December 2, 2016

What’s Happening at the College

November 1, 2012

Thursday, November 1
Organ Concert
7:30–9 p.m. in Cox Auditorium (with a live broadcast on PIR)
Olivier Latry, internationally renowned organist of the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris, will present a concert of organ masterworks and an improvisation.

Friday, November 2
Flying Space
10–11:30 the Davis Black Box
A showing of dramatic scenes, dances, music, and art

November 2–3
Pan-African Conference
Learn more about and register for the 13th annual student-run Pan-African Conference: “Human Rights in Africa: The Role of the Traditional Courts and the International Criminal Court.”

November 6
Prin@the Polls on PIR
Live coverage of election results and issues from 6 to 11 p.m. on Principia Internet Radio, presented by Principia College political science and mass communication students

November 7
Talk by Principia’s Annenberg Scholar
4:15–5:15 p.m. in Wanamaker Hall
Diane Haigh will talk about her book Baillie Scott: The Artistic House.

November 8–10
Conference: “A Celebration of Bernard Maybeck and Principia College”
View the full conference schedule and learn more about the speakers and documentary film Pursuing Beauty: The Architecture of Bernard Maybeck being shown at the conference.

November 9
Friendship Around the World Dinner

8 –11:30 p.m. in Holt Gallery
Enjoy ethnic food from around the world—everyone is welcome!

November 10
9:30–10:30 p.m. in Brooks House
Live music by student performers

November 12
Talk by Principia’s Annenberg Scholar
7:30–9 p.m. in Wanamaker Hall
London-based architect Diane Haigh will present her work. 

November 13
Reading by Pinckney Benedict
7:30–8:30 p.m. in Holt Gallery
A highly accomplished writer and editor, Pinckney Benedict has published three volumes of short fiction and a novel, and won numerous awards. He is a professor in the English Department at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

November 14
Chamber Music Concert
9–10 p.m. in Davis Music Hall
A special concert featuring student music ensembles, including a string trio, string quartet, flute trio, and more

November 15–17
Dance Production
8–10 p.m. each night and 2–4 p.m. on Saturday in Cox Auditorium
Annual dance production including original choreography by students and faculty

November 21–25
Thanksgiving Break

November 27
Home from the Holidays?
7:30–10:30 p.m.
in the Jam Factory
Part of Creative Writing Madness Week, this coffee house event will include collaborative readings by students from Fiction Writing I and Poetry Writing I, collaborative word games for the audience, and musical performances. Drop in, drop out, enjoy the creative flow, hear your fellow students’ new writing, and enjoy great refreshments! The theme is “Family, Everybody’s Got One.”

November 29
“Leadership and Mrs. Eddy”
10:50–11:40 a.m. in Brooks House Living Room
Professor Brad Stock will explore the topic of self-confidence in the context of Mrs. Eddy’s leadership.

Special Hymn Sing
10:50–11:40 a.m. in the Davis Music Hall
Join in a Christmas-inspired hymn sing!

Poetry and Fiction Reading
7:30–8:30 in the Jam Factory
Students in the Advanced Creative Writing Workshop will read from their poetry and fiction as part of Creative Writing Madness Week at Principia College. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the English Department.

Rachel Bailey Performs
9–10 p.m. in the Davis Black Box
Rachel Bailey (and friends) will perform original scenes and monologues, written and rehearsed as part of an independent theatre course.

November 30
West Presents
9–11 p.m. in Wanamaker
A variety show with the guys of Lowery

December 1
Choir and Orchestra Concert
7–9 p.m. in Cox Auditorium (with a live broadcast on PIR)
Enjoy Handel’s Messiah—a Christmas gift to the community!

Anderson Christmas Party
9 p.m.–midnight in Anderson House

December 3
From Page to Stage FYE Presentation
4:30–6:30 in the Davis Black Box
The FYE class From Page to Stage will share scenes, monologues, and presentations examining the question, What does it mean to be human?

Jeff Messman and Marla Hansen in Concert
7:30–9 p.m. in Davis Music Hall (with a live broadcast on PIR)
Jeff Messman presents his junior recital, followed by a recital with Marla Hansen.

Composers’ Forum
10–10:45 p.m. in Davis Music Hall
Original music compositions by students and faculty sponsored by the Music Department

December 4
English Major Capstone Presentations
4:30–6:30 p.m. in Howard House Living Room

Sarah Butson, Ashley Watson, and Meredith Wallace will present their capstones in English Literature.

Emily Odell Flute Recital
7:30–9 p.m. in Davis Music Hall (with a live broadcast on PIR)
Celebrate Emily’s joyous music-making with works by Gaubert, Rutter, Hoover, Vivaldi.  Jazz musicians Jeff Messman and Shane Robles will join her for Claude Bolling’s Jazz Suite.

December 5
Ashley Alarcon Flute Recital
9–10 p.m. in Davis Music Hall (with a live broadcast on PIR)
Flutist Ashley Alarcon presents a concert of Rodgrigo, Bach, Enesco, and others, followed by refreshments.

December 6
Mallory O’Neill Piano Recital
7:30–9 p.m. in Davis Music Hall (with a live broadcast on PIR)
Enjoy Mallory’s senior capstone performance of works by Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin, and Diemer, as well as the riveting Suite de Danza Criollas by Ginastera.

Euphrates Fellows Spotlight Night
8:30–10:30 p.m. in Wanamaker
Listen to the Euphrates Fellows present their unique projects on the Middle East. You may even learn some Arabic! Dessert and questions follow the presentations.

December 7
Shane Robles Recital
7:30–8:30 p.m. in Davis Music Hall (with a live broadcast on PIR)
Enjoy Shane Robles’ percussion capstone recital.