Datebook

March 12-16
Brain Awareness Week

March 11
Peccadet Gallery Talk
1:30 p.m., Payne Gallery
The exhibit of drawings and paintings by Peccadet, the French-Cambodian surrealist, closes with an in-depth look at his life. Exhibit curator Adrienne Sprouse will share her insights and admiration for the artist and his extraordinary works.

March 12
Classes resume.

Caught Between the Censors and the Testers: What Can We Do?
6:30-8:30 p.m., Prosser Auditorium
Children’s book authors Sally Keehn and Jordan Sonnenblick will share their takes on censorship, testing, and how the issues affect the larger community. A book signing will follow. Presented by the Friends of Reeves Library.

March 13
Marx in Soho
Actor Robert Weick performs a lively 70-minute one-act play featuring a passionate, funny, and moving defense of Karl Marx's life and political ideas.

March 14
2007 Spring Health Fair
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., HUB
Food, door prizes, and lots of suggestions for leading a healthier life.

March 15 – April 15
Design of Dissent
Payne Gallery
Renowned graphic designer Milton Glaser and illustrator Mirko Ilic present an exhibit of socially- and politically-driven graphics.

March 16
Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem and Borealis String Quartet
8:00 p.m., Foy Hall

March 17
Student Recital: An Evening of Baroque to Contemporary Vocal Music
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Rebecca Dries, soprano.

March 18
Metallic Blues
1:30 p.m., Prosser Auditorium
The Jewish Community Center of Allentown’s 2007 film series comes to campus with this 2004 Israeli film. Two used-car dealers travel from Israel to Germany to sell a high-priced limousine, but their plan unravels into an offbeat, funny and unexpected adventure.

Moravian College Early Music Ensembles
4:00 p.m., Peter Hall

Nice Girls Don't Sweat
7:30 p.m., Prosser Auditorium
Jane Curry portrays Sammy Kay Knight, English teacher and former basketball pro, who shares stories that engage themes of physical capacities, propriety, and femininity

March 22-25
Steel Magnolias
Arena Theatre, Haupert Union Building
The Moravian College Theatre Company presents Robert Harling’s tale of six women who, laugh, cry, gossip, and survive the hardships and splendors of life.

March 23
Student Recital
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Featuring Michael Lorenz, jazz guitar.

Steve Lynch
8:00 p.m., Johnston Hall
Singing comedian and Broadway performer Steve Lynch comes to Moravian.

March 24
8:30 a.m. to late afternoon
Spring Open House
Smile! Hundreds of high school sophmores and juniors come to campus for tours, chats and Q&As.

Student Recital: An Evening at the Opera
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Lisa Toth, soprano.

March 25
Music in Time of War, Part II
4:00 p.m., Foy Hall
Featuring the Moravian College Community Orchestra.

March 27
Christopher Gardner
8:00 p.m., Johnson Hall
The subject of the recent film The Pursuit of Happyness, Gardner overcame homelessness and other obstacles to climb to the top of the financial industry.

March 30, 31
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Moravian College Dance Concert

April 1
Pedals for Progress
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Main Street
Bring your old, unused bicycles to the 1742 oval on Moravian’s Main Street campus, plus a $10 donation, and each bike will be shipped overseas to where it’s needed for everyday transportation.

Student Recital
4:00 p.m., Foy Hall
Jennifer Grier performs her composition “Resophonic.”

April 4
Moravian College Jazz Fusion & Jazz Combo I
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall

April 13
Music in Time of War, Part III
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Moravian College Wind Ensemble

April 14
Moravian College Big Band and Jazz Vocal
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall

April 15
Song of Survival
4:00 p.m., Peter Hall
Moravian College Women’s Chorus

Moravian College Ensembles Concert
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall

April 20-22
Inauguration Weekend

April 20
Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem
8:00 p.m., Foy Hall
Featuring the Claremont Trio with Ida Kavafian, viola

April 22
Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana
4:00 p.m., Foy Hall
Moravian Choir