Friday, September 17
All roads lead to jazz expression, says the Modern Rock Quartet of Philadelphia, which uses any and all rock, including Goth, as the warp of its jazz weavings. The players: Lou Lanza, artist-lecturer in jazz voice, vocals; Tony Miceli, vibes; Kevin McConnell, bass; and Butch Reed, drums. 8:00 p.m., Foy Hall. $12, $6 seniors and students.Ext. 1650.
Sunday, September 19
Canadian-born jazz artist D.D. Jackson (left) plays his own reduction of “Suite for New York” (from his Junonominated CD) for piano trio, string quartet, and saxophone, for which he’ll be joined by played by jazz great Tony Miceli Lou Lanza Kevin McConnell Butch Reed James Spaulding (right). Jackson calls it “a celebration of my adopted home and a meditation on 9/11.”
Saturday, September 25
Saturday, October 23
Fall Open House is an opportunity for prospective students to visit campus (which is at its prettiest in the fall) and learn about what college holds in store for them. In addition to these two dates, a special open house for students interested in the sciences will be held October 15. Each visiting day begins at 9:00 a.m. and includes walking tours of campus, meetings with faculty of the various departments, and sessions to learn about admission and financial aid. Ext. 1320.
Sunday, September 26
If you missed the performance by baritone Eduardo Azzatti of Schubert’s stark and beautiful song cycle Die Winterreise last February at Moravian, with black and white drawings of equally bleak beauty by Linda Ganus, here’s your chance. He’s performing the cycle, again with Linda’s artwork, at Lehigh University. Pianist Martha Schrempel accompanies. All three are artist-lecturers at the College, Linda in flute. 3:00 p.m., Baker Hall,
Zoellner Arts Center. $12. 610 758-2787.
“Picturing theCentury: 100 Years of Photography
from the National Gallery,” opens Payne Gallery’s season with 157 iconic images by Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Lewis Hine and many others. Saturday, September 18-October 24. Reception: 7:30-9:00 p.m. Thursday, September 16.