Datebook

Tonight
Mardi Gras: Made in China, a documentary by David Redmon, describes the results of outsourcing American manufacturing jobs to China. It’s not a pretty picture. Includes Q&A with the filmmaker. 7:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium. Free. Ext. 1418 or 7903.

Thursday, February 9
Pianist Joel Fan, best known for his work with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, plays a recital as part of the Piano Masters @ Moravian series. 7:30 p.m., Peter Hall. 610 515-1025.

Friday, February 10

The Dave Roth (’85) Quintet performs with jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford. 8:00 p.m., Foy Hall. $12, $6 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.

Sunday, February 12
Two-Part Invention (Nora Suggs, flute, and John Arnold, guitar) offer a musical valentine. 4:00 p.m., Peter Hall. $12, $6 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.

Monday, February 13
Joyce Hinnefeld, associate professor of English, spent part of her sabbatical last year in New Mexico drafting a novel about a bird artist and her ornithologist husband. Hence the title of her talk: “Conjuring the Birds of the Mid-Atlantic from a Seat in the Santa Fe Public Library.” 7:00 p.m., UBC Room, HUB. Free. Ext. 1366.

Thursday, February 14
Svanibor Pettan of the Music Academy of the University in Ljubljana, Slovenia, will discuss “Music and War” from a Balkan perspective. 1:00 p.m., Peter Hall. Ext. 1691.

Thursday, February 16
Continuing in the Leadership Center’s series of teleconference calls on international issues with experts from the Council on Foreign Relations: “Iraqi Politics and the Insurgency,” with Jane Arraf, Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow. Noon, Leadership Center, HUB. Ext. 7510.

Friday, February 17

Slam Poetry performer Saul Williams reads his work at 8:30 p.m. in the Pavilion. Ext. 7847.

Sunday, February 19
Martha Schrempel, artist-lecturer in music (piano), plays Beethoven’s “Tempest” Sonata and the second book of Préludes by Debussy. 4:00 p.m., Peter Hall. $12, $6 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.

Ongoing

Replacing the scheduled show of needle art, Payne Gallery offers a sculpture exhibit by international artists who have worked at the Steve Tobin Studios, a foundry and workshop near Coopersburg. Through March 5.

 

Works include tribal images in bronze by JC Sarpong of Ghana; glass dripped on bronze by Daisuke Shintani of Japan; and socio-political statements by Nikolai Melinkov of Russia. Other artists are Oku Ampofo of Ghana and Semion Rabinkov of Israel. This is the first showing in Pennsylvania of these sculptors under one roof.

In the HUB Gallery: pieces curated by students in last semester’s African art class taught by Martha Kearns. Reception, 4:00-5:30 p.m. today.

February 7, 2006 (pdf version)

Lifelong Learning:
New look, expanded mission for continuing education at Moravian.

Mardi Gras reminder:
Annual Mardi Gras dance coming up.

Let the Sun Shine In:
Prize-winning photo of Spanish street by Stephanie Giebler '05.

Datebook:
Campus calendar.

Gaudeamus:
Faculty/staff/student accomplishments.
Lei Away:
Football coach Scot Dapp in Hawaii.