Datebook

Through Dec 2
Leonard Ragouzeos - Recent Paintings and Drawings
Payne Gallery
The exhibit focuses on the latest body of work from Leonard Ragouzeos, who takes from the past to create something new. The dark, richly worked surface of his ink drawings, as well as their figurative subject matter, can be traced back to artists like Rembrandt.

November 1-4
The Fantasticks
November 1-2, 8:00 p.m., November 3, 2:00 and 8:00 p.m., November 4, 2:00 p.m., Arena Theatre
The Moravian College Theatre Company offers a classic coming of age story, a celebration of true love, and a timeless favorite that's delighted audiences across the world.

November 2
Delta Omicron Fall Musicale
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Moravian College’s chapter of the international music honor society, Delta Omicron, offers an evening of eclectic music.

November 3
Music Theater: “POP” Goes the Pedagogy
Noon-2:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Singers and teachers of singers will appreciate this master class with composer and performer Robert Edwin. More details in the last issue of InCommon.

Chamber Ensembles
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
The newly formed Moravian College String Quartet, under the direction of David Moulton, joins with the long-established Mostly Monteverdi Ensemble, under the direction of  professor Larry Lipkis, in an evening of chamber music both old and new.

November 4
Student Recital
4:00 p.m., Foy Hall
Featuring Andrew Lynn, euphonium, and Jacquelyn Olimpo, clarinet. The two disparate instruments join forces with a few additional instrumentalists to present an afternoon of classical music. 
 
Moravian College Community Orchestra
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Featuring Concerto Competition winner James Schultheis, ’09, guitar
in Vivaldi’s Concerto No. 15 in D Major.

November 6
Understanding Our World: Safety in the Midst of Hate and Violence
7 p.m., Prosser Auditorium
How can individuals safeguard themselves in a dangerous world? Retired police sergeant De Lacy D. Davis offers advice on self-preservation and street safety. Part of Moravian's ongoing Symposium on Hate, which examines the history of hate, its psychology, and what can individuals can do to promote peace.

November 7
Juanito Pascual Flamenco Guitar Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Jonathan “Juanito” Pascual has been called one of the greatest American flamenco guitarists. He's a multifaceted guitarist, composer, and teacher who has performed in styles ranging from jazz and blues to classical guitar and klezmer, as well as flamenco. This evening at Moravian will feature guitar, percussion, and a dancer. Led by the distinguished guitarist, this compact ensemble presents all of the passion and artistry that has earned flamenco its rightful place as a major international art form. Tickets available through online through the Lehigh Valley Arts Box Office.

November 9
Moravian College Jazz Combo I & Jazz Vocal Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Moravian College student ensembles offer an evening of traditional and contemporary jazz for your enjoyment.
 
November 10
Student Recital
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Chelsea Dehner, soprano, and Brandon Remp, baritone

November 11
Everything but the Candles! Moravian College Christmas Vespers Preview
4:00 p.m., Foy Hall
Moravian College vocal and chamber music ensembles present a preview of the perennial favorite. All of the music and liturgy are here, including the always-anticipated child soloist for “Morning Star.”  Directors Paula Ring Zerkle and Eduardo Azzati promise this to be an emotional jump start to your holiday season.
 
November 16 and 17
Collaboration
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
World premier of a jazz ballet commissioned only a year ago! Tony Gairo (saxophonist, composer, band leader, & teacher) has created Collaboration for the Moravian College Dancers (Mary Anne Hoffman, director) and Moravian College BIG Band (professor Neil Wetzel, director). This collaborative effort will showcase the talents of all involved.

December 1
2nd Undergraduate Conference on Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Various campus locations
The return of this unique and important conference will include student papers and presentations, a plenary session, demonstrations and performances. Get all the details here

Dec 6-Jan 27
Out of Time
Payne Gallery
Curated by Moravian assistant professor of art Angela Fraleigh, "Out of Time" showcases a range of artists working with the notion of time in various ways. Whether it be mining one’s personal past, culling from a public sense of nostalgia, creating a moment in time through social space or projecting a memory into the future, each artist plays with the notion of the temporal.