February 2006 events at Goshen College

Monday, January 23, 2006

February 2006 events at Goshen College

All events are open to the public and are free unless otherwise noted.

Feb. 1

9 p.m., Campus Worship Night, Newcomer Center Room 19

Student-led service of praise and worship.

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8 p.m., One Acts, Umble Center

Four of Christopher Durang’s comedies will be performed. Cost: $3 at the door.

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7:30 p.m., Faculty Recital: Susan and Lee Dengler, Rieth Recital Hall

Goshen College Assistant Professors Susan Dengler, soprano, and Lee Dengler, baritone, will perform a recital of solos and duets. The couple has been appearing together and individually in operas, oratorios and recitals since they met as undergraduates at West Chester (Pa.) University.

Cost: $6 adults, $4 seniors/students. GC students free with ID. Tickets available at the door.

8 p.m., One Acts, Umble Center

Four of Christopher Durang’s comedies will be performed. Cost: $3 at the door.

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2-4 p.m., Black History Month reception, The Good Library Gallery

A reception with jazz and poetry will be held in celebration of Black History Month. The gallery exhibit “Hope and History” includes sculptures, drawings and paintings by local artists, including Terry Waddell (South Bend, Ind.) and Jake Webster (Elkhart, Ind.), depicting Black life in the past, present and future.

This exhibit runs until Feb. 24.

3 p.m., One Acts, Umble Center

Four of Christopher Durang’s comedic short plays will be performed. Cost: $3 at the door.

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9 p.m., Campus Worship Night, Newcomer Center Room 19

Student-led service of praise and worship.

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7 a.m., 35th Annual Nursing Mock Convention, College Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall

Initiated in 1975, the Mock Convention has provided an excellent learning opportunity for nursing students in the past three decades to explore the ever-evolving process of the nurse’s role as change agents in political and governmental structures. This day-long simulated convention involves all nursing students as members of either a district or the Mock Convention board. Debate is held on resolutions following parliamentary procedure as would an actual convention of a state-level professional nursing organization. Mock Convention has received national recognition for it’s creative approach to introducing student nurses to the organizational process in professional nursing.

7:30 p.m., Winter Choral Concert, Sauder Concert Hall

The Goshen College choirs will present their Winter Choral Concert. Performances are expected from the Chorale, Chamber Choir, Men’s Chorus and Women’s World Music Choir. The choirs are directed by Professor of Music Debra Brubaker and Associate Professor of Music James Heiks. Tickets are available at the door for $6 adults, $4 seniors/students. GC students admitted free with valid ID.

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7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Series Add-On: The Peter Rowan and Tony Rice Quartet, Sauder Concert Hall

Two of the most influential musicians in American bluegrass music today are Tony Rice and Peter Rowan. Rice is recognized as an acoustic guitar virtuoso in bluegrass, folk and jazz-influenced new music, while Grammy-award winner and five-time Grammy nominee Peter Rowan is a soulful singer and a poignant songwriter. Together they give a phenomenal performance. Cost: $20, $15, $7.

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4 p.m., Hymn Sing, Rieth Recital Hall

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1 p.m., Afternoon Sabbatical: Women’s World Music Choir, Sauder Concert Hall

The Goshen College Women’s World Music Choir, formed by Associate Professor of Music Debra Brubaker in the spring of 2004, performs music from across the world that highlights the role of women, especially in indigenous cultures. Their music celebrates the unique spirit and energy that women bring to the world. During performance, the women sing barefoot and wear fabrics from around the world to affirm their connection to women of all cultures. Join the choir for this special afternoon performance.

7:30 p.m., Honors Wind Symphony concert, Sauder Concert Hall

The Goshen College Honors Wind Symphony, directed by Associate Professor of Music John Graulty, will perform a concert of music for wind band in Sauder Concert Hall. The Honors Wind Symphony features collegiate players with advanced high school instrumentalists selected by audition. Tickets are $6 adults, $4 seniors/students, available at the door. GC students admitted free with ID.

9 p.m., Taizé Prayer Service, Newcomer Center Room 19

Reflective worship service with songs, Scriptures, silence, prayers and candle light.

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7:30 p.m., “The Vagina Monologues,”Umble Center

The Goshen College Student Women’s Association will perform “The Vagina Monologues,” written by Eve Ensler, as part of national V-Day celebrations. V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. Through V-Day campaigns, local volunteers

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