Wednesday, October 27
Thursday, October 28
Robert Hill, professor of history at UCLA and editor of Marcus Garvey’s papers, will give two lectures on the Harlem Renaissance (1925-41), the first great flowering of art, music, and literature by urban African-Americans. He’ll speak at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday in PPHAC 102 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Perella Auditorium, Lehigh University. Ext. 1491 (Moravian), 610 758-6334 (Lehigh).
Thursday, October 28
Who’s Nancy? Those signs all over the HUB are by members of StudioSouth, a group of senior graphic design majors, who were hired by the Society of Marketing Executives to let us know about Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Olympic gold-medal swimmer (1984), lawyer, professor at Florida Coastal School of Law, and Title IX activist. She’ll speak at 4:00 p.m. in the HUB’s Snyder Room and 8:00 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium. Ext. 1591.
A singer with a social conscience, Alli Collis will perform at the
HUB Pavilion, 7:00-9:30 p.m. No admission.
Thursday, November 4
Allison McBride ’05 will talk about her linguistic research among the Zapotec in Oaxaca, Mexico, for the International Brown Bag Lunch series, 11:30 a.m., Snyder Room, HUB. Ext. 7777.
Friday, November 5
The Big Band and Jazz Vocal Ensemble join forces in “Let’s Mambo!” to offer Latin club music of the ’50s. 8:00 p.m., Foy Hall. $6. Ext. 1650.
Sunday, November 7
The Jazz Combo and Jazz Fusion Ensemble pay tribute
to the pioneering crossover musician Herbie Hancock. 4:00 p.m., Foy Hall. $6. Ext. 1650.
Monday, November 8
Joel Nathan Rosen, assistant professor of sociology, brings his guitar for “Teaching the Blues: The Black Country Music Tradition,” as the November installment in the Monday Night Speakers Series. 7:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium. Ext. 7880.
“Unplugged: Acoustic Instruments” demonstrates the variety of 20th-century instruments , some designed to be played, others explained in drawings and paintings that connect the visual to the aural. Paul Larson, professor emeritus of music, curated the Payne Gallery’s second exhibit this year, which runs Thursday through December 5.
At the opening night reception (7:30-9:00 p.m.), Satori will play flute and guitar music. There are two other concerts of music “off the wall” during the exhibit’s run. “Sculptured Sound” features instruments created from found objects by Ken Butler, including his musical snow shovel. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 3. Music by young people will feature Suzuki strings, Orff percussion for children, and a handbell choir. 7:30 p.m. November 17. Both are in Foy Hall. $12, $6 seniors/students. Ext. 1650.