sonatas. He has performed with most of the world’s greatest orchestras, and returns to Salem to celebrate with the mighty Symphonic Etudes of Robert Schumann and Chopin’s B Minor Sonata. Free. Following the performance there will be a reception. Sponsored by the School of Music.
Sandresky Artist Faculty Series: Olsen Debut Organ Recital Oct 15, 2010 from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
Artist faculty member Timothy Olsen, organist, will perform his debut recital at Salem College on the Flentrop Organ featuring works of Bach, Buxtehude, Sweelinck, Schumann, and others. Free. Following the performance there will be a reception. Sponsored by the School of Music.
Moramus Chorale Concert Oct 23, 2010 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
The Moramus Chorale will present a concert featuring the music of English Moravian composer Christian Ignatius Latrobe, who was a close friend to Haydn. The concert will feature Latrobe's Dies Irae, which has not been performed in full for more than 50 years, as well as his Dawn of Glory, written as a sequel to the Dies Irae. Concert admission is free, but donations will be accepted to fund future presentations of the Moramus Chorale. Visit www.moramuschorale.org for more information. Sponsored by the School of Music
Schumann Synthesized Oct 29, 2010 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
Schumann Synthesized: Dancers, actors and visual artists present works inspired by the piano and vocal music of Robert Schumann. This performance features Barbara Lister-Sink and her piano students; newly appointed Salem voice professor and mezzo-soprano Cristy Brown; and Salem's dance, drama and visual arts students.
International Dinner Nov 06, 2010 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Bryant Hall,
An international culinary feast! The International Club of Salem will host its annual dinner with food from countries around the world and live entertainment. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students as well as children under 10. Children under 3 eat free. Reservations may be made by calling 336/917-5493. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Co-sponsored by the Salem College International Club and the Human Relations Department of Winston-Salem City Hall
Barbara Fredrickson, "Unmasking the Strengths of Positivity" Sep 27, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall,
Barbara Fredrickson, the Kenan Distinguished Professor and director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has received numerous honors for her research on positive emotions, including the American Psychological Association’s inaugural and highest Templeton Prize in Positive Psychology. Her work has also received more than 10 consecutive years of research funding from the National Institute of Mental Health. Fredrickson will discuss her book, "Positivity: Groundbreaking Research Reveals How to Embrace the Hidden Strength of Positive Emotions, Overcome Negativity and Thrive." Free. After the lecture there will be a book-signing and reception.
Bea Nettles: Photographer, Author and Artist Oct 18, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall,
MEMORY THEATRES; Photographs and Books by Bea Nettles Bea Nettles is an artist, photographer and author. She is very well known in the alternative photography field and has been exhibiting and publishing her autobiographical works since 1970. Since that time, she has had over fifty one-person exhibitions including the International Museum of Photography at the Eastman House, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, Light Gallery and Witkin Gallery in NYC. Her works have also been shown internationally in major group exhibitions. Her images are in over 26 public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Canada, the Polaroid International Collection, the Phillips Collection in Washington DC, the International Museum of Photography at the Eastman House, and the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona. Nettles has taught photography to over one thousand students since 1970. Her textbook "Breaking the Rules: A Photo Media Cookbook" has reached two generations of readers. She has delivered lectures and workshops internationally and is widely recognized for her innovations in mixed media photography and photographic books. Free. Reception and book signing after the lecture. Sponsored by the Committee on Cultural Events
Pierrettes: "Murder by Membership Only" Oct 03, 2010 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center,
Murder by Membership Only is a mystery-comedy featuring nine women. It takes place in a very exclusive club for women mystery writers in London, where a highly successful mystery writer is found dead. One of the characters says, “How would it look if a roomful of mystery writers had to go to the police to solve a murder that took place under their very noses?” And so they try to solve the mystery themselves. One of the remaining eight did it…but whom? Admission by ticket only: $8 for general admission, $6 for Salem faculty, staff and students. Reservations begin September9th by emailing culturalevents@salem.edu or calling 336/917-5493.
Pierrettes: "Murder by Membership Only" Sep 30, 2010 from 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center,
Murder by Membership Only is a mystery-comedy featuring nine women. It takes place in a very exclusive club for women mystery writers in London, where a highly successful mystery writer is found dead. One of the characters says, “How would it look if a roomful of mystery writers had to go to the police to solve a murder that took place under their very noses?” And so they try to solve the mystery themselves. One of the remaining eight did it…but whom? Admission by ticket only: $8 for general admission, $6 for Salem faculty, staff and students. Reservations begin September9th by emailing culturalevents@salem.edu or calling 336/917-5493.
