Award-winning novelist and memoirist Reyna Grande will present the 2014 Yoder Public Affairs lecture at Goshen College, titled “Crossing Borders: Immigration and the American Dream,” on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Church-Chapel.
Lyle Lovett will bring his Lone Star state charisma to charm the audience in a Performing Arts Series concert in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Two local choral ensembles will unite under one conductor for a special choral concert. The Goshen College Chamber Choir will join with St. Joseph Valley Camerata, an area professional choir, for a concert on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
Visiting artist Michael Coonrod will present a solo piano recital in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Jeff Gundy, an award-winning writer on the cutting edge of poetry and creative nonfiction and a central figure in Mennonite literature, will give a presentation on “Poetry, the Sleeping King, and Creative Doubt” on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and book signing.
For Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, Halloween magic takes the form of talking animals, not spooks. On Oct. 24 and 25, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., staff and volunteers will don costumes and review animal facts for the 25th annual Enchanted Forest at Merry Lea’s Farmstead site.
Reception: Saturday, October 5, 5-7:00 pm, Hershberger Gallery. This is an exhibition featuring a selection of works by artists who have lived or worked in the Michiana region surrounding Goshen and are participants in the Michiana Pottery Tour. The Michiana Pottery Tour is an annual event planned and coordinated by regional professional potters to invite … Keep reading »
October 2014 events at Goshen College include Homecoming Weekend, Peace Plays and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
Learn about the unique history of Spain and Portugal while enjoying the tastes of their cultures at the Afternoon Sabbatical international luncheon on Oct. 14. Dean Rhodes, associate professor of Spanish, and Annette Johnson, who has lived in Spain for the past 15 years, will present the program “Portugal and Spain: Common Neighbors with an Uncommon Past” at noon in the college’s Church-Chapel Fellowship Hall.
Community School of the Arts Piano Program Director Dr. Luke Norell will present a solo piano recital in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall on Sunday, Sept. 28. The recital will begin at 4 p.m.