Wednesday, November 30

Celebrate Kwanzaa, the African-American end-of-year holiday, with a candle-lighting ceremony, music, and readings, followed by a feast. 4:00-5:30 p.m., UBC Room, HUB.

Then follow your feet to Step Afrika (pictured at right), a high-energy art form based on traditional African step-dance reborn at African-American fraternities. 7:00-9:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium.

Thursday, December 1
Friday, December 2

Barbara Liebhaber joins Satori for works by French jazz composer Claude Bolling. The group—flute, guitar, piano, bass, and drums—performs Thursday at Kirkland Village and at 8:00 p.m. December 2 at Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. Composed for Bolling to play with Jean-Pierre Rampal, these pieces achieved international best-seller status on the album “Suites for Flute and Jazz Piano.” Tickets: $16.50, from 610 867-2390.

Friday, December 2

Robin Gerber (Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way and Katherine Graham: Journey of an American Icon) examines the values, tactics, and beliefs that enabled Eleanor Roosevelt to bring about domestic and international change. Gerber discusses Roosevelt’s productive and politically involved years in the White House, as a U.N. delegate, honorary ambassador, and more, in this case study in leadership. 2:30 p.m., PPHAC 101. Ext. 7510.

Employee Appreciation Day at the Moravian College Bookstore means 20% off all gifts and clothing, 30% off all sale merchandise—everything but diploma frames. (So who needs diploma frames?) You’ll need your College ID card, however.

December 2-4 and 9-11

Christmas Vespers services. 7:30 p.m. December 2-3 and 9-10, 4:30 p.m. December 4 and 11. Central Moravian Church.

Friday, December 9

Final faculty/staff TGIF for 2005. CIT and Human Resources host “Let It Snow!” 3:00-5:00 p.m., HUB.

Saturday, December 10

Annual Community Holiday Feast for New Bethany Ministries families at Cathedral Church of the Nativity. Volunteers needed to serve, clean up, and entertain children. Ext. 1340.

December 14-17 and 19-20

Final exams.

Friday, December 16

Holiday dinner for faculty and staff. “Tropical Holiday” theme: palm trees, balmy breezes, sandy beaches, and more. Ext. 1361.


“Moment in Time: The Bethlehem Steel Plant Today” presents the Works, including a lot of fearsome industrial machinery now fallen into disuse, as seen by 60 local artists. Opens Thursday; closes January 29. Payne Gallery. Ext. 1680.

November 29, 2005 (pdf version)

Carol Traupman-Carr '86 arranges "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" for Vespers.

Moravian Stars:
Three children selected to sing the solo in "Morning Star" for Vespers.

At First Site:
Manipulated digital photo of the Bethlehem Steel Works by Krista Steinke Finch.

Community Chest:
Grants announed for community outreach projects.

Last issue:
InCommon says goodbye until next semester.
Disaster Watch:
LVAIC panel discussion on natural and man-made disasters.
Visitors from the South:
Displaced professors from Dillard University visit campus.
Campus calendar, November 29-December 31, 2005.
Media Matters:
Two professors write op-eds in the Morning Call.
faculty/staff/student accomplishments.
Steely Jan:
Bethlehem Steel watercolor by Jan Ciganick is in several shows.