Pierrettes: "Murder by Membership Only" Oct 02, 2010 from 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center,
Murder by Membership Only is a mystery-comedy featuring nine women. It takes place in a very exclusive club for women mystery writers in London, where a highly successful mystery writer is found dead. One of the characters says, “How would it look if a roomful of mystery writers had to go to the police to solve a murder that took place under their very noses?” And so they try to solve the mystery themselves. One of the remaining eight did it…but whom? Admission by ticket only: $8 for general admission, $6 for Salem faculty, staff and students. Reservations begin September 9th by emailing culturalevents@salem.edu or calling 336/917-5493.
Salem Sings with Sepulveda Nov 05, 2010 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College,
Newly appointed choral chonductor Dr. Sonja Sepulveda leads the Salem College Chorale and Chamber Choir in her exciting inaugural concert at Salem College.
Salem Chamber Choir, Chorale and Jazz Voices Apr 15, 2011 from 07:30 PM to 09:30 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center,
The Salem Chamber Choir, Chorale and Jazz Voices will warm your heart and excite your spirit with music from Handel to Billy Joel. The choirs will feature music by composers Handel, Arcadelt, Mathias, Whitacre, and Hogan plus composer and world famous dulcimer player, Malcolm Dalglish. The choirs will also present music from Africa, Russia, and Scotland. This concert will truly have a musical gift for each of you. The choirs are conducted by Dr. Sonja Sepulveda and accompanied by Carmine Mann.
Dwelling Details and Domestic Integrity: An Evening with Meghan Daum Sep 27, 2011 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center,
The Beverly Johnson Pritchard Lecture. Meghan Daum is the author, most recently, of Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived In That House, a memoir about real estate addiction, published in May 2010 by Knopf. Since 2005, she has been a weekly opinion columnist at The Los Angeles Times. Meghan Daum is also the author of the essay collection My Misspent Youth and the novel The Quality of Life Report. She has contributed to public radio programs such as This American Life and Marketplace, and her articles and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, GQ, Vogue, and The New York Times, among other publications. She lives in Los Angeles. Sponsored by the Center for Women Writers.
Salem College Pierrettes Present "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress" by Alan Ball Oct 02, 2011 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center,
During a wedding reception in an old family home in Knoxville, Tennessee, five bridesmaids, each with her own reason for hiding from the festivities, periodically take refuge in an upstairs bedroom. While their different personalities, orientations and perspectives about life provide many opportunities for conflict and gossip, they also ultimately discover, once the dust from the dirt they dished has settled, how similar they are. Playwright Alan Ball, who won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for American Beauty, has written a witty, raucous, touching comedy in celebration of women.
Salem Music Faculty/Guest Artist Series: Susan Perkins, Anne Sellitti, Norris Norwood Sep 10, 2011 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center,
Salem Music Faculty/Guest Artist Series: Susan Perkins, violin; Anne Sellitti, cello; Norris Norwood, piano
Sandresky Artist Faculty Concert Series: Celebrating 90 Years with Margaret Vardell Sandresky! Oct 01, 2011 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center,
Join us to celebrate the 90th birthday of one of Salem College’s most treasured music graduates. Salem College music faculty and Chorale will perform works by this internationally distinguished composer and Salem Professor Emerita. Also, the winner of the 2011 Margaret Vardell Sandresky National Composition Contest will receive a world premiere. Join us for this exciting event! Reception follows. Sponsored by the School of Music.
Salem College Pierrettes Present "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress" by Alan Ball Sep 29, 2011 from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center,
During a wedding reception in an old family home in Knoxville, Tennessee, five bridesmaids, each with her own reason for hiding from the festivities, periodically take refuge in an upstairs bedroom. While their different personalities, orientations and perspectives about life provide many opportunities for conflict and gossip, they also ultimately discover, once the dust from the dirt they dished has settled, how similar they are. Playwright Alan Ball, who won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for American Beauty, has written a witty, raucous, touching comedy in celebration of women.
