Datebook

February 5
Stephen Shames
7:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium
The renowned photographer talks about his work and his vision of America’s multiethnic future.

February 6
Shakti Butler
4:00 p.m. (film screening), 7:00 p.m. (lecture/discussion), Prosser Auditorium.
Filmmaker Shakti Butler presents her documentary, Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible, followed by a lecture and dialogue.

February 7-March 16
Displaced/Interventions
Payne Gallery
An exciting body of work from New York City artist Grace Graupe Pillard, Displaced/Interventions offers paintings and digital images that explore social and political issues. Implanted images and eccentric colors form a visual dialog on the human costs of war.

February 7
Faculty Luncheon
11:45 a.m., Snyder Room, the HUB
It's the third of this semester's nine-lecture series, with assistant professors of chemistry Shari and Steve Dunham discussing "DNA-binding of antitumor-active metal compounds."

February 8
Student Recital
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Helen Smith, clarinet.

February 9
Faculty Recital
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Martha Schrempel, piano

February 10
Bobby McFerrin with the Moravian College and Central Moravian Church Choirs
7:00 p.m., Foy Hall
You won't want to miss this one, as the Grammy-winning vocalist makes a special appearance with the Moravian choirs for an unforgettable evening of improvised choral music.

February 15
Moravian College Community Orchestra & Wind Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall

February 16
Student Recital
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Kelly Perruso, Mezzo-soprano

February 17
Moravian College Jazz Vespers
4:00 p.m., location TBA
It's a joyful, spiritual experience as students, faculty and guest musicians bring a jazz sensibility to sacred music. Read about last year's inauguration of this new tradition here.

February 18
Clarinet Festival
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall (Verdehr Trio concert).
Clarinetists of all ages and skill levels will attend the first Bethlehem Clarinet Festival. The day of master classes, recitals and lectures for professional, student and amateur clarinetists will culminate with a performance by the Verdehr Trio.

February 21    
Faculty Luncheon
11:45 a.m., Snyder Room, the HUB
The lunch lecture series continues as professor of political science Gary Olson presents "I Feel, Therefore I Am: The Neuropolitics of Empathy."

February 22
Student Recital
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Featuring Nicholas Krolak, bass.

February 23
Student Recital
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Katie Smith, soprano

February 27
Denyce Graves
11:00 a.m. Foy Hall (workshop with Moravian students)
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall (concert)
Moravian's 11th Annual Great Artist Series presents Denyce Graves, recognized worldwide as one of today's most exciting vocal stars. The combination of her expressive, rich vocalisms, elegant stage presence, and exciting theatrical abilities allow her to pursue a wide breadth of operatic portrayals as well as delight audiences in concert and recital appearances.

March 9
The Peabody Trio
3:00 p.m., Foy Hall
The Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem brings a world-renowned piano trio back to the Lehigh Valley for a program of Long, Schubert, and Ravel.

March 11
An Evening with Spike Lee: America Through My Lens.
7 p.m., Johnston Hall
Moravian's United Student Government presents their second annual prestigious speaker: revolutionary writer, director, actor, producer, and educator Spike Lee. Tickets to this free event will be limited to two per person; they'll be available at the HUB desk for students starting on February 11, and for the rest of us on February 25.

March 12
Moravian College Music Institute
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Jorja Fleezanis, Violin and Karl Paulnack, piano.

March 13        
Faculty Luncheon
11:45 a.m., Snyder Room, the HUB
Professor of economics and business Peter von Allmen presents "The Underpayment of Restricted Players in North American Sports Leagues."

March 13-16
The Laramie Project
8:00 pm (March 13, 14); 2:00 and 8:00 p.m. (March 15); 2:00 p.m. (March 16); Arena Theatre
A breathtaking theatrical collage that explores the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion to which humanity can rise, The Laramie Project depicts the events surrounding the death of assault victim Matthew Shepherd.

March 14
Student Recital
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Kelly Schmidt, mezzo-soprano.

March 15
Student Recital
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Featuring Jason Cote, trumpet, and Adam Whitmer, jazz guitar.

March 16
Moravian College Early Music Ensemble
4:00 p.m.,  Peter Hall

March 20        
Faculty Luncheon
11:45 a.m., room 101 PPHAC
Associate professor of English Theresa Dougal offers "Mary Wollstonecraft: From Classroom to Screenplay."

March 20-April 13th
Moravian College Faculty Show
Payne Gallery
The biennial Moravian College Faculty Show features a wide range of works by art department faculty, from traditional methods to cutting edge digital technologies. Come and enjoy an eclectic selection of visual treats.

March 26
Taylor 2 Dance CO.
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Established in 1993 by cultural icon Paul Taylor, this company of six gifted professionals perform his work worldwide. Celebrating its 50th anniversary with a tour of all 50 states, the Paul Taylor Company tour in Pennsylvania is part of a major initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts, with support from the NEA and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.