Nature and the Arts workshop gathers diverse artists around a common love of nature
If you’ve secretly dreamed of taking a weeklong artist’s workshop in an exotic location, but have never had the time, the money or the courage, the Nature and the Arts weekend at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College is an appealing alternative. This 25-hour immersion in the arts, which takes place Friday, April 4, 7 p.m. to Saturday, April 5, 8 p.m., features three tracks: Nature Photography with Paul McAfee and Dave Dornberg; Creative Nature Writing with poet Ann Hostetler, an English professor at Goshen College; and Drawing to Printmaking with Dr. John Blosser, professor emeritus of art at Goshen College.
Recital will aid homeland of GC violinist Solomia Soroka – The Elkhart Truth
Solomia Soroka, a Goshen College music professor and violinist, speaks about developments in her homeland, Ukraine, and plans for a recital that will benefit victims of the recent revolution.
Lavender Jazz to perform spring concert March 21
Lavender Jazz, Goshen College’s big band, will present a spring concert in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21.
The Steel Wheels bring soulful sounds to Goshen College May 2
The Steel Wheels have enthralled audiences across the country with their heady brew of original, soulful mountain music for almost a decade. In a concert sponsored by 91.1 FM The Globe (WGCS), in partnership with the college’s Performing Arts Series, the band will bring their innovative music to the Goshen College Umble Center on May 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Bootstrapping a $7 Million Company in Houston: Gaurav Khandelwal ’01, CEO of Chai One
I felt that the culture and heritage at Goshen College would be very rich. I really liked that so I decided to go to school there and study computer science. My parents did not pay for school, so I had to be enterprising and start businesses to pay for tuition. I did everything from selling kitchen knives to delivering pizza. Ultimately, I had a startup in my senior year of college which I was able to sell when I graduated.
History professor’s book makes appearance in Tanzanian music video – The Elkhart Truth
A new music video for “Historia” by Tanzanian R&B singer Lady Jaydee features the Goshen College history professor’s book, “Telling our own Stories, Local Histories from South Mara, Tanzania.”
Benefit concert for Ukraine to take place March 22 at Goshen College
Goshen College music professor and violinist Solomia Soroka and pianist Arthur Greene will present a benefit recital on behalf of the people of Ukraine on Saturday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. The recital will be held in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
Latinos should join community organizations, commission member says – The Elkhart Truth
Every third person in Goshen identifies as Latino, and one member of the Goshen Plan Commission believes Latinos should start getting involved in civic work.
Art exhibit: Commemorative Quilts Reception date and time: Sunday, March 16, 3-5 p.m. (exhibit open March 16 through July 27, 2014) Location: Goshen College’s Harold and Wilma Good Library Gallery Cost: Free and open to the public Sponsor: The Mennonite-Amish Museum Committee…