Salem College Pierrettes Present "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress" by Alan Ball Sep 30, 2011 from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center,
During a wedding reception in an old family home in Knoxville, Tennessee, five bridesmaids, each with her own reason for hiding from the festivities, periodically take refuge in an upstairs bedroom. While their different personalities, orientations and perspectives about life provide many opportunities for conflict and gossip, they also ultimately discover, once the dust from the dirt they dished has settled, how similar they are. Playwright Alan Ball, who won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for American Beauty, has written a witty, raucous, touching comedy in celebration of women.
Salem College Pierrettes Present "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress" by Alan Ball Oct 01, 2011 from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center,
During a wedding reception in an old family home in Knoxville, Tennessee, five bridesmaids, each with her own reason for hiding from the festivities, periodically take refuge in an upstairs bedroom. While their different personalities, orientations and perspectives about life provide many opportunities for conflict and gossip, they also ultimately discover, once the dust from the dirt they dished has settled, how similar they are. Playwright Alan Ball, who won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for American Beauty, has written a witty, raucous, touching comedy in celebration of women.
Sandresky Artist Faculty Concert Series: Nod to the '90s with Elaine Funaro, harpsichord Sep 23, 2011 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center,
The concert will feature music from the 15, 16, 17, 18 and 1990s for the harpsichord. The audience will enjoy stories and costume changes before their very eyes! The performance is part of Aliénor, a quadrennial harpsichord competition dedicated to building awareness of the instrument and its music. Sponsored by the School of Music.
!WAR Film Viewing Nov 16, 2011 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center,
!Women Art Revolution elaborates the relationship of the Feminist Art Movement to the 1960s anti-war and civil rights movements and explains how historical events, such as the all-male protest exhibition against the invasion of Cambodia, sparked the first of many feminist actions against major cultural institutions. The film details major developments in women’s art of the 1970s, including the first feminist art education programs, political organizations and protests, alternative art spaces such as the A.I.R. Gallery and Franklin Furnace in New York and the Los Angeles Women’s Building, publications such as Chrysalis and Heresies, and landmark exhibitions, performances, and installations of public art that changed the entire direction of art.
David Rowell Reading: The Train of Small Mercies Nov 03, 2011 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center,
"The Train of Small Mercies" offers a remarkable look at a tumultuous period in history through the lens of six ordinary people living through one tragic day. This stunning debut novel re-imagines June 8, 1968 - the day Robert F. Kennedy's body was transported by funeral train from New York's Penn Station to Arlington Cemetery for burial.
Constitution Day Panel Sep 28, 2011 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Library Assembly Room, Gramley Library,
Members of the faculty of the Department of History and International Relations along with those from the Public Policy Program will outline the contemporary application of principles relevant to the American Constitution to current events and issues. In particular, the discussion will focus on health care policy and the constitutional debate that this issue has generated.
"Purple Hibiscus": An Evening with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Oct 06, 2011 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center,
Adichie will be giving a reading from her first novel, "Purple Hibiscus", which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. "The Thing Around Your Neck", her most recent book, is a collection of short stories that was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book in Africa. A recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, she divides her time between the United States and Nigeria.
Deborah Owens: The Seven Wealthy Habits of Successful Women Oct 15, 2011 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center,
Wealth coach and author Deborah Owens brings the "A Purse of Your Own" Campaign to financially empower the women of the Triad. She will share the attitudes and behaviors that all women must adopt in order to achieve financial security. Deborah’s unique storytelling approach using analogies and case studies provides the audience with an experience that is relevant, informative and entertaining.
Salem College Dance Company Presents Fall Faculty and Guest Artist Concert Dec 04, 2011 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
This annual performance by the Salem College Dance Company will feature work by guest artists Cara Hagan, Amy Jones and Anne Morris. Faculty work by Heidi Echols, Shawn Bowman-Hicks and Melissa Pihos.
An Afternoon of British Delights One Act Opera and Short Operetta Scenes, Cristy Lynn Brown, Director Nov 20, 2011 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center,
The voice department of Salem College School of Music will present a concert featuring the one act opera by Ralph Vaughn Williams, “Riders to the Sea.” This poignant story is of a mother named Maurya who has lost her husband and sons to the merciless sea. Will she lose her last remaining son Bartley as well? The second half of the concert will be a delightful assortment of scenes from Gilbert and Sullivan operettas that are sure to bring a smile and a chuckle to one and all!
