Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will host its third women’s spirituality retreat, “Out of the Whirlwind,” from Friday, Jan. 23 to Saturday, Jan. 24. The retreat will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday evening and end mid-afternoon on Saturday.
Bob Emser, a sculptor and aviation enthusiast, is the Goshen College Art Department’s 2015 Eric Yake Kenagy Visiting Artist and will deliver a public lecture on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall, with a reception immediately following in the Music Center’s Hershberger Art Gallery. The presentation and reception are free and open to the public.
January 2015 events include performances by Boston Brass and the Enso String Quartet, Merling Trio, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day events.
Two acclaimed ensembles—Boston Brass and Enso String Quartet—will come together to perform at Goshen College on Friday, Jan. 9, as part of the college’s Performing Arts Series.
7-8:30 p.m., Umble Center. Free and open to the public. Leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day, Goshen’s gospel choir, Notre Dames’s Voices of Faith gospel choir, and other local gospel artists will perform. There will be a dessert reception after the concert.
The husband and wife duo of David Machavariani, cello, and Ketevan Badridze, piano, will be joined by Jameson Cooper, violin, during an Afternoon Sabbatical performance on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Professor Solomia Soroka’s son, Anton Greene, stars in “The Guide,” a Ukrainian drama that was recently submitted to the Oscars for consideration in the Best Foreign Film category. A special showing of the film will take place on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. in the Goshen College Umble Center and will include a talkback session with the director, Oles Sanin.
Graphic design artists Anne H. Berry ’99 and Penina Acayo ’11 will display their artwork at the Goshen College Music Center’s Hershberger Gallery from Nov. 16, 2014 through Jan. 18, 2015. A reception will take place on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2-4 p.m. in the gallery, with an artist talk directly following the reception, from 4-5 p.m.
The Goshen College Symphony Orchestra (GCSO) will present a family-friendly concert featuring music inspired by the children’s book “Old Turtle,” on Friday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will take place in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. All children are admitted free to this concert with a paying adult.
Young Elkhart County string and wind musicians in the Community School of the Arts (CSA) Youth Honors Orchestras, along with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Youth Symphony, will perform during their annual fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.