Calendar Highlights: Nov. 12, 2013

Meadows Chorale and Concert Choir

Calendar Highlights: Nov. 12, 2013

SMU Veterans pinVeteran luncheon: SMU is honoring U.S. Military Veteran students, faculty and staff at a luncheon on Nov. 14, 2013. U.S. Army Col. Miguel Howe (Ret.), director of the Military Service Initiative in the George W. Bush Presidential Center, is the keynote speaker. The luncheon is hosted by The Maguire Center in the Martha Proctor Mack Grand Ballroom from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn more about the luncheon and SMU Veterans Day 2013.

Crossing Borders Film: SMU International Student & Scholar Services is celebrating International Education Week Nov. 11-15. ISS invites you to a screening of Crossing Borders on Thursday Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. The film is about cross cultural understanding and will be at the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Theater. Following Thursday’s screening there will be a Crossing Borders Dialogue on Friday, Nov. 15 at noon. The lunch discussion is in Hughes-Trigg Forum and co-sponsoed by SMU Abroad. Contact Pamela Bishir for more information.

Friday Night with Meadows: On Friday Nov. 15, 2013 SMU Meadows School of the Arts will host two musical events. First, the Meadows Wind Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. in Caruth Auditorium. MSE will perform works from Third Stream including: Schuller’s Symphony for Brass and Percussion, op. 16, Timothy Broege’s No Sun, No Shadow: Elegy for Charles Mingus and Charles Mingus’s Revelations. Immediately following the MWE, there will be a late night chamber music concert. Head to the Taubman Atrium at 10 p.m. for music and refreshments.

JFK In Fort Worth On 11-22-63

Covering a Crisis: In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination The Jones Collection of the SMU Hamon Arts Library will screen their footage from the President Kennedy’s 1963 visit and aftermath. The Jones Collection has raw, unedited 16 mm film that was shot for the Dallas area news stations, including scenes from Parkland Hospital and police headquarters. Aniko Bodroghkozy, Department of Media Studies for UVA, will speak at the event. Bodroghkozy is currently researching television coverage of the assassination. This event is on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in O’Donnell Hall of the Owen Arts Center. Admission is free but tickets are required; call 214.768.2787 for tickets.

Meadows Choirs: On Sunday, Nov. 17, Meadows Chorale, Meadows Concert Choir & Diva Dolce will host a concert with guest performer the Varsity Mixed Choir of Lovejoy High School. The theme of the concert is a celebration of the communion of all living creatures. Bethany Green and SMU alumnus Christopher Mason will direct the concert that starts at 8 p.m. in Caruth Auditorium. Admission is free but they are asking that you make a donation to the North Texas Food Bank or bring food items to donate to the concert. Please call 214.768.ARTS for more information.

 

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Calendar Highlights: Feb. 29, 2008

Jerry Bywaters' 'Dallas County Courthouse'Lone Star finale: The Meadows Museum’ dual exhibitions “Jerry Bywaters: Interpreter of the Southwest” and “Jerry Bywaters: Lone Star Printmaker” close Mar. 2. Make plans to visit now; hours and additional information are available at the Meadows Museum website. (Top right, a section of Jerry Bywaters’ Dallas County Courthouse, 1936.)

Dates to learn: The 2008 Staff Development Day, sponsored by the SMU Staff Association, is scheduled for Mar. 13. This year’s Risk Assist Fair takes place Mar. 14. Register online now for the Risk Assist Fair, and watch the SMU Forum for additional information on both events.

White House honors: SMU has become a Certifying Organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Award, a national program recognizing Americans who have shown a sustained commitment to volunteer service. Nominate an SMU student, faculty or staff member by Mar. 6; for more information, visit the Leadership and Community Involvement awards page.

Voices carry: SMU’s Meadows Chorale will perform great works of the choral repertoire at 3 p.m. Mar. 2 in Caruth Auditorium, Owen Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for SMU faculty, staff and students; contact the Meadows Ticket Office, 8-2787 (8-ARTS).

Access and equity: SMU’s 2008 Spring Higher Education Symposium, “Prisms of Diversity: Affirmative Action, Access, Inclusion and Equity,” takes place Mar. 4-6 at the Radisson Hotel Central, 6060 N. Central Expy. For more information, call SMU Institutional Access and Equity, 8-3601.

Interdisciplinary Dialogue: SMU’s Perkins School of Theology hosts “Latinos, Religion and Politics” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mar. 4 in 207 Kirby Hall. The event will be moderated by Tony Cortese, professor of sociology in Dedman College. For more information, contact Tony Cortese, 8-2917.

moussa-diabate-150.jpgWorld rhythms: West African dancer, drummer and musician Moussa Diabate (bottom right) performs with his group Jelykunda at noon Mar. 5 in the Bob Hope Theatre lobby, Owen Arts Center. The free concert is part of SMU’s Brown Bag World Music Series.

Broadway showcase: The Meadows Opera Theatre and Division of Theatre present 14 Meadows singing actors performing Broadway selections in “A Musical Theatre Showcase with Kimberly Grigsby” at 1 p.m. Mar. 7 in the Taubman Atrium, Owen Arts Center. The performance is the culmination of a two-week workshop with acclaimed Broadway music director/conductor Kimberly Grigsby (’91), currently music director for Spring Awakening, the 2007 Tony Award winner for Best Musical. The performance is free; bring your lunch.

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Calendar Highlights: Nov. 15, 2007

Image from Noah Simblist's 'Protocols of Zion'The end of “Protocols”: Only a few days left to see Noah Simblist‘s “Protocols of Zion” in the Pollock Gallery. The exhibition closes Dec. 1. For more information, call 8-4439. (Top left, an image from the exhibition.)

Gilbert Lecture Series: South African novelist, poet and playwright Zakes Mda speaks Nov. 15 in Degolyer Library. A 7:30 p.m. reception in the Texana Room precedes the 8 p.m. lecture in the Stanley Marcus Reading Room. For more information, contact Leslie Reid at 8-2946.

New digs for computing: Academic Computing Services hosts an open house in its new facilities. Stop by for refreshments and a tour from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 16 on the first floor of Fondren Library West.

Rhythm nation: The Meadows World Music Ensemble, directed by Jamal Mohamed and guest-starring Buddy Mohamed, play traditional and original works at 8 p.m. Nov. 18 in Caruth Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

I brake for health: Take a work break for an important health screening – the Methodist Health System’s Mobile Mammography Unit will visit SMU Nov. 27 and park on Bishop Boulevard at the Memorial Health Center. Insurance claims will be filed for participants covered by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas; other major plans may be filed as well. The cost of $111 also may be paid by cash, check, Visa or MasterCard. Participants must be age 35 or older, with no breast implants, and have no current breast problems. To schedule an appointment, call 214-947-0026.

Holiday spirit: The Meadows Chorale and Concert Choir combine their voices for an evening of seasonal music at 8 p.m. Nov. 29 in Caruth Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

Meadows Opera TheatreSing, sing, sing: The Meadows Opera Theatre (bottom left) performs scenes from opera and musical theatre in “Opera Free For All” at 1 p.m. Nov. 30 in the Taubman Atrium.

Symphony world premiere: The Meadows Symphony Orchestra presents “New Art” featuring music by Mendelssohn and Ibert and the world premiere of Thomas Sleeper’s First Symphony. The show begins at 8 p.m. Nov. 30 in Caruth Auditorium. Tickets are $7 for faculty and staff. For more information, contact the Meadows Ticket Office, 8-2787 (8-ARTS).

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