SALEM SINGS! with Sonja Sepulveda, conductor Nov 04, 2011 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
The Salem Chamber Choir, Chorale and Jazz Voices offer an eclectic program of music from the Renaissance to Coldplay, and featuring a special segment by renowned composer Eric Whitacre. Other music guaranteed to get the heart humming includes songs from Ireland and Korea, spirituals, gospel and a special song from Glenn McClure’s “Caribbean Mass” with steel drum. This concert will truly have a musical gift for everyone.
NC Music Teachers Association Annual Conference: Marina Lomazov, piano Oct 28, 2011 from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center,
One of today’s most charismatic and passionate pianists, Lomazov has won prizes in the Cleveland International Piano Competition, William Kapell International Piano Competition, Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition and Hilton Head International Piano Competition. She has performed throughout North America, South America, England, France, Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Russia and Japan, and in most of the 50 states in the U.S. The Cleveland Plain Dealer called her “a mesmerizing risk taker.”
NC Music Teachers Association Annual Conference: School of Music Faculty/Chorale Concert Oct 29, 2011 from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
Salem College Artist Faculty and the Salem College Choral Ensembles, directed by Sonja Sepulveda, will perform a variety of works as part of the NCMTA Conference.
Lost on the Road to Oblivion, The Vanishing Beauty of Coal Country - Photography by Carl Galie Sep 16, 2011 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Mary Davis Holt Gallery and the North Corridor Gallery, Salem Fine Arts Center,
Throughout our nation’s history, the arts have been instrumental in protecting many of our national treasures. Through his recent project, “Lost on the Road to Oblivion, The Vanishing Beauty of Coal Country,” Winston-Salem photographer Carl Galie hopes to continue this legacy. His exhibit takes the viewer on a journey through the Southern Appalachians and documents the controversial practice of mountaintop removal in this hauntingly beautiful series about the natural environment. The project raises the question of whether years of environmental regulation should be overruled in an attempt to stimulate the economy by allowing this industrial coal mining practice to continue. Exhibit runs August 25 - October 21
Salem College Dance Company Presents Fall Faculty and Guest Artist Concert Dec 02, 2011 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM
This annual performance by the Salem College Dance Company will feature work by guest artists Cara Hagan, Amy Jones and Anne Morris. Faculty work by Heidi Echols, Shawn Bowman-Hicks and Melissa Pihos.
Salem College Dance Company Presents Fall Faculty and Guest Artist Concert Dec 03, 2011 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
This annual performance by the Salem College Dance Company will feature work by guest artists Cara Hagan, Amy Jones and Anne Morris. Faculty work by Heidi Echols, Shawn Bowman-Hicks and Melissa Pihos.
Light in the Shadowlands Reception - Photography by Brooks Potteiger Nov 18, 2011 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM North Corridor Gallery, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
Featuring a dynamic and rare collection of portraits taken off the beaten path primarily in Kenya and Haiti, this exhibition takes a truly humbling and unique look into the inner life of these beautiful people. Exhibit runs October 28 - December 16
Craft Talk: Making Scenes with Holly Goddard Jones Oct 18, 2011 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM The Library Assembly Room, 3rd Floor of Gramley Library,
Stories are generally built around scenes, but it can be challenging to decide which scenes deserve dramatization. Many writers, when confronted with this confusion, actually choose to illustrate rather than to dramatize--to pick a representative moment or episode rather than the moment that advances plot. This talk will focus on how to recognize the difference between illustrative and dramatic scenes, how to turn illustrations into dramatizations, and when it is, in fact, useful and right to use an illustration. Sponsored by the Center for Women Writers.
International Dinner Nov 05, 2011 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Bryant Hall,
Join us for an international culinary feast! The International Club of Salem will host its annual dinner with food from countries around the world and live entertainment.
The “F” Word - Feminist Art of the 21st Century Nov 18, 2011 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Mary Davis Holt Gallery, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
Building on the ideas and images of feminism in the 20th century, this group exhibition focuses on feminist art and the aesthetic, intellectual and political impact of women on the visual arts and art practice in the 21st century.
How the United Nations Makes International Policy Relevant Oct 05, 2011 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Library Assembly Room, Gramley Library,
Former delegates to the Salem College Model United Nations will share their experiences after participating in the national Collegiate Model United Nations program. They will outline how the lessons gained from this endeavor are contributing to their educational programs and career aspirations. Sponsored by the Department of History and Political Science.