Datebook: An Idiosyncratic Calendar

Wednesday, April 10

Is the world too much with you? Moravian Theological Seminary is holding a Quiet Day (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) to explore different modes of prayer: walking the labyrinth, icons, music, art, journals, self-created personal rituals. Short informational sessions: 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. To sign up: dschloss@ptdprolog.net.

Friday, April 12

The Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem presents the Miro Quartet, playing Grieg, Haydn (the “Frog” quartet, with the famous “ribbit” motif), and Shostakovich (the great String Quartet No. 8). 8:00 p.m., Foy Hall. $20, $18 seniors, $7 students. 610 435-7611.

The first all-campus coffeehouse features Crimson, a contemporary Christian band from Temple University. 8:00-10:00 p.m., Bahnson Center. Ext. 1583.

Tuesday, April 16

Psychiatrist Sandra Bloom, past president of the International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress, will speak on “Transforming Violence: Toward the Evolution of Peaceful Societies”—something we all can wish for. 8:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium, HUB. Ext. 1390.

Wednesday, April 17
Thursday, April 18

Eileen T. O’Grady, from the Center for Health Policy, Research & Ethics, College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, Va., delivers the eighth Priscilla Payne Hurd Nursing Lecture—twice. She will discuss “Embracing Change: Improving Health Care Quality” at 5:00 p.m. April 17 in the HUB’s UBC Room and at 10:00 a.m. April 18 in Laros Auditorium, Doctors’ Pavilion, St. Luke’s Hospital, 701 Ostrum St., Bethlehem. Information: Tina Skinner, 610 954-3441; Janet Sipple, mejas01@moravian.edu.

Sunday, April 21

One of them might be the next Mozart. (Or not.) Moravian’s student composers open their portfolios at 4:00 p.m. in Peter Hall. Melissa Spangenberg ’03, who wrote a beautiful canticle, “The True Light,” for the 2001 Christmas Vespers, is represented by “Tehillim” (psalms) for voice and a sarabande for piano. Ext. 1650.

Monday, April 22

The Counseling Center presents Kenneth John, director of psychological services at Franklin and Marshall College, to discuss changes in the mental health of college students over the past 35 years. 10:30-11:45 a.m., Snyder Room, HUB. For an article to read prior to the discussion: Annette Chopin Lare, Ext.1510.

Robert Taub heads into the home stretch in the cycle of Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas, which he’s been presenting over four seasons. This program features Opp. 26 and 109. 8:00 p.m., Foy Hall. There’s a pre-concert talk at 7:15 p.m. Afterward he’ll sign copies of his new book, Playing the Beethoven Piano Sonatas, which you can buy on site or at the Moravian Book Shop. $15. Ext. 1650 or music@moravian.edu.

Cancellation: Moravian College Theater Company’s production of Stephen Vincent Benét’s Stories of America (scheduled for April 18-21) has been cancelled.

April 9, 2002

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Not Just Desserts
Dessert Theater benefits music department.
Datebook
Calendar of campus events.
Gaudeamus
Faculty/staff achievements.
Going to the Dogs
"Fun walk" for greyhound rescue program.