To conclude the Seminary’s series of lunchtime essays
for Black History Month, the Urban Ministry class will lead
a discussion and service on “Simple Justice, Complicated
Practice.” Lunch provided. 11:30 a.m., Saal, Bahnson
Center. Ext. 1411.
Wednesday, February 25
Ruth Knafo Setton, writer-in-residence at Lehigh University,
will read from her novel The Road to Fez, based on the
historical figure of Suleika, a Tunisian Jewish girl
who died rather
than convert and whose tomb is a shrine for both Jews and
Muslims. 4:00 p.m., Arena Theater.
Thursday, February 26
The up-and-coming singer-songwriter Jen Chapin and her
band play the Pavilion in the HUB, which will turn itself
a coffeehouse for the occasion. Chapin is a social activist
in the mode of the ’60s folksingers, and for this reason
her concert is presented by the Al Williams Leadership Forum.
To preview her newest CD, check out her website: www.jenchapin.com.
8:00 p.m. Ext. 1491.
Saturday, February 28
Die Winterreise (Winter
Journey) is Schubert’s
great song cycle about light and darkness, life and
death. It will be sung by baritone
Eduardo Azzati, partnered by pianist Martha Schrempel.
Visiting assistant professor Hilde Binford will discuss
illustrated by a set of 24 paintings by Linda Ganus.
7:00 p.m. (prelude), 8:00 p.m. (recital), Peter Hall.
students/seniors. Ext. 1650.
Sunday, February 29
Vernon Nelson of the Moravian Archives will give his
final lecture as archivist, 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. at the
Building, 41 W. Locust St., Bethlehem. The topic is “The
Virginia Letters: A Moravian Love Story from the 1830s.” Free.
610 866-3255. Vern retires this spring; his successor
is Paul Peucker of the Moravian archives in Herrnhutten,
The Moravian College-Community Orchestra
and the faculty
chamber ensemble Heard @ Moravian play at 4:00 p.m.
in Foy Hall. The program includes a Shostakovich string
quartet, Dvorák’s “Hussite Overture,” and
a computer-generated work, “World Anthem,” to
be sung by artist-lecturer Gregory Oaten, tenor. $12,
$6 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.
Tuesday, March 2
Judith Green, assistant director of publications, leads
the Moravian Reading Group through the theory of
developed by philosopher Susanne Langer. 4:00 p.m.,
Snyder Room, HUB.
Wednesday, March 3
Friends of Reeves Library present Jane Rawlings,
author of The Penelopeia, a feminist sequel to
time, too.) 4:00 p.m., Air Products Room, HUB.
Free. Ext. 1540 or email@example.com.
to the Absolut Trio: Bill Washer, guitar; Paul
Rostock, bass; Glenn Davis, drums; and a surprise special
guest. Paul and Bill are artist-lecturers
in music. 7:30 p.m., Foy Hall. $12, $6 students/seniors. Ext. 1650.
Friday, March 5
The monthly faculty/staff get-together. Wind down, draw
breath, munch, chat, go home. Sponsored by the art
and economics/business departments.
p.m., Payne Gallery.
African-American artists are on display
in the HUB’s
H. Paty Eiffe Gallery this month. The show includes a serigraph
given by Elizabeth Catlett after her
show last year, as well as reproductions of work by the Colonial
Joshua Johnston and by such well-known artists as Horace Pippin,
Romare Bearden, and Henry Ossawa Tanner, and prints of famous
photographs by Gordon Parks.