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Spring Student Choreography End of the Year Celebration! May 06, 2012 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
Join Salem dance students as they celebrate their achievements in dance choreography training through performance. Students are FREE, general admission $5. Sponsored by the Salem College Dance Company.
Salem Race for the Cure May 05, 2012 from 06:30 AM to 12:30 PM Salem Academy & College, Winston-Salem, NC,
The annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event will be held on the Salem Academy and College campus on May 5, 2012. The Salem College race team is officially set up online and accepting donations and/or team members.
Senior Thesis Exhibit Reception May 04, 2012 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Mary Davis Holt, North Corridor and June Porter Johnson Galleries, Salem Fine Arts Center,
Exhibit runs May 4 – May 19. Salem’s interior design and studio art senior students exhibit their senior thesis projects. Exhibit hours are 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Debussy Turns 150! An Evening of the Piano Works of Claude Debussy Student Piano Studio Recital of Barbara Lister-Sink Apr 29, 2012 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
In celebration of Claude Debussy’s 150th birth year, the piano students of Barbara Lister-Sink will perform a variety of works by the great French impressionist composer. Special emphasis will be given to tonal color and the synesthetic delights of his music for the piano. Sponsored by the School of Music.
Amy Funderburk: Images From the Otherworld - New Works and a Retrospective from Mar 30, 2012 08:30 AM to Apr 29, 2012 05:00 PM Mary Davis Holt Gallery, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
Winston-Salem artist Amy Funderburk will exhibit new works from her visionary series, Images From the Otherworld. Through these paintings and accompanying photographs, she depicts her extraordinary experiences at sacred sites in Ireland and South of England, as well as imagery derived from meditation. In these works, she explores the role of art, belief, and the power of positive thinking on the healing process. A connecting theme that runs throughout the series is the cycle of creation and destruction, of death and rebirth, and the healing that lies between. Visitors may bring either strips of paper or 100% natural cloth to tie to the wishing tree which will be part of the exhibit.
Thoroughly Modern Millie Apr 29, 2012 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
“Thoroughly Modern Millie” is a toe-tapping, high energy musical set in 1922 in New York City. Millie comes to the big city to make her mark and find a rich husband. She decides to reside at Mrs. Meer’s Boarding House, who unbeknownst to her, runs a white slavery trade kidnapping her orphan boarders. Millie meets Jimmie, a poor-yet-charming guy, and gets mixed up over love and her goal to marry rich. This musical is funny, touching and full of delightful characters. Millie learns about the big city and becomes a “modern” girl who bobs her hair, wears the latest fashions and has many experiences, both good and bad, in the city. Come join us for this charming musical that will fill your head with memorable songs and warm your heart. Sponsored by Salem Academy.
Thoroughly Modern Millie Apr 28, 2012 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
“Thoroughly Modern Millie” is a toe-tapping, high energy musical set in 1922 in New York City. Millie comes to the big city to make her mark and find a rich husband. She decides to reside at Mrs. Meer’s Boarding House, who unbeknownst to her, runs a white slavery trade kidnapping her orphan boarders. Millie meets Jimmie, a poor-yet-charming guy, and gets mixed up over love and her goal to marry rich. This musical is funny, touching and full of delightful characters. Millie learns about the big city and becomes a “modern” girl who bobs her hair, wears the latest fashions and has many experiences, both good and bad, in the city. Come join us for this charming musical that will fill your head with memorable songs and warm your heart. Sponsored by Salem Academy.
Sandresky Artist Faculty Concert Series/Alumnae Artist Series: Patricia Barnes Griffith C'72, piano Apr 27, 2012 from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
Salem College alumna and noted pianist, critically acclaimed for her expressive lyricism and impressive technique, will perform beloved piano works, including the magnificent “Phantasie, Op. 17” by Robert Schumann, as well as works by Beethoven, Chopin and Debussy. Sponsored by the School of Music.
Thoroughly Modern Millie Apr 27, 2012 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
Thursday - Saturday, April 26, 27, 28 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 29 at 2:00 p.m. “Thoroughly Modern Millie” is a toe-tapping, high energy musical set in 1922 in New York City. Millie comes to the big city to make her mark and find a rich husband. She decides to reside at Mrs. Meer’s Boarding House, who unbeknownst to her, runs a white slavery trade kidnapping her orphan boarders. Millie meets Jimmie, a poor-yet-charming guy, and gets mixed up over love and her goal to marry rich. This musical is funny, touching and full of delightful characters. Millie learns about the big city and becomes a “modern” girl who bobs her hair, wears the latest fashions and has many experiences, both good and bad, in the city. Come join us for this charming musical that will fill your head with memorable songs and warm your heart. Sponsored by Salem Academy.
Thoroughly Modern Millie Apr 26, 2012 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
Thursday - Saturday, April 26, 27, 28 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 29 at 2:00 p.m. “Thoroughly Modern Millie” is a toe-tapping, high energy musical set in 1922 in New York City. Millie comes to the big city to make her mark and find a rich husband. She decides to reside at Mrs. Meer’s Boarding House, who unbeknownst to her, runs a white slavery trade kidnapping her orphan boarders. Millie meets Jimmie, a poor-yet-charming guy, and gets mixed up over love and her goal to marry rich. This musical is funny, touching and full of delightful characters. Millie learns about the big city and becomes a “modern” girl who bobs her hair, wears the latest fashions and has many experiences, both good and bad, in the city. Come join us for this charming musical that will fill your head with memorable songs and warm your heart. Sponsored by Salem Academy.
Spotlight on Salem: Celebrating Salem Writers Apr 25, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center,
This event showcases the creative talent of Salem’s students. Join us for a lively evening of readings of original poetry and prose and the unveiling of Incunabula, Salem College’s literary and artistic magazine. Sponsored by the Center for Women Writers.
Mathias Choral Concert: Salem College Chorale and Chamber Choir Sonja Sepulveda, director Apr 22, 2012 from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
The Salem Choirs will present a concert of Moravian music, the “Missa Brevis in C major” by Mozart, and music from the ‘40s in honor of the very dedicated musicians Mr. and Mrs. William Mathias. Come join the choirs, Salem and the Mathias family as we celebrate the lives of these two people and their love of music. Sponsored by the School of Music.
Salem Sings! Salem College Chorale, Chamber Choir & Jazz Ensemble Sonja Sepulveda, director Apr 20, 2012 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
The Salem Chamber Choir, Chorale and Jazz Voices will bring you an eclectic program of music from the Renaissance to Lady Gaga. Other music that is guaranteed to get your heart humming will be songs from around the world, spirituals, gospel and a special song from Glenn McClure’s “Caribbean Mass” with steel drum. Come experience an event that will give you musical memories to last a lifetime. The choirs are conducted by Dr. Sonja Sepulveda and accompanied by Carmine Mann. Sponsored by the School of Music.
National Poetry Month Celebration with Joe Mills, Salem's Poet-in-Residence Apr 18, 2012 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Saal, Single Sisters House ,
Salem’s Poet-in-Residence. Reception and book signing will follow event. Come celebrate the release of Salem’s own Joe Mills’ newest book of poetry, Sending Christmas Cards to Huck and Hamlet, which focuses on books, teaching and writing. His previous collections include Somewhere During the Spin Cycle; Angels, Thieves, and Winemakers; and Love and Other Collisions. Joe Mills is the Susan Burress Wall Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at the North Carolina School of the Arts. “In a voice both rueful and companionable, Joe Mills inscribes through [his] poems the wavering circle of everyday life, the center of which is everywhere and the circumference nowhere—exactly the radius of the human heart.” –John P. O’Grady Sponsored by the Center for Women Writers.
Salem College Gospel Extravaganza Apr 15, 2012 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Home Moravian Church, 529 S. Church St., Winston-Salem,
The IMANI Gospel Choir and Free 2 Worship Dance Team welcome special guests Appalachian State University Gospel, UNCG's Divine Harmony, Kevin Scott and Inspirational Voices, plus a performance by Salem student Kayla Hocker. Piedmont Triad Poetry Slam artist Eurydice White will emcee. Admission is free with donations encouraged, to benefit Restoration Place Ministries and Glenwood Family Ministries.
International Show Apr 14, 2012 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
The Salem College International Club features a cultural extravaganza of performances in dance, song and skits representing various countries. Admission by ticket only: $8 for general admission, $5 for students and $3 for children under 10. Reservations can be made by emailing saleminternationalclub@gmail.com or by calling 336/917-5493.
Sandresky Artist Faculty Concert Series: 240 Years of Women's Keyboard Music with Barbara Lister-Sink Apr 13, 2012 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
In celebration of Salem College’s 240th anniversary, artist-in-residence and internationally acclaimed pianist Barbara Lister-Sink will perform an evening of keyboard music from 1772 – 2012. The concert will include the beautiful Sonata by Cécile Chaminade and a world premiere especially composed for this concert. Sponsored by the School of Music.
Former Enron Vice President Sherron Watkins Speaks on Ethics, Leadership and Courage Apr 12, 2012 from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
In August 2001, Sherron Watkins alerted then-CEO Ken Lay that Enron "might implode in a wave of accounting scandals." Watkins' warning proved to be true as just months later, the company fell into bankruptcy after a storm of scandalous revelations of fraud. In the wake of Enron's meltdown, Watkins testified before Congressional Committees from the House and Senate investigating the company's demise and was lauded in the press for her courageous actions. In recognition of her outstanding demonstration of ethic in the work place, Watkins has received numerous honors. TIME magazine named Watkins, along with two others, as their 2002 Persons of the Year, for being "people who did right just by doing their jobs rightly" and "for believing.... that the truth is one thing that must not be moved off the books..." Barbara Walters included her as one of the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2002.
Artist Reception: Amy Funderburk Apr 06, 2012 from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM Salem Fine Arts Center,
Amy Funderburk: Images From the Otherworld - New Works and a Retrospective Winston-Salem artist Amy Funderburk will exhibit new works from her visionary series, Images From the Otherworld. Through these paintings and accompanying photographs, she depicts her extraordinary experiences at sacred sites in Ireland and South of England, as well as imagery derived from meditation. In these works, she explores the role of art, belief, and the power of positive thinking on the healing process. A connecting theme that runs throughout the series is the cycle of creation and destruction, of death and rebirth, and the healing that lies between. Visitors may bring either strips of paper or 100% natural cloth to tie to the wishing tree which will be part of the exhibit.
Honoring Mrs. H.H.A.! An Amy Beach Musicale Apr 01, 2012 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center ,
During this 240th year celebration of Salem and its women, please join us for a tribute to eminent composer Amy Beach. Salem College School of Music students will join forces to perform vocal and instrumental works from this respected American woman composer. Sponsored by the School of